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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
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I love The Patch, their reporting and stores are perfect for someone like me who needs information fast. Check out Leesburg Patch, Ashburn Patch, Herndon Patch, and Reston Patch, and Chantilly Patch just for starters. I found this tidbit of information there and something I felt I needed to be shared. Business seems to be booming and our local real estate market has less than 4 months of inventory. Buyers in certain price-ranges are feeling a little frustrated since they are up against multiple contracts and not in a great position to bargain. My listngs have sold on average (2 comments)
OverPricing Your Homes- Does it Cost You? - 08/16/11 07:41 AM
I felt the need to repost this article I read in Keeping Matter Current. The opportunity to present my Listing Presentation to a seller, who like so many sellers want to over-price their homes, led me to this article. Please Listen, Mr. Seller!
Posted By Ken H. Johnson On July 20, 2011 In For Sellers,Pricing The Research Are there any negative effects from changing the listing price of a property? This question haunts Brokers/Agents as well as sellers of property every day. At present, there does not seem to be a consensus answer to this question within the (4 comments)
"I am because you are" How do I relate? - 08/14/11 01:56 PM
I make every attempt to build relationships with not only my clients and business associates, but also those who are family and friends. Yes, I use text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media, but like we all know, nothing replaces the old fashion way of relating to people- face to face communication! Friday, I set at the front desk at our Long & Foster office on phone duty. Yes, we still do this and yes, I have gotten many new clients by just taking a 2 hour shift at the desk. I learn by all these experiences, how to answer a phone, (2 comments)
You will not want to miss showing this home, it has some of the best features and is located in Potomac Crossing. Access to Potomac Crossing was once unbearable simply because you had to use Rt. 15 North. Soon to open, Battlefield Parkway will take you directly from Rt. 7 and drop you right into Potomac Station, what a breeze this will be. Take a look at my Virtual Tour and send to anyone who is looking to purchase in this area. Yes, we are a short sale, but don't let that stop you! Professionally Negotiated, Maria Paloma at RGS has (1 comments)
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