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But Those Neighbors HAD to Sell...and FAST! Last week we talked about sellers believing neighbors under contract who claim they are going to sell at full list price.  Those are the high, not even sold comps, that sellers want to believe.  If that were the only belief propping up an unrealistic nu...
What You Get When You Hire Me, Chris Ann Cleland, to Represent You No two real estate agents are the same, so if you are looking to hire me, you may wonder what sets me apart from my competition.  Depending on whether you are a buyer or seller, what you see as value added may differ. Having come ...
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  May 2014 Summer is here and spring is a memory.  Kids are splashing in the Kingsbrooke community pool and the Sea Lions are competing against other neighborhood teams.  In these last days of June, let's take a look back at the Kingsbrooke townhouse market and see wh...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report: May 2014 Time always seems to accerlerate when it comes to summer.  Here we are at the end of June and there are two more months of pool time and summer vacation in Kingsbrooke.  Before we get too far ahead, let's take a look back at May and see what happene...
Victory Lakes Townhouse Report: May 2014 It is a gorgeous, sunny, temperate day in Victory Lakes today.  It is as perfect as a summer day can get.  And while we are going to take this opportunity to look at sales activity of Victory Lakes townhouses during the month of May, I am displeased with t...
Victory Lakes Single Family Home:  May 2014 It is officially summer in Victory Lakes.  School's out.  The pool is open.  And thankfully, for the most part, the heat has not been unbearable.  Then again, we've yet to see what July and August, our muggiest months, have in store for us.   Right now ...
Suburban Retreat Free From HOA Reign OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $449,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,860 sqft Location 5629 Rocky Run DriveCentreville, VA 20136USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster REALTORS®(703) 402-0037chrisann@LNF.comh...
Burke Short Sale Condo:  SOLD! In December 2013, I took a listing in Oakwood Commons in Burke.  A two bedroom, three level, townhouse style condo in a courtyard setting.    The comps showed that homes in move-in ready and updated condition, which was the majority, were selling near $300,000.  Unf...
But My Neighbor's House is Going to Sell at Full List Price If I had a nickel for every time a real estate agent heard that on a listing appointment, I would have an oasis of a back yard.  Pool.  Composite deck, partially screened.  Stamped concrete patio.  And don't forget the hot tub.  Oh...and...
What's the Difference Between DOMM and DOMP in the Northern VA MLS? If you have ever viewed a listing online that came directly from the Northern Virginia MLS (proper name is the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems,) then you have probably wondered what in the world DOMM and DOMP mean and w...

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