Bristow, VA Real Estate News

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Bristow, VA Listing Appointment Options During a PandemicThere are probably a lot of folks wondering if sellers are still selling and buyers still buying in Bristow, VA in the days of COVID-19 and the ensuing lock downs of businesses.  Fortunately for buyers and sellers in Virginia, our Governor has stipulated that real estate is an essential business.  That means we can still list and sell property.So how does a listing appointment work these days?  That depends on the comfort level of the sellers.  While I have offered to video conference with a couple of sellers to virtually tour their home and go over comparables remotely, sellers so far are preferring to have me come over in person to tour their home and go over comparables.  When meeting in person, I also offer to wear a mask and ...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Why is the Real Estate Industry Considered Essential?A couple days ago, Governor Ralph Northam gave orders for no-essential businesses to shut down as Virginians shelter in place to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.  Essential businesses that were allowed to remain open and working, with amended practices to allow for social distancing and sanitizing surfaces, were banks, grocery stores, pet stores, insurance companies and liquor stores.  Is real estate considered an essential business under the Governor's orders?  Yes. Many people in the real estate industry itself fail to realize how important our industry is, especially at times like this.  There are many buyers relocating to our state for jobs.  In fact, I have a listing  under contract right now with a buyer that is relocating t...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
What's Going on in the Bristow Real Estate Market Since COVID-19?Wondering what is happening in the Bristow and surrounding real estate markets since COVID-19 made its appearance and put us into self-isolation and social distancing when in public?  When our daily lives change and take us into uncharted territory, we tend to get nervous and fearful.  Fear not.  Your Bristow Real Estate Professional is here to ease your mind.Buyers and sellers are still out there.  This past week I've signed up two new listings, a large single family home in Bristow and a condo in Haymarket.  Of course, already in the pipeline and preparing their homes for sale was a Bristow townhouse owner and owners of a single family home in Culpeper.  My buyers are anxiously waiting for their settlement in early April...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Fearless or Selfish?There's a wide division between the panic and poo-poo existing around COVID-19.  There are some that are so panicked that they are probably stocked with supplies of toilet paper and water that will take them well into winter.  Others are poo-pooing the impending epidemic because they are very low risk of anything major happening from contracting the illness and feel the cautions are too severe for something that they deem to be less threatening that the flu.Social distancing is being recommended to help contain the spread of this virus. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren't taking it seriously.  Let's talk about worst case scenarios and exponential growth.This virus is suspected to be most contagious in the period before someone is symptomatic for seven to ten days. ...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Just Sold in Saybrooke:  5 Bedroom Home for $555,000On January 28th (2020,) I had the pleasure of introducing 12181 Cheshire Court to the market.  It was priced at $549,000, had five large upper level bedrooms, three finished levels, a walk up basement and a cul-de-sac lot.  The factor we weren't sure how to account for was the lot backing the busy secondary road, Linton Hall Road.  Years ago, Prince William County had put in a sound barrier wall, so there was no view of the road, but we knew that some buyers were going to have issues backing to the sound wall.After fifteen showings and a very busy open house, the sellers and I reviewed three offers on Super Bowl Sunday.  Real estate does not shut down for the day of the big game.  It took only seven days for this rare five bedroom home...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Thoughts on Open Houses as the Coronavirus Becomes a Looming Concern Watching the news or scrolling through Facebook,  it is clear that the coronavirus is at the very least, a legitimate concern for our communities.  A highly communicable, novel virus is on the loose.  The risk of believing this to be true is a knot in my stomach and paying very close attention to how often I wash my hands and touch my face.  The risk of not believing it is possibly spreading this virus to my mother and others in an assisted living facility by poo-pooing this public health alert.  There is no question that a flu could be life threatening to my mom.  A severe respiratory virus would kill her.  So I chose to believe this is a legitimate risk.  As a real estate agent, my job puts me in contact with a lot o...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Braemar neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Braemar Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 58 properties have sold in Braemar ranging from a 2-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $260,000 to a 5-bed, 4-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $625,000.Braemar Neighborhood Real Estate Market ActivityThese market activity gauges show the market trends for the previous month as compared to the 5-year average of the current month. In December 6 homes sold in Braemar. The average sold price was $384,000 and the average days on market was 12 days.  Sell Your Home in 72 Hours for Thousands More Than Trad...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Kingsbrooke neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Kingsbrooke Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 31 properties have sold in Kingsbrooke ranging from a 2-bed, 1-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $310,000 to a 4-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $562,500.Kingsbrooke Neighborhood Real Estate Market ActivityThese market activity gauges show the market trends for the previous month as compared to the 5-year average of the current month. In December 3 homes sold in Kingsbrooke. The average sold price was $427,500 and the average days on market was 32 days.  Sell Your Home in 72 Hours for Thou...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Sheffield Manor neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Sheffield Manor Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 22 properties have sold in Sheffield Manor ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $332,000 to a 4-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $569,900.Sheffield Manor Neighborhood Real Estate Market ActivityThese market activity gauges show the market trends for the previous month as compared to the 5-year average of the current month. In December 7 homes sold in Sheffield Manor. The average sold price was $435,400 and the average days on market was 6 days.  Sell Your Home i...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Victory Lakes neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Victory Lakes Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 13 properties have sold in Victory Lakes ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 2-half bath Townhome for $375,550 to a 7-bed, 7-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $762,500.Victory Lakes Neighborhood Real Estate Market ActivityThese market activity gauges show the market trends for the previous month as compared to the 5-year average of the current month. In December 3 homes sold in Victory Lakes. The average sold price was $488,000 and the average days on market was 28 days.  Sell Your Home in 72 Hour...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Villages At Saybrooke neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Villages At Saybrooke Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 9 properties have sold in Villages At Saybrooke ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $315,500 to a 5-bed, 4-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $560,000.Villages At Saybrooke Neighborhood Real Estate Market ActivityThese market activity gauges show the market trends for the previous month as compared to the 5-year average of the current month. In December 1 homes sold in Villages At Saybrooke. The average sold price was $560,000 and the average days on market ...
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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
If a Listing Agent Isn't Willing To... Let's talk marketing.  It is the single most important element to getting the absolute highest price and best terms for a seller.  As a Top Bristow Listing Agent, the first step to great marketing is having an honest conversation with my sellers about listing preparation.  In most cases, it doesn't take too much elbow grease to polish a home for market.  Decluttering, cleaning and touch ups are essential to setting the stage for listing success.  Of course, not all listing agents are ready to "tell it like it is" and get the importance of listing prep across to sellers.  Then again, maybe there are agents that just don't understand the importance themselves.  The thing about a seller's market is that even crappy marketing goes under contract rather...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Sheffield Manor Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - December 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Sheffield Manor neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Sheffield Manor Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 22 properties have sold in Sheffield Manor ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $332,000 to a 4-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $569,900.ATTENTION Sheffield Manor Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Sheffield Manor real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you ...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Braemar Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Braemar neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Braemar Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 88 properties have sold in Braemar ranging from a 2-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $260,000 to a 5-bed, 4-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $625,000.ATTENTION Braemar Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Braemar real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you can Sell Your Home for Top Dollar, in 7 Days or ...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Dawkins Ridge Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Dawkins Ridge neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Dawkins Ridge Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 7 properties have sold in Dawkins Ridge ranging from a 3-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $380,000 to a 3-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $435,000.ATTENTION Dawkins Ridge Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Dawkins Ridge real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you can Sell Your...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Kingsbrooke Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Kingsbrooke neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Kingsbrooke Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 42 properties have sold in Kingsbrooke ranging from a 2-bed, 1-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $310,000 to a 5-bed, 4-bath, and 2-half bath Detached for $607,000.ATTENTION Kingsbrooke Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Kingsbrooke real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you can Sell Your Home for T...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
New Bristow Village Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the New Bristow Village neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold New Bristow Village Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 28 properties have sold in New Bristow Village ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 2-half bath Townhome for $355,000 to a 5-bed, 4-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $605,000.ATTENTION New Bristow Village Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best New Bristow Village real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered ...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Pembrooke Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Pembrooke neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Pembrooke Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 25 properties have sold in Pembrooke ranging from a 3-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $375,000 to a 6-bed, 6-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $689,000.ATTENTION Pembrooke Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Pembrooke real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you can Sell Your Home for Top Dollar, i...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Victory Lakes Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Victory Lakes neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Victory Lakes Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 15 properties have sold in Victory Lakes ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 2-half bath Townhome for $375,550 to a 7-bed, 7-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $762,500.ATTENTION Victory Lakes Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Victory Lakes real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questions answered today. Find out how you can Sell You...
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By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(NoVa House and Home)
Villages At Saybrooke Homes For Sale | Bristow, VA - November 2019This is a snapshot of recent sales in the Villages At Saybrooke neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update.Highest and Lowest Sold Villages At Saybrooke Home ValuesIn the past 6 months, 11 properties have sold in Villages At Saybrooke ranging from a 3-bed, 2-bath, and 1-half bath Townhome for $315,500 to a 5-bed, 3-bath, and 1-half bath Detached for $495,000.ATTENTION Villages At Saybrooke Home Owners - Sell Your Home The Easy Way!Get the inside secrets from the best Villages At Saybrooke real estate agent Peggy Yee on the exact strategies she uses to sell homes for top dollar. Get all your questio...
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