Best of luck in your search!
We have a local agent, but we're off to a bit of a rocky start in our relationship, so I appreciate any additional help I can get.
If you need assistance with locating a new home in the area let me know. As a native of Northern Virginia I can fairly quickly help you narrow down the areas that have the properties that meet what you are looking for.
Once you move further south to the Prince William County area, you'll see more affordability and more house for your money, but you'll likely be dealing with short sales and foreclosures for the most part.