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2012 

Post Storm Property Inspections With Hurricane Sandy behind us, the damages are being discovered and cleaned up.  If you are under contract to buy or sell a home, don't be surprised if the appraiser makes a second appearance to property to ensure that there were no damages by the storm.  This is ...
10/31/2012
November, 30 Posts in 30 Days, Blogging Challenge  It's easy to get into a slack mentality as the holiday season approaches.  Why bother working so hard when there are fewer people who need to buy and sell?  Well, this 30 in 30 blogging challenge is going to stop you from thinking that way.  We a...
10/30/2012
Why Don't Sump Pumps Automatically Come With Battery Backups? When you think about when someone most needs a sump pump, it's usually in a mega storm, like a hurricane or severe thunderstorm.  These are often the times when we are most likely to lose power, making a sump pump without a battery bac...
10/29/2012
The Largest Blood Sucking Creature I've Ever Seen Since I am a Northern Virginia Short Sale Agent, you may think that I'm referring to a Short Sale Bank with the title of my post.  God knows that Bank of America, CitiMortgage and a few others are on my **** list these days for holding up the Shor...
10/29/2012
  Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 6369 Saint Timothys Ln, Centreville, VA Regular Sale in Compton Village 4BR/3BA Townhouse   offered at $335,000 Year Built 1999 Sq Footage 1,320 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Uncovered spaces Lot Size 2,73...
10/28/2012
  Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 14816 Lynhodge Ct, Centreville, VA   2BR/1+3BA Townhouse   offered at $260,000 Year Built 1984 Sq Footage 1,300 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 3 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Uncovered spaces Lot Size 1,167 sqft HOA/Maint $66 per month DE...
10/28/2012
Buyers, Adjust Your Expectations in the Event of a Low Appraisal Buyers in Northern Virginia often do not consider how a low appraisal can effect their real estate transactions.  A low appraisal is one that concludes the value of the property is BELOW the agreed sales price.  When a buyer is purc...
10/27/2012
Home Owner's Insurance:  Select Your Policy Well in Advance of Closing As is standard whenver there is a weather event like a hurricane, you can expect insurance underwriter's to stop issuing new policies, or changes to existing ones, at least 72 hours prior to the predicted event and 72 hours af...
10/26/2012
Model Home Furniture Sale in Chantilly, October 27 & 28, 2012 Amazing Grace is liquidating the furniture in another model home on Saturday & Sunday, October 27th & 28th.  This one is The Conway Model in Brookfield's community Little River Preserve.  There will furniture and accessories, no wall a...
10/25/2012
The Best Thing Any of Us Can Hear is the Sound of Our Own Name Digging through my closet the other day in my quest to find a more seasonally appropriate purse, I found my real estate name tag.  There it was.  The one I ordered when I got my broker's license.  CHRIS ANN CLELAND, Associate Broker, ...
10/24/2012
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