AN UPDATE: Please note the date on this blog post. Here I am in May 2012 and the tide has turned in favor of home sellers in most of Northern Virginia. If you really want to see a contrast, take a look at this blog post on the Vienna Virginia real estate market in 2012! -Cheers I wrote an update post on the expanded tax credit for home Continue Reading
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Yes, time is running out for the $8,000 first time home buyer credit! This economic stimulus plan for the nation's real estate market has certainly been appreciated by people people, like me. Not to sound selfish, but any real estate agent will tell you that there are clients who have been "on the fence", waiting for that magical moment when Continue Reading
Yes, virtually instantaneous gratification... understood by so few. It's not a secret, it's IDX! Continue Reading
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SOLD in 2009 | Peacefully located in the back of the neighborhood within a short walk of Lake Accotink - a Fairfax treasure. Updated baths, granite kitchen counters, new carpet, oak hardwood floors, huge deck overlooking the largest yard you will see today! Huge lower level rec room with berber carpet.Catch the bus to the Pentagon, # 17B at the Continue Reading
Heard any good economic news today? But wait, the Dow and Nasdaq have jumped up, and it is exciting to watch CNBC's Erin Burnett discuss stocks on the floor of the exchange again. But then the truth hits again when you see that your retirement plan is still down 46% from a year and a half ago. Head down, blinders on! Okay, imagine that you are Continue Reading
There are MLS home search sites all over, but the new Homesdatabase.com looks really sharp and easy to use. And my blog adds more too. Should I just add this link to the blog? These are my thoughts on IDX too, as I try to decide to pay for IDX or link to the free site that my clients already seem to like? I understand that finding the house is Continue Reading