Categories for Sterling Real Estate

Money For First Time Buyers

Virginia Housing (formerly VHDA), has spent the last 50 years making homeownership more affordable.  Here are some of the programs that you can take advantage of as a first time home buyer: DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT (DPA) This grant provides money to qualifying first time buyers and it does not ...

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2022 Market Update – CountrySide

Here are the final numbers for our neighborhood real estate market. Despite the increase in interest rates, home prices remained steady through the end of 2022. We did see a shift in buyer activity and the market slowed significantly. But we are already seeing buyer demand creeping back up in ...

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Selling in 2023 – Best Practices

3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement over your next home and a sense of attachment to your current ...

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2023 Market Predictions

What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023 The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower ...

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LOCO Sept Sales Stats

Detailed Charts of the LOCO housing stats from September are here. Here is what you need to know. – Median Sales Price – there were no drastic price drops. Most areas are still above where we were this time last year and in the areas where prices are lower, it ...

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Retirement Goals

Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal. Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach ...

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Cascades Marketplace Redevelopment

The application for the redevelopment of the Cascades Market place has been filed with Loudoun County.  The developer has a website describing what they are planning to do for the shopping center. https://www.cascades-marketplace.com/   If you would like to see the application with the County, the application number is ZMAP-2022-0015 ...

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Loudoun’s Favorite Team

Go Platinum Group!  There is so much experience and heart on this team and I am honored to be a part of it. The last 2 years we endured a once in a life time real estate market.  I am so grateful that I had this group of women to ...

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More Homes Available Now

Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time. There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year. So, if you tried to buy a home last year and were outbid or out priced, now may be your opportunity. The number of homes for sale in the U.S. has ...

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