homes for sale in reston: Sold in Reston. Contract: 20 Days. Jan & Steve Bachman Listing Agents - 11/18/12 10:53 PM
 


This beautiful townhouse went under contract in 20 days. Jan and Steve Bachman listing agents.
The transaction was successfully completed last Thursday morning.
The sellers then went to settlement on an outstanding home in Alexandria later that same afternoon, with Jan and Steve representing their interests on the buyer's side.
Below is an example of an online ad for the seller's Reston property, that helped bring showings from 20 real estate agents and 12 prospective buyer groups to the open house.


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homes for sale in reston: Photographs: Reston Town Center.... Night and Day. - 01/06/12 09:41 AM
 
One of the gems of Northern Virginia is Reston Town Center. Just a few miles from Dulles Airport, it is the heart of America's first planned community.
Built from scratch like Reston itself, Town Center has incorporated shopping, restaurants, entertainment, major international employers and condo and town house living in a three block area about as aesthetically as it could have been done.
The musical slide show below just scratches the surface. There's much more to see......
 

 
 
 
 
 
If you are relocating to the  Reston area and need real estate assistance, drop us … (8 comments)

homes for sale in reston: 54 Second Photo Tour of Reston Town Center Night and Day. Decorated for Christmas - 12/19/11 10:32 AM
  One of the gems of Northern Virginia is Reston Town Center. Just a few miles from Dulles Airport, it is the heart of America's first planned community.
Built from scratch like Reston itself, Town Center has incorporated shopping, restaurants, entertainment, major international employers and condo and town house living in a three block area about as aesthetically as it could have been done.


The musical slide show below just scratches the surface. There's much more to see...... Let's go Out to Eat at Reston Town Center Video
 
The Uniqueness of Reston and the Man Responsible Video
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homes for sale in reston: Reston Virginia: A National Planning Landmark Plus Video of Lake Anne Village Center - 05/04/11 01:09 AM
 
How Reston got its name
 

Melody: How did Reston get its name…from being a restful place to live? How come its design is so unusual?
Steve: No Melody, Reston is a peaceful place to live…but the name Reston was derived from the initials of Robert E. Simon, the man behind the outstanding design, vision, and creation of Reston.
That is a sculpture of him above sitting on a bench a Lake Anne Center.
 
 
 
 
 
I will write about the history of Reston from time to time, since it is an intriguing topic for anyone … (4 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Video: Want to Live in a Park? Move-in Ready 2 bedroom Condo in Reston 20194 - 04/22/11 12:47 AM

 
Two reasons to buy an apartment style condo are afford-ability and convenience.
This 2 bedroom beauty has that PLUS it is located within one of the most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods on Reston's north side...Baldwin Grove.
 
 

 
 
 
Living here is like living in a park. The street...Garden Wall Circle...is aptly named. Let's go visit # 1320....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are more photos of the Baldwin Grove neighborhood:

If you are relocating to Reston VA and are not familiar with the area, we have tried to build an inventory … (7 comments)

homes for sale in reston: 54 Second Photo Tour of Reston Town Center. Night and Day...Come Visit! - 12/29/10 06:20 AM
One of the gems of Northern Virginia is Reston Town Center. Just a few miles from Dulles Airport, it is the heart of America's first planned community.
Built from scratch like Reston itself, Town Center has incorporated shopping, restaurants, entertainment, major international employers and condo and town house living in a three block area about as aesthetically as it could have been done.
The musical slide show below just scratches the surface. There's much more to see......
 

 
 



If you are relocating to the  Reston area and need real estate assistance, drop us a … (5 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Town Houses for Sale in Reston. Should I Buy or Rent? - 06/22/10 08:24 AM

Town houses for Sale in Reston. Should I Buy or Rent?  
 
Sue: My family is planning a move to the Reston area from Chicago in August so that my husband can take a position at a firm off Route 28 near Dulles. Can you lay out our housing  options for purchasing in the $350k and $400k range? Town houses with at least 3+ beds, 2+ baths?
We may not be there long, so we are thinking about getting a less expensive place if he may be transferred again quickly. If we can be there a number of years … (0 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Reston Virginia. What's in a name? First planned community in the US - 04/21/10 03:11 AM
 
How did Reston get its name? How did it come to exist?
 
Sally: Do you know how Reston got its name? Was it because it is a  REStful place to live?

 
 
 
 

 
 
Steve: No Sally, Reston is a peaceful place to live…but the name Reston was derived from the initials of Robert E. Simon, ( R.E.S.) the man behind the outstanding design, vision, and creation of Reston.
 
 
 
 
 
 
That is a sculpture of him to the right sitting on a bench at Lake Anne Center. I … (2 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Reston VA: Eat, play, live with imagination, & cheat death in a 5 block radius - 04/17/10 12:47 AM
Susan: You have written before that Reston Virginia is not only pleasing to my sensibilities, but that I can live with imagination and die peacefully within a five block radius if I move to Reston….
Steve: Yes
Susan: I live in Philadelphia and just can’t capture the idea you are trying to get across…you got pictures?
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Steve: Yup…. If I can get them uploaded….(if not imagine a lovely well planned urban center amidst what was once considered the souless ‘burbs near Dulles Airport)…
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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homes for sale in reston: Reston town house for sale:Near Reston Town Center $350k and ready to rock - 04/06/10 08:44 AM
Sue: I want a 3 level, 3 bedroom, 2+ bath townhouse in Reston between $325k and $375k..there are hundreds out there...how many for sale right now?
Steve: Well Sue as of today there are only 6 that are not short sales.
Sue: Is the one below the best one out there?
Steve: There are a couple higher priced contemporaries out there I like, but if you want an all brick traditional home this is the best combination of location, price and condition, this is it. We are happy to send you the listings on the others and take you to see … (2 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Video:Home Buyer Tax Credit plus Access a Great Homes for Sale Search site - 02/09/10 04:05 AM
 
Just a quick update for those of you who might be considering a Reston or Herndon home purchase over the next several months.   The IRS is providing a tax credit to first-time home buyers and also to those buyers who have owned and lived in their home for 5 of the past 8 years. If you or friends and family have questions about the tax credits available to home buyers, here is a  very informative site appropriately named homebuyertaxcredit.com .   In addition to the very helpful eligibilty quiz, there are many videos and other resource materials to help you … (0 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Will interest rates rise? What will the Fed, Fannie and Freddie do in 2010? - 01/01/10 01:12 AM
Tom: What do you think will happen to mortgage interest rates in 2010? Will the Fed actually stop buying mortgage backed securities? Do you think that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are toast? How will it affect my decision to buy a home in Reston?
Steve: Well Tom, only God know the future, but the common wisdom is that rates will rise a point to a point and a half by April if the Fed stops helping prop up the supply of mortgage money.
 
But here's a thought for you, if you need and want to buy a house … (3 comments)

homes for sale in reston: What is the most important virtue a home buyer should possess? - 12/29/09 06:37 AM
What is the most important virtue a home buyer should possess?
Reston homes for sale, homes for sale in Reston, Reston realtor
 
Kelly: You have written other  blog posts with  titles like "The 5 most important things that Reston Home Buyers Should Think about" etc......but what do you think the MOST IMPORTANT thing is? Steve: Kelly, when starting on the home buying journey in the Reston real estate market (actually, anywhere in Northern Virginia), the most important thing a buyer must possess is patience. Because the current market in our area has  low prices, ( relative to 2005...the peak) competitive interest rates(4.75% … (5 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Should I buy a home in Reston or Rent? - 12/15/09 09:50 AM
 
Should I buy a home in Reston or Rent? 
 
Reston homes for Sale, Homes for sale in Reston, Homes for Sale in  North Point Reston
Active Homes for Sale in Zip code 20194: Click North Point

Tom: I want to buy a home in Reston's North Point section but I'm pretty cautious about the whole thing. Is real estate still a good investment? Is renting a better idea?
Steve Bachman: If you want to buy a Reston home and try to sell it in 3 years and expect to make bunches of money after your sales expenses….then … (2 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Buying a home in North Point Reston: Things to think about Video #2 - 12/15/09 09:08 AM
 
 
Buying a home in North Point Reston: Things to think about Video #2
Reston homes for Sale, Homes for sale in Reston, Homes for Sale in  North Point Reston
 
 
Active Homes for Sale in Zip code 20194: Click North Point
 
Charlie: What things should I think about when buying a home in the North Point area of Reston? My 2 best friends live there and they say that it is close to everything I would want. I am planning on moving from Texas and taking a job near Dulles Airport along the tech corridor of 28 … (0 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Reston VA Living: Get Mulch, Eat, Work, Read, Stop by the Church, then Check in at Reston Hospital - 12/15/09 08:18 AM
 
Reston VA Living: Get Mulch, Eat, Work, Read, Stop by the Church, then Check in at Reston Hospital Reston homes for Sale, Homes for sale in Reston, Homes for Sale in  North Point Reston Active Homes for Sale in Zip code 20194: Click North Point
Carlene: You have written before that Reston is not only pleasing to my sensibilities, but that I can live with imagination and die peacefully within a five block radius if I move to Reston Town Cente.
Steve Bachman: Yes Carlene and if I remember a previous email, you said your friend Sue lived in … (0 comments)

homes for sale in reston: How Did Reston Get Its Name? - 12/15/09 08:02 AM
How Did Reston Get  Its Name?
Reston homes for Sale, Homes for sale in Reston, Homes for Sale in  North Point Reston
 
 
Active Homes for Sale in Zip code 20194: Click North Point
 

Marnie: I live in the North Point area of Reston, but I never did look up how Reston got its name. Do you know? Was it from being a restful place to live?
Steve: No Marnie, Reston is a peaceful place to live…but the name Reston was derived from the initials of Robert E. Simon, the man behind the outstanding design, vision, and creation … (2 comments)

homes for sale in reston: Reston Homes for Sale: Finding them online, need it be so Painful? - 12/15/09 07:47 AM
 
Reston Homes for Sale: Finding them online, need it be so Painful?
Reston homes for Sale, Homes for sale in Reston, Homes for Sale in  North Point Reston
 
Active Homes for Sale in Zip code 20194: Click North Point
Cara: I have started looking online for homes for sale in the North Point area of  Reston. I must say that I am sorely disappointed with the old data I have come across on the main public home search programs... 4 of the 5 homes that I wanted more info. on turned out to have been sold or put under … (0 comments)

 
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