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By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Googel to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in Woodbrdge Virgini...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Patty Blackwelder  my identical twin sister  went with me the other day to meet some homeowners who live in Clifton Virginia who called us about selling their five bedroom, three and a half bath home.home.  "What a pleasant surprise it was to not only see their home but to be asked to market and...
By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Communities, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
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Discover the Best in Waterfront Living at Gatling Pointe, a custom home community located adjacent to Smithfield, Virginia where the James and Pagan Rivers meet. This 5 bedroom Traditional home (20075 Gatling Pointe Parkway South), currently listed for sale with East West Realty for $369,900, off...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
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Question: As a Northern Virginia condo unit owner do you need to buy additional home insurance? Answer: We all know condominium comes with larger condo dues; which includes condo insurance. The insurance generally extends to the entire property including the units themselves. Remember, the large ...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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This weeks caller series from Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate News? Caller: Can you help us sell our condo? We  are relocating at the end of August. Me: Well let me come see your home. I can certainly help you, but you are not giving me much time. Appointment is set to see their home tomorrow. Av...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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Due to the many problems with the house, which had been on the market for a long time, following our home inspection I heard from the buyer's agent that the sellers said, "We are 99% certain the home inspector did it..."Did what?That.Someone pushed on the wall of this very unprofessional repair a...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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This might seem technical, but this is a post about galvanic corrosion.Let's simplify it.When certain (dissimilar) metals touch one can cause the other to corrode.  This process is called, variously, galvanic corrosion, dissimilar metal corrosion, and electrolytic corrosion.Essentially, electrica...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Another Image Of Time Gone By In Bristol TN~VA 7.29.15 Check out the latest news ....Another Image Of Time Gone By In Bristol TN~VA 7.29.15 I have posted so many of these over the years, but as time goes by they come harder and harder to find. Today, I was on a listing appointment out near Sports...
By Erick Blackwelder, Text or call Erick now at 703-677-1120.
(Cell: 703-677-1120)
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You have some spare change to invest in your home and you want to know where to spend your money for the best return on investment.  Especially if you have an older home.1. The place to start is with the existing systems in your house.  Hire a home inspector to survey your house to check the elec...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
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Fluvanna Multi-generational Home for Sale - 953 South Keswick Dr, Troy VA Multi-generational home and horse farm for sale in Fluvanna County VA – A wonderful Southern Living plan with an attached apartment excellent for multi-generational living. The apartment and main floor of this home have wi...
By Barbara Reagan, Your Richmond Home Realtor
(Long & Foster Realtors)
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  Heritage Hill Townhomes in Raintree – Henrico County VA – Neighborhood Profile!Welcome home to Heritage Hill Townhomes, located in the Raintree neighborhood in the Far West End of Henrico County!  This community offers an attractive setting, convenient location, highly desirable Henrico County ...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
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Kids would hate to read this blog (I doubt they read my blog :-)) but the fact is summer holidays are moving faster than we had expected. Already stores are going through summer clearances while making room for back to school supplies. In Virginia we have three days to purchase the school suppli...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Wordless Wednesday – Mom Are We There Yet?
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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This is an example of freeze vulnerable plumbing.But things can be done to prevent it.This is a pre-drywall inspection (my third this week) and one of many issues about which comments were made.This is the service line for the rear hose bib.It goes up through the sub floor and out the exterior wa...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Braemar Reflection Quarterly:  April-June 2015This is the second Braemar Reflection Quarterly report.  The month after each quarter ends, this report will be published to show activity in Reflection Series homes.  What's a Reflection Series home?  Reflection Series homes are located off of Tarvie...
By JC Silvey, Realtor / Certified Appraiser
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Meadowbrook is the new planned community that will be bordered by Rt 15, Evergreen Mill Road and Masons Lane. It is debatable whether or not this new community will be good for the residents of Woodlea Manor given the impact it will have on traffic and the schools, but how will it affect the home...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Perfect Sunset Before The Rain ...Bristol VA 7.28.15 Check out this ...Perfect Sunset Before The Rain ...Bristol VA 7.28.15  This was the sunset a few hours ago .....now the thunder is rolling in and the rain is soon to follow! Hope you all had a great day ....while you are here please Click on T...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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A Hot, Humid Summer Tour of George Washington's Mount VernonOn Sunday, my ten year old niece started her week long visit of Northern Virginia, from her home in Pennsylvania.  She is a smart girl whose idea of fun is visiting museums. So it was with great enthusiasm we hit the road on Monday, late...
By Thierry Roche
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
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Let's take a look at what's happening with Fair Ridge neighborhood values. Everyone in Fair Ridge neighborhood has seen their property values drop which started about five years ago. But now the neighborhood market is starting to come back up in price.Taking a look at the graphic below, we can se...
By DeAndrea "Dee Dee" Jones, The NorthernVARealEstateLady & DMVRealEstateChick
(Home Buyers Marketing II, Inc.)
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Summer DIY How to build a tree houseIf you have children, no home is complete without a treehouse. Besides the fact that treehouses provide kids with hours of entertainment, they can also confer ancillary benefits that are hard to quantify. For starters, treehouses can improve property values by ...

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