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2013 

"The Korean War ended on this day in 1953. Thank You to all our Korean War Veterans who answered the call to protect our country. While the war is still referred to as The Forgotten War, we will never forget your sacrifices. Thank you to all who have served and continue to serve." The link below ...
07/28/2013
July and August are popular months for Fairs around here. Coming up soon is the Loudoun County Fair held July 29 through August 3rd. The fairgrounds are located at 17558 Dry Mill Rd Leesburg VA 20175. Just a short drive from downtown Leesburg. A huge variety of activities will be available for ki...
07/27/2013
Thanks to Monarch Title, Inc for sharing this information. These are topics I see mentioned frequently on Active Rain. I think it's common knowledge that there are several unethical agents in this business, and it's understandable why the general public has a negative opinion of real estate agent...
07/26/2013
  Use the Foreclosure Market to YOUR Advantage! There are a lot of foreclosure homes, in good established neighborhoods, at way below market value. This is the time to take advantage of the foreclosure deals that are out there. Find a house on a lot that you like, even if it has a run down ranch ...
07/26/2013
The greed was so far out of hand in 2005 nothing should surprise us, but how can someone purchase 36 properties in Ashburn VA in a 2 year period without someone wondering what was going on? Did he use 36 different buyer agents? 36 different title companies? 36 different appraisers? etc.  Prosecut...
07/26/2013
Whether you're interested swimming, tennis, bird watching, history, dining, photography, civil war,  bicycling, antiquing, arts and crafts, etc, Leesburg VA offers a huge variety of activities for both tourists and residents. Even former Redskin Chris Cooley has a pottery shop in downtown Leesbur...
07/24/2013
I've had a buyer that was interested in buying a home on  7 acres in Purcellville. I met them there 2-3 months ago because they called  me and said they see it advertised on Trulia. ( We recognized the mailbox from the picture on Trulia so we knew the address). Well, the house is vacant, abandone...
07/20/2013
and all around- and it's comps illusions I recall, Some listing agents really don't know comps.... at all! I've been showing properties from Culpeper to Purcellville VA trying to identify at least 2 for a 1031 exchange. We're running low on time as the 45 day deadline approaches. We had offer on ...
07/17/2013
With accidents, injuries, and deaths increasing as a result of distracted drivers texting and driving while in many cases going 55+ MPH, several Police depts are using unmarked SUV's to drive in traffic to catch texting drivers. Fines and penalties were increased as well. So if you see an unmarke...
07/16/2013
I've been showing properties in Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier the last few weeks trying to identify properties for a 1031 exchange. When you show a lot of houses, it jsut makes it much easier to spot overpriced houses, and there are lots of them on the market. I have no clue how some of t...
07/09/2013
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