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House Touring Ettiquette 101: How to Be Respecful When Viewing Someone's Home
Posted on 12/15/2019
House Touring Ettiquette 101: How to Be Respecful When Viewing Someone's Home
When you’re shopping for a home, it’s essential to find a balance between being respectful of the owner’s privacy and being open enough that you ask the right questions and find out what you need to know about the home.In today’s post, I’m going to cover all of the etiquette and best practices when it comes to viewing someone’s...
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Have You Set Realistic Expectations for the Homebuying Journey?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Have You Set Realistic Expectations for the Homebuying Journey?
As a homebuyer, it is paramount to establish realistic expectations for the homebuying journey. That way, you can take a step-by-step approach to achieve various goals along this journey and acquire your ideal residence faster than ever before. Setting realistic homebuying expectations can be simple. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set realistic homebuying...
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Know When to Be Flexible as a House Hunter
Posted on 12/01/2019
Know When to Be Flexible as a House Hunter
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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12001 Market Street #T29, Reston, VA 20190 now has a new price of $295,000!
Posted on 11/26/2019
12001 Market Street #T29, Reston, VA 20190 now has a new price of $295,000!
Very nice 1 BR 1BA w/ 2 garage parking spaces and storage cages. Very well maintained, newer stainless steel appliances,immaculate..nothing to do but move right in and enjoy all RTC has to offer. Perfectly located within the bldg. Side door entrance/exit for very easy walk to new metro station. Parking space in garage VERY close to elevator and unit.Stainless steel appliances less than 2 yrs old. Also FOR RENT for 1750 per...
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Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
Posted on 11/24/2019
Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
House hunting can be time-consuming. With so many houses currently on the market and so little time to spend visiting homes, it’s important to narrow down your search as much as possible before attending a showing. Fortunately, in today’s digital world, it’s possible to learn a great deal of important information right from your phone or computer. In today’s...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Credit Scores
Posted on 11/17/2019
A Beginner’s Guide to Credit Scores
Your credit score can be a vast unknown when you are starting out in life. When you are just beginning you may not know what factors the financial world considers to calculate your creditworthiness. At this point, you are what the credit reporting agencies call credit invisible. To create a credit score, you will need to take your...
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Common Homebuying Problems and How to Avoid Them
Posted on 11/10/2019
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Avoid Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 has an Open House on  Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 11/06/2019
9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 has an Open House on Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Welcome to the quiet community of Leigh Mill Commons, in the sought after Langley High School Pyramid. Located on the Eastern edge of Great Falls, about 10 mins outside of McLean and Tyson's Corner, this home offers the perfect oasis away from the hustle of DC without hours of commuting. No need to get on Route 7, enjoy the peaceful drive of Old Dominion or Georgetown Pike if headed to the city in the morning. With a Southwest orientation 9109 White Chimney looks out over 13 acres of common property owned by the community.The house needs updating and is priced accordingly. Some of the major updates that have been addressed are Newer Roof...
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9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 has an Open House on  Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 11/06/2019
9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 has an Open House on Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Welcome to the quiet community of Leigh Mill Commons, in the sought after Langley High School Pyramid. Located on the Eastern edge of Great Falls, about 10 mins outside of McLean and Tyson's Corner, this home offers the perfect oasis away from the hustle of DC without hours of commuting. No need to get on Route 7, enjoy the peaceful drive of Old Dominion or Georgetown Pike if headed to the city in the morning. With a Southwest orientation 9109 White Chimney looks out over 13 acres of common property owned by the community.The house needs updating and is priced accordingly. Some of the major updates that have been addressed are Newer Roof...
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How Many Home Showings Should You Host?
Posted on 11/03/2019
How Many Home Showings Should You Host?
The number of showings a seller needs to host varies. In some instances, a buyer may submit an offer to purchase a house following an initial showing. Or, in other cases, a seller may host dozens of showings without receiving any offers to purchase his or her house. Ultimately, there are lots of things that a seller can do...
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Video Tour  - 9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066
Posted on 11/02/2019
Video Tour - 9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066
Welcome to the quiet community of Leigh Mill Commons, in the sought after Langley High School Pyramid. Located on the Eastern edge of Great Falls, about 10 mins outside of McLean and Tyson's Corner, this home offers the perfect oasis away from the hustle of DC without hours of commuting. No need to get on Route 7, enjoy the peaceful drive of Old Dominion or Georgetown Pike if headed to the city in the morning. With a Southwest orientation 9109 White Chimney looks out over 13 acres of common property owned by the community.The house needs updating and is priced accordingly. Some of the major updates that have been addressed are Newer Roof...
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9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/02/2019
9119 White Chimney Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066 is now new to the market!
Welcome to the quiet community of Leigh Mill Commons, in the sought after Langley High School Pyramid. Located on the Eastern edge of Great Falls, about 10 mins outside of McLean and Tyson's Corner, this home offers the perfect oasis away from the hustle of DC without hours of commuting. No need to get on Route 7, enjoy the peaceful drive of Old Dominion or Georgetown Pike if headed to the city in the morning. With a Southwest orientation 9109 White Chimney looks out over 13 acres of common property owned by the community.The house needs updating and is priced accordingly. Some of the major updates that have been addressed are Newer Roof...
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