loudoun real estate: January 2011 Market Update - 01/09/11 01:03 PM
The housing market is recovering. As more home buyers are taking advantage of the improved affordability conditions. With mortgage rates hovering around recent record lows and home prices having generally stabilized, economists are expecting an upward trend to a healthy and sustainable level in 2011. Encouraging signs are showing up across the economy. Retail sales recently hit their highest level since before the recession. Key measures of small and big businesses’ optimism marched back up to prerecession levels and new claims for jobless benefits are trending lower. Together they bode well for steady job creation and improved consumer confidence which is … (0 comments)

loudoun real estate: You Might Not Need A REALTOR IF... Reason #8 - 02/12/10 01:22 PM
You Might Not Need A REALTOR IF.... Reason #8
You Know How To Deal With Low Appraisals
Don't let you're money go down the drain!
Although I briefly mentioned this in prior posts, it is critically important and therefore I am focusing on it as it's OWN separate issue.  Appraisals. Ugh.
Appraisals are a key ingredient in most sales.  While there will be some cash sales out there, even some of those sellers will want an appraisal, especially in a market like this one.  No one wants to overpay for real estate today.  But, the vast majority of buyers will be … (0 comments)

loudoun real estate: Living in Lo. Co. : Rust Manor House and Nature Sanctuary - 06/17/09 01:01 PM

Rust Manor House and Nature Sanctuary are tucked away in a small nook inside the town of Leesburg. Even long time locals sometimes forget about this wonderful hidden treasure right in our back yard.With the help of my Daisy Girl Scout troop, I had a wonderful visit yesterday afternoon. We hiked through the trails, visited the pond, snacked on fresh watermelon, climbed on a fallen tree, enjoyed chatting at the empty amphitheatre, and made bird feeders with peanut butter and bird seed at the picnic area. Despite the heat and humidity, the trees provide lots of shade and the area … (0 comments)

loudoun real estate: Giving Where We Live - 05/28/09 02:41 PM
In recognition of the first KW RED Day, several shifts of real estate agents and their associates from Keller Williams Realty in Leesburg invaded the ReStore in Purcellville on Thursday, May 28th to help with cleaning, stocking, displaying merchandise in the store and preparing online ads to increase sales.KW RED Day was organized on an international level to recognize the 72nd birthday of Mo Anderson, Vice Chairman of the Board of Keller Williams International, and her amazing commitment to community service. The leadership of Keller Williams International firmly believes in giving back to the communities each office serves and has many … (0 comments)

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