property: 10 Tips for Successful Real Estate Property Investment - 02/24/17 06:16 AM
Just because real estate prices seem to have hit a temporary ceiling in many countries around the world, that doesn’t mean that profits from property investments are hard to come by.
Even during a real estate market slowdown, stagnation or depression profits can be made locally and overseas. This article shows you the top ten tips that real estate investors apply to their property portfolio building strategy to ensure success from their investments.
1) Research the curve – the concept of a property market cycle existing is not myth it’s a fact and is generally accepted to be based on a price-income relationship. … (6 comments)

property: The Easy Way to Sell Your Home in Kingstowne - 02/15/17 12:57 PM
It is not pleasant when you want to sell home in Kingstowne but nobody is interested in. Selling a home need not difficult. Part of selling your home is helping other prospective buyers understanding the home-sweet-home experience you had. But part of selling your home is understanding the product that you’re providing to a hungry market. Home sellers are providing a home, but they’re also selling a marketable commodity, a money-generating investment, real estate.
 
The first thing a home seller needs to do when selling is to cut off your personal attachment to the home.  Once it’s on the market, it’s no longer … (2 comments)

property: What to Know about Buying Pre Foreclosures - 02/13/17 07:17 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 … (7 comments)

property: Buying a home in Alexandria VA - 01/23/17 08:56 AM
Buying a home in Alexandria VA can be one of the best feelings in the world. Nothing beats that feeling of security and satisfaction when you open the door to a new home and are happy with your purchase of your own residence. The question is, how can you best ensure that feeling is going to happen? There are a lot of pitfalls in the real estate world and naturally you want to be able to avoid them and end up with a great home. Here are some great tips on how to streamline your home purchase and keep those little … (0 comments)

property: What Amenities Do You Really Need as a Renter? - 01/13/17 07:20 AM
Although many of the amenities offered by rental properties are not exactly necessary to live, there are some amenities which some renters would not consider renting a property without. An exercise room is one such example. While this is certainly not necessary, many renters prefer having this option. Without an onsite exercise facility, many renters would have to consider joining a gym for their exercise needs. This will likely increase the monthly expenses significantly and, depending on the location, may also make it inconvenient for the renter to visit the gym. An onsite exercise is significantly more convenient than traveling to … (3 comments)

property: 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)

property: Finding your dream home - 01/11/17 08:15 AM
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Sеttіng thе criteria
In order tо fіnd the right hоmе fоr уоu, уоu ѕhоuld knоw whаt уоu are lооkіng for. Fіrѕt, whаt dо уоu need? If уоu have … (0 comments)

property: What can I expect from my real estate agent? - 09/15/16 04:22 AM
When listing a condo in Alexandria, VA what can I expect my real estate agent to do to help me in the sale?
Your agent can help you:
Prepare the property for sale. Help you determine its fair market value. List your property to help you reach buyers quickly and competitively. Assist in price negotiations with buyers. Help complete your sales agreement and close the sale. As a buyer you can expect many of the same services, tailored to your needs finding a condo, these include:
Deciding on the benefits of renting vs. owning Preapproval for your mortgage Selecting the right location Finding and … (1 comments)

property: Facts about FHA 203k loans - 11/09/15 04:48 AM
FHA 203K Loan – Eligible PropertyTo be eligible for the FHA 203k mortgage loan, the property must be a one- to four-family dwelling that has been completed for at least one year. The number of units on the site must be acceptable according to local zoning requirements. All newly constructed units must be attached to the existing dwelling. Cooperative units are not eligible.
Homes that have been demolished, or will be razed as part of the rehabilitation work, are eligible provided some of the existing foundation system remains in place.
In addition to typical home improvement loan projects, the FHA 203-k mortgage loan … (0 comments)

property: Real Estate tips for picking the right neighborhood - 11/05/15 03:35 AM
When considering a potential new residence it’s important to think about the neighborhood and surrounding amenities that are close by. Make a list of all of the amenities or services that are nearby or close to the neighborhood and track how long it takes as well as what routes you might use to get to each. You can also check the Walk Score of a neighborhood for a short-hand look at convenience.
Next, decide what the best characteristics of the neighborhoods are and determine what you like about them. Making a list of each neighborhood you are considering can be particularly helpful … (2 comments)

property: How can a buyer determine the value of a property, during a purchase? - 09/28/15 05:25 AM
Licensed real estate agents can provide you with a competitive market analysis, this is based on:
Comparable properties in the area Adjustments for differences in size and condition of the property Differences based on location or the sale/rental date of the property While real estate prices are fluid and certainly open to negotiation there are very real trends that affect not only the housing market as a whole, but localized areas as well.  This can include everything from:
New construction Zoning changes Condemned properties Traffic pattern changes It is important to remember when assessing property that there are three factors that … (2 comments)

property: Do you need a brand new kitchen? - 09/15/15 06:39 AM
One of the biggest questions every condo buyer and home buyer has to ask is, “How much work am I willing to take on?”
Some folks want a turnkey residence. Some folks want a residence that has brand new modern appliances and cabinets. Some people want appliances and cabinets that have never been used.
Some people don’t mind an older kitchen. Some people like the feel of a kitchen that was put in long ago.
Others like an older kitchen because they like the idea of ripping out the old and putting in the new. It can be very gratify—not to mention financially rewarding—to … (6 comments)

property: Five Costly Mistakes First-Time Buyers Make - 09/15/15 06:35 AM
Buying a first home can be a daunting experience. Here are five common and costly mistakes that novice home buyers make:
1. Ignore the costs of having a low credit score. Lower-score borrowers pay thousands of dollars in increased interest rates over the life of the loan.
2. Make purchases on credit before settlement.  Lenders continue to check credit scores right up until the time of closing. Too much shopping could cause the lender to take back the loan.
3. Scrimp on an inspection. Being surprised by the need for expensive repairs can be financially devastating.
4. Buy without contingencies. Buyers should … (3 comments)

property: Americans Showing More Desire to Buy - 08/27/15 04:24 AM
The percentage of U.S. residents who say owning a home is an essential part of the American dream has hit a three-year high, reaching 79 percent, according to the CNBC-All-America Economic Survey. What’s more, the number of Americans who say it is better to own than rent grew by four points to 69 percent, according to the survey.
 
More Americans also believe owning a home is a better long-term investment than stocks.
 
“The housing numbers are all heading in the right direction,” reports Diana Olick for CNBC. “Home prices up, foreclosures down and, perhaps the most important, consumer confidence in housing is swelling.”
 
Still, … (7 comments)

property: Where is Old Town Village? - 03/24/15 12:27 AM
Old Town Village is in Old Town Alexandria VA. Old Town Village homes have colonial stylings and a convenient location near the bustling Carlyle District, the peace of Alexandria National Cemetery and the nostalgic charm of King Street shops and restaurants.
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Alexandria homes priced between $800,000 to $825,000 Alexandria homes priced between $825,000 to $850,000 Alexandria homes priced between $850,000 to $875,000 Alexandria homes priced between $875,000 to $900,000 Filed Under: Condo Communities, Maps of Real Estate For Sale, Old Town Village, Real Estate Tagged With: 22314, map, Old Town Village … (4 comments)

property: Where is Waterford House in Crystal City? - 03/23/15 04:03 AM
Waterford House is a high-rise condominium community in Arlington VA. Waterford House is known for spacious living areas and broad long balconies with views to the Capitol, Potomac and National Airport. Waterford House is located at the northern end of Crystal City closest to the Pentagon and Washington DC.
 
The building address is 1200 Crystal Dr. which puts it between 200 12 St South and Crystal Gateway Condominiums. Across the street from Waterford House is Crystal Park North.
See all Waterford House.
Compare to Arlington Homes Priced between $700,000 to $725,000 Arlington Homes Priced between $725,000 to $750,000 Arlington Homes … (6 comments)

property: Why do residents love the Grove at Arlington Ridge? - 02/11/15 05:00 AM
The Grove at Arlington Ridge is a condo community located just of I-395 well inside the Capital Beltway. The location provides residents easy access to Pentagon City, Shirlington Village and downtown DC. This community has 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom condos that feature:
Hardwood floors in living and dining rooms Deluxe kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, maple cabinetry and stainless steel undermount sinks with designer faucets Ceramic tile in kitchens and baths Maple vanities In-unit washers/dryers Designer lighting Private balconies Nine-foot ceilings Plush carpeting in bedrooms Crown molding in living rooms  
Many condominums at the Grove … (3 comments)

property: Old Town Gallery - 02/03/15 05:31 AM
Old Town is home to restaurants, nightlife, jobs, entertainment, arts and crafts, etc. Even on a winter day in the end of January it can be pleasant to people watch and see what is going on during an afternoon lunch break. Historically, Old Town is a diverse and unique city that is close to Del Ray, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Arlington. Old Town has a waterfront that is the Potomac River.

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property: What’s the closest Metro Station to Cameron Station? - 01/05/15 03:13 AM
Van Dorn Metro is not far from Cameron Station.  The community provides a free shuttle to Metro. Cameron Station has a great inside the Beltway location close to both I-395 and I-495.
See all Cameron Station.
Filed Under: Cameron Station Tagged With: 22304 Looking for property near Van Dorn Metro?  
Condos at Exchange at Van Dorn in Alexandria VA are at walking distance to Van Dorn Metro. Additionally, the condo offers a wide variety of amenities, such as garage spaces, pool and fitness center.
See all Real estate in Exchange At Van Dorn tract.
Filed Under: affordable homes for sale, … (10 comments)

property: On Tenant Duties and Landlord Remedies - 01/01/15 11:39 PM
If you are considering renting an apartment from a landlord or condominium owner or if you are thinking about leasing your property for rent, it is important that you know both the law and the legal instruments that govern landlord tenant relationships in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Leases: First, consider the lease. A lease is the contract that governs a landlord-tenant relationship. In contrast, covenants within a lease are generally independent of the lease itself, where if one party breaches a covenant, the other party may still recover dam¬ages but cannot terminate the landlord-tenant relationship in its entirety. Although not covered … (11 comments)

 
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