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This Real Estate FAIL, Brought to You By a Discount Brokerage Saturdays are prime time for this Top Bristow Real Estate Agent.  Really, they should be prime time for any real estate agent that is serious about their business.  Before I even launch into this story, let me tell you about how my Sat...
Great Value in Gainesville Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $309,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,599 sqftLot: 2,418 sqftYear Built: 1996MLS #: PW10279000 Location 7001 Village Stream PlaceGainesville, VA 20155USA ...
Animal Loving Haymarket Listing Agent Sets Off to Save to Trapped CatThursday morning dawned with promise.  A deal in that was falling through on a Gainesville townhouse listing sounded as though it may be pulled from the fire.   The buyer on that listing, whose lender had sworn up and down the b...
Beware Unwanted Side Effects of Power Washing Your Home's ExteriorEarlier this year, I listed a home in the best condition I have encountered in a long time.   The sellers truly cared about their property and had made sure that it was in tip top shape to hit the market.  That included a good powe...
Great Moments in Real Estate History...NOTAh Friday.  It started with a tenant client cancelling our morning appointment.   If I hadn't been battling a migraine from the night before, I may have been annoyed, but instead it meant more time to sleep off the migraine.  When I awoke a couple hours l...
A Good Day for a CelebrationToday is the day Long & Foster (my chosen brokerage) has a gathering of top producing agents to mix, mingle and enjoy.  It's our annual Crab Fest and it could not be happening on a better day for me.  After sixty-six days on the market, three offers and many false star...
The Principle of the ThingSeems like this Top Bristow-Gainesville Agent has spent a lot of time in the last few weeks saving clients from chasing down a position rooted in principle.  Believe me, as a very principled person, the principle of the thing has gotten hold of me in my own life too.  I ...
HGTV Induced Buyer DementiaThere is a new threat to home owners everywhere that is taking hold in markets around the United States.  In my marketplace of Bristow-Gainesville, Virginia, I am seeing more and more cases.  HGTV Induced Buyer Dementia (HGTV-IBD) is a serious threat to would be home se...
The Dance That is a Real Estate TransactionBeing a top Bristow Real Estate Agent, I get to be at the head of a lot of real estate transactions every year.  What I love about my job as a Bristow Real Estate Agent is that no two transactions are ever the same.  Yet, the frame work for a successful ...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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