arlington: Flea Market at Courthouse - 05/27/14 04:29 AM



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arlington: What REAL questions you need to ask before hiring a real estate agent - 05/27/14 04:27 AM

What real questions you need to ask before hiring a real estate agent, is an interesting article that can clear up some questions about the Real Estate industry. For more specific information about questions to ask before hiring a Real Estate agent, continue reading below.
Let's say you want to buy, or sell a house.  Your last agent is out of the business, your friends have given you a few names and there is one name you see all over town.  So who do you choose?
Do yourself a favor and call 3.  Yes, I am not saying to call me, … (1 comments)

arlington: What is a VA No No? - 05/27/14 04:24 AM

What is a Veterans Affairs No No, is an interesting question that can help vets understand the home buying process. For more specific details about Veterans Affairs home buying processes, continue reading below.
Most Veterans already know that the VA loan program allows for Zero down financing. But what many Veterans don't realize is that they still need to deal with closing costs and prepaid expenses. Depending on the purchase price and date of closing, this could easily add up to 2% of the purchase price. With a little planning it is possible to close a transaction where the Veteran does … (2 comments)

arlington: Tips for Picking a Contractor for Your Remodeling Project - 05/21/14 03:39 AM

Tips for picking a contractor for your remodeling project, is an interesting article that can help home owners start remodeling. For more specific information about picking a contractor, continue reading below.
TIPS FOR PICKING A CONTRACTOR FOR YOUR REMODELING PROJECT Share the joy  
Tips for Picking a Contractor for Your Remodeling Project The thought of remodeling your home is at once exciting and a bit stressful. You are about to plop down a lot of money. The project can be very disruptive to your domestic routine. Horror stories abound about nightmare contractors doing shoddy work, or who disappear with your money. … (1 comments)

arlington: 10 Home Buying Tips Richmond VA - 05/21/14 03:34 AM

Ten home buying tips is an interesting article that offers insight on the home buying process. For more specific details about buying a home, continue reading below.
Making the decision to buy a new home is a life-altering event…in a good way. But the process can be daunting. Take the following advice from the Marcus Rice Team  into consideration before heading out on your home-buying journey.
Don't buy if you can't stay put. Given today’s challenging marketplace, don’t buy a home unless you can commit to staying there for at least a few years. The days of flipping for profit are … (0 comments)

arlington: 5 Steps to Purchasing A Fixer-Upper Home - 05/20/14 06:34 AM

Five steps to purchasing a fixer upper home, is an interesting article that can help new buyers invest in a fixer upper. For more specific details about a fixer upper purchase, continue reading below.
5 Steps to Purchasing A Fixer-Upper Home If you're planning to purchase a "fixer-upper home" and then renovate it, be sure to review the deed, the property survey and the tax value of that property before you make an offer to purchase.  If the deed names a corporation or an "estate of" as owners of the fixer-upper property (which indicates that the transaction may get complicated), if … (7 comments)

arlington: Short Sale Tips For Buyers - 05/20/14 06:33 AM

Short sale tips for buyers, is an interesting article that can help new buyers with the short sale process. For more specific information about buying a short sale, continue reading below.
Short Sale tips for Buyers
You've found the perfect house -- it's in a great Hendersonville neighborhood, it's zoned for a top school, and the price is just right.  What could go wrong? A lot, if the home is being sold as a short sale. Whether you're a first-time buyer or veteran homeowner, buying a short sale home can be a challenging and frustrating experience. Here, we offer some … (0 comments)

arlington: 5 Staging Projects to Help Your Home Sell Faster! - 05/19/14 03:07 AM

Five staging projects to help your home sell faster, is an interesting article that those interested in putting their home on the market, might find useful. For more specific information about staging projects, continue reading below.
When selling your home, more often than not, you want it to sell as soon as possible. There are 5 changes you can make to your home prior to showing it that can make or break your showings! You never know what little change is going to push a viewer from, "Well it's okay" to "This place is awesome!" 
 

5 Projects You Can … (1 comments)

arlington: Rosslyn Photo Album - 05/16/14 01:19 AM








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arlington: 3 Reasons to Sell Your Home this Spring - 05/16/14 01:12 AM

Three reasons to sell your home this Spring, is an interesting article that can help potential sellers see the reason to list this Spring. For more specific information about selling your home this Spring, continue reading below.
Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed?  Where are interest rates headed?  These are all valid questions.  However, if you’re considering selling in Seattle or on the Eastside, here are 3 reasons to sell your home sooner rather than later.
1. Demand is about to skyrocket
Most people realize that the Seattle housing market is … (1 comments)

arlington: Is Zillow Bad for Home Buyers? - 05/16/14 01:10 AM

Is Zillow bad for home buyers, is an interesting question that those shopping for a home, might want to consider. For more specific details about Zillow, continue reading below.
Is Zillow bad for Home Buyers?   So, just to clarify, first Zillow shows homes as being available when they are actually contingent.  Then, in the fine print, it states they are "pending sale" - even if the buyer asks not to be shown pending homes.  Its no wonder that my buyers are dazed and confused.   The bad news is that the inaccuracies are far more pervasive when you dig deeper … (2 comments)

arlington: How Should I Prepare My Home For An Open House? - 05/16/14 01:08 AM

How should I prepare my home for an open house, is an important question to consider when putting your home on the market. For more specific details about preparing your home for an open house, continue reading below.
Preparing for an open house is one of the most important things that you can do to sell your home. If you take time to put more thought into open house preparation, you can help to increase the likelihood of selling your home quickly as we've talked about in previous posts.
Clean Up the Clutter The first step to preparing for an open house is … (1 comments)

arlington: Performance Art at the Artisphere - 05/14/14 11:44 PM
Visiting the Artisphere in Rosslyn was very enjoyable. I was there to see Kaki King, a critically acclaimed female guitarist. Taking the some what spiral stairs past the lounge, and up to the second floor was neat. There were a few art related quotes to read from the walls display, as well as a series of artistic photographs streaming from a projector onto a wall.
 
Entering the Dome Theatre, there were steep seats which created an immediate intimate closeness with the stage. Looking up, the spherical shape of the Dome Theatre reminded me of a planetarium. During the performance everything … (6 comments)

arlington: Home Staging Mistakes-Taking Decluttering Too Far - 05/14/14 11:26 PM

Home staging mistakes - taking decluttering too far, is an interesting article that can help those in the process of selling better market their home. For more specific details about home staging, continue reading below.
Home Staging Mistakes-Taking Decluttering Too Far
Last week I wrote a post called "Can I Stage My Own Home?" It covered the subject of DIY home staging. DIY is a good thing, when it's done right. Unfortunately, some home owners think they can do it the right way, but they actually can't. One home staging mistake that's made is taking decluttering too far. 
It's hard to look … (2 comments)

arlington: Home Moving Suggestions - 05/14/14 12:36 AM

Home moving suggestions, is an interesting article that can help those in the process of transition from one home to another. For more specific details about home moving suggestions, continue reading below.
Many people will either make a long distance or local move to a new home.  This time period is always an anxious time for the family.  To help with the move, following are suggestions that may make transition to a new home go a little smoother: 
·        If planning on using a moving company, recommend contact them immediately.  Long distance movers need to be contacted more than … (3 comments)

arlington: The Ultimate List of Homebuyer Tips - 05/13/14 01:43 AM

The ultimate list of home buyer tips, is an interesting article that can help those seeking their next home. For more specific details about home buying tips, continue reading below.
Hello Everyone,
As you begin your home search, keep this checklist on you at all times. Experts in the industry and previous buyers have created a checklist that will guide you in the right direction and ensure that your purchase is successful. As an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®), I’ll be with you every step of the way, so please do not hesitate to ask me any questions. I look forward to … (0 comments)

arlington: Lender Checklist: What You Need for a Mortgage - 05/12/14 12:23 AM
W-2 forms — or business tax return forms if you’re self-employed — for the last two or three years for every person signing the loan. Copies of at least one pay stub for each person signing the loan. Account numbers of all your credit cards and the amounts for any outstanding balances. Copies of two to four months of bank or credit union statements for both checking and savings accounts. Lender, loan number, and amount owed on other installment loans, such as student loans and car loans. Addresses where you’ve lived for the last five to seven years, with names of … (2 comments)

arlington: Homes for Sale at Crystal Gateway - 05/12/14 12:21 AM
In 1300 Crystal Drive  in Crystal City one will find a condominium community called Crystal Gateway.
 
 
With 17 floors and a two-story penthouse, Crystal Gateway is cast-concrete with modernistic lines and a curvilinear shape that forms an arc around a landscaped courtyard and pool. Crystal Gateway was built in the mid-sixties, and is adjoined to Waterford House,
 
Crystal Gateway contains 3-4 condo units per floor. Most units here have one of the following specifications:
 
1,516 square foot area with two bedrooms and two bath units or a 2,296 square foot area with three bedrooms, two and one … (0 comments)

arlington: How You Can Get Full Asking Price For Your Home - 05/12/14 12:18 AM

How you can get full asking price for your home, is an interesting article that can help potential sellers understand the sale process. For more specific details about how you can get the full asking price for your home, continue reading below.
 

When it comes to selling your home and getting the full asking price you want, there are certain tactics and methods you can employ to ensure that this wish becomes a reality. Avoiding the commonly made mistakes that end up lowering the value of your home and discouraging people from viewing it is ultimately the key in … (2 comments)

arlington: Steps in the Mortgage Loan Process - 05/12/14 12:15 AM

Steps in the mortgage loan process, is an interesting article that can help guide new home owners into the process of buying. For more specific details about the mortgage loan process, continue reading below.
Steps in the Mortgage Loan Process
You walk into the local bank and ask to see a mortgage specialist. Palms sweating, heart leaping – you are about to apply for what may be the largest loan in your life. A lot is riding on an approval: the ability to purchase a home, a new start in life, or the first steps toward a life that is moving … (0 comments)

 
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