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Heidi Robbins, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Whether you’re looking forward to a new year, or you’re already feeling nostalgic about 2014, you can find the perfect way to celebrate right here in Northern Virginia. Here are just a few of the events… Read more
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Casey O'Neal, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
How to Plan for a Home Purchase in 2015 With a new year starting, many people begin to make goals for their futures, and purchasing a home is often at the top of many lists. If this is one of your goals,… Read more
Blogged Fri Dec 19, 2014 by Casey O'Neal Home Buying
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
Oak kitchen cabinet and corium count top are "dated". Should we replace cabinets and count top or reduce the sale price.?
It really depends on what makes the most sense for you. Having them updated would allow you to sell for a higher price, but it also takes money that you might not be able to make back i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 22311
shon74us, Both Buyer and Seller in Fort Wayne, IN
shon74us asked:
What is the Crime in the area ?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in Nauck
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
would you test for lead in a home built in 1970 if buying yes or no? If not why?
Supersmart,
A lead disclosure is provided for any home in my state older than 1978. In my 14 years, I've had one client do a lead test. The paint they tested didn't have lead, but i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Home Buying in 22315
AJ Heidmann, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
AJ Heidmann answered:
Bank want the earnest money before approval of sale
Since the Short Sale Addendum to the contract in Northern Virginia allows for the earnest money deposit to be provided at either the time of ratification OR within X days of third party ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 22, 2014 Home Buying in 22315
Casey O'Neal, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
203K Loans – Borrowing for a Fixer – Upper in Alexandria   With all the reality shows on television that show the process of turning a diamond in the rough into the home of your dreams it all seems… Read more
Blogged Thu Nov 20, 2014 by Casey O'Neal Home Buying
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
trying to decide between a home in fairfax or alexandria, va worried about the schools. fairfax is an 8 and alexandria is a 5 on great schools.
Your analysis is correct. You have to decide what your priorities are.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 1, 2014 Home Buying in Alexandria
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Typical Owner Financing Terms?
Usually owner financing does not have such a down payment. 50% is a lot of security. That shows that the likelihood that he or she will default is very slim... and if they do, well you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 25, 2014 Financing in Alexandria
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
What is the best color to paint a retail store, with 3 walls of windows, light wood floor, and main displays are a very light grey?
I agree with Annette. We had a local grocery store that chose to paint their stores in shades of grey. BIG mistake! Made the store look dirty, dingy and unappealing. Light and Airy! ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 15, 2014 Design & Decor in 22304
Dave Johns, Real Estate Pro in Alexandria, VA
Dave Johns answered:
Is there craft storesin the area?
I would suggest Michaels Craft and Hobby Store located in Mt Vernon Shopping Center.
Or Hollin Hall Variety store It is a Family owned store has everything from crafts to the kitchen! ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Alexandria
Dave Johns, Real Estate Pro in Alexandria, VA
Dave Johns answered:
Where is the nearest metro station?
Springfield Metro would be the closest Metro to Abbotts Run. The community is close to Richmond Hwy/Route 1 Corridor. You have other means of public transportation The Fairfax Connector ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Traffic & Public Transportation in Alexandria
Pamella Hase…, Real Estate Pro in 20110
Pamella Haselton answered:
Home sales in the area....
Not sure if your still waiting for an offer? I know that many people have suggested you look at your current competition and I trust your agent has provided that info for you. Additiona ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 7, 2014 Home Buying in 22315
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As an honored veteran you are eligible for special home financing options that have been designed with low interest rates, low down payments and reduced credit approval requirements. There are a variety… Read more
Blogged Sat Sep 20, 2014 by Voices Member Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Giorgio Danso, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Giorgio Danso answered:
How much will it cost to add another bathroom to a home that has 3 bed 1 bath?
Hi,

There are many factors to consider when trying to estimate the cost of installing an additional bathroom (size, quality of materials, etc). I work with some of the best home impr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Home Buying in Alexandria
Giorgio Danso, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Giorgio Danso answered:
hi is it better to use no money down vhda or conventional as a first time buyer
Hi,

I think it is best to see which one will give you a better rate and more affordable/comfortable monthly payment. I would guess the conventional will probably give you that. Howev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Home Buying in Alexandria
Heidi Robbins, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Let’s face it, we’ve all made some financial missteps in our lives. Learning from the small mistakes and moving on is part of maturing and most of the time is without lasting consequence. Financial… Read more
Blogged Fri Sep 12, 2014 by Heidi Robbins Home Buying Investment Properties Military Movers
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It can feel impossible to find a home loan with bad credit in the Alexandria area. There are bad credit home loans available in the current real estate market. We have a variety of real estate loans for… Read more
Blogged Fri Sep 12, 2014 by Voices Member Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Melissa Bark…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington County, VA
Look for change in the coming years in the Huntington area of Alexandria/Fairfax Co. According to a recent Washington Business Journal article an RFP has gone out by the owners of the Huntington Club… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 11, 2014 by Melissa Barkalow General Area Market Conditions Home Buying
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Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
In my neighborhood, real estate news, FloridaBy: Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate, Remax, Palm Harbor, FlSept 10, 2014 Cyber Challenge CTF awards Do YOU want the KEYS TO THE KINGDOM? Many spend a lifetime… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 11, 2014 by Annette Lawrence Home Selling Agent2Agent In My Neighborhood
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