prince william county real estate: Prince William County Home Buyers A New Way To Search For Homes - 12/14/13 05:06 AM
If you are searching for a new home in Prince William County or the surrounding Northern Virginia area CJ Realty Group offers a unique way to search.
With our new home search tool CallNovaHome you are going to find a new tool that combines some of the features you are used to with Google+ and Facebook as well as a home search site that is updated every 15 minutes.
When you register and save a home search you can set up your own private home buying circle. Invite your significant other, friend or parents to join your circle.  In the circle you can … (0 comments)

prince william county real estate: Another CJ Realty Group Goes To Closing-Rocky Run Gainesville VA - 09/16/13 11:12 PM

prince william county real estate: Quantico and Montclair Great Neighbors in Prince William County - 10/02/12 09:57 PM
Are you headed to Quantico MCB with PCS orders? Are you coming to the FBI Academy located at Quantico? With the expansion of Quantico MCB there are a lot of new organizations now calling Quantico MCB home. If you are one of the active duty military or civilians headed to the area then you should check out the Montclair neighborhood as a place to call home.
Money Magazine named Montclair #35 on it's Top Ten List of Best Places to live in the US in 2011. There are plenty of reasons why Montclair would make the list. You can start with … (2 comments)

prince william county real estate: Lake Terrapin Detached Home Goes In The SOLD Column - 08/03/12 12:24 AM

This home listed by Cindy Jones & CJ Realty Group in the Lake Terrapin neighborhood in Prince William County has gone to closing for $434,000 with no seller subsidy.  The home was listed and went under contract in 20 days.  
Both the sellers and the buyers are active duty military and both were attracted to the neighborhood for the ease of commuting to the Pentagon, Ft Belvoir or Quantcio.
About Lake Terrapin & Ridgefield Crossing
 Are you looking a great home in the Lake Terrapin neighborhood and can't find it on the MLS?  The reason is simple and … (2 comments)

prince william county real estate: Are Cash Buyers Dominating The Prince William County Real Estate Market? - 05/27/12 12:18 PM
You’re looking for a new home in Prince William County and you’ve heard “cash is king.”  Are you worried you might not have a chance against the investors?  Though there are sellers who prefer the clean nature of a cash transaction it doesn’t mean that cash is always in the drivers seat.
If you look at the number of transactions in Prince William County so far in 2012 you will see that cash accounts for 16% of the transactions.  Looking at the types of homes sold with cash over 2/3 of those transactions were either REO’s or short sales.  The average … (2 comments)

prince william county real estate: Out & About on Sunday-We All Need A Little Extra Support Now And Then - 04/15/12 09:27 PM

It's obvious looking at the old timber balanced on the interior walls at Chapman Mill that they have served the mill well.  However to make the mill safe for visitors today new steel beams cross the interior walls to hold them up.  If I had been around since the mid 1700's I'd need more than a steel beam to keep me upright.Chapman's Mill is located in Prince William County off of Route 66 at the Haymarket exit.  The mill grounds are open on the weekends from 9 AM to 5 PM. 

prince william county real estate: Belmont Bay-New Waterfront Rental On The Market - 04/14/12 11:40 PM
Rarely do you find a waterfront rental in Belmont Bay as nice as this condo.  
Features include:2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsDen with custom built-in'sHardwood FloorsGranite Counters in KitchenStainles Steel AppliancesAnd Unobsturced Waterviews$2200 Available June 5, 2012
Click photo for a Virtual Tour of Belmont Bay Waterfront Condo for Rent

Belmont Bay offer residents easy commuting options around the area. With a  VRE station at the entrance to the community making the commute in to DC a breeze. The main gate of Fort Belvoir is only 15 minutes away, Quantico is 20 minutes to the south and the Pentagon is an easy commute … (6 comments)

prince william county real estate: What May Look Like A Junk Pile To Some - 03/18/12 04:07 AM
is treasure for others.  In this case the pile of junk are parts salvaged from Chapman/Beverly Mill which was originally built in 1742.

According to the website: "Chapman's Mill has ground cornmeal and flour for American troops during seven wars: The French and Indian, the Revolutionary, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I and World War II."
Though the mill is currently just a shell it is interesting to tour and look at what remains over 200 years after it was built and realize the importance this mill had to Prince William … (2 comments)

prince william county real estate: Did You Get A Good Deal Or Lower The Value Of The Home You Bought? - 03/10/12 10:58 AM
You are excited.  You're telling all your friends about the great deal you got on your new home.  You bagged the home at $25,000 less than the last neighborhood sale.  You're doing the dance of joy.  But should you be?Granted everyone loves to get a deal but your deal may not be as great as you think.  You didn't really gain $25,000 in instant equity.  Why?  Because the value of all of the future sales in the neighborhood has been lowered.  Appraisers are going to use the sales price of the home you purchased as a comparable for the next sale … (16 comments)

prince william county real estate: My Buyer Said "I Didn't Know This Road Went To A Neighborhood" - 02/21/12 02:40 AM
My buyers thought I'd made a wrong turn when we headed down an unmarked two lane road in Woodbridge, VA.  But I hadn't.  We were headed to look at a listing in the Coventry Glen community just off of Greatbridge Road.  At first you might think you were headed into the River Falls neighborhood but a quick right onto the "country road" will take you Coventry Glen.Coventry Glen is a small enclave of 80 homes built by Airston Builders in 2005-2006.  With no through streets and it's tucked away location the community feels very private.  The homes in Coventry Glen range … (12 comments)

prince william county real estate: Immediate Delivery New Homes in Woodbridge VA-Ewill's Mill By NVP Homes - 02/09/12 11:49 AM
New homes are still going up in Prince William County. N.V.P. Homes has immediately delivery detached homes currently priced between from the mid.  Just a few miles from I-95 and Route 234 at Spriggs Road, the community is convenient to shopping, major commuter routes and public transportation to DC.
Ewills Mill consists of 100 quarter acre lots with no through streets in the community. With 60 acres of PW County parkland surrounding the neighborhood peace and quiet abound. Standard features include gourmet kitchens with granite counters and energy star appliances. Immediate delivery homes have a number of upgrades depending on the … (8 comments)

prince william county real estate: Bull Run-Occoquan Trail A Suprise Only Minutes From Woodbridge Traffic - 02/09/12 10:13 AM
Need a place to get away only a few minutes from Woodbridge VA? Then consider slipping away to the Bull Run-Occoquan Trail off of Old Yates Ford Road just across the Fairfax County line. You can access the trail at multiple points but today we started just across the street from Bull Run Marina. This portion of the trail is just over 6 miles to reach Fountainhead Park.  If you don't want to go that far just head out along the Occoquan Reservoir for 30 minutes and then turn around and come back.Most of the way along the trail you will … (8 comments)

prince william county real estate: The Answer To The Question Is -"It Depends" - 11/04/11 11:18 AM
Depends on how you frame the answer.
The question is "are there fewer short sales and foreclosures in Prince William County VA than last year?"
As an example I've posted charts showing the decrease in foreclosures and short sales in the Port Potomac neighborhood since 2008.  Port Potomac is one of the newer developments in the county where it was evident as the market began to turn that investors were going to bail.  The impact on home prices in the neighborhood was evident.  In the case of Port Potomac the answer is "YES" the number of short sales and foreclosures has … (12 comments)

prince william county real estate: Dear Sellers-The 70's Called And They Want Their Disco Ball Back - 05/25/11 10:50 AM
You see the buyer's whince as soon as they walk in the front door.  No matter how you try to say it's "only cosmetic" they stand in awe of the job in front of them.What is it that causes the issue?  A roll of paper stuck to your walls with paste...wallpaper paste that is.  It doesn't matter if you've upgraded the carpet or even the bathrooms if the house is covered with 1970's shiny wallpaper the buyers are instantly calculating the cost to have it removed and repaint the house.  What it might actually cost to do the job is irrelevant.  … (22 comments)

prince william county real estate: Coming Soon-Are You Looking For the Sense of Small Town Living in Northern Virginia? - 03/17/11 07:04 AM
If you like the idea of living in a small town then this lovely two level garage condo located in the Town of Occoquan will be just what you are looking for.  With 1590 SF this condo features a soaring 2 story living room with skylights, a first floor family room, kitchen with breakfast bar table space and deck  Upstairs there are two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a loft overlooking the living room.  The large windows bring in plenty of light.  Enjoy the community swimming pool in the summer time.   And yes this will be a  REGULAR SALE!
Calll Cindy Jones … (8 comments)

prince william county real estate: It's Time To Winterize Your Hose Bibs in Northern Virginia - 12/02/10 11:44 AM
The cold weather is quickly approaching Northern Virginia.  In fact the weather guessers are calling for freezing temperatures.  It's time to make sure you have winterized your house and especially the outside hose bibs.   No one wants the results of a burst pipe.  It isn't pretty AND your insurance company won't be happy with you.
Every winter, and depending on where you live maybe even before right now, you must winterize your exterior hose bibs.  That demands that you turn off the handle of the interior valve which services each hose inside.  Then you must open the handle of … (6 comments)

prince william county real estate: Lipstick On A Pig-Checking Out Whether Those Beautiful Updates Were Done Correctly - 11/18/10 01:03 PM
You've walked in the front door and you are blown away.  On the surface everything about the home you are exploring looks perfect. Granite counters, stainless steel appliances, updated bathrooms and hardwood floors. What's not to love?  Before you run back to the office to write an offer you may want to do a little double checking.  In the case of this wonderful little house in Fairfax County VA the first place we went was to the county website to check to see if any building permits were pulled.  What we found were a slew of permits with work marked incomplete … (72 comments)

prince william county real estate: You've Got Mold... - 10/17/10 03:17 AM
Mold as soon as I open a door to a home my nose can sniff it.  Most of the time I am able to tell my clients to back out the door and they listen. A few times they haven't and we have felt the effects.   Mold is not something to be taken lightly.  Fortunately I've never entered a home that looks like the one in these photos.As Michael points out mold needs to be remediated by professionals.
You've Got Mold...Anybody who has ever dealt with bank owned properties knows that they will be in varying states of disrepair. … (5 comments)

prince william county real estate: Marina Landing in Belmont Bay-New Waterfront Development on the Occoquan River - 10/03/10 02:26 AM
Marina Landing is a new waterfront mixed used development on the Occoquan River in Belmont Bay.   Marina Landing not only brings 12 new townhouses to Belmont Bay but the project also includes 6 retail spaces as well.The townhouses at Marina Landing offer three full levels with a large 2nd floor patio overlooking the Belmont Bay Marina and plenty of windows to take in the views of the Occoquan River.  Enjoy all of Belmont Bay ammenities including waterfront walking paths, community pool and tennis courts.  If you are a boater you can rent a slip at the Belmont Bay Marina and … (6 comments)

prince william county real estate: Mother Rules-Easy To Follow When Your Home is On the Market in Northern Virginia - 09/30/10 02:03 AM
Most of us grew up with "mother rules."  We knew what they were from when we were little until we left home.  Even as adults we can hear them ring in our ears as we go about our day.  So I started thinking about some of the "mother rules" in our house and how they might help keep a home ready for showing.
Hang up your wet towels Flush the toilet Make your bed Put the dirty dishes in the dishwasher Clean up after the pet(s) Mow the lawn Take out the trash Fold the laundry Water the plants And … (19 comments)

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