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The Best Advice for Dog or Cat Owners Who Are About to List for Sale When selling your home, prepping it for discerning buyers is a big deal.  De-cluttering is a major event.  Painting can be too.  But it's not just visual stuff that can turn off a buyer.  Smells can too. If you are about to lis...
How Will Santa Know Where to Bring My Presents When We Move? There are so many stresses associated with moving, and when there are kids involved there are multiple stresses.  Schools.  Day care.  You know name it.   But just last week, a new question was asked by a young man, going on four years ...
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  May 2013 Summer always brings three H's to Bristow: hazy, hot and humid.  The hot is something that isn't new to the Kingsbrooke real estate market.  In this edition of the Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report we'll take a look at the action from May and make comparisons to...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report:  May 2013 If there were any doubt that summer had hit Kingsbrooke, all you would need to do is drive by the community pool.  It is open for those Kingsbrooke residents looking to escape the hot and humid days of a Bristow summer.  The Bristow real estate mar...
Fun on the Fly:  A Game for Kids in a Model Home Ever have one of those days when you have been going all day long?  You have a buyer and are going to builder to builder?  Maybe they've been going back and forth between two competing builders in a neighborhood and it's 5pm and they finally seem t...
Victory Lakes Single Family Home Report:  May 2013 It was hot in the real estate market before spring or summer ever arrived to Victory Lakes.  Now that summer is officially here, let's look back at the Victory Lakes single family home market and see how we did in May.  We'll make comparisons to ...
Victory Lakes Townhouse Report:  May 2013 It is officially summertime again in Victory Lakes.  The splashing has begun at the pool.  The weather has heated up.  The real estate market has been hot for a while now though.  Let's take a look back at the most recent complete month of sales, May 2013...
Buyer Agents:  Pay Attention When Writing Offers I've had my real estate license in Virginia since February 2005. It has never been, and will never be, a small deal for me to put a buyer's intentions into our Northern Virginia Regional Sales Contract, or to help a seller comb through offers as th...
A Kid's View on Negotiating the Sales Price of a Home A few days ago, I was out with a family of four looking at homes.  Mom and Dad are acquaintances from years ago in my prior life in jewelry sales.  The kids are new to me and completely charming.  There is Susie, the six year old daughter and...
Another Bristow, VA Carriage Home Sold!! It was my pleasure to list this three bedroom, three and a half bathroom Bristow Carriage home for sale at $345,000 on Thursday, May 16, 2013.  It had a lovely deck and patio, great backyard, detached two car garage and covered front porch.  The house had...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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