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Local real estate agent Peggy James of the Twins Selling Real Estate Team shares tips about the the local Woodbridge Virginia real estate market conditions and surrounding area's. Learn how to sell your home fast, how to buy your move-up home or downsize. Learn what's happening with new homes, short sale and foreclosure home inventory. Feel free to ask questions or comment.

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2011 

All that was needed was  a good coat of paint to make this vacant  foreclosed house a home. It was just two weeks ago that Erick and I successfully assisted a family purchase a Bank Owned Home in the Woodbridge Virginia area. This particular foreclosure home was in very good shape. (The larger o...
08/30/2011
It never gets old! I just love getting the photos from my customers who have purchased homes. Every purchasers who buys a home has hopes and dreams of what they want the home to look and feel like.  Hurricane Irene allowed one of our most recent purchasers to complete the Master Bedroom Makeover!...
08/29/2011
The Real Estate Market Snapshot above is of the 22192 zip code area. This is a report that I send out to my customers and clients monthly to help them get a visual of how the local Lake Ridge Virginia real estate market is doing. In the snapshot above I want you to notice that high end homes in ...
08/29/2011
Many of you who in live in the Lake Ridge Virginia area know Pat. She is a long time original owner in Westridge Subdivision. Well on Friday, her journey of selling her large Westridge home and downsizing to her smaller home was finally completed. She settled on her new home! This is the smile of...
08/28/2011
Today I read a very informative blog post written by Jay Markanich a local home inspector. Read below what he suggests every homeowner should look for around your home.Interestingly, within an hour of the earthquake my phone began ringing!  People with questions about what to do and what to look ...
08/23/2011
I was working in my office upstairs in my home. When all of sudden I felt the tremors, when it continued I grabbed my phone and headed down the hall to get to the basement. I had a hard time navigating the stairs and decided to run out the front door. Neighbors were all streaming out of their hom...
08/23/2011
It was a review on my blog titled Thinking of selling or buyig a home soon do your research before you hire a Realtor.   The Comment: You can't find a better realtor out there!!! Peggy is THE BESTShe is on top of the entire process and takes charge sometimes even from both sides, She is incredibl...
08/21/2011
It was back in May 2011 that Erick Blackwelder ( my partner) was showing homes to one of clients. They had been looking for just the right home. They found several that they liked.     House #1: This is a home they bid on, and they lost. The buyers wanted most of their closing costs paid for and ...
08/18/2011
I was in the grocery store the other day, and shame on me I didn't have a my real estate card with me. A gentleman appoached me and wanted to refer me to one of his friends relocating to the Prince William County Virginia area next month. I can't tell you how good it felt to be able to say " Just...
08/17/2011
I've been helping local Prince William County Virginia home buyers and sellers for a long ( long ) time and "seriously" folks, I'm not sure your purchasing power gets any better than this.  This post was inspired by an email alert I received this morning from my MLS Search System. I just saw a co...
08/16/2011
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