Selling homes in Arlington

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Looking to buy or sell real estate in Arlington, Virginia and surrounding areas? This blog is a great place to get advice, tips and market information on Arlington, Alexandria City, Falls Church City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County and Loudoun County Real Estate.
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There was a blog here recently from a home inspector who basically accused Realtors® of only recommending home inspectors who are quick, easy and don't find defects.   He said they pay us for referrals, even said some that are easy to schedule might be, um, well let's just say he implied they hav...
12/29/2011
I love this post about using social media to be the best at our business, and how our clients are using it too.   I have gotten lots of buisness from my use of Facebook and Linked in, and of course, Active Rain.   And also been better prepared with information while showing homes because of my iP...
12/28/2011
Interest rates seem to keep getting lower*, and refinancing  your home loan from a higher rate from years ago can save you hundreds of dollars a month.  If you are thinking of refinancing your Arlington, VA home, and don't know where to start, give me a call.   I have a network of several trusted...
12/22/2011
How's the real estate market in North Arlington, VA?  Well activity is down, but sales price and list price to sales price ratio were up.   I can tell you as a very busy agent working in North Arlington that inventory is a problem.  Not the problem you hear about on the news with too many houses ...
12/19/2011
Details, details, details.  When purchasing a home in Northern Virginia, you are supposed to write in the kind of financing you plan to get.   If you get rejected for THAT particular kind of financing, you are safe if you have not removed your financing contingency.   But if you change your mind ...
12/19/2011
  This blog is about homes that are marketed as being "remodeled" or "extensively improved" then you find in the inspection that they are not.  It was just lipstick. I am currently negotiating a home inspection addendum on a very expensive, lovely house for some buyers.   We asked many questions ...
12/17/2011
The regional sales contract in the Northern Virginia real estate market is changing January 1, 2012.   There are two BIG changes in it, both designed to help "protect" sellers, which I think will ultimately harm them because more buyers will walk away from contracts if sellers refuse to fix defic...
12/16/2011
I am a big fan of Zillow (not Zestimates, however).  It is a popular site and I have met some quality, real buyers and sellers on that site.  And I do think their review system is a great tool for agents to build business.  Great reviews = new clients.  However, I had no idea that a disgruntled o...
12/11/2011
Ahh, another day in the glamorous life of a Realtor, as described by Juli Vosmik in Scottsdale, AZ.  All we do is open doors and drive around in our Mercedes all day!  This reminds me of the time I had to jump through a basement window to show one of my own listings because the key was stuck.  Si...
12/07/2011
I interviewed for a listing last week and I told the seller best approach was that of a builder tear down.   The neighborhood, in the Williamsburg civic association is my own, and I know it well.  The house was an estate and had been vacant for years, needed tons of work and was on a big desirabl...
12/04/2011
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Looking to buy or sell real estate in Arlington, Virginia and surrounding areas? This blog is a great place to get advice, tips and market information on Arlington, Alexandria, Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Fairfax, Vienna, Oakton, Chantilly, Reston, Herndon, Springfield and Loudoun County Virginia Real Estate. I am a Top Producing Realtor servicing both buyers and sellers in all of these areas. If you are looking for a different kind real estate experience, then give me a call or email. Buyers: My goal is to give my clients the tools and information they need to find their best home. I will give you honest, sound advice, based in reality of the market, and never pressure you. I also will guide you through the complicated process of contracts, mortgages, inspections and negotiations. Sellers: I do extensive comparable research, and will know the best features of our home to market, blanketing the internet and surrounding area with news of your listing. I will blog about your listing, tell my colleagues about it, and make sure its best features reach the appropriate target audience.
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