The Lender Your Work With Is Important
The mortgage lender is one of the most important people you will work with when you buy a home. And the person or company you work with will have a huge influence on how smoothly the home purchase process goes, starting with your offer.
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COMING SOON! Ready for Showings on Friday, Sept. 17.
Open House, Sunday, September 19th from 1-3 PM.
Welcome to this 2 bed, 2 full bath townhome, tucked away in a quiet corner in the Countryside community. It has 1,195 finished square feet, including a finished basement and it has been freshly painted ... Continue Reading
Obviously, when you’re searching for a new home, you want to find one that is ideal. It should be your next dream home. However, sometimes it pays to consider at least some properties that don’t meet all your criteria. After all, you never know whether one of them is actually ... Continue Reading
The last thing you need after a long moving day is to discover that a valuable item was damaged. That’s certain to dampen your spirits when you’re just getting settled into your new home. Here are some packing tips to help ensure that doesn’t happen:
Avoid worn-out or damaged boxes as ... Continue Reading
As a buyer, can you get a better “deal” by going directly to the listing agent? In most cases, the answer is no.
Some home buyers believe that if the seller doesn't have to pay the buyer's agent, they will lower the price on the home. However, the commission that the ... Continue Reading
Ask any good salesperson for an effective selling technique and they’ll probably say something like, “Understand the buyer. Try to figure out what they’re thinking.”
That’s good advice for you to consider when you’re putting your home up for sale. You need to imagine what a buyer might be thinking while ... Continue Reading
Housing Market Conditions
• There were 2,676 homes sold in Loudoun County during the second quarter, a 43% increase from last year.
• Home prices are rising rapidly throughout the county. The second quarter median sales price was $635,000, which is 20% higher than a year ago, a gain of $105,000.
• The ... Continue Reading
Some home buyers consider purchasing a home that is less expensive but farther away from work. In particular, people who work in an urban area sometimes consider living outside the city, where housing costs a little less.
Is that a good option? It depends, to some extent, on the cost of ... Continue Reading
Have you been thinking about moving, but not sure how you can buy a new home without selling your current home? Good news! There are several financial options that would allow you to buy before you sell. This is extremely helpful in a market like ours, where inventory is low. ... Continue Reading