Northern Virginia Real Estate and Community News

Jan. 15, 2021

Top Tips For House Hunting Online

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of your time and efforts and gather a well-rounded picture of home listings online, keep the following three things in mind.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Dec. 10, 2020

Staging Strategies For Your Home

STAGING STRATEGIES FOR YOUR HOME

Staging your home is all about putting the best foot forward for potential buyers. By highlighting its most desirable features, you can draw more interest for your home and leave a lasting impression that is sure to help you sell it more quickly. Here’s what you should keep in mind as you prepare for your next open house or viewing!

 

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Posted in Selling Your Home
Nov. 19, 2020

Options To Finance Your Home Renovation

 

How You Can Finance Your Home Renovation

Outdated kitchen. Overrun backyard. Unusable basement space. If you have a home renovation project on the mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it. Here are the most common options to make your dreams become a reality.

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Posted in Selling Your Home
Nov. 4, 2020

Creating The Home Office Of Your Dreams

CREATE THE HOME OFFICE OF YOUR DREAMS

Whether you work full-time at home or occasionally need to conduct business in the evenings or on the weekends, a home office a great way to utilize an extra room. A dedicated workspace in your home can be designed to increase productivity and comfort. Here are 5 ideas to get you started.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 19, 2020

Open House Tips for Buyers

This article originally appeared on coldwellbankerelite.com/open-houses-guide-for-buyers/ by Poppy Merrell

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the next year or so, visiting an open house can be a great way to find out what you do and don’t like, how much house you can afford and really need, and what neighborhood or general area you’d like to live in. If you’re closer to making an actual purchase, open houses should be treated as a fact-finding mission. Either way, here are our best tips for making the most of an open house!

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Posted in Buying a Home
March 1, 2020

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Posted in Buying a Home
Sept. 24, 2019

Housing Trends - Are Home Sales Up or Down? Is Now the Best Time to Buy? What Do You Look For?

We are more than halfway through 2019 and a lot has happened in the real estate market. Many people have sold and bought houses and more are deliberating whether it is the right time to make a move in buying their dream houses. The latter's stance can be put down to the fact that there have been topsy-turvy factors in the real estate industry leading to housing cost instability and more.

In this post, we will find out the state of house prices and if this is the right time to part with your money in exchange for the house you have always desired.

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Posted in Real Estate News
Sept. 10, 2019

7 Real Estate Tips for a First-time Home Seller

Are you planning to sell a home for the first time but are finding the whole process a little mind-boggling? Don’t worry, that’s expected. Home selling involves a lot of complex processes that require a huge time commitment - that’s where Real Estate agents can help. Agents will help save you the stress of finding homebuyers as well as handling all of the paperwork involved. Below we’ve listed seven tips to help you sell your home as a first time home seller.

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Posted in Selling Your Home
Aug. 28, 2019

6 Smart Home Buying Tips from Real Estate Experts

Buying a home means undergoing a well-planned and thought-out process - The last thing you want is to make costly mistakes that result in unnecessary stress, time and money. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by sticking to certain practices that have been used by real estate experts.

In case you are thinking about buying a home, this post is for you. Below are six tips from real estate experts that will help you to buy a house like a pro.

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Posted in Buying a Home
July 22, 2019

9 Home Staging Tips You Can Do Today

One of the many steps to selling a home is making it presentable for prospective buyers. There are some things that are obvious, like cleaning up, but others we may not initially think about. Here are 9 things you can do to easily stage your home and get it ready to sell!

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Posted in Selling Your Home