Bristow-Gainesville Real Estate News & Opinion

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The X-Files of Real Estate  The buyers in this deal had a home to sell before they could purchase my sellers' home.  That was going to happen following our 11am closing at Noon.  No wait, someone just said it was happening at 4pm.  Then the processor from the title company walked in, hearing our ...
Dunbarton Duplex Report:  September-October 2016The Thanksgiving holiday is behind us and the holiday shopping season has begun.  Before I even decorate for the holidays, or start shopping, I feel it is my duty to get my Dunbarton market reports done. This Dunbarton Duplex Report will focus on th...
Dunbarton Single Family Home Report:  September-October 2016The trees are quickly shedding their leaves as we approach the end of November.  Thank goodness the early nightfall that late fall and winter bring are mitigated by the sparkling holiday lights that neighbors put up every year.  It is ha...
Braemar Townhouse Report:  September-October 2016This weekend after Thanksgiving, I have seen a lot of holiday decorations going up in Braemar.  I've even seen some Christmas trees in windows.  Just when you think the rapid approach of night is getting you down, holiday lights make it not just be...
Braemar Property Values:  September-October 2016 (Ryan Homes)Thanksgiving Day is behind us and so is Black Friday.  Today is Small Business Saturday and I hope you have the opportunity to make some purchases with small businesses in the area.  You may not consider real estate agents as small busi...
Braemar Property Values:  September-October 2016 (NV Homes)It was another gusty day in Bristow today.  Fortunately, I didn't have to spend much time out in it.  My biggest venture out today was grocery shopping.  Not sure why I thought that wouldn't be so bad, but the Thanksgiving rush was hittin...
One of My Favorite Places on EarthWhen Dick Greenberg announced the ActiveRain 2016 Photography Contest, I knew I was going to have a lot of fun with it.  Photography is one of my favorite hobbies.  Of course, some of the most interesting places I have been were before the dawn of crisp, clean di...
Braemar Property Values:  September-October 2016 (Heritage Series)Seems Mother Nature has whipped up some serious wind gusts in Bristow today.  Guess that's her way of getting the rest of these autumn leaves off of trees.  High speed wind gusts always get my attention when I'm in my home.  I know...
Braemar Property Values:  September-October 2016 (Courtyard Series)Leaving my Braemar home today it was a perfectly temperate afternoon.  Temps were in the low seventies.  By the time I got this evening, it was in the mid-forties.  That's quite a temperature swing when you aren't prepared.  A sho...
Is a Bristow, VA Pool Home Worth More than  a Home Without a Pool?When you are a top producing Bristow Real Estate Agent, you can get some interesting requests.  The other day, I got a request to appear in court as an expert witness by an attorney I know representing a defendant.  As issue was \ ...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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