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Many times it's the combination of factors that attract someone to a listing. I usually use cars as analogies. For example, if you have a car that you want to sell, and it's dirty, smells, has bald tires, foggy windows, back seat and trunk are full of junk, empty fast food bags, etc. and is price...
04/18/2015
Beautiful Lovettsville Colonial located in Cambridge farms Estates near Potomac River and MARC commuter train to DC. House was expanded and upgrade when built with numerous quality improvements on all 3 levels. Over 5000 SF of living space. Quality construction inside and out. All on peaceful 1.6...
04/14/2015
I just recently referred another buyer to John Melnick at Presidential Mortgage in Fairfax VA for a pre-approval. I know if John pre-approves a buyer, I won't have any problems getting to settlement, unless the buyers do something stupid along the way. John keeps up with all the changes in the mo...
04/11/2015
If you ever wanted to get a real feel for life in Loudoun county VA, the Spring Farm Tour is a good way to see farms and farm life up close. Great opportunites to see historic homes, livestock, poulty, flower and vegetable gardens, wineries, llamas, etc, etc. Check out their website or facebook p...
04/10/2015
It's getting easier and easier to find free photos to use for commercial purposes. I still use my own whenever possible, but free photo sources like www.bossfight.co come in handy now and then. Their site is easy to navigate the catergories across the top, then I hovered over this stairway photo,...
04/09/2015
When considering selling farms in Loudoun, there is always the possiblity that the subject of subdividing will come up. The sellers usually think that adds a lot of value. The truth is, there is no way to know how much value subdividing adds until a lot of research is done. That can include envir...
04/09/2015
 Everything looks solid for building new homes right now. Land prices are fair and stable, interest rates are expected to remain low for the rest of 2015, you can lock your rate in at the beginning of new constrcuction and that will be the same rate you get when you close. Builders are available....
04/09/2015
New construction is not that complicated when you hire the right builder, and you plan ahead. Usually figure about 1 year for finding lot, permits, construction, occupancy. It depends on builder, county, permit schedule, weather, etc which might cause some delays. Find a lender like Charter One M...
04/08/2015
Well, I know, taking your own photos is always the best and safest. But occasionally you don't have the photo in your database that you want for the blog you are creating. So it's always good to have some other sources where you know you can grab a photo, and use it however you want. I believe Pe...
04/07/2015
I was showing some townhouses a couple evenings ago in Leesburg VA. We are close to preparing an offer on one that should work well for this family. Another similar one came up nearby, so I suggested we look at it for comparison. When we pulled up, I could tell by the look on their faces that thi...
04/05/2015
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