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Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  Janaury 2016It may be the end of February, but it is time to look back at what happened in the Kingsbrooke townhouse market in January.  Let's see if our January blizzard had any bearing on the sales activity.  As usual, we'll make comparisons to last month (Decembe...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report:  January 2016January was certainly brimming with excitement when Mother Nature dumped over two feet of snow onto Bristow and the surrounding area.  Anyone who had been wishing for snow was probably smiling from ear to ear.Even though I am writing this report...
A Fantastic Home For A Patient Buyer Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $469,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,798 sqftLot: 0.28 acre(s)Year Built: 2005MLS #: PW8712794 Location 13519 Marr Lodge LaneBristow, VA 20136USA C...
FAQ's About Appraisals in Bristow, VA Real Estate SalesThere are a lot of questions about appraisals from both buyers and sellers when it comes to a Bristow, VA real estate transaction.  Here are some answer to frequently asked questions about appraisals.Who pays for the appraisal?  The appraisal...
How Do I Know If the Contractor I Want to Use is Licensed?Not too long ago, I was recommending contractors to a seller in Bristow who needed some home inspection repair work done.  There are a few contractors in the neighborhood that get referred over and over.  In fact, one of them did some work...
A Positive Review AND a Gift Basket? My Clients are the Best! Real estate is not a profession for the faint of heart.  It takes many hours of hard work every week for a good agent to keep their client roster full.  It takes just as many to stay on top of their transactions and keep those clients ...
Why Are You Being Asked to Sign a Buyer Agency Agreement?When you are buying a home, it is smart to have a real estate agent advocating for you.  Someone familiar with the process of buying and selling real estate that can help advise you, advocate for you, and has certain duties to you.  Fidicia...
Just Sold in Crest Ridge Estates, Woodbridge, VAOn October 4th (2015,) I had the pleasure of listing 11648 Crest Maple Drive in the community of Crest Ridge Estates in Woodbridge.   The market analysis I had run at the listing appointment just a month prior revealed not too many comparable sales ...
How Quickly Can You List My Home?It is always nice when your phone rings with a referral.  An agent in Richmond, VA was trying to find a Bristow, VA agent to sell his brother's home in Braemar.  When I connected with the agent making the referral he told me that his brother was really wanting to ...
Should I Hire a Neighborhood Expert When Selling?If you are selling a home in the community of Braemar, located in Bristow, VA, then there is a good chance you know who I am.  Braemar is a place I have called home since the start of 2005.  It is also a place where I have volunteered a lot of time...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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