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Is Trick-or-Treating a Thing of the Past? When I was a kid, Halloween was such a fun night.  You'd go out dressed up, on a chilly autumn night, praying your mothers wouldn't make you wear a coat that would cover up your costume.  You would walk up and down the street, with an adult chaperone.  It...
Coming Soon Status in the MLS?  What's the Point? If you are a member of the MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems) in the metro Washington, DC market, you will soon have the ability to enter a listing with a Coming Soon status.  The benefits would be that the property would be only vie...
Victory Lakes Townhouse Report:  September 2014 Fall seemed a little late arriving with its blaze of color, but it has certainly settled in to Victory Lakes.  It won't be colorful much longer.  Will be a nice back drop for trick-or-treating.  But before we wind up October, let's look back at Sept...
Victory Lakes Single Family Home Report:  September 2014 There is something special about this time of year, mid-Autumn in the days leading up to Halloween.  The rustling of the dead leaves in a chilly breeze seems to build a bit of a spooky ambiance.  While we're waiting for Halloween, do Victor...
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  September 2014 If I were a kids, I would absolutely love trick-or-treating in the Kingsbrooke townhouses.  So many chances for candy and time efficient.  Let me tell who else loves Kingsbrooke townhouses---Bristow buyers.  Let's take a look at the Kingsbrooke townho...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report:  September 2014 In just a matter of days, the Kingsbrooke trick-or-treaters will be making their way from door to door, dressed up to secure little packages of chocolates and confections.  Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year because I get to see...
A Chance to Meet Neighbors on Halloween at a Listing Here's an idea for Halloween.  If you have any vacant homes in neighborhoods where little ones trick-or-treat, why not be the candy guy or gal at that house.  Let residents know that you are trying to get them new neighbors and the house isn't ...
What Does One Billion Dollars in Prince William County Look Like? Last night, I had the opportunity to hear some great speakers at the Braemar Annual Meeting.  Yes, Braemar is such a large community in Prince William County, that we got to see our state delegate, Jackson Miller; Gil Trenum, from ...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home, Open Sunday, October 26th (2014) 1p-4p Sometimes you have to wonder what is keeping buyers from grabbing a great house?  It certainly can't be needing a down payment.  This Kingsbrooke single family home is very affordable at $375,000 and currently qualifies for US...
Motivation:  Actions Speak Louder Than Words Motivation is a word that is stuck in my head today.  On any given day I have examples of how motivation can lead people to fantastic results and lack of motivation can lead people to undesirable outcomes. Ask a top producing real estate agent about mo...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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