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What Quality Do All Great Real Estate Agents Have in Common?When I first became a licensed real estate agent in Bristow, VA in 2005, I had no idea the amount of things I would encounter in my newly chosen field of listing and selling homes.  Some bumps in the road to settlement are minor.  Some a...
Who You Gonna Call?It is always nice to see a past client appear on your caller ID.  It is especially nice when that past client is one you thought you would never hear from again because they happily settled more than halfway across the country from you when they moved.  Sure you are Facebook fr...
Gainesville Active Adult Condo SOLD in Heritage HuntOn November 29th (2017,) after weeks of prepartion, I listed my mother's condo for sale.  It was a third floor (top level,) two bedroom, two bathroom Barclay model with a southern exposure.  Because mom downsized, there was a lot that needed to ...
Encountering the Stark Difference Between NY and VA Real EstatePracticing real estate in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2005 I have learned the various ins and outs of transactions in our state.  However, when you have someone selling in another state, whose home purchase in Virginia is conti...
Who Knew a Delivery Address Could Be So Hard to Locate on a Postcard?Thanks to Barbara Todaro I have been doing a lot more direct mail marketing, particularly when it comes to my listings.  And last year, I decided to step up my efforts and go with a jumbo postcard to get more attention.  My hand...
What Do You Do When You Know an Attorney is Wrong?Working as a real estate agent in Bristow, VA since 2005, I have learned so much more than how to market a home and get it under contract; or operate a lockbox, show a home and write up an offer.  That's the tip of the iceberg stuff.  The real nit...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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