Tag Archive: buying a house

Your Lender Matters

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 ...

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Getting A Better Deal

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 ...

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512 Sunset View Ter SE, #408 Leesburg

*UPDATE* – Closed! Open House – Sun, June 13 from 1-3 PM 512 Sunset View Ter SE, #408. Leesburg, VA Penthouse Level Condo $345,000 This penthouse level condo is move-in ready – just pack your bags and move in. It is very spacious with 3 bedrooms and 2 large baths. ...

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Before You Move In

You just finished signing the closing paperwork for your new home and you are very excited to start painting, unpacking and decorating.  But here are a few more important tasks that you should take care of as soon as you can.   ...

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Buying Tips

What is the first thing that you should do when you think you are ready to buy a home? Call me! I will walk you through the process step by step so that you don’t have to spend endless hours researching and wondering what you should be doing.   Trying ...

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Low Inventory – It’s True!

As you know, the market has been moving at a crazy fast pace, with prices increasing. It is not just in the Sterling area, it is county and nationwide. The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® just released a first quarter report and here is one slide that tells it all.  ...

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ASK THE EXPERT – FOUNDATIONS

I have been through many home inspections and there are definitely common things that happen with every home. I wanted to start a mini video series where I talk with experts in different areas about the things they wish homeowners knew. In this short video, I am talking with Tony, ...

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Contract Contingencies

When you start the process of searching for a new home or putting your home up for sale, you have probably heard your real estate agent use the term “Contingency” when it comes to the contract details.  But what is a contingency and what does that mean for you? A contingency clause ...

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This Crazy Market

2021 Housing Market – January If you have talked to anyone trying to buy a house in Northern VA recently, you may have heard that it seems impossible. Homes are selling within hours and buyers are having to take extreme measures to have their offer accepted, short of offering their ...

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