Just Listed: Move-In Ready Three Bedroom Home in Bristow

Just Listed: Move-In Ready Three Bedroom Home in Bristow In the Bristow, VA real estate market, sellers are in control. The market demand for housing has never been so high. Of course, high demand does not ensure a gigantic pile of money awaiting every Bristow seller at the end of the rainbow. Creating buyer enthusisam Read More …

How Many Offers Does it Take to Go Under Contract?

How Many Offers Does it Take to Go Under Contract? No two buyer-clients have the same path to the closing table. In December 2020 I was referred to first time buyers looking for a garage townhouse in Bristow, Gainesville or Manassas. The first home we saw was in Gainesville and it was a wreck. I Read More …

HOA Documents in a Real Estate Transaction

HOA Documents in a Real Estate Transaction Selling a home in a home owner’s association (HOA) in Virginia there are mandatory disclosures that a home owner must make regarding the HOA to their contracted buyer. Thankfully, most HOAs are well versed in what documents must be provided in a resale disclosure. Every HOA that I’ve Read More …

Just Sold: Grand Colonial on Ten Acres in Haymarket

Just Sold: Grand Colonial on Ten Acres in Haymarket Any day that a listing goes to settlement is a good day. This grand colonial, sitting atop ten acres in Haymarket, located at 15315 Mountain Crest Court happened to close today, June 14 (2021.) Of course, when it was first listed on May 12th, we were Read More …

Seller’s Market Madness

Seller’s Market Madness Even as a Top Bristow/Gainesville Real Estate Agent, going through the struggles of the 2021 seller’s market with buyer-clients, at times I find myself wanting to rip my hair out. Buyers are frustrated, and despite putting their best foot forward time after time, get booted to the curb over and over. The Read More …

A Step in the Right Direction for Buyers in Bristow/Gainesville

A Step in the Right Direction for Buyers in Bristow/Gainesville This morning I was setting up a home tour for a buyer relocating from out of state. We have found an opportunity that is ninety-nine percent likely to be the one. Between the buyer coming to terms with the seller’s market and adjusting expectations, and Read More …

But the Neighbor Said…

But the Neighbor Said… As a Top Producing Bristow Real Estate Agent, I can’t tell you how many times I have been involved in giving professional advice when my seller-client has let me know that the neighbor has graciously offered another opinion. These things happen out of a neighborly desire to help and to be Read More …

Rumors That the 2021 Summer NoVa Real Estate Market is Slowing Down

Rumors That the 2021 Summer NoVa Real Estate Market is Slowing Down There has been talk among agents that the real estate market in Prince William, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties is starting to slow down. Oh how I wish those rumors had some basis in reality. The extreme buyer demand that has sellers cashing out Read More …

Just Sold in Manassas: $60,000 Over List Price

Just Sold in Manassas: $60,000 Over List Price On March 23rd (2021) I had the pleasure of introducing you to 11900 Rocky Brooke Court in Manassas, listed for $740,000. Nestled off of a cul-de-sac on five acres, this four bedroom, three and a half bathroom home offered a wooded view from every window. It also Read More …

Just Sold: $70,000 Above List Price in Woodbridge

Just Sold: $70,000 Above List Price in Woodbridge The tale of 4516 Edsall Drive began in February 2021 when I met with the sellers to discuss what was needed to prepare the home for market and to sign a listing. At my recommendation, the sellers agreed to new carpet, luxury vinyl plank (LVP) in the Read More …