purchase: What It’s Like to Live in a Frank Lloyd Wright House - 06/06/17 01:16 PM
As a seller, your real estate agent can
Help you in analyzing its fair market value Help prepare the condo for selling quality List your condo to get it out in the market efficiently Negotiate in pricing with potential buyers Complete your sales agreement and finally close the sale smoothly
Houzz at a GlanceWho lived here: Sherman and Elizabeth Booth were the original owners. Sonia and Ted Bloch restored and maintained the house from 1967 until recently. Ted passed away, and the house is on the market for $1.7 million.Location: Glencoe, IllinoisArchitect: Frank Lloyd WrightYear completed: Stable and caretakers cottage, 1912; house as it stands … (1 comments)

purchase: Coinciding Settlements Clauses – Funding Issues - 03/10/17 07:52 AM
People who are selling their home in order to buy another frequently put a “coinciding settlements” clause into their contract offer on the new home. The purpose of this is usually twofold. In this article, we discuss the first purpose which is to use funds from the old home to pay for the new one.
How Coinciding Settlements Work
A coinciding settlement clause usually says something along the lines of “settlement under this contract is contingent upon the settlement of the contract for the sale of the Purchaser’s property located at 1234 Spring Valley Drive…” It typically goes on to state the maximum … (0 comments)

purchase: Know Your Budget When Buying a Home - 03/03/17 07:21 AM
Know your budget when buying a home is a pertinent Active Rain published post that is relevant to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down to see the entire blog.
I just read a great little blog posting by @CoreyMartin and got to reflecting on his first point.  http://activerain.com/blogsview/5016720/6-things-to-look-for-when-buying-a-home
He wrote:  1- Know your budget. It is important that you buy a home at a price that you’re comfortable with.

I can't tell you how many times I've had that discussion with my buyer clients.  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE know what payment you will be comfortable with...not how much the lender says … (2 comments)

purchase: 10 Ways to Buy a Home With Little or No Money Down in Alexandria - 03/01/17 12:58 PM
There are many ways to buy a home in Alexandria, even if you have little or no money to put down. Here are a few of the basics:
1. Sweat Equity
Sweat Equity is a way to get a home by trading work for equity in the house. This could be used for a down payment or for purchase later. This is a great technique if you are handy with tools, yard-work, and paint.
Look for fixer-uppers in neighborhoods you are interested in. Many times these homes will have a hard time selling and the owner is ready for just about any offer. You … (1 comments)

purchase: Buying Your First Home and Tax Time - 02/28/17 12:53 PM
Buying your first home and tax time is a pertinent Active Rain published blog that is relevant to Real Estate. To see the entire blog post, scroll down.
Buying Your First Home and Tax Time in Charlotte
If you’re a first time home buyer, your new house for sale in Ardrey will likely work in your favor come tax day. The key is to educate yourself about the regulations and benefits associated with buying a home and prepare accordingly. Read on for details about buying your first home and tax time to take advantage of all the breaks available to you!
Mortgage Interest … (1 comments)

purchase: 7 Shortcuts to Internet Home Buying in Northern Virginia - 02/24/17 06:13 AM
Searching for a home is becoming easier every day with more access to web sites across the country Realtor.com is the king of real estate listings. There are real estate company sites such as nesbittrealty.com where you can access the local affiliates and all their listings in Northern Virginia. Or a little back door play is to go to the state board of realtors where they list all the local realtor boards and the local MLS sites.
1.nesbittrealty.com – The number 1 real estate web site. Has easy access to its real estate listings around the world. The “maps”  “coverage areas” “find your perfect home” … (2 comments)

purchase: Climbing The Equity Ladder in Alexandria Virginia - 02/17/17 06:33 AM
If you currently find yourself in the enviable position of looking to buy a second property in Alexandria, Virginia, then congratulations. The equity that you stand to gain from this purchase can be considerable, just remember to plan properly, to maximize your gain. The first step in this process is to decide what the second home will be utilized for. Is it a vacation home? Perhaps a long or short-term rental? Either way, the more detailed about your forward planning you are, the smoother the process will be.
If you are looking at this purchase as a source of revenue then there … (1 comments)

purchase: 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)

purchase: Things To Know Before Buying A Home in Kingstowne - 02/08/17 08:38 AM
If you are taking the next step in life and purchasing a home in Kingstowne, chances are that you are feeling the pressure and the anxiety that goes along with this difficult decision.  Those who buy homes are very anxious, eager to get any information they can about real estate in Kingstowne.  Of course, before you buy a home, it always helps to learn all that you can.
The first thing you’ll need to know is  just how much you can qualify for or afford to borrow.  There’s no point in looking at single-family homes in Kingstowne, when you can only afford a … (0 comments)

purchase: Home Loans - 02/06/17 10:11 AM
Home loans make the process of buying a new home more affordable than ever. As you may already know, these types of loans give you many opportunities that wouldn’t be possible without them. When you buy a home, you should understand as much as you can about the process, as well as the questions you will be answering. This way, you’ll be familiar with how things work and you’ll find the entire process to go much smoother.
When you look towards a home purchase loan, you’ll need to fully understand the interest rates. They are never the same and will vary among … (1 comments)

purchase: Options for Home Sellers in Del Ray - 02/03/17 08:00 AM
No matter how much you look forward to moving to a new home, relocating is chore, and selling your current home in Del Ray will only add to the stress of the move. The goal is to quickly a buyer because an unoccupied home is not only a worry, but a financial burden, especially if the selling process drags on for a long period of time. Selling your home in Del Ray before you begin paying for another somewhere else is the best alternative for your bank account.
There are many tips that experts offer to increase your chances of unloading your home quickly. … (2 comments)

purchase: What To Do In a Low or No Inventory Market - 01/30/17 11:10 AM
What to do in a low or no inventory market, is a pertinent Active Rain entry that is published and pertinent to Real Estate. Scroll down to see the reblogged content.

What To Do In a Low or No Inventory Market
Throughout the Puget Sound and other markets in the US are currently suffering from record low inventory with no signs of relief in sight. If this sounds like a challenge in your market, you might have to change your business strategy.
Many real estate agents from across the country are expressing great frustration over the low inventory numbers … (1 comments)

purchase: Basics Of Home Buying in Arlington VA - 01/26/17 07:01 AM
The most important investment you will ever make is probably the purchase of a home. Finding the right home in Arlington can be challenging but that’s why Nesbitt Realty is here.
Know Your PrioritiesOne of our jobs as agents it to help the client organize their thoughts.  We like our clients to actually sit down with pen and paper and work through what features are most important.
Location — Do you want to be a near Metro like Ballston or Court House? Do you want a particular school in Arlington County? Maybe you like a particular neighborhood like Shirlington or Aurora Heights? Size — Will a studio condo in Clarendon do?  … (4 comments)

purchase: Tips For Buying Your First Home - 01/26/17 06:58 AM
For a first time home buyer, the process can get quite overwhelming, giving you the feeling that the financial decisions are rapidly spinning out of control. When it comes to real estate, most people don’t have a lot of experience or know a lot about it. In all actuality, buying a home is actually a simple process. All you need to do is understand the basics, which will go a long way in helping you buy your very first home.
The first thing you should know is to avoid pre payment penalties at all costs. What this means, is that if you … (0 comments)

purchase: 4 Questions to Determine if You’re Ready to Buy a Home in SWFL - 01/26/17 06:53 AM
Four questions to determine if you are ready to buy a home in SWFL is a published post via Active Rain, relevant to Real Estate. Scroll down to see the reblog.

 
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you probably have plenty on your mind (and I’m happy to help answer all your questions.) And when you’re considering buying real estate in Southwest Florida, especially if you’re from out of state, you want to make sure you’re making the right decision for you and your family. After all, purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions of your lifetime. … (1 comments)

purchase: Condos – The Way Of The Future - 01/24/17 07:04 AM
The prices of condos are going up in some parts of Northern Virginia and down in other areas, but one thing is for sure, condos are here to stay! Condo living looks like being the way of the future and there are several quite diversified reasons for their popularity.
One is obviously a reflection on our society – many of us just feel safer living in a close community that offers protection of some sort. Many condos have a secured entrance. There is also the fact that most condo owners live up higher than ground level and it is known that more … (1 comments)

purchase: Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step - 01/19/17 07:46 AM
This published Active Rain post, why pre-approval should be your first step is a pertinent Real Estate blog. Scroll down to see entire blog.

Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are in a market … (0 comments)

purchase: Why A Seller Should Always Consider A VA Offer - 01/17/17 07:39 AM
Why a Seller should always consider a VA offer is a Active Rain published Real Estate blog. To see the full length content, scroll down.
 
There's many myths about VA Mortgages and Veteran buyers that we need to dispell out there. Veteran home buyers are some the best borrowers out there and historically VA Mortgages perform better than just about any other home loan out there. I hear to often that a VA buyer's offer is being rejected due to unsubstantiated fears regarding VA appraisals, and other factors, sadly most of these fears are born in myth from years ago … (1 comments)

purchase: Top 3 Things Second-Wave Baby Boomers Look for in a Home - 01/11/17 08:08 AM
Top three things second-wave baby boomers look for in a home, is a pertinent Active Rain published blog relevant to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down to view the full length content.
According to data from the U.S Census bureau, there are approximately 76.4 million baby boomers living in the United States today. Contrary to what many think, there are very different segments within this generation, and one piece that sets them apart are their housing needs. John McManus, editorial director of Hanley Wood’s Residential Group says his company “is focusing on the preferences of the younger half, or second-wave baby boomers, as they exhibit different needs than … (0 comments)

purchase: Homes for sale near Inova Alexandria Hospital - 02/29/16 01:09 AM
Inova Alexandria Hospital, formerly known as Alexandria Hospital, was established in 1872 by Julia Johns and other community citizens. This hospital was the first full-service hospital in Northern Virginia. Located at 4320 Seminary Road in Alexandria, VA. this 318 bed facility offers a Women’s Center, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Services, Cancer Care, and Stroke Care.
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