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The Braemar Property Value Report is out once again.  This report focuses on sales from March and April in the Arista Series homes built by Brookfield. Due to the size and, relatively high price of these homes, there seem to be periodic dry spells of resales in this series of single family homes ...
I have been providing single family home owners in Bramear, the Braemar Property Value Report since the Spring of 2005.  I only added the Courtyard Homes in January this year. While we don't past data to compare to, the avearage sales prices for these homes (built with zero lot lines and five hom...
The numbers are in!  Carriage Homes (those single family homes with detached garages) in Braemar, are still slightly above the curve for Prince William County in Average Sales Price. From March 2007-March 2008 the average sales price for a single family home in Prince William County, according to...
I have been working with this particular short sale client since Fall.  To end the whole process, since we weren't getting any contract on the property, the sellers decided they wanted to approach Countrywide about a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure (DIL).  After talking Loss Mitigation, it was determ...
Here's a chance to get some home construction items, and help support a worthy cause. Appliances, cabinets, and windows are just some of the things you will be able to choose from at he 8th Annual Builders Yard Sale.  It will be held on June 7th, from 8am-2pm, rain or shine, at the Prince William...
On the afternoon of April 24th, I received an email from Prince William County Chairman Corey Stewart regarding the matter of enforcement of illegal immigration in the County. As you may, or may not know, the County had recently passed leglislation to do the following: Allow Law Enforcement to ch...
I just had my driveway sealed for the first time ever!  What a difference it made to the overall appearance to my home.  A huge improvement to my curb appeal.  And since it only cost me $63, makes me wonder why I waited so long to do it. It was a minor inconvenience as I had to park in my neighb...
I have spent a very satifisfying six consecutive Sunday evenings watching HBO's miniseries John Adams.  I must admit that as a student, I was very found of our country's revolutionary history, as well as those of our founding fathers.  But as an adult, I have been inspired again! Paul Giamatti is...
Although this program was started 4 years ago, I hadn't heard about it till I received an envelope with a recent delivery.  I typed in the web address I saw on the prepaid envelope intended for my old cell phone,, and learned about the program. This progra...
While the smells of freshly cut grass, blooming flowers, and brand new mulch incite that giddy feeling of Spring Fever, my favorite Spring and Summer aroma is definitely the "cook out".  Hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks, chicken or even fish.  It doesn't matter what you're cooking.  If you are cookin...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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