Predictions for the 2022 Real Estate Market

Predictions for the 2022 Real Estate Market New Year’s Eve 2021 and what is this Bristow/Gainesville Real Estate Agent doing? Starting her yearend market reports and blogging. What better topic to post about on my real estate blog than my predictions for the 2022 real estate market. This prediction is not for the country, nor 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 …

Not All Sales are Advertised as Closed in the MLS

Not All Sales are Advertised as Closed in the MLS Today marks my nineteenth sale of 2021, but you never heard about the listing. Back in June, I was connected with a seller who was out of the country and relocating to the United States. His home in Haymarket was tenant occupied. Because he was Read More …

Unwanted Leave Behinds

Unwanted Leave Behinds Since beginning my real estate career in 2005, I have encountered many unwanted leave behinds in listings. They are brought to my attention by buyer agents on my listings and buyer-clients I represent doing final walk throughs. The latter I can report to listing agents and know they are not my responsibility Read More …

High School Districts in Bristow & Gainesville are Changing Fall 2021

High School Districts in Bristow & Gainesville are Changing Fall 2021 If you are looking for Bristow or Gainesville home with a particular high school district in mind, bear in mind that high school districts are changing in the fall of 2021. The much anticipated Gainesville High School will be opening its doors for the 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 …

What Should You Expect From Your Buyer’s Agent?

What Should You Expect From Your Buyer’s Agent? Working as a full-time, professional Real Estate Agent in Bristow, Gainesville, Haymarket and this weekend, Ashburn, I can tell you that my time is largely taken on the weekends with my buyer clients. Because I also represent sellers as a listing agent, I understand the frenzied pace Read More …

Haymarket Estate Home Under Contract in Two Days

Haymarket Estate Home Under Contract in Two Days The home right in the middle of the aerial shot above is 15315 Mountain Crest Court. With over 6,500 finished square feet and true model home finishes, this ten acre estate home listed on May 12th (2021) for $1,050,000. While that may have been the beginning of Read More …

Professional Marketing Involves Elbow Grease

Professional Marketing Involves Elbow Grease Six years ago, in a very different market when only the hottest homes sold in a matter of days, it was not at all unusual for a single family home to take one to two months to sell. Looking back at the first six months of 2015, the average days Read More …