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Tue Jun 20, 2017
NovaBuyer answered:
Here you go!
http://www.apsva.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/ESZones_Letter_2017.pdf

Not sure if you've already purchased your house, but wanted to note that overall, Arlington is an excellent school district, and if you're trying to pick the best school across the district......4-6 of the schools in the northern region of the county are virtually indistinguishable from each other from a quality standpoint. Not sure if diversity matters, but I should note that it can vary wildly between those northmost 4-6 schools. ... more
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Wed Jun 3, 2015
Javier Montiel answered:
Most of the time it takes a couple of days for it to show up. However, you can always have your agent input it.
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Fri May 15, 2015
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
they don't filter at all.....unfortunately, people just assume trulia and other similar sites check things out....they don't........you're on your own and need to use caution
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Tue Apr 17, 2012
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Hi there Hon,

I'm a community manager here in Trulia Voices, and so can speak on Trulia's behalf.

Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer ability for homeowners to list their own homes on Trulia. In order to get your home on Trulia, you will have to work with a real estate professional.

We've built a tool that helps you find the best realtor for you, and I'd recommend using it to get exactly what you want out of selling your home. Check out the links below on what realtors can do that individual home sellers can't, and recommended realtors in your area.

Inside Real Estate Blog - What A Realtor Can Do, That You Cant: http://bit.ly/I6UIJi
Find A Pro Tool - Warner Robbins Real Estate Agents: http://bit.ly/IMmXiZ

Let me know if I can be of any more help, and good luck!

Andrew
Community Manager, Trulia Voices
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Tue Dec 16, 2008
Jeff Royce answered:
These guys answered your question well. I thought you might also be interested in a general market report on Arlington. Go to the bottom of the spreadsheet and click on ARLINGTON to see the latest RE stats for the county: http://ourfairfax.com/2008/12/10/northern-virginia-market-report-novemeber-2008/ ... more
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Sat Aug 2, 2008
Vicky Chrisner answered:
You are in a great price range to consider FHA. Are you checking that out? You can get in with only 3% down!!! And, you can ask for the seller to pay closing costs, etc. Outside of FHA, I am not sure you can have the seller pay toward your down payment (and with FHA it is seller funded down payment assistance which recent legislation is taking away - it's still available if you close by 9/30).

In Arlington, it is TOUGH to find single family homes available at $400K. However, I am pleased to tell you I do have an listing that the price was dropped TODAY to $400K, and I'd be happy to talk with you about it. (see link).

Anyway - other than that brief commercial, my point is that generally homes priced that well go quickly, we can see multiple offers and sometimes there is not the negotiation room that you hear about on TV. It depends on if the property is overpriced. Stuff that's priced well is selling quickly. Now that my listing is priced well, I hope it will sell quickly, too! :-)
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Wed Jul 9, 2008
Bill Eckler answered:
Chris,

If you are a serious buyer and you want the sellers to view you in that light, get pre-approved. A copy of the pre-qual letter along with the offer will definitely help with your negotiations and may save you thousands. Further, if you are entertaining a "foreclosure" the banks will not even accept an offer without a pre-approval letter.

Good luck,
The "Eckler Team"
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