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Real Estate Agent - Samson Properties - VA 0225-059831, MD 646410
850+ transactions last 21 years. Master negotiators. Masters degrees in finance/marketing/business & computers. Serving Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Faquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford.

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2013 

Speaking to Incoming Agent as You're Leaving Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team Agent A is leaving the somewhat less than prime condition property with their client in tow.  At the front door they cross paths with Agent B and their clients about to show. Agent A tells Agent B one of t...
03/31/2013
Buying a Bank-Owned Property - What's The Difference Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team        The financial crisis led to a substantial increase in the number of foreclosed, bank-owned properties on the market. These are also known as REO ("Real Estate Owned") properties.  Buyers who...
03/31/2013
Virginia/MD Investors Active With Gilbert Team Copyright (c) 2013 Deanna & Jim Gilbert Investor A flipped over a dozen properties in 2010-2012. She plans to return to action in 2013 after getting her non-real-estate venture in the Southeast up and running. Investor Y actively purchases properties...
03/27/2013
$265,000 , 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 0 half baths, 1,768 square feet     Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team | Samson Properties | (703) 969-0410 6652 Forbes Pl E, Bealeton, VA Gorgeous, 5/3 colonial on cul-de-sac in commuter friendly Bealeton location! 5BR/3BA Single Family House   offered at $265,000 Yea...
03/27/2013
Virginia Flipper M Sells 1, Buys 1, Lists 1 Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert Many investors have lamented the lack of viable flipping opportunities in Northern Virginia in recent months. We are pleased to announce that our flipper M closed sale of a Manassas townhouse flip to a happy ne...
03/19/2013
3 Other Reasons Sellers Dislike Paying Buyer's Closing Costs Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert Closing costs irritate both buyers and sellers.  The buyers are focused on the sales price and do not like the idea of having to pay these "extra costs." Why not ask the seller to pay them.  An...
03/19/2013
REO's - The Banks (and the Government) Make the Rules Copyright (c) 2013 - Deanna and Jim Gilbert   Purchasing bank-owned, foreclosed, REO, property affords buyers an opportunity to purchase homes which are often attractive values given their location, condition and pricing. A buyer pursuing an R...
03/19/2013
Investor Should Hold Funds for Cash Offers While Short Sale Pends Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert   Investors making cash offers to purchase property are usually required by the seller accepting their contract to show Proof of Funds at the time of their offer. In the case of normal sal...
03/19/2013
  Deanna & Jim's GOLD Team | Samson Properties | brokerjim@gmail.com | (703) 969-0410 27114 Stable Ct, Chantilly, VA Upgraded 5000 sq ft luxury colonial home on 3.1ac corner lot in Cedar Crest! New paint+carpet. Media Rm! 4BR/5+1BA Single Family House   offered at $879,900 Year Built 2004 Sq Foo...
03/02/2013
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Master negotiators: 550+ transactions last 12 years. 150+ bank-owned transactions 2007-13. Short sales listed, under contract, and buyer offers pending. First time buyer & investor specialists. MBA, MSE, MA Psychology.