va zero down: Renting in Northern Virginia is like throwing money away! - 03/22/15 03:34 AM
Does Renting Make Sense for you?
 
Today I want to talk to all the Military Veterans  who for whatever reason are renting a home.  Your VA Loan is your ticket to home ownership.
Here in Northern Virginia  where rents run about 30% higher than mortgages on the same home it has become a wise choice to buy when PCSing or living in to Northern Virginia area. Over the years many Military Veterans have purchased homes and then rented it out when they left the leave the area. Many have done very well on those rentals over the years.
If you are going to be in the area 3 years or … (1 comments)

va zero down: Goodbye Zillow I met Patty! - 11/07/14 05:24 AM
How to buy the home of your Dreams with the Help of a Buyer Agent in Northern Virginia.
Last week I met Heather and Rob at an Open House I was hosting. They explained they are living in a 1200 square foot apartment for the past seven years in the Fairfax County Virginia area. They have three children and the apartment was feeling very cramped! They loved their location and had built their lives around about a ten mile radius and were looking to stay in the same area.
As I mentioned I  met them at an Open House  in the Burke Virginia area. Heather was out  looking … (2 comments)

va zero down: Home Buying 101 when retiring from the Military - 10/04/14 11:14 AM
Planning is Key if you are thinking of retiring and you want to buy or refinance a home.
Just ask Ben Bernanake  
 Yes even the man who was the head of the Federal Reserve until recently thinks lending may have been tightened a little to much!  He recently let it slip in a speech he was doing that he himself  could not refinance his house recently due to the tight lending guidelines. 
Why you might ask?
In his case he was changing jobs and to make it even worse he became self employed. 
It does not matter that you have an awesome credit score and … (6 comments)

va zero down: Nine Tips for Relocating Buyers to Fort Belvoir, Virginia - 09/06/14 01:19 AM
 
Your orders read PCS to Fort Belvoir In Alexandria, Virginia.
You have heard it is expensive from people who you have talked wth.
Most Wonder will I find a home within my BAH allowance. 
  
The truth is it all depends on what you are hoping to find if you coming from Hawaii you will not have any price shock but if you are coming from the Carolina's  it may be another story!  No matter your rank or price point the story is the same. 
The Search......
So you have started your search on line maybe you have had an idea you will get orders so you have been … (2 comments)

va zero down: Just Reduced for Quick Sale - 5 Bedrooms in Eagles Point Woodbridge - 05/27/14 04:11 AM
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va zero down: Secrets To Maximizing Your VA Loan Benefit - 02/03/14 04:50 AM
  Here in Northern Virginia
the VA Loan Limit  is $692,500!
     Secrets To Maximizing Your VA Loan Benefit in Woodbridge, Virginia
 
 
Full disclosure I am not a Loan Officer, I am a Realtor who is passionate about helping our Veterans maximize the most important benefit they have from their military service. The VA Loan is a substantial benefit if and when the Veteran is buying any home! The misinformation out there is astounding to me and I wish I had a way to connect with our service members on broader scale. I think the VA Loan beneift must be explained to early … (1 comments)

va zero down: Real Estate Brings Me Joy! - 12/17/13 07:09 AM
  I love that moment when a person realizes that together we accompolished what they thought was impossible!
My most rewarding transactions are ones where I get to watch the joy of somoene becoming a home owner for the first time or again after thinking it would not ever happen.
The only word that comes to me is JOY!
This year I spoke to  a man by phone  who desperately wanted to move back to  Virginia but he just could not figure out how to do it. He would  come on holidays to visit family and would look at Open Houses … (0 comments)

 
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