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Suburban Dream Home Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $499,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,612 sqftLot: 0.22 acre(s)Year Built: 2003MLS #: PW10043547 Location 9996 Broadsword DriveBristow, VA 20136USA Chris Ann Cl...
When the Sun Is Shining and You Aren't Required to Have ItRight now, and for probably days to come, the Houston area is going to be pummeled by Tropical Storm Harvery.  The flooding is unreal.  It breaks my heart to think about the choices people that are having to leave their homes are having to...
Three Bedroom Haymarket, VA Home: Open Sunday, 8/27, 2pm-4pm Have you been looking for a three bedroom home in Haymarket?  This secluded contemporary is nestled on a one acre wooded lot located at 16402 Jackson Hollow Road.   Priced at $358,000, it is a one level home with two lofts, one in the f...
Highest and Best Offers:  What's Not to Understand?Reading blog posts from agents across the country, it seems that a lot of markets are experiencing conditions that strongly favor sellers.  In markets like those, buyers often have difficulty getting away from the "reality" TV shows depicting hom...
Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017 (Bristow, VA)So much hype about the Great American Solar Eclipse today, August 21, 2017.   Unfortunately, when I was making myself available for August floor duty at the my office last month, I didn't keep it in mind.  So my shift was 3pm -6pm.  Turns out I would be ...
Contemporary Charmer in a Country Setting Overview Maps Photos Description Market Stats $358,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 2,316 sqftLot: 1.00 acre(s)Year Built: 1977MLS #: PW10035925 Location 16402 Jackson Hollow RoadHaymarket, VA 20169USA Chris Ann Cl...
Just a Little Fluff Dresses a Vacant BathroomThis week I've been helping a seller in Haymarket, VA.  She wishes she could have hit the market sooner, but there was a preparation issue.  Turns out kicking out perfectly content, but sloppy tenants out of a home can get a bit hostile.  Once the tena...
Writing Services or Plagiarism?  Ever since being the victim of plagiarism by a twit who ran a "writing service" and helped agents in our company develop websites, I am more than a little bit bunched up when it comes to content that doesn't sound like it came from the mouth or mind of the blogger...
Let Me Know Either WayBeing primarily a Bristow-Gainesville Listing Agent, I often go on appointments to talk with potential sellers interested in hearing what I have to offer.  I present what I will do, go over comps and we discuss anything left unanswered in the sellers mind.  Then, at the poin...
A Tale of Two Kitchens and a Dream Home in DisguiseYears ago a buyer contacted me to find a single family home in Gainesville. Most important thing was an open floor plan, not a lot of stairs and a private lot.  They preferred a newer home, but would entertain homes built in the 1990's.  We looke...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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