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April 2007 - Posts

Things Not to Do Before Purchasing a Home
Don't Make Any Major Purchases Do not make any major purchase that would create debt of any kind. This includes furniture, appliances, electronic equipment, jewelry, vacations, expensive weddings… …and automobiles, of course. Don’t Read More...
5 remodeling projects under $10,000
You don't have to add a room. Simple things like windows and landscaping may give you more bang for your buck. So you've decided not to trade up after all. Even more, you don't want to dump a lot of money into fixing up your house if its value Read More...
Should You Start Out with a HIGH Listing Price?
Because of the change in real estate market conditions, more sellers are competing for fewer buyers. So once again, it seemed important to challenge a long-standing "myth" of real estate. "The initial listing price isn't that important Read More...
Make your condo purchase a smart one
Make your condo purchase a smart one 7 questions to ask before signing a contract Spring is the busiest season for condominium sales. There are many reasons for buying a condo instead of a house. They make great affordable first homes. They also make Read More...
Title Insurance-Closing Costs
Title insurance typically is a large, mandatory cost for home purchasers and mortgage refinancers -- often in the $1,000 to $2,000 range. But is the price too high for what you actually get? Equally important: Do widespread referral relationships among Read More...
Sell or Rent your Current Home?
Many current homeowner know the advantages of home ownership. Like many of us our family has grown or we are empty nester that means we are ready to move up or downsize. Or simply looking for better opportunity and moving out of the area. What is the Read More...
2006 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers-Virginia Report
The 2006 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers describes the characteristics and motivations of recent home buyers and sellers in Virginia and in so doing helps real estate professionals track the changing demands of consumers in a dynamic market. Here are Read More...
Luxury Townhome in Herndon
Winchester is now selling luxury townhomes in downtown Herndon area. The community is called The Fontaine at Presidents Park. Featuring 34 townhomes with 2 car garages with unique architectural detailing. Priced from $539,000 with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths Read More...
Holly Creek-New Home Community in Herndon
Gulick Home started selling their new community in Herndon starting priced at $1.1 million featuring award winning Manor Series. As always Gulick homes have distinguish architectural features, sophisticate style and unique design. They other all brick Read More...
Finding a Mortgage in tough market
For prime borrowers, or those with the best credit, finding a mortgage may actually have gotten easier, and the loans more affordable. Declining yields on Treasury bonds have pushed down rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages to about 6.3% currently from Read More...
Most Popular Home-Staging Suggestions
In a slow market, it's particularly important to get a house ready to sell quickly. How do you help a client get their home in prime shape for showings? Here are some of her most frequently made suggestions: Fix any visible problems that might be Read More...
Buying Foreclosed Properties Can Be Risky
With the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® estimating that over 1 million homes will end up in foreclosure during the next couple of years, prospective buyers might view the situation as a means of snapping up a residence at a bargain price. However, Read More...
Seller Subsidies:Financial Incentives Help To Sell Homes Faster
In the sellers’ market of 2004, 2005 and early 2006, seller subsidies or seller contributions were often unnecessary. As the Northern Virginia housing market returns to a more balanced market, seller concessions are offered in an increasing share Read More...