woodlea manor: Woodlea Manor: Sell Higher. Negotiate Smarter - 02/13/16 11:20 PM
Negotiating a contract price based on what you “need”, or a value based on the cost of what you have put into the property, will never be a successful strategy. The bottom line is that your Woodlea Manor house will sell for what someone is willing to pay for it. But what if you could persuade a buyer to be willing to pay a price that is very close to your list price? What if you could show that buyer exactly how you determined your price as well as the underlying support for that valuation? Your chances of negotiating a favorable contract … (1 comments)

woodlea manor: MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR WOODLEA MANOR HOME - 01/11/16 11:25 AM
“Should I update my kitchen and bathrooms before I put my home on the market?” 
 
When it comes to major renovations such as kitchens, bathrooms, hardwood floors and basements, my best advice is to update your home if it will make you happy and it will contribute to the quality of your life, not as a selling strategy to net more in a sale. 
Unless you are doing the work yourself, the chances of recouping the cost of most home renovations is slim.
 
I’ve appraised thousands of properties in the past 15 years. Each appraisal has five or six comparable properties and for each … (0 comments)

woodlea manor: The Fed Rate Hike. How Will That Affect You in Woodlea Manor? - 12/16/15 10:58 PM
The most anticipated meeting of the Fed in almost a decade takes place today and tomorrow. It is widely anticipated that the Fed will move to raise rates 25 basis points, or a quarter of a percent.
For the past seven years, the Fed has moved short term interest rates to close to zero. It has been almost nine years since the Fed has actually raised short term rates. A new era is expected to commence tomorrow with the gradual increase of rates and a tightening of monetary policy.
It is important to keep in mind that the Fed is only … (0 comments)

woodlea manor: Woodlea Manor: It's not always a great time to sell! - 09/09/15 12:11 PM
“It’s a great time to buy or sell in Woodlea Manor.” I saw this quote by a local Realtor and wondered how it could be “great” for both buyers and sellers at the same time. Supply and demand dictates market conditions. At times these market forces are in balance but they will never favor both sides of a transaction simultaneously.
Instead of being a cheerleader for the neighborhood, I prefer to present an honest assessment of how I view the Woodlea market. I’ll be the first to admit there are times when it just isn’t advantageous to be a seller.
We have just … (0 comments)

woodlea manor: Woodlea Manor First Quarter Data 2014 - 05/11/14 10:14 PM
Woodlea Manor First Quarter Data 2014
 
There have been 4 single family homes that have settled in the first 3 months of the year, which is stable from last year.   The average sales price is $587,400.  This is down  4% from the same time last year.   The average "days on market" in Woodlea is 138 days with a list to sales price ratio of 92% (Homes are selling for 92% of the list price)  These are NOT good numbers for Woodlea Manor!
 
Another statistic that I use to evaluate a neighborhood is liquidity and the liquidity in Woodlea paints … (0 comments)

woodlea manor: An Owners Perspective of Woodlea Manor, Leesburg VA - 04/22/14 12:59 PM
 

 
 
 
Homes in Woodlea Manor in Leesburg, Virginia
Find similar homes in Woodlea Manor in Leesburg,Virginia. If you are thinking of selling your home in Woodlea Manor in Leesburg, Virginia, visit my website to receive a free home valuation estimate.
Woodlea Manor is a charming neighborhood with 467 single family homes located off Rt 15 in southwest Leesburg, Virginia. Family friendly and close to the Leesburg Animal Park and downtown Leesburg, the neighborhood is located within the town limits of Leesburg which provide public water and sewer. The wide streets with sidewalks on either side combined with mature … (0 comments)

 
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