Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President
Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate Blog
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Buying a home is more than a transaction.  It's much more than a deal.  In fact, it's a very big deal!  For most people, buying a home, whether it's their first, second, or fourteenth, is usually one of the largest purchases they ever make, and there's a lot more emotion involved than when they b...
07/11/2011
Are you wondering about Northern Virginia real estate and pondering what has sold recently? Here's some information about the most expensive home sales in Northern Virginia (Arlington County, Alexandria City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County, and Falls Church City) for May 2011. All information was o...
07/05/2011
"Highest and Best" Highest and Best Offer.  The phrase brings back nightmares of 2004 and 2005 when every potential homebuyer had to write 5 or 6 offers, waive inspections, appraisals, bring extra cash, and write mushy notes to the seller about why they loved their spectacular home (even if that ...
06/29/2011
What signifies Summertime more than a delicious bowl of fresh cherries?  How about some fantastic ripe peaches, crisp asparagus, or big red juicy tomatoes?  If you're like me and looking for the best produce and some Summer fun, why not visit one of the many local Farmers Markets held in througho...
06/28/2011
Not once, but twice in this past week, the media came my way asking for information about the real estate market. Not to toot my own horn (okay, I am tooting my own horn, but sometimes it is warranted), but this has become a regular occurrence over the last several years. Take a look at my Press ...
06/25/2011
Drive down Duke Street in the West End of Alexandria and you can't miss it.  If you're heading east towards Old Town Alexandria, it's on your right.  Heading west towards Landmark Mall and Route 395, it's on your left. IT is Cameron Station, one of the premier communities of homes in Alexandria, ...
06/23/2011
The two real estate offices that I manage are located in Arlington and McLean, Virginia, two quite wealthy suburbs of Washington D.C.  When working with buyers in Northern Virginia, no matter what price range we're looking in, we inevitably drive past some very large, very expensive homes.  After...
06/20/2011
Metropolitan D.C. is known to be a pretty transient area.  After all, elections are held every few years which bring in a whole new crop of politicians and staffers.  There's a large military presence throughout the D.C. and Northern Virginia area - the military men and women are constantly moved...
06/13/2011
You're looking for a deal. and were thus drawn in by the headline. Rubbing your hands together and smirking, you're anxiously awaiting to see what great homes you can scoop up in McLean, Virginia for under $225,000. Well, let me show you... How many homes do you see in the picture above?  That's ...
06/13/2011
Last week I went to Survival School.  For real.  In the desert of Southern Utah. Think "Man vs. Wild."  Think "Dual Survival."  Think hot desert.  Cold nights.  Snakes.  Nasty water.  No tents.  Rubbing sticks together to make fire.  You get the idea. Along with 9 other intrepid souls and 3 instr...
06/10/2011
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