Slowing Down for Christmas?

Slowing Down for Christmas? Normally I am extremely occupied this time of year with my real estate business. The fact that I had not one, but two closings this week is a testament to what I believe the yearend market has to offer. I was actually a little bummed that things had seemed to grind Read More …

Another Year End Sale in Fairfax City

Another Year End Sale in Fairfax City Last December I was pleased to be sharing with you the sale of a Fairfax City duplex in Ardmore. This year, as we approach the year end holidays, I am excited to share another sale of a different Fairfax City duplex in Ardmore. The most recent sale was Read More …

The Second Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home

The Second Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home There are two major things a seller can do, even in a seller’s market, to max out their bottom line. The first I wrote about in detail and is all about creating buyer enthusiasm. This is essentially putting the shiniest, most attractive bait on the Read More …

The First Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home

The First Key to Max Profit When Selling Your Home Getting the maximum profit when you sell your home, even in a seller’s market is not as easy as you think. A seller can’t assume that any old agent that is willing to cut their commission because “it is so easy to sell houses in Read More …

Under Contract After Multiple Offers in Fairfax

Under Contract After Multiple Offers in Fairfax On October 8th (2021) I was delighted to bring to market 10640 Maple Street in Fairfax, priced at $405,000. The seller started out For Sale By Owner, though she had wanted to list it with me. However, her spouse didn’t see the point in spending the money to Read More …

When Is Using an Escalation Clause in an Offer Appropriate?

When Is Using an Escalation Clause in an Offer Appropriate? One of the devils of a seller’s market is use of the escalation clause in offers from buyers. Having been at the helm of a twenty-six offer offer scrum with a Gainesville seller ealier this year, I legitimately had to make sticky notes on the Read More …

Just Listed in Fairfax: 3 Bedroom Duplex for $405,000

Just Listed in Fairfax: 3 Bedroom Duplex for $405,000 Built in 1955, this duplex in Fairfax City has a lot of stories it could tell you. When built, 10640 Maple Street was an affordable home in what would have been considered the far reaching suburbs of Washington, DC. Nowadays, its location screams convenience, close to 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 …

Snow Removal is a Must When Your Home is on the Market

Snow Removal is a Must When Your Home is on the Market When your home is listed during the winter months, snow and ice are definite possibilities in Northern Virginia. Shoveling snow and getting rid of ice are absolutely necessary to ensure the safety of those visiting your home. If someone falls on your property Read More …

Fairfax City Duplex Just Sold Above List Price

Fairfax City Duplex Just Sold Above List Price On Halloween I was pleased to bring 10646 Maple Street to the market as an active listing. It had been listed as coming soon on October 28th and to my surprise, not one single inquiry was made about the property in those three days. So when it Read More …