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2012 

Waiting on a Government Clearance Nearly Killed the Deal Government clearances are a way of life in Northern Virginia.  With the Federal government being the primary source of employment in our area, we are used to dealing with issues that can arise with them in a real estate transactions, partic...
05/22/2012
Victory Lakes Townhouse Report:  April 2012 Seems unreal to me that we nearly halfway through the year.  It's been a busy year so far in the Bristow real estate market and Victory Lakes is a big part of that.  Since we have April fully behind us, let's take a look back at the Victory Lakes townho...
05/22/2012
Victory Lakes Single Family Home Report:  April 2012 Tropical Storm Alberto is going to dumping some rain on Victory Lakes, but  that's going to cool down our real estate market.  With April behind us, let's take a look back at single family home sales in Victory Lakes and compare the activity to...
05/21/2012
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report:  April 2012 Since the temperatures warmed up in February, we've been able to enjoy a nice long spring in Kingsbrooke.  And the spring real estate market heated up early too, and demand hasn't waned.  With the month of April behind  us, let's take a look back...
05/20/2012
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  April 2012 The demand for townhouses in the Linton Hall corridor has been out of control this spring and shows no signs of slowing down.  With April behind us, let's take a look back at the townhouse market in Kingsbrooke.  We'll make our comparisons to last report ...
05/20/2012
Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 15806 Mackenzie Manor Dr, Haymarket, VA 3BR/2+1BA Townhouse offered at $325,000 Year Built 2010 Sq Footage 1,952 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 1,890 sqft HOA/Maint $92 per month DESCRIPTI...
05/20/2012
The Lowering of Standards to the Mostly Ratified Contract I don't know when getting a ratified contract became so freaking difficult.  The market in Northern Virginia is moving at a break neck pace, but when we receive an offer on our listings, shouldn't we actually look at it first and then make...
05/19/2012
It's Amazing Anything Got Done the Last Few Days... I'd love to share with you photos of the Active Rain meet-up, thrown in honor of Jeff Dowler in Annapolis on Thursday, but I had little motivation to actually MOVE and snap photos that night.  I blame my migraine meds.  I foolishly thought that ...
05/19/2012
Braemar Property Values:  March-April 2012 (Heritage Series) As I type this I know there is plenty of splashing and giggling going on at the Braemar pools that opened for the 2012 summer season today.  The kids get so excited about the pool, and I know their parents do too.  It's wonderful to liv...
05/19/2012
The Seller Needs to Sell For... I don't know about the rest of you, but I am tired of hearing the words, "The Seller needs to sell for (insert overpriced listing amount here.)"  I'm a Short Sale Agent.  I understand that a lot of families owe more than current market values will bear out on their...
05/18/2012
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