buy: Bold Design at the Heart of a London Kitchen - 06/06/17 01:19 PM
Planning on Selling?If you’re planning to sell your home, Nesbitt Realty can help. Our Realtors are familiar with the real estate market in Northern Virginia. A Realtor can determine the best listing price for your property. We know how to market your home to get the best price as quickly as possibly. Nesbitt Realty knows how the home selling process works, so we are ready to assist you every step of the way. Nesbitt Realty has access to the MRIS (our local multiple listing service). MRIS is the MLS database that agents use to find homes for sale in the area. … (3 comments)

buy: How to Retire Rich with Real Estate Profits by Investing in Rental Property - 06/06/17 01:07 PM
How to retire rich with Real Estate profits by investing in rental property is a pertinent Real Estate blog that is relevant to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down for the entire article.
Investing in rental property is one of the best ways to retire rich with your real estate profits. It’s also a great way to ensure you’re earning passive income well into the future. So, even if you have no plans to end your real estate career anytime soon, it’s a good idea to be prepared for the day when you leave real estate sales behind you. If you … (0 comments)

buy: What Homes Are Available For Sale In 22314? - 05/17/17 12:58 PM

If you’re looking to purchase in 22314, you may find these facts and features helpful. Stuart
Nesbitt loves working in 22314 because there are so many great choices here. Our typical rebate on a property that costs $1,099,000 is $6,792. Talk to Stuart  Nesbitt to learn more about how we can save you money. Our featured home in 22314 is at 615 Royal St S in Old Town. They’re asking $1,099,000. [Find a home in 22314]
4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
Home size: 3,006 sq.ft.
Lot Size: 3,000 sq.ft.
Added: 05/17/17, Last Updated: 05/17/2017
Property Type: Residential Townhouse for Sale
MLS Number: AX9949411
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buy: Smart Goal Setting to Buy Your Dream Home - 03/01/17 12:35 PM
Smart goal setting to buy your dream home is a published blog in Active Rain that is relevant to Real Estate. Scroll down to see the entire post.
Smart Goal Setting to Buy Your Dream Home on a Tight Budget
All too often when the budget is tight and we can’t seem to stretch our money further, we give up on our dream home for sale in Ballantyne. This article is here to tell you not to give up! There are simple and effective habits that will help you obtain your goal if applied consistently. Read on for smart goal setting to … (1 comments)

buy: 6 Reasons Why You Should Buy Real Estate in January - 02/23/17 07:55 AM
January and New Year’s Day give you the perfect occasion to buy real estate. Not only can you pick up a bargain property from a motivated seller, you can save on your purchase expenses.
1. Home shoppers put off looking for a home because of holiday decorating, shopping, and parties. Plus, the cold weather makes home buyers prefer to stay home; they wait for warm weather to buy real estate. Get the edge with little competition from other buyers.
2. Home sellers who didn’t sell during the recent buying frenzy are worried that their home will not sell. Any seller offering their home for … (1 comments)

buy: 5 Major Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home Instead of Rent - 02/22/17 08:29 AM
There are times when it is better for a person to rent, but most often home ownership has many more benefits and advantages.
About 10 year ago a had a retired aunt and uncle who rented a condo in Las Vegas. Uncle Jim (not his real name) was a retired minister. Throughout his career he and his wife lived in parsonages, which are homes furnished by the congregation while they ministered there.
He and his wife told me that the biggest mistake they ever made was not to invest in buying a home. In their retirement years, when their other retired friends were … (1 comments)

buy: Choosing the Right Home – A Home Inspector’s Perspective - 02/16/17 07:49 AM
As a veteran home inspector has told me about this subject, I’m still surprised by how often people make preventable and costly mistakes when choosing a potential home to buy. Here we’ll attempt to give potential homebuyers some ideas and guidelines to evaluate potential homes from a layman’s perspective. Hopefully we can prevent some unpleasant surprises after you’ve signed a purchase agreement.
This in no way will replace a professional home inspection, but choosing the correct home from the start can save a lot of time, money and aggravation. Too many times I’ve inspected homes with major defects that could have been … (3 comments)

buy: Finding A Real Estate Agent in Alexandria - 01/30/17 11:37 AM
Whenever you buy or sell real estate in Alexandria, you may be like many other people out there, in thinking that you don’t need a real estate agent. Some first-time buyers think that a real estate agent is a waste of money. What they aren’t aware of, is that real estate agents are normally paid by the seller, not by the buyer. As a buyer, you’ll get to work with a professional real estate agent without really having to pay for it yourself. More importantly Nesbitt Realty refunds thousands of dollars to buyers which actually saves you money!
A lot of real … (2 comments)

buy: Are you thinking of selling to buy a larger home? - 01/27/17 07:19 AM
Are you considering selling your home and moving up? It might be time to do some homework.  Consider the following to home sellers who don’t do their math.
A young family sold their condo in Falls Church, before they determined how to buy their next house. All they thought about was moving into a larger home for their growing family.
 
A young couple purchased a  condo in Falls Church. This was their first purchase of real estate.  Soon after they married. In time the condo was packed with new home furnishings and their credit card debt had grown a bit. Then, the wife quit working to … (5 comments)

buy: Find A Real Estate Agent in Reston - 01/27/17 07:14 AM
It’s easy to find a real estate agent. Put an ad on Craigslist and wait for the phone to ring. The question is, how do you find a good real estate agent?
You can start with Internet.  An agent that has a good web presence (like this website) will likely have what you need to market your property.  If you’re thinking of selling Reston, take a look at how much of our website is devoted to Reston and properties for sale in Reston. Nesbitt Realty posts every property for sale in Reston as soon as it’s available. Nesbitt Realty is located at 11710 Plaza America Drive, … (0 comments)

buy: Should you buy a home or wait? - 01/17/17 07:36 AM
Should you buy a home or wait, is a pertinent Active Rain published blog relevant to Real Estate. Scroll down yonder to see the entire post.
THIS is one of the biggest questions we get as Realtors. Many people are afraid to pull the trigger and make a move! It is a very difficult question to answer on the spot. There are so many variables, however if you are thinking about it, there is a good chance you are ready now! 

If you are not sure if this is the right time, make sure to give us a call. We can … (0 comments)

buy: Buying Pre Foreclosures - 01/13/17 07:14 AM
Pre-foreclosures are known as properties that have reached the final stages before they get repossessed or taken back by the lender or bank. The owner is still in complete control of the property or home, although the bank or lender will repossess the home if the owner doesn’t attempt to rectify the situation. Normally, if the owner makes things right with payment, the pre foreclosure will settle and things will go back to normal.
When buying real estate, there are several benefits to pre-foreclosures. Although there are several ways that you can buy a home, pre foreclosure is one of the best. … (0 comments)

buy: Single Women: Why They Do Buy Real Estate. - 02/08/16 12:06 AM
According to  research economist Jessica Lautz, “More than one-third of all home buyers buy a home for the desire to own. This has been the most cited reason consistently for the last several years, but it is even more true of single female buyers. Nearly half of single female buyers purchase a home because they have a desire to own a home. The second most cited reason for single female buyers in choosing to purchase a home is a change in family situation—13 percent of single female buyers purchase for this reason, compared to 9 percent of all buyers.
“In comparison … (0 comments)

buy: Thanksgiving is near. . . - 11/23/15 03:53 AM

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buy: On Art Deco Real Estate - 11/15/15 11:55 PM
The 1925 Paris Exhibition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs launched the Art Deco style, which echoed the Machine Age with geometric decorative elements and a vertically oriented design. This distinctly urban style was never widely used in residential buildings; it was more widespread in public and commercial buildings of the period.
Towers and other projections above the roofline enhance the vertical emphasis of this style, which was popularized by Hollywood movies of the 1930s. Flat roofs, metal window casements, and smooth stucco walls with rectangular cut-outs mark the exteriors of Art Deco homes. Facades are typically flush with zigzags and other stylized floral, … (1 comments)

buy: 5 Signs a Home is Worth Purchasing - 11/09/15 05:08 AM
The best deals on homes are often on properties that aren’t perfect, but how do you spot a home with potential?  These are the 5 factors we’ve found:
Home shoppers looking for a great deal should keep these factors in mind when they are looking for a place with potential:
Location, location, location. You can fix a home’s condition, but you can never change it’s location.. Less than 50 years old. Properties older than a half century are likely to have more fundamental problems — like aging wiring, inadequate plumbing and sagging foundations. But when examining a home take care to … (1 comments)

buy: 8 Tips to Guide Your Home Search in Northern Virginia - 11/09/15 03:19 AM
1. Get your finances in order.Review your credit report and be sure you have enough money to cover your down payment and closing costs. Then, talk to a lender and get prequalified for a mortgage. This will save you the heartache later of falling in love with a house you can’t afford.
2. Research before you look.Decide what features you most want to have in a home, what neighborhoods you prefer, and how much you’d be willing to spend each month for housing. Is walkability important to you? How about proximity to the Metro? Perhaps you want your new home to … (2 comments)

buy: Do I really need a comparative market analysis? - 10/05/15 06:51 AM
One of the greatest skills that a Realtor can bring to the table for you is a knowledge of property values across a wide range of areas.  For a seller or landlord, this means you strike the right balance between getting the most value from your home and selling or renting it in a time frame that allows you to either move or capitalize on your investment.
Simply looking at a neighbor’s property and assessing yours based on their sale is fraught with dangers.  Realtors factor in not only differences in construction, floor plans, and location, but also have their finger on … (0 comments)

buy: Dad, what do you do all day? - 10/05/15 06:39 AM
 
This is an old post first put up before 2009. I got a chuckle out of it and thought I’d share with you.
When I come home exhausted it’s tough to remember (much less explain) what the heck I did all day.
A lot of times, I answer calls.  I get calls from renters who want to rent condos and townhouses. I get calls from buyers who want to make appointments or who just have questions.  I talk to landlords who use  our property management services.
Sometimes I really don’t know the answer. But when I don’t know the answer, I don’t make it … (1 comments)

buy: 8 Tips to Guide Your Home Search - 09/28/15 06:11 AM
1. Get your finances in order.Review your credit report and be sure you have enough money to cover your down payment and closing costs. Then, talk to a lender and get prequalified for a mortgage. This will save you the heartache later of falling in love with a house you can’t afford.

2. Research before you look.Decide what features you most want to have in a home, what neighborhoods you prefer, and how much you’d be willing to spend each month for housing. Is walkability important to you? How about proximity to the Metro? Perhaps you want your new home to … (10 comments)

 
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