manassas: 5 Reasons Why Fall Is a Good Time to Sell Your Home - 10/26/14 10:15 PM
Every  Season Has It’s Advantage!

While summer can be the hot season for selling a home, fall can be just as good.  Here are 5 reasons why fall is a good time to sell your home.
1- Less Competition
Fall is the second busiest season in real estate.  It can be somewhat slower than summer since there are fewer homes listed for sale. This can be a huge advantage for sellers who want to sell. Fewer homes equal less competition. If buyers have fewer homes to look at, your home will stand out more.
2- Serious Buyers
Buyers looking for a home in … (1 comments)

manassas: 9508 McKinley Ave Manassas VA 20110 - 05/22/14 06:20 AM
 
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manassas: 9311 Jan St Manassas, VA 20111 - 03/20/14 10:50 PM
 
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manassas: 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home - 07/15/13 06:34 AM
5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home

    1-Do I Know How to Budget My Money?
Creating and sticking to a budget is showing financial responsibility.  Know what your limit of spending is and stick to it. With a budget you know where your money is going every month.

    2-How Much Down Payment and Closing Cost Money Do I Need?
The more money you have for a down payment the more equity you will have in the home.  Not every loan program requires you to put money down but you need to at least have money for closing cost expense.  … (1 comments)

manassas: 5 Ways to Position Yourself As The Expert While Being Social - 05/10/13 02:44 AM
5 Ways to Position Yourself As The Expert While Being Social   The goal of social media is to position yourself as a expert in that field. For me it's Real Estate.  To achieve that goal your need to do or not do the following.
1- Leave the sales pitch for another time.          Example: if all you post consist of "Buy this one it's the best" you will soon find people are un-friending or deleting you. 2- Post relative and positive information.         Example: for me its anything to do with real estate, mortgages, community, … (2 comments)

manassas: Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes in the Midst Of a Divorce - 03/25/13 11:49 PM
Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes in the Midst Of a Divorce
Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes in the Midst Of a Divorce
Divorce is a tough situation which opens up many emotional and financial issues to be solved. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house. In the midst of the heavy emotional and financial turmoil, what you need most is some non-emotional, straightforward, specific answers. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier.
You have 4 basic options when in the midst of a divorce. It’s important  to … (3 comments)

manassas: Feb 2013 Real Estate Update Prince William County, Manassas, Manassas Park - 03/16/13 05:31 AM
Feb 2013 Real Estate Update For Prince William County, Manassas, Manassas Park
February was a very active month for real estate listings and sale. The is first in six plus months that we seen an increase in the number of homes for sale. It has also been another month of increased sales and sold prices. This is all great news for sellers as more and more are able to come out from under water. 
Currently 917 homes are actively for sale in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park. Prices range from $100,000 to $5,400,000. Of the 917 homes for sale … (0 comments)

manassas: PW Chamber MB3 New Member Showcase - 03/02/13 04:34 AM
PW Chamber MB3 New Member Showcase held March 1, 2013 at the Park West Lions Club in Manassas. It was mix of new as well as veteran members. This is a free event that is held quarterly to welcome members who have joined in the last quarter.
Some of our newer members who exhibited at the New Member Showcase included Price Modern, tammie Gates, Commenwealth massage, Jodi Scholes, Frank Milihram, The GroundsGuy, Edward Jones Deborah Trnks, SLABLE, Karl Stallknecht, Sona Bank, Lori Sprouse, Burke & Herbert Bank, Sharondi Foster, Mary kay, Linda Jackson, Dept for the Blind and Vision Impaired, Merrill … (0 comments)

manassas: November 2012 Real Estate Market Update for Bristow VA 20136 - 12/18/12 03:24 AM
November 2012 Real Estate Market Update for Bristow VA 20136
The Bristow real estate market has been holding strong for sellers. There was a 13.16% increase in the average sold price of single family homes year over year. Inventory dipped slightly lower again this month with a total of 55 homes for sale. Of the 55 homes 33 are re-sale and 22 are new construction priced from $250,000 to $599,900.
Of the 33 re-sale homes on the market for sale, 23 are single family homes and 10 townhouses / condo's. The inventory for short sales and foreclosures / Bank owned properties … (0 comments)

manassas: Homes For Sale in Hunters Ridge Subdivision in Manassas VA - 12/17/12 12:28 AM
Homes For Sale in Hunters Ridge Subdivision in Manassas VA
The Hunters Ridge Subdivision is a neighborhood of 83 custom built single family homes. These homes are located on a 1-2.38 acre lot. Lots vary from very wooded to partial wooded. Built in the mid 90's by home builders such as G & H Homes and Kettler Forlines. The gross living area varies from 2,240 square feet to as large as 4,951 square feet on the first two levels. All the homes have at least a two car garage with a few having three car garage space.
Hunters Ridge is located … (0 comments)

manassas: Commercial Office Space In Ambassador Square - 10/12/12 06:34 AM
Commercial Office Space In Ambassador Square
7515 Presidential Lane Manassas VA is a ground level end unit in the Ambassador Square office park. This commercial office space is available for immediate occupancy. The Presidential Lane property faces Sudley Rd and is only a few stop lights off route 66 at the corner of Coverstone Dr and Sudley Rd. The property has had recent paint and pergo flooring installed. There is one large open room, a smaller room & a bathroom. The $950 rent includes water, sewer, trash, common grounds maintenance, snow removal and condo fee. There is plenty of parking with … (1 comments)

manassas: Roseberry Neighborhood in Manassas VA - 10/11/12 05:16 AM
Roseberry Neighborhood in Manassas VA
The Roseberry neighborhood in Manassas VA is located just off Signal View Dr. at the intersection with Manassas Dr. There are approximately 300 single family homes built in the late '90 by Birchwood who also built the Point of Woods neighborhood. The homes in Roseberry range in size from 1,600 square feet on .09 acre lot  to 3,700 square feet on a 1.7 acre lot. There are currently 3 homes under contract and one home for sale in the Roseberry neighborhood. The average price for homes in Rosebery range from low to mid $400,000. The average … (0 comments)

manassas: Real Estate Market Update August 2012 for Prince William County - 09/17/12 05:22 AM
Real Estate Market Update August 2012 for Prince William County, Manassas City & Manassas Park
As of September 17, 2012 there are 1,050 homes for sale in Prince William County, 83 homes for sale in Manassas City and 25 in Manassas Park for a total of 1,158 homes for sale. This is down from the 1,214 homes for sale last month.
Of the 1,158 homes for sale 123 are marked as potential short sale and 53 are bank owned or foreclosures. Both short sale and foreclosure are down again this month. This is great news for traditional sellers who are no … (0 comments)

manassas: 5 Home Selling Tips - 07/06/12 11:10 PM
Selling your home can be a stressful event if you are not prepared. These 5 Home Selling Tips will help to eliminate some of that stress.

1-    Get Paperwork Organized – Gather all those warranties and contracts you have on items like home warranties, pest control company, security alarms, lawn maintenance, pool maintenance, contractors you use. This is information that prospective buyers will want to have.
2-    Have a Home Inspection –  Its always a good idea for the seller to have a home inspection done. No matter how well maintained your home is there’s almost always something that will … (5 comments)

manassas: Bristow Real Estate Market Report - May 2012 - 06/20/12 10:34 PM
Bristow Real Estate Market Report - May 2012
Bristow Virginia has turned into a huge PUD (Planned Urban Development). It boarders the area's of Nokesville, Haymarket, Gainesville and Manassas. Bristow was once farm land that consisted of non conforming neighborhoods with no HOA's and no shopping.
Bristow has quickly transformed into an upper middle class neighborhood with a varitiy of home styles, lot sizes and price ranges. You have neighborhoods like the  Braemar Community, Bridlewood, Bridlewood Manor, Brookside, Crossman Creek, Foxborough, Kingsbrooke, New Bristow Village, Lanier Farms, Saybrooke, Sheffield Manor, and Victory Lakes.
The Bristow Real Estate market is going strong … (2 comments)

manassas: Real Estate Market Update for Bristow, VA 20136 - 04/12/12 11:35 PM
Real Estate Market Update for Bristow, VA 20136
The median sold price for homes in the Bristow area in the month of March was $380,000, that is a 7.8% increase month over month and a 18.5% increase year over year. Despite the low inventory there were 39 closed sales. That number is down from last year but an increase of 21.88% month over month.
The average day on the market is 46 days and of the homes that sold the average sold price verses original list price was 97.6%.

While the spring market is upon us inventory remains very low.  … (0 comments)

manassas: Prince William Real Estate New Castle Village Bristow Virginia 20136 - 04/06/12 04:19 AM
Prince William Real Estate New Castle Village Bristow Virginia 20136
New Castle Village is like a lot of neighborhoods. It has an advertised subdivision name, in this case "New Castle Village" an a recorded name for the county records. The recorded name for New Castle Village is 'Ducharme". I think New Castle Village is a little easier to remember and pronounce. Come along for a ride so you can get a quick look at homes in the area.

The home I would like to highlight today in New Castle Village is 9573 Loma Dr, Bristow VA 20136. It is a … (0 comments)

manassas: Quick Snap Shot Of The Northern Virginia Real Estate Market - 03/20/12 11:07 PM
Quick Snap Shot Of The Northern Virginia Real Estate Market including Prince William County, Manassas City and Manassas Park
All indicators point to the beginning of a strong spring housing market as:
Consumer confidence is up 76% Unemployment is down to 4.4% Pending Home Sales are up 4.5% over February 2011 Declining Inventory is down 10.6% over February 2011 A real Shortage of Inventory with only a 2.5 month supply
Additional market watch video's can be viewed at Real Estate Business Intelligence.                       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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manassas: Prince William Real Estate 8116 Whitting Dr Woodbine Woods - 03/17/12 12:38 AM
Prince William Real Estate 8116 Whitting Dr Manssas VA .Located in the Woodbine Woods neighborhood.

You can't help but to enjoy the peacefulness of the 1.15 acre wooded lot. As you open the door you notice the ceramic tile foyer and gleaming Brazilian hardwood floors in the spacious living room and dining room.
The eat in county Kitchen has a smooth top range with five burners, granite counters tops, ceramic back splash and ceramic flooring.
The family room is just off the kitchen where you can relax by the wood stove or play around of pool. Enjoy the day on … (0 comments)

manassas: Real Estate Market Update February 2012 - 03/15/12 04:46 AM
February 2012 Real Estate Market Update for Prince William County, Manassas & Manassas Park
Year over year February was a good month for real estate. Manassas City showed the biggest increase of sold volume coming it at 70.9%. Prince William County came in at 18.8 increase while Manassas Park came it at 26.3
Prince William County, Manassas City and Manassas Park all showed an increase in the number of properties sold in February 2012 over what sold inFebruary 2011. Just another sign that hte real estate market is starting to recover cosidering there is extremely low inventory. In February there was … (0 comments)

 
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