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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Fairfax Gateway - VA 0225-059831, MD 646410
5-person, full-time, Keller Williams team, 600+ transactions last 12 years. Heavy training in negotiation and mediation. Masters degrees in finance/marketing/business, psychology & computers. Serving Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Faquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford.
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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
Investor Snags Prince Georges County Short Sale Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert   Investor M, one of our most frequent transactors, has had an offer to purchase a 2-level townhome in District Heights, MD, accepted by the short seller. Acquiring value-priced property requires patience a...
02/28/2013
  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...
02/23/2013
Low-Pitched Roofs in Snow Areas Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert       Many homeowners in certain areas of Northern Virginia or Maryland opt to install a roof over their patio, build a screened in porch or make an addition to their home.       Normally the homeowner would get a contract...
02/19/2013
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What Is Hard Money? Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna & Jim Gilbert      "Hard Money" is a term used primarily in the United States and Canada to refer to a kind of real estate loan used for investment property.      Hard money is not usually money obtained from shady sources with draconian collection p...
02/11/2013
GOLD Team Investor Offers on 4 Properties, Gives Go-Ahead on Another Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna & Jim Gilbert    Investor M. has ratified the sale of the most recently concluded renovation project in Manassas.  In addition they closed purchase of a new project now underway in Bealeton.    They ha...
02/11/2013
Non-Discloser's Guide Copyright (c) 2013 Deanna & Jim Gilbert   "What difference does it make?" - Hillary Clinton   OWNER OCCUPANT BUYERS 1. Don't let on that you are really looking for your roommate, to help get them out of your hair. 2. Don't mention that your lease goes for another nine months...
02/09/2013
N. VA Buyers Offering to Handle Low Appraisal Issues Copyright (c) 2013, Deanna and Jim Gilbert     The shortage of available single family inventory in many areas and price ranges of Northern Virginia has led buyes to begin making offers stating that they will make up any low appraisal shortfall...
02/08/2013
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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.