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Expiring Tax Deductions and Credits for 2011 There are several tax deductions and credits that are set to expire at the end of 2011. Based on the federal deficit problems there is a good chance they will not be extended. Mortgage Insurance Premium - If you itemize your deductions you have been ab...
Live The Dream Of Home-ownership Are you a first time home buyer? Have owned but not in the last 36 months, then listen up. If you are thinking about buying but not sure where to start, then attend a Free VHDA First-Time Home-buyer orientation class. Realty World Select - The Jacobs Team has tea...
Real Estate Market Update for October 2011 There are currently 1,486 homes for sale in Prince William County, Manassas City and Manassas Park. While that may appear to sound like a large number, with an average of 441 homes selling a month that's only 3.3 months of inventory. The average sold pr...
Should I Take My Home Off the Market During the Holidays? I go over and over this question every year starting the first of November. "Should I Take My Home Off the Market During the Holidays?" Ask your self this question. When is your home ever more beautiful and inviting? You have cleaned and d...
Prince William Ice Center Then and Now In February of 2010 after several heavy snow falls the Prince William Ice Center collapses. From a statement on InsideNova, "The building at 5180 Dale Blvd. is a total loss, owner Bill Hutzler said. Skaters practicing inside had been evacuated before the col...
Help For Underwater Homeowners The federal government announced on October 24, 2011 that there is help for homeowners who want to refinance their current mortgage and take advantage of the low interest rates using the HARP program. The HARP program is not new, it has been around since 2009. What ...
Do You Really Want to Sell This Home? This is a question I ask my self often when I see MLS sheets with so much incorrect information. Agents rely on this information when they are scheduling appoitments with clients. You would hope it's correct. More often it's not. Here is a great example: Lo...
Real Estate Market Update for September 2011 If you would like to know what home prices are doing in your neighborhood just give me a call 703-330-4423 or email me the address Home4sale@mris.com. Information provided by MRIS and RBI
The Perfect Lot MLS # PW7707658 List price $169,000 With land at a premium you find all type of lots that owners try to sell for top dollar. It's a pleasure to be able to offer a lot for sell that is just perfect. The lot is already cleared with only a few trees left for shade. There is a slight ...
Building That Dream Home Starts With The Lot Building that home dream you have always wanted starts with the lot. Speaking as a home owner and Realtor who has personally build three custom homes and helped many clients build homes. I can tell you there is a lot of thought that needs to go into bu...