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Another Home in New Bristow Village Sold to Very Happy Buyers Sometimes, as a Bristow Buyer's Agent, you just end up with a client that knows exactly what they want.  That was the case with the Buyers that fell in love with this New Bristow Village home.  They went out with an associate of mine o...
Another Bristow Single Family Home Sold for Full List Price There is nothing quite like getting listings in your own neighborhood.  For me, that's Braemar in Bristow, VA.  Having the neighbors rely on my real estate experience and in depth neighborhood knowledge is always a compliment. This singl...
Centreville Single Family Home, Open Sunday, June 22nd (2014) 1pm-4pm Looking for the best value in Centreville single family homes under $500,000?  Come take a look at this colonial in Rocky Run, a community with no HOA.  Yes, there is no HOA in Rocky Run.  This three bedroom, two and a half bat...
Long & Foster's 2014 Gold Team Crab Fest One of the things I really love about being a Long & Foster agent is that they know how to show appreciation.   They recognize their top producing agents with two events locally (at least for those of us that are close to corporate) and one trip.  This yea...
Buyers Find Dream Home in Centreville's North Hart Run In early February I agreed to represent Buyers, one of whom had been a previous client.  They were just getting started in the process, talking to lenders and figuring out where they wanted to live.  Our search started in Centreville, but mov...
Just Sold:  Active Adult Condo in Four Seasons Ashburn Pulling comps when you are going on a listing appointment can be intimidating.  Looking back in the condo sales for Four Seasons Ashburn, I found six sales and two pending in the last six to eight months of activity.  I was about to list one ...
Toilet Plungers Do NOT Convey Perhaps sellers think they are being polite by leaving them.  Or, maybe they think of how they would move them, what they might touch in the process, get grossed out and leave them behind.  Whatever the case, leaving toilet plungers behind as you are packing up to le...
What Does a Real Estate Agent Want For Their Birthday? Out of curiousity, before attending a listing appointment about a month ago, I ran some numbers on myself.  I wanted to know, on average, how long it takes me to get a home under contract.  I eliminated Short Sales.  They are the last chosen ...
Another Bristow Single Family Home Sold! On April 25th (2014) I listed a great single family home at 13501 Dodsworth Lane in Kingsbrooke.  It had recently undergone recommended updates from our first appointment.  The hardwood floors had been refinished, carpet replaced, home repainted and kitche...
When Did Buyer Agents Stop Leaving Cards in Homes They Visit? When I entered the real estate industry I picked up a lot of professional courtesy advice to always follow.  One of those courtesies was to ALWAYS leave a card in a home that I have shown to let the seller or listing agent know I've be...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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