Selling homes in Arlington

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Looking to buy or sell real estate in Arlington, Virginia and surrounding areas? This blog is a great place to get advice, tips and market information on Arlington, Alexandria City, Falls Church City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County and Loudoun County Real Estate.



The spring 2011 housing market in Northern Virginia has exploded!  Saturday, I wrote a full priced offer for a beautiful townhouse in Falls Church, 40% down, quick contingenices - a clean contract in a normal market.   Well, I got the call this morning that we were one of 3 and should submit best...
Okay,   I can't believe I am writing something so basic, but apparently there are some people out there practicing real estate, representing buyers out there in the world, who are presenting contracts without a lender letter.  This is Buyer Representation 101.  You get your buyer pre-approved wit...
When people are selling their home, they are usually going through a life transition:  moving up, expanding family, divorce, retirement, downsizing, marriage, babies, new job, new business - the reasons for moving are usually big ones.   And when you are ready to sell your home, prepare yourself ...
My wonderful brokerage has a great mentoring program for new agents.  I was already seasoned by the time I started here at McEnearney Associates, but am honored and excited to have been asked to mentor a new agent.  I can see why they asked me to mentor this new agent - she's me, but probably bet...
A very close girlfriend of mine from college took her own life Wednesday.   We did not talk often, mostly through Facebook, on which her life appeared perfect.  She appeared to have it all: Beauty, brains, family, charm, wit, great job, beautiful children, home, vacations, husband.    But deep in...
A big part of marketing a listing goes beyond the photos, virtual tours, MLS descriptions, ads, blogs, flyers and open houses.  Another part that is very important, but talked about less, is how the listing agent cooperates with the agents and buyers who go through the listing.   Do they treat th...
If you are a Tuckahoe Elementary School Parent and are interested in their wonderful after school enrichment programs available at the school, click here to register before they fill up!      These classes make for a lot of fun after school and give the kids a great sense of accomplishment.  This...
Why wait until summer? Check out this beautiful 12 year young home in the Forest at Southrun now. 8459 Catia Lane is listed at $650,000, it has a wonderful low cost HOA ($62/mo) with frequent events, fun seasonal parties, minutes to Ft. Belvoir and community shuttle to Franconia Metro as well.  ...
I received a request for a CMA on Zillow yesterday.  Usually these are from prospective sellers who are thinking about selling their home.   So I responded in kind, and the response I got surprised me.  This buyer had already made an offer on the home, and explained that it was contingent on an "...
When you have your house on the market, you can expect DAILY interruptions in your routine.  Buyers will come see your house for weeks, sometimes months, before one makes an offer.   I prepare my sellers for this and most of them get it and are troopers about the process.    I have a house on the...

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