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When you mouse over the points in the above chart, you'll see that distressed sales (bank foreclosures and short sales) are most often sold at a deeper discount. This is a represenation of the homes (11 comments)
Alexandria VA 22304 Real Estate Market Report and Home Sales For October 2011 - 11/26/11 02:01 PM
Alexandria VA 22304 Real Estate Market Report and Home Sales For October 2011 Alexandria VA Real Estate - The Alexandria VA zip code of 22304 is located in Alexandria City and includes the planned community of Cameron Station. Popular condominum communities include Exchange At Van Dorn, Watergate at Landmark, Hallmark, The Lofts. Townhome communities include Townes at Cameron Park, Summers Grove, Early Street Village, and Quaker Ridge. Duplex communities include Wakefield, Cameron, and Duke Gardens. And single-family communities include Seminary Heights, Seminary Valley, Chelsea, and Dalecrest. Here is a snapshot of the real estate market and homes sales for October 2011 (3 comments)
Alexandria VA 22307 Real Estate Market Report and Home Sales For October 2011 - 11/21/11 08:58 PM
Alexandria VA 22307 Real Estate Market Report and Home Sales For October 2011 Alexandria VA Real Estate - The Alexandria VA zip code of 22307 is located in Fairfax County and includes the popular single-family neighborhoods of Belle Haven, Bucknell Manor, Hollin Hills, Marlon Forest, and Villamay. From luxurious Wysteria Lane-like estates, to elegant ramblers, these homes offer historic charm and Potomac River views. Duplex neighborhoods known for affordability, convenience, and no HOA fees include Beacon Manor and Bucknell Heights; and townhomes communities within an association include Belle Haven On The Green, and Olde Belhaven Towne. Condominium communities in 22307 include Belle View, and River Towers. (6 comments)
Every Seller's Goal Should Be To Attract Two Offers - 11/17/11 10:11 AM
Every Seller's Goal Should Be To Attract Two Offers How many times have you heard sellers say, "We'll I'm not going to give it away" when it comes to setting the right price. Then follow it up with because "all we really need is the right buyer." Hogwash. Every seller (and listing agent) should get out of that mindset and realize that every seller's goal should be to attract two offers...so they can pick the best one. Loreena Yeo's recent experience with 'Feedback That Backfired' proves this point concisely. She had a situation where a buyer's agent provided negative feedback, then (6 comments)
Internet Home Value Calculators - How Accurate Are They? - 11/17/11 06:17 AM
This is a very important article for Alexandria VA homebuyers to read and understand when it comes to trying to get a grip on the Northern Virginia real estate market. Our area is, and always has been an anomaly when it comes to real estate home values. The same house built by the same builder with the same upgrades can be $775,000 inside the beltway, and $425,000 in Lake Ridge or even Triangle. Factor in McMansions, walking distance to metro, a sought-after school district, a park, or even a parkway and there is not a website around that will get it (0 comments)
Kingstowne Area Home Sales In Alexandria VA - Market Report for 22315 October 2011 - 11/16/11 10:18 PM
Kingstowne Area Home Sales In Alexandria VA - Market Report for 22315 October 2011 This market report is for the Alexandria VA zip code of 22315 which includes Kingstowne and neighboring subdivisions. There were 28 sales totaling $11,170,300 in sales in October 2011. The median sold price was $360,000. The average sold price was $398,939. On average, a home stayed on the market for 54 days and sold at 96.52% of the original list price. So how's the real estate market in Kingstowne and the Alexandria VA area of 22315? When you mouseover the interactive chart below, you'll see that home (3 comments)
Northern Virginia Short Sales - Manassas Park short sale listing agent Tamara Inzunza, with McEnearney Associates, Inc. Realtors, has just received short sale approval another home. The homeowner at 9712 Handerson Place, Unit 301 can successfully avoid foreclosure and sell the home! Bank of America has approved this short sale, with attractive terms for both buyer and seller. The photos don't lie, this distressed sale showed no signs of distress. The owner had meticulously maintained this home and it is in pristine condition. This top floor condo also (8 comments)
Well, which one is it for you today? Hopefully, you are humbly grateful, and you're able to find ten people to help buy or sell a home today.
Copyright 2011 by Tamara Inzunza, photograph copyright Tamara Inzunza, may not be copied, used without written permission. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Buying or Selling Real Estate in Del Ray or Old Town Alexandria VA? Looking for short sales in Alexandria Virginia? Contact Tamara Inzunza, Associate Broker of McEnearney Associates, Inc. Realtors to list and sell your home, or purchase a new home. I specialize in real estate (4 comments)
If you were in the Northern Virginia real estate market in October 2005, then a $1,000 principal and interest payment would have afforded you $164,355 in buying power. In those days, you were lucky if you could find a studio condo for that price. Fast forward to October 2011, and with the current median sales price and today's (1 comments)
What happened with the real estate market in Old Town Alexandria VA for the month of October 2011? Let's take a look. Use your mouse to scroll over the points in the interactive chart below to see the number of homes sold.
Similar to a basketball bouncing aimlessly down the court, you can see that the homes sales in Old Town Alexandria rebounded, from 34 units sold in September 2011, to 44 sold in October. After peaking in May and June with 67 units, (2 comments)
________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Buying or Selling Real Estate in Del Ray or Old Town Alexandria VA? Looking for short sales in Alexandria Virginia? Contact Tamara Inzunza, Associate Broker of McEnearney Associates, Inc. Realtors to list and sell your home, or purchase a new home. I specialize in real estate homes for sale in the beautiful (2 comments)
The Bank Won't See Your Lowball Short Sale Offer Because The Seller Won't Sign It - 11/13/11 09:36 PM
The Bank Won't See Your Lowball Short Sale Offer Because The Seller Won't Sign It We all know that sometimes consumers need to hear it from someone else before it becomes the gospel. As a short sale listing agent, I know the ins and out of short sales, and what the bank is expecting when it comes to submitting an offer. Sellers usually get it, but in a buyers market, explaning how short sale work can be a challenging task. Unless you're working with a strategic default or non-distressed short sale, the seller is likely in the early stage of pre-foreclosure, (8 comments)
Open Houses In Bucknell Manor - Alexandria Duplexes For Sale 6913 Kenyon Drive - 11/12/11 12:06 PM
Open Houses In Bucknell Manor - Alexandria Duplexes For Sale 6913 Kenyon Drive The views, calls, and inquiries are steadily coming in so it's a strong possibility that after the Open House this Sunday, November 13, this home will have a new owner. If you're in the market for a renovated home that feels like an end unit, but without the monthly association fees, the stop by and take a look! Open House Date: Sunday, November 13 Open House Time: 1-4 PM
6913 Kenyon Drive - Alexandria VA Duplex (2 comments)
Arlington VA Short Sales - 4878 28th Street Unit C1 in Fairlington Villages Under Contract - 11/12/11 11:55 AM
Arlington VA Short Sales - 4878 28th Street Unit C1 in Fairlington Villages Under Contract Arlington VA Short Sale Agent - Our Arlington VA short sale listing in Fairlington Villages has just gone under contract. Located at 4878 28th Street, Unit C1 is a short sale with SunTrust mortgage. This one bedroom, one bath condo is one of Arlington Virginia's most affordable, listed at $245,000 with a low monthly condo fee of $195. Interior features include sought after hardwood flooring, stackable washer and dryer, and an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Fairlington Village condos are ideal for commuters. (5 comments)
This beautiful home is ideal for: buyers who want a front yard and back yard buyers who want a home that is move-in ready buyers who have a pet and would benefit from a fenced in back yard buyers who want to grill on the rear elevated deck buyers who want a private master suite that's the entire fourth level of (2 comments)
Are you going to be on time tomorrow? If you're like me, just one hour still may not be enough time :-) Tonight you'll have an extra hour, so spend it wisely. Are you going to spend time with family, read one more chapter in that book? Or what about catching some extra zzz's. If you're having trouble sleeping, fall back on the web and take a look at some great Alexandria VA homes for sale. The interest rates have already fallen back so spring (11 comments)
Bucknell Manor Homes For Sale - Known as one of Alexandria VA's most affordable first-time buyer communities, Bucknell Manor consists of duplex styled homes in addition to the detached single-family homes. Bucknell Manor is conveniently located in between the GW Parkway, and Route 1. This makes the community ideal for northbound commuters heading to DC or the Pentagon, and also southbound commuters who may be heading to Fort Belvoir, or other points south along the I-95 corridor. The closest metro station is Huntington metro, which (0 comments)
Why First Time Homebuyers Often Lose Out! - 11/03/11 11:07 AM
The current Alexandria VA real estate market couldn't be better for the first-time homebuyer. The interest rates are crazy low, and undoubtedly, we're experiencing one of the hottest rental markets ever. That means that renewing your lease could mean more money out of your pocket. When many first-time homebuyers do decide to get off the fence and make a purchase, here are some of the reasons why many lose out on a great home. Please take a few minutes and review this list provided by real estate agent Myrl Jeffcoat. These are mistakes that you definitely don't want to make when (4 comments)
Wow! What an entrance. Wouldn't you love to come home to the brand new elegant condominiums at 900 N Washington Street? Located in the northeast quadrant of Old Town Alexandria VA, these condos are the newest homes for sale closest to the George Washington Parkway. Simply ideal for the northbound commuter, 900 N Washington is a fit for the homebuyer who is looking for walkability, affordability, all wrapped up with garage parking, additional storage, and exterior maintenance-free living. Nearby includes the bike path along (2 comments)
Things To Do In And Around Old Town Alexandria VA - November 2011 - 11/01/11 10:35 PM
Things To Do In And Around Old Town Alexandria VA - Events Calendar for November 2011 We've already had a taste of snow this past weekend in Alexandria VA, so does the cooler weather have you thinking about what types of fun things to add to your to-do list this November? Here's my November 2011 events calender to help you plan for the month:
Last month I took a drive down the GW Parkway and went on a tour of the historic Mount Vernon Estate. If you on the prowl for some amazing fall photos, see if you can (0 comments)
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