samson properteries realtor: Real Estate Alphabet Soup: N for Non-Contingent Contract - 10/15/21 02:38 PM

Happy Friday! As the weekend approaches, we're now officially past half way the Alphabet Soup! Today' we'll be discussing one of the contract types in real estate for today's letter, letter N.
N for Non-Contingent ContractIn the heat of the market in early 2021, the buyers are writing an offer with no financing, no appraisal, and not even hiring a home inspector to do a radon test. This is what a non-contingent contract is -- a buyer submitting an offer with no contingencies. This usually happens when the market is hot as they are competing with other buyers as well.
There are also … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Selling home-How To Maximize Your $$$ When selling your Home - 06/25/21 09:44 AM
Every Home seller across the country when selling any product has an intention to maximize the return of their investment. Real estate is the largest investment both emotionally and financially home sellers would like to maximize their bottom line.
Want to know how to maximize your bottom line in the Northern Virginia seller's market? I'm sharing two quick BUT important tips to help you maximize your profits in today's hot & very competitive market.

samson properteries realtor: 55+ Communities In the DC Metro area - 05/05/21 01:44 PM
Thinking about downsizing?
Not sure if a 55+ community is a good fit for you? Today, I'm sharing the pros and the cons of 55+ communities to help you navigate through that decision. Downsizing in space doesn't mean you're downsizing your lifestyle as there are so many opportunities with 55+ communities in the Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC region.

samson properteries realtor: 🌸Curb Appeal Why it Matters Selling home in Any Real Estate Market - 04/11/21 09:47 AM
Why curb appeal matter?Did you know that the first impression of your home is all about curb appeal? With Spring weather here, it's important to make sure your home is looking clean and well maintained. I'm sharing why curb appeal matters when selling your home in this HOT Market!.....#virginiablogger #virginiarealestate #northernvirginia #loudouncounty #FairfaxCounty #curbappeal #curbside

samson properteries realtor: November 2020-Loudoun County Housing Market Report - 12/17/20 09:32 AM
If you are house-hunting in the Northern Virginia Loudoun county you know how tight the market is. Extremely low inventory with multiple offers. 
November 2020, the real estate market reflects the HOT and TIGHT housing market in Ashburn, Aldie, Leesburg, Chantilly, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Brambleton, and other areas of Loudoun county.
We saw a drop of 52% compared to Nov 2019 in the active listings on the market.
Up by 33% of all the homes are pending on the market in Loudoun county compared to Nov. 2012.
This is the BIGGEST number we are down -50% compared to  Nov … (2 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Coming Soon Hartland Community- Ashburn Loudoun County - 12/02/20 12:41 PM
Start 2021 a home purchase in the New Construction community of Hartland in Loudoun county. Located in Ashburn Just off of Fleetwood between Evergreen Mills and Rt 50 Site plan, Sales price, and floorplans are yet to be released. All we know for how that phase 1 of the Hartland community is tentatively the second quarter of 2021. Builders that have been listed for permits by Loudoun county are NV Homes, Ryan Homes, Dan Ryan Homes, and Van Metre Homes.   Interested in learning or want to keep updated with the release of this new construction community?  Contact Ritu Desai Associate … (3 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Sellers- Attracting Buyers to Your HOME DURING COVID19 - 04/03/20 05:25 AM
In Virginia, real estate and related industries (home inspection, appraisals, termite inspections, and contractors, etc) are considered essential.  Buyers can still go house hunting with their local Realtor®. 
How to SELL your home during these chaotic times with shelter in place Pandemic?
Dress your home up: This is the time to catch up with Marie Kondo episodes to declutter. Irrespective of the market condition homes that show like a model home or a page out of home & garden magazines always attracted buyers. If you have too much stuff go out and rent a storage unit. Hire a stager to help you rearrange … (1 comments)

samson properteries realtor: January 2020- OR-Early Spring Market -Fairfax & Loudoun - 12/23/19 07:24 AM
Our current mood... 
√ Keeping up with our new year Resolution  
√ Recovering from holidays
√ Praying for lives in Australia
Our current real estate mood... 
√ Shock by 2020 January Housing market in Fairfax & Loudoun county of Northern Virginia
What's going on with the housing market in the Fairfax & Loudoun county?
Northern Virginia market has picked very early momentum on the market. Homes that were sitting with no offers in November 2019 are getting showings. Multiple offers are common on homes priced right and in an affordable price range. 
Past few years we were slow or sluggish during holidays. Right after we ring new years we … (2 comments)

samson properteries realtor: BUBBLE or UNDERVALUED Northern Virginia housing market? - 12/10/18 04:17 AM
Since the announcement of the Amazon HQ2 and major volatility in the stock market as a Northern Virginia Realtor my phone has been constantly ringing with questions and investors flocking in the area to invest before the market becomes too expensive.
Similar anxiety has been seen with my first time home buyers and buyers/sellers who were planning to buy and sell. Sellers, who plan to be on the market are questioning their decision to sell or hold off for the next few years. 
For the past decade during the holidays we have a sluggish housing market. Homes are on the market remain for … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Tight Inventory - What to do as a Home buyer? - 05/02/18 10:40 AM
Nothern Virginia (Fairfax & Loudoun) is struggling just like any other area in the country with low or tight housing inventory. Some homes don't even make it on the market and are under contract while other homes have multiple offers. 
In this stressful time, how do you buy a home? 
Well, look for a home that needs some work. I understand you don't have financial resource to update the home. If the home is in a livable condition and upgrades can be done in a year or two when you are financially capable go for it.
This ugly duckling may work out for you in … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: End Unit Sterling Town Home for Sale-Countryside 20165 - 04/13/18 08:09 AM
TURN KEY Condition! End Unit Town Home for sale in Sterling VA 20165Open House April 15th 2018 1-4 PM
Address:1 Marian Court Sterling VA 
List price: $349000Schools:
Elementary: Countryside
Middle School: River Bend
Hill School: Potomac Falls 
Countryside: $98 HOA dues includes pool, tennis courts, Catch & Release Pond, Parkway Meeting Room, Basketball/Multi-purpose Court Information, Tot/Lots, walking trails throughout the community. 

Location, Location, Location: Minutes to Reston, Herndon, Dulles,  Airport, Tyson’s corner, Major roads, Loudoun County Transit Park & Ride service, Library, Shopping, Dining, golf & other fine accessibility.
Fine upgrades & Features:
TURNKEY*This GEM has Everything you are looking For.
Updated includes Roof/Windows/Copper Pipes/HVAC/Water Heater/ ALL Baths/Flooring/Recessed lights*Gleaming Hardwood Flooring on Mainlevel*Kitchen NEW Cabinets, Appliances, Granite, Pantry Space*Large Bedrooms with … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: 2017 September-Loudoun County Lower Volume but Higher Sales Price - 10/24/17 09:19 AM
Being a Loudoun County Realtor and a resident for close to two decades I can personally vouch we are still a very young county. We will all have to go through growing pains from construction nuisances, high demand for housing, schools, roads and transportation to fast-rising home pricing.
Continuing with our struggle of low inventory in double digits (-15.87%) the volume of homes under contract suppressed last year by -6.54%. Once again focusing on the sales to list price ratio remain at the minimalistic of 0.49%. This means the home sellers in the Loudoun County area received contracts that were close to the list … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: SOLD : Relocating Home Buyer Centreville VA Sequoia Farms - 07/01/16 12:02 AM
Land plus charming home that was the perfect combination that my relocating buyers from out of state (PA) were looking for while putting their roots down in the Northern Virginia area.
Ignorant of Northern Virginia traffic they soon learned apart from charming home for their family of busy 3 kids will need a commuter friendly location while taking up a job new position in Fairfax, VA.
A perfect match was found when they previewed the home on 5533 Shipley Ct, Centreville, VA 20120 in one of my favorite neighborhood of Sequoia Farms.
List price #529500  Sold Price: $522500This home offered a good balance of : Commuter friendly location … (5 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Northern Virginia News: Home Inspector needs to be Licensed with DPOR - 05/26/16 11:51 PM
Finally, Virginia is catching up with nearby state regulations where the home inspector are required to be licensed. The bill was passed and signed by the Governor. The law will take effect on July 1, 2017, and requires Virginia home inspectors to be licensed at DPOR. Home inspector licensees will fall under the Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspector Board at DPOR.Hopefully, this will help us to weed out hiring any unprofessional home inspectors and help the qualified home inspector to raise their standard. To learn more about the bill and details click here


samson properteries realtor: Open House Sunday May 15th 1-4 PM: Chantilly/Sterling-Samson Properties - 05/14/16 11:17 PM
It's going to a Beautiful COOL day in the Northern Virginia area !!
Stop by to preview these beautiful homes between 1-4 PM today May 15th 2016
Single Family home in Fairfax County Built 2007 List price $697500
13782 Lowe St. Chantilly VA 20151
Townhome 2249 SQ. ft. Built 2000 List price $379000 (Great home for investment or 1st time home buyers)
21785 Mornington Cresent Ter. Sterling VA 20166
Call Ritu Desai Samson Properties at 703-625-4949 if you need any additional information!!

samson properteries realtor: SOLD- Single Family Home South Riding Loudoun County -Samson Properties - 04/04/16 09:33 PM
SOLD BY Ritu Desai at Samson Properties
Address: 43072 HALLMARK ST, CHANTILLY, VA 20152
MLS# LO9547666
LIST PRICE:$575000
SOLD PRICE: $535000 
Subdivision: South Riding
Elementary: Cardinal Ridge
Middle: J Michael Lunsford
High: Freedom
This beautiful single family home located on a court has everything my
Loudoun county area. The community offers many fine amenities like 4 outdoor pools, 9 tot lots throughout the community, basketball, tennis courts, volleyball court, 4 miles of scenic trails for hiking, walking, biking, and jogging, festivals and special events year around. Check out their spring event.
Apart from the fine amenities South Riding community is well conveniently located minutes from Route 50,28,Dulles shopping center, Loudoun Transit park & Ride, dining and other great conveniences.
Thinking … (4 comments)

samson properteries realtor: Last minute Showing Home Seller Caught Between the Snow Storm & Showing -What to do? - 01/23/16 10:34 PM
I was out and about showing homes on the day we were expecting #blizzard2016 in the DC Metro area. We started early in the morning so we can wrap up before 1 PM when the snow storm was going to start. 
I had scheduled all showings appointments a day before knowing many of the parents/home sellers like me, are thinking about how to keep kids entertained, groceries stocked and clean their driveway. Who in the world wants to preview the homes.. well-motivated home buyers!
We showed up at one of the house and the home seller was shocked to see the prospective buyers … (2 comments)

samson properteries realtor: How to cancel PMI From Your Home Mortgage Payment - 01/11/16 06:28 AM

Not many of us are fortunate to have a saving that will help us to put 20% down payment while purchasing a home in the area. Many of my home buyers in the Northern Virginia area have secured loans that have Mortgage Insurance Premium or PMI commonly known as. 
People ask our lenders frequently "How to get rid of PMI?"
The easiest way is to refinance if you don't have enough equity, but for those who do, here's the basic rules on it.
Cancellation based on original value:
You can ask your lender to cancel your mortgage insurance when your mortgage reaches 80% of your home's … (0 comments)

samson properteries realtor: SOLD-Single Family Home in Ashburn Village Ashburn VA 20147 - 12/03/15 10:15 PM
 SOLD BY Ritu Desai at Samson Properties
Address: 44008 PANDORA CT, ASHBURN, VA 20147
 MLS# LO8710802
SOLD PRICE: $549000 Seller Subsidy $10500
 Subdivision: Ashburn Village
Elementary Ashburn
Middle: Farmwell Station
High: Broad Run
This beautiful single family home located on a cul de sac has everything my Ashburn home buyer in Virginia desired when they were looking to buy and sell a home. 
The home offers 5 large bedrooms, 3.5 full baths and 2 oversized garage home.
The kitchen was remodelled with modern amenities of stainless steel appliances, granite counter top and main level offered beautiful gleaming hardwood flooring.
The backyard is what sold the buyers to this home. Breathtaking view plus screen in all season porch … (1 comments)

samson properteries realtor: SOLD-Cute Countryside Town home on 1 Marian Court Sterling VA 20165 - 12/03/15 09:13 PM
  SOLD BY Ritu Desai at Samson Properties
Address: 1 Marian Court Sterling VA 20165
 MLS# LO8762980   SOLD PRICE: $245000
 Subdivision: Countryside
Elementary Countryside
Middle: River Bend
High: Potomac Falls
This cute till townhome that is perfect for my home buyer in Virginia that were looking to settled in a quaint home with minimal maintenance.
The home offers 2 large bedrooms, 1 full bath and an unfinished large basement. The kitchen was remodelled with modern amenities of stainless steel appliances, granite counter top and a beautiful gleaming hardwood flooring.
The backyard is fully fenced with a patio.  
Countryside is a much sought after neighborhood that offers fine amenities … (0 comments)

Ritu Desai 703-625-4949, Northern Virginia,Washington DC & Maryland Realtor (Samson Properties)

Ritu Desai 703-625-4949

Northern Virginia,Washington DC & Maryland Realtor

Chantilly, VA

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Address: 14526 Lee Road, Suite 100, Chantilly, VA, 20151

Office: 703-378-8810

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