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Real estate news and information for home buyers and sellers in Alexandria, Virginia and surrounding areas. Find information on the home buying and selling process, MLS listings, first-time home buyer options, market statistics, area schools, relocation assistance, and more.
No Advice is Better than Bad Advice!   I recently encountered a situation where a home buyer was encouraged by his/her parents to walk away from a contractual agreement to purchase a home.  The only problem with this decision is that the sales contract had been ratified, all contingencies were sa...
Alexandria VA Foreclosures Market Update - Alexandria Foreclosures For Sale   With only seven days left in 2011, let's take one final look at the foreclosures market in Alexandria VA.  Currently, there are 55 active foreclosure listings in Alexandria.  This list includes 14 single family homes, 1...
Gunston Corner Homes Market Report -  Gunston Corner Townhouses Condos   Gunston Corner is a planned community of 99 townhouses located in Lorton VA.  The community also offers a nice selection of single and multi-level condos from which to choose.  Gunston Corner is  located just minutes away fr...
Lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, DC   President Obama and the First Family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 1, 2011.  The 89th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony will take place at 5:00 pm EST on the Ellipse in President's Park.   At...
Introducing Three Active Rain Newbies...   My good buddy Jerry Newman (okay, okay ... everybody's good buddy ... GEEEZ!) has challenged us to introduce three newbie bloggers during the month of November.  Realizing that it is November 28th and I have only two days left to write this blog, I thoug...
Selling Your Home Due to a Divorce?  Where is the REALTOR'S® Loyalty?   It is not uncommon for real estate agents to represent home sellers who are going through a divorce.  In fact, I have done so many times during my 10 year career as a real estate agent.  Given the sensitive nature of the tran...
City of Alexandria Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony   Hello Friends!  As you know, it time to kick-off the holiday season.  That's right!  Friday, November 25th marks the official day to kick-off the holiday season and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than to attend the Annual Tree Li...
What If ...   As I ponder all the reasons why I am thankful today, I cannot help but recall an experience I had last week.  You see … last week ... I met Matthew.  Matthew is 3 years and is the only child born to his parents.  On the surface, Matthew seems like a normal 3 year old.  He is vibrate...
Alexandria VA Homes Priced Under $500,000   Looking for the perfect condo, townhouse, or single family home in Alexandria VA?  Check out my latest list of Alexandria properties all priced under $500,000!  Here you will find the most current list of condos, townhouses, and single family homes now ...
Sycamores at Van Dorn Condominium Market Report   Sycamores at Van Dorn is a beautiful condo community located just off of South Van Dorn Street in Fairfax County, Alexandria.  The 172 unit condominium complex offers a gorgeous selection of single and multi-level condos that is certain to please ...

Lisa Dunham

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