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2013 

If you're a homeowner struggling with making mortgage payments, you need to stay on top of what help is available to you. Don't just assume you can jump right into doing a Short Sale if and when things get worse for you.  If you don't have time to keep up with all the changes going on in the dist...
08/30/2013
I think Allen Hainge was way ahead of his time when it came to forseeing the blogging and cyber explosion in the real estate industry that took place. I picked up his book many times at the NVAR stores and scanned through it, but then I would put it back on the shelf and not buy it. But I still l...
08/29/2013
Detroit holds close to 78000 vacant and abandoned homes that depress values on surrounding homes? If the housing problem can't be solved, let's just bulldoze it under so we can't see it. I wonder what happens to the thousands of people that use to live in these blighted and abandoned homes? And, ...
08/28/2013
 If you show land, farms, and rural properties in Loudoun county, Prince William county, Frederick county VA some areas of Fairfax county, Clarke county, or Warren county, this year there is a early firearm season that starts in some or all of these counties the same time as bow season. ( Septemb...
08/27/2013
First, these are still only complaints and charges, and lender hasn't been found guilty yet.  But, why would a loan officer / lender take such a risk as asking for something so childish as a doctors note in order to approve a loan? I'm assuming these applicants would have had their loan approved ...
08/26/2013
The 16th annual Indian Festival in Northern VA is scheduled for Septembe 7, 2013. Only $5.00 admission for an event that runs from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm seems like a good deal. Food, drinks, popcorn , crafts,etc will be available to purchase.    For details, visit http://1.usa.gov/17eQI7b. Please he...
08/26/2013
 I met with an elderly couple the other day ( which will be topic of anther blog), but today when I called them to see if they had called the 3 companies I had left #s with them to call, the lady said " not yet.....".  She told me her husband who is 93 years old had been busy writing checks for d...
08/26/2013
Inventory shortage ( if there ever was any) seems to be talked about less and less as builders throughout Loudoun county VA have several new single family detached homes and townhouses under construction. I estimate over 100 townhouses are currently being built on route 690 right next to Southern...
08/25/2013
Don't overlook auctions as great source for you or your buyers to  find a great deal on homes and /or land. Also, auction is sometimes a great way to sell homes and land.  I talked with Brian Damewood the other day when I was delivering a load of furniture to their auction barn in Ashburn VA. ( M...
08/25/2013
  John Melnick II Senior Loan Officer Presidential Mortgage Phone: (703) 460-5510 Cell (703) 303-6434 Fax: (703) 277-2882 John.melnick@presidential.com                    www.melnickmortgage.com   Presidential Mortgage Update August 23rd, 2013   Mortgage News You Can Use   Presidential Mortgage ...
08/23/2013
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