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Buyers Find Their Dream Home on the First Day OutWhenever I am contacted by someone to help them buy or sell a home, I am honored.  When that person is someone who is a professional in a field that has helped my family outside of real estate, I am so excited.  Sure, I get to sell another home and...
When a Home Tour in Haymarket, VA Feels Like a Free-For-AllMy Saturday morning started by meeting new potential clients at my office--a couple looking for their first single family home.  Just two days prior, I had spoken with the wife, after she had inquired on our company website looking for an...
 Just Listed to Under Contract in Six Days in Haymarket, VA  On August 15th (2018,) 6177 Toledo Place in Haymarket's gated, golf course community of Piedmont hit the market, priced at $427,500.  The comparable market data told us that the home shouldn't be on the market long.  In July, when I fir...
Improved Price on Home that Appraised for $310K in July 2018 Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $299,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,599 sqftLot: 2,418 sqftYear Built: 1996MLS #: PW10279000 Location 7001 Village Str...
Should a Property Be Listed For Sale AND For Rent Concurrently?What a great question!  Sadly, it is not a question that is asked enough by Bristow, Gainesville or Haymarket home owners who find themselves at a crossroads.  Most home owners toying with the idea of listing for sale or rent are typi...
Dramatic, Expansive Townhouse in Gated Piedmont Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood $427,500 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,578 sqftLot: 2,252 sqftYear Built: 2002MLS #: PW10322369 Location 6177 Toledo PlaceHaymarket, VA 20169USA Chris Ann...
Don't All Real Estate Agents Drive Mini Vans?Walking to my car with a former neighbor from my childhood neighborhood on Saturday, after a visit that had nothing to do with real estate, they said, "Is that your car?  I thought all real estate agents drove mini vans so they could take everyone arou...
What Makes the Biggest Impact on Buyers?Yesterday, I got the opportunity to view a home in Old Town Manassas, off a little traveled, very short, one way side street.  My buyer has been looking for a home that is walkable to shops and has a main level master bedroom for her downsizing.  The big th...
Open Saturday 8/4/18 & Sunday 8/5/18 in Gainesville, VA On Saturday, August 4th (2018) and the following Sunday, August 5th, this end unit, one car garage townhouse, located at 7001 Village Stream Place in Crossroads Village, will be open from 1pm-3pm.  Currently, this Gainesville townhouse is li...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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