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May 2009 - Posts

What upgrades will provide best return
Lot of homes owners or sellers are investing in their homes. Everyone wonder what house upgrades will provide the best return on your dollar when the time comes to sell? Here's a great place to get the answers. Every year Remodeling Magazine releases Read More...
Update:Reversal of HUD's recent $8,000 tax credit
As I mentioned in my past post, HUD made an announcement on May 12 that they were going to allow homeowners to use the $8000 tax credit as down payment monies by empowering state agencies, non profits and HUD approved Mortgagees to lend the monies to Read More...
Is Your Home Ready for Your Vacation?
Summer is around the corner and many of the us are making plans for their vacation. Local Crime Prevention Unit recommend residents make their homes look as lived-in as possible while they are enjoying their well-deserved time off. Here are a few simple Read More...
Sellers are going to help sell other homes in the neighborhood?
We have heard or run into situation where a seller needed to absolutely net certain dollar amount off their home to be able to pursue other personal goal. Similar situation came up with one my listing recently. They wanted list $20-$30K over the neighborhood Read More...
$8000 Tax Credit qualifies for Down Payment
HUD Secretary announces that the $8,000 Tax Credit for qualified home buyer's may be used as a down payment. "FHA's approved lenders will be permitted to "monetize" the tax credit through short-term bridge loans. This will allow Read More...
Just Listed: Immaculate Townhome in the heart of Reston
Ritu Desai | Samson Realty | 703-625-4949 2224 Cartwright Pl, Reston, VA Remodeled & Immaculate Townhome in the heart of Reston 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse offered at $289,000 Year Built 1974 Sq Footage 1,197 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors Read More...
Tax Holiday on Hurricane Preparedness Items-May 25th to May 31st
The state is giving Virginia residents an incentive to prepare for hurricane season. Virginia's Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins May 25 and runs through May 31. During the weeklong holiday, state and local sales taxes won't be collected Read More...
After the Short Sale: Taxing What Isn't There-How Debt Forgiveness works
Are working for months and weeks finally we get short sale approved. Everyone is thrilled!! But as a seller did you know that you are still liable to pay uncle Sam. Here is some snapshot of how short sale debt works How Debt Forgiveness Works With a short Read More...
Bargains Hard to Find In Virginia
Potential buyers in Northern Virginia areas that were hard hit by the housing downturn have read about bargains, but only find it disappointing when they go shopping. Most of the homes under $500000 have multiple contracts. This has caused both frustration Read More...
5 Maintenance Issues Owners Shouldn't Ignore
5 Maintenance Issues Owners Shouldn't Ignore Consumer Reports magazine advises home owners not to put off important maintenance projects, noting that waiting until the economy rebounds could end up making the repairs more costly while putting a family's Read More...
Seller Myth "Never respond to a low-ball offer"
Are you a seller who just received a very low ball offer and that offended you? You are so mad/angry and upset you just want to cross the offer and fax it back to the buyers? You are telling your Realtor why your home deservers more money than the home Read More...
Virginia #3 Relocation Destination in US!
ALLIED VAN LINES ANNOUNCES 41st ANNUAL MAGNET STATES REPORT… Virginia moved up from 5th to the 3rd spot in the list of States with the most inbound relocation moves. For the fourth year in a row, Texas took the lead as the No. 1 destination state Read More...
I live near Trump's Golf Club-Lowes Island
Like any other neighbor, I am proud to live right around the corner from the most happening thing in our area. Donald Trump bought the Lowes Island golf course. From the rumors and media we have heard he has big plans to remodelled the place. First big Read More...
Grand Opening of Stratshire Crossing, Aldie Virginia
Just when we all are wondering what will happen to new construction it was nice to receive an email from Winchester Homes their much awaited community Strashire Crossing in Aldie. Stratshire Crossing offers 58 single family new homes and 134 townhomes Read More...