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How Many BPOs Does a Bank Need To Order on a Short Sale? I am really at my wit's end when it comes to banks and BPOs at the moment.  In two separate Short Sales, each with different banks, my sellers and I seem to be stuck on the BPO hampster wheel.   The first is really ponderous.  It's a Bank o...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report:  July 2012 All right.  All right.  I know that this report detailing sales of single family homes in Kingsbrooke for the month of July is late.  For goodness sake, the month of August has a little more than one day left.  That doesn't make the information an...
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  July 2012 This is the last weekend to get out and enjoy the Kingsbrooke community pool.  Bummer, right?  Bigger bummer for kids is that school starts right after Labor Day.  Summer is just about done.  Before we leave August, let's look back at July and see how the ...
Victory Lakes Single Family Home Report:  July 2012 In the blink of an eye, summer will be over and the Victory Lakes' pool will be closed.  But before summer slips away, we'll look back at July's activity for the single family home market in Victory Lakes.  We'll make comparisons to last month (...
Victory Lakes Townhouse Report:  July 2012 Victory Lakes, like the rest of the Bristow real estate market, or the Northern Virginia real estate market, is officially in the summer doldrums.  August seems to be the month we feel things slow to what can feel like a stop.  However, we're not here to...
Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 Undisclosed Address, Sterling, VA 4BR/3+1BA Single Family House offered at $589,000 Year Built 1999 Sq Footage 2,908 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 13,503 sqft HOA/Maint $84 per month DESC...
First Impressions of a New Construction High End Model Home Yesterday I had the occasion to take out some clients to look at a high end model home.  It was a magnificent home on ten acres in Haymarket, VA priced about $800,000.  My clients were actually sellers looking to see what their new const...
When a Professional Goes on Vacation... I am getting ready to take a much deserved trip to see a friend.  Even though I will only be gone a few days, my business will be handed over to competent agents who will be there to watch it, in the event something happens. Maybe an offer will come in on a...
Open House in Haymarket, Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 1pm-3pm Looking for an upper end townhouse in Haymarket?  Come by this Open House in Haymarket on Sunday, August 19, 2012.  House will be held open from 1pm-3pm.   This particular Haymarket townhouse, located in Villages of Piedmont, is priced...
What's Your Favorite Way to Pass Time at Home? Surfing the Internet last night I came across a show I had only heard mentioned in passing some months ago.  Live From Daryl's House.  Music legend Daryl Hall apparently hosts jam sessions at his home.  Sometimes in the house.  Sometimes in the back ...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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