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Last night my husband James and I were glued to the Weather Channel.  There's something about watching a metereologist at the top of his/her game when calling out tornado warnings and sightings is like calling a basketball game...there is something new to report seemingly every sixty seconds.  Th...
What's the Big Deal?  It's a Short Sale!  The Bank Will Pay the Closing Cost Help to the Buyer.  The Seller Has Nothing To Do With It. The few sentences that lead this post are what I am used to hearing when my Northern Virginina Short Sale Sellers counter offers to lower closing cost assistance ...
A Bait-and-Switch Buyer on a Northern Virginia Short Sale---Why Am I Not Surprised? I've said it time and again.  For a Buyer to be taken seriously when writing an offer on ANY less a Northern Virginia Short Sale, they have to put their money (Earnest Money Deposit) where their mouth...
165 Ruby Court WARRENTON, VA Outstanding Condo with Main Level Master Bedroom 3BR/2+1BA Condo $270,000 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage 3,149 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors Unspecified Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size Unspecified HOA/Maint $175 per month DescriptionThe look of a townhouse ...
14389 Broadwinged Drive GAINESVILLE, VA Healthy Sale in Meadows at Morris Farm 5BR/5BA Single Family House $499,900 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage 4,817 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 5 full, 0 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 9,278 sqft HOA/Maint $90 per month DescriptionMeadows at Morris Farm ...
The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War to Be Commemorated in Brentsville on Saturday, April 30, 2011 Driving down Bristow Road past the Brentsville Historic District I noticed a sign for a Civil War Weekend coming up on April 30th.  Knowing that the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is this year...
As a Northern Virginia Short Sale Agent, I can tell you that one thing that speaks louder than anything in a Buyer's offer is their Earnest Money Deposit, or EMD.  It tells a Seller how serious you are about their property, and whether or not you are willing to wait for Short Sale Approval. Money...
Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 15026 Rolling Ridge Road, Haymarket, VA Charming Colonial on Nearly Four Acres 3BR/2+1BA Single Family House offered at $410,000 Year Built 1977 Sq Footage 2,640 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 3 Parking Unspecified Lot S...
The weather is warming, the grass is greening up and the trees and flowers are blooming in Victory Lakes.  With March behind us, let's take a look back at the real esate market activity for single family homes in Bristow's community of Victory Lakes.  Comparisons, unless otherwise noted, will be ...
Happy Pet Parents Day to all my friends and family who have furry family members.  Yeah.  April 17th is Pet Parents Day.  At least we oddballs with furry kids get something instead of Mother's Day and Father's Day. In honor of the day, allow me to introduce you to the six guys and gals who have t...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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