arlington: Buying a Home-What To Expect Once Escrow Is Opened - 04/22/14 12:34 AM

Buying a home, what to expect once escrow is opened, is an interesting article about the home buying process. For more specific details about what to expect once escrow is opened, continue reading below.

Buying a home can be quite an exciting experience.  It can also be scary if you don't know what happens once your offer has been accepted. You need an experienced agent to help you feel comfortable and to walk you through the entire process.
 
Once your offer is accepted, you typically have a time period to do your inspections.  This can vary from State to … (5 comments)

arlington: 5 Things New Real Estate Agents Need to Know - 04/22/14 12:32 AM

Five things new real estate agents need to know, is an interesting article that new Realtors should read. For more specific information about what real estate agents should know, continue reading below.
Being a new real estate agent is not easy.  You thought you had it all figured out and saw lots of dollars signs in your future.  Then reality hit.  Here are 5 things new real estate agents need to know if they plan on being in the business for the long haul.
You Are a Huge Risk You think because you finished your pre-licensing class and passed your state … (2 comments)

arlington: Proceed With Caution: What To Think About Before Buying A Fixer Upper - 04/22/14 12:30 AM

Proceed with caution: what to think about before buying a fixer upper, is an interesting article that potential buyers of fixer upper homes might want to read for insight. For more specific information about buying a fixer upper, continue reading below.
PROCEED WITH CAUTION: WHAT TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE BUYING A FIXER UPPER Share the joy  
Proceed With Caution: What To Think About Before Buying A Fixer Upper
Proceed With Caution: What To Think About Before Buying A Fixer Upper While most people are looking for a move-in ready home that needs little to no work, some brave souls … (0 comments)

arlington: Condominiums for Sale at Bella Vista - 04/21/14 01:49 AM
 
  Pentagon City as seen from the balcony at the Representative
 
Bella Vista is a luxury high rise condominium complex located in Arlington, Virginia. Freshly renovated, the community has 202 housing units from studios, penthouses, or just regular apartment spaces. The location is great for those commuting to D.C. on a regular basis and has multiple transportation options such as the metro, Virginia Rail Express, and even the underground Crystal City pedestrian connection.
 
The development offers several luxuries for its residents including a 24 hour front desk security staff, a swimming pool, a clubroom, a gym, an open … (2 comments)

arlington: Crystal Park Overlooks the Potomac River - 04/21/14 01:03 AM
Crystal Park is a high rise condominium complex located in Crystal City Arlington. Along with several other complexes, Crystal Park condominiums shares its proximity to D.C. and access to local metro lines. Residents enjoy premier access to the metro rail, Pentagon, the Capitol, and downtown D.C. shopping.  Most homes include 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, perfect for the Washington commuter. Crystal Park is affordable and has great features in each unit averaging 800-1000 square feet. The building is located right by Crystal City Shops which offers 150 retail outlets and restaurants. The local sports club is just right next to the … (1 comments)

arlington: What is the quickest way by Metro? - 04/21/14 12:31 AM
The metro comes in frequent intervals, especially during the morning and evening, the times when people are going to or returning from work
Did you know that that the Washington Metro Transit Authority (WMATA) offers a free, web-based service called the Trip Planner?  Using Trip Planning  you can instantly learn accurate and timely information about metro buses and trains to schedule your next trip.  The Trip Planner will offer the best route(s) to take to get there and include fare information and walking directions from a Metrorail station or bus stop to a given address.
If you’re seeking a home on … (0 comments)

arlington: What makes condo fees higher in some buildings than others? - 04/21/14 12:29 AM

What makes condo fees higher in some buildings than others, is an interesting article that can help those shopping for a condo to understand differences in condo fees. For more specific information about what makes condo fees higher, continue reading below.
What makes condo fees higher in some buildings than others?
Before I knew better, I thought that low fees meant that a condo was well-run and efficient, and that high fees meant just the opposite - that the building had a board that spent money like drunken sailors without regard for the poor unit owners who had to pay the … (1 comments)

arlington: 20 Tips to Minimize the Stress of Moving - 04/21/14 12:27 AM

Twenty tips to minimize the stress of moving, is an interesting article that potential buyers and sellers might find helpful to read before relocating. For more specific tips about moving, continue reading below.
Minimize the stress of moving day with these plan-ahead ideas.
You’ve decided on a house and everything is moving smoothly towards settlement, so the next logical step is to break all of the moving parts into easy to follow steps to make it a success.
Here are some tips to help you avoid, or minimize, moving day stress:
1 Organize early Try not to leave anything until … (1 comments)

arlington: 4 Important Questions to Answer Before Submitting an Offer on a Home - 04/21/14 12:25 AM

Four important questions to answer before submitting an offer on a home, is an interesting article that potential buyers might find helpful. For more specific information about submitting an offer on a home, continue reading below.
Are you undecided on the right home for you in the Northern Virginia real estate market place?  Before purchasing a home, you need to determine whether the home you have decided on is the right home for you.
How Long are you Planning on Living in the Home?
In order to cover your selling costs and recover the cost of your home, you should plan … (1 comments)

arlington: Luxury Homes Defined - 04/18/14 04:20 AM

Luxury homes defined, is an interesting article that gives some insight on what exactly are luxury homes. For more specific information about luxury homes, continue reading the reblog below.
Although many people envision a luxury home as an ominous mansion on top of the hill that everyone dreams about, the old concept of a huge mansion is really outdated.
In today’s real estate market, a luxury home is quite different from the oversized mansions of yester-year, and for the most part, it’s something much more unique. The idea of a sprawling mansion always comes into mind, but there’s really more … (3 comments)

arlington: Where do Buyers Begin the home Buying Process? - 04/18/14 04:17 AM

Where do buyers begin the home buying process, is an interesting article that potential buyers might find useful. For more specific information about beginning the home buying process, continue reading below.
     When Buyers are deciding they want to start the process, they often ask, "where do I begin?" We generally suggest that you meet with a lender if you intend to finance a portion of the sales price then get on line and start looking at homes.
     Your best property search tool is the entire MLS by the Melvin-Peters Team (702) 900-1238. A powerful search site for … (1 comments)

arlington: How Home Sellers Are Responding to Multiple Offers in Other Markets - 04/18/14 04:16 AM

How home sellers are responding to multiple offers in other markets, is an interesting article that potential home buyers might find relevant. For more specific information about how sellers are responding to multiple offers, continue reading below.
 
How Home Sellers Are Responding to Multiple Offers in Other Markets
 
The question, "why was my offer rejected?"  has already been raised by one disappointed buyer prospect in our area whose offer on a home did not prevail, while another offer buyer's offer succeeded.  So in the interest of providing valuable information to future prospective buyers, it is time to share with our readers some statistics about how … (0 comments)

arlington: 3 Ways to Make Your Home Move-In Ready - 04/17/14 12:14 AM

Three ways to make your home move in ready, is an interesting article that can help home owners prepare the home for move in inspections. For more specific information about this topic, continue reading below.
Every seller wants their home to sell fast and bring top dollar, and every buyer wants to have a home with less repairs that would not make them spend more money. Make the decision to focus on the fact that soon your house will no longer be yours. Here is how to prepare your house and turn it into an irresistible and move-in ready home.
 Host … (2 comments)

arlington: Net Proceeds from Sale of Your Property - 04/17/14 12:11 AM

Net proceeds from sale of your property, is an interesting article relevant to the home selling process. For more specific information about net proceeds from the sale of your property, continue reading below.
Prior to listing your home, a realtor should provide an estimate of net proceeds to the seller based on market analysis of your home.  After receiving an offer, revised net proceeds should be provided to you based on the terms of the offer.  In each state, the rules and cost associated with selling property may differ, therefore, it is best to employ the services of a realtor who is … (0 comments)

arlington: home selling process - 04/17/14 12:09 AM

Home selling process, is an interesting article that can help potential sellers prepare to start the home selling process. For more specific information about selling your home, continue reading below.
home selling process
So many tips are being given on home selling. If only you knew where to begin with! Some homeowners get confused because they don’t have a big picture of what exactly will happen during the home selling process. While it may differ from various areas, some general steps sellers should expect are the same.
The first thing to do is some preliminary planning. Though you may not feel … (0 comments)

arlington: When Selling A Home - 04/17/14 12:07 AM

When selling a home, is an interesting article that can help potential sellers prepare for the home selling process. For more specific information about selling a home, continue reading below.

Entryway :
Clean and polish everything. Make sure it is well lit. Make sure it is clutter free.
Bedrooms:
Arrange the furniture for the flow of traffic. Make sure it is clutter free.
Living Room/Family Room/Den:
Arrange the furniture for the flow of traffic and to give the illusion of space. Remove ashes from fireplaces and woodstoves. Make sure all light switches work. Clean the drapes. Mop and/or polish the … (0 comments)

arlington: What does a home buyer need to know about a seller’s market? - 04/16/14 12:03 AM

What does a home buyer need to know about a seller's market, is an interesting article that potential home buyers might find relevant. For more specific information about buying a home in a seller's market, continue reading below.
Spring is here, but where are all the for sale signs that usually sprout up out of the ground overnight even before the tulips do? If it seems that there is less of those telltale signs of spring this year, you’re right. There is a marked decline of listings, and we’re in the midst of a seller’s market.
 
What does a home … (0 comments)

arlington: How to Find More Space in Your Home - 04/16/14 12:01 AM

How to find more space in your home, is an interesting article that home owners could find some insight in. For more specific information about finding more space in your home, continue reading below.
The temperatures are warm, and April showers have brought May flowers. It's spring. With summer on the doorstep, it's also time to ready yourself for long leisurely summer days and outdoor entertaining; it's time for spring cleaning and reorganizing
There are two sides to this battle: You're either obsessed and want to rid yourself of everything that reminds you of winter, or you're relaxed - cleaning and organizing … (0 comments)

arlington: Five Places Mold Could Be Hiding In Your Home - 04/16/14 12:00 AM

Five places mold could be hiding in your home, is an interesting article that home owners might find useful. For more specific information about places mold could be hiding, continue reading below.
Five Places Mold Could Be Hiding In Your Home
 
Even the most aesthetically pleasing homes can have mold issues. A type of fungus that thrives on moisture, mold can trigger symptoms such as itching eyes, asthma attacks and bouts of sneezing or coughing. As a result of the possible health issues, mold is the sort of problem that should be dealt with prior to listing a home, and … (1 comments)

arlington: Homes for sale in the Carlin Springs Elementary School District - 04/15/14 12:15 AM
Carlin Springs Elementary School, located in Arlington, Virginia, serves grades PK-5 in the Arlington County Public Schools district.
 
Carlin Springs Elementary School
5995 South 5th Road
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-6645
See all Carlin Springs Elementary School District.
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