Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker, Momentum Realty
A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



I get this question from buyers almost every time we write a contract to purchase a home in Northern Virginia. We have a lot of business professionals in this area and people are used to the way things work in the traditional business environment. Our Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®  c...
If you are planning to buy a Northern Virginia  home this Spring, be prepared to be decisive, flexible and quick. Why? The era of writing multiple contracts before securing a home is back.Working with buyers in the popular $300,000-$400,000 price range, I have seen a lack of listings and a compet...
Assumable loans. Not really something we have been talking about recently--but something that you are likely to hear more about as interest rates begin creeping up. Over the past couple of years, we have seen record low interest rates. Many folks have both purchased and refinanced homes during th...
If you are thinking of selling your house, you are probably moving for a reason. It is usually a life event, but sometimes it is just because you have become weary of the never-ending maintenance and need for updates! Before you list your home--leaving all that annoying deferred maintenance and t...
If you really don't want to sell your home, here are 10 things that you can do to sabotage the sale (based on my real world experience working with buyers). 1. Make it difficult to see your home. If you really want to turn off the buyer, agree to a time and then don't show up (no lockbox, obvious...
You have had it with your home! It is too (fill in the blank: big/small/ugly/old/close to work/far from work/other). What is your strategy for finding your new home? Do you troll the Sunday Open Houses and hope that you find the house of your dreams? That can be a great way to help you refine you...

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