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 …

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 …

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 …

Coming Soon: Luxury Single Family Home on Ten Acres in Haymarket

Coming Soon: Luxury Single Family Home on Ten Acres in Haymarket As I sit down to tell you about this gorgeous home at the base of Bull Run Mountain, I wish I had interior photos to show you. At the moment, this home is undergoing its final preparations before hitting the market. That includes new Read More …

Verbal Offers in Real Estate are Worthless

Verbal Offers in Real Estate are Worthless Since the beginning of the year, I have encountered a handful of agents that seem to give some amount of credence to verbal offers. These agents have been on the buy side and on the list side. Let me break down how relying on these offers have failed Read More …

Unbelievable Buyer Success in Gainesville, VA

Unbelievable Buyer Success in Gainesville, VA If you know any buyers or buyer agents active in the crazy seller’s market of 2021, you are likely hearing stories of bedraggled angst. So many buyers. So few properties. How is a first time buyer supposed to compete? Part of me still thinks today’s settlement is a dream Read More …

Coming Soon: Five Bedroom Home in Woodbridge

It isn’t very often that you get a chance to list a true five bedroom home with all bedrooms on the upper level of the home. This pipe stem located home has five upper level bedrooms, with a door between the owner’s suite and the fifth bedroom, making the fifth bedroom a perfect nursery, home Read More …

CSI Real Estate

CSI Real Estate Buyers are feeling the pressure in Bristow and Gainesville. There is so little inventory. Searches on media websites used commonly by consumers often have outdated information. A buyer may send me a listing from one of these sites, feeling they just found their dream home, only to have me run it through Read More …

The Road Map to a Real Estate Deal

The Road Map to a Real Estate Deal No matter how fast paced the Bristow/Gainesville real estate market gets, the road map to a real estate deal can feel overwhelming to buyers and sellers…especially sellers who are turning around buying. The reality is that the road map involves a final destination, and a lot of Read More …

A New Low in the Gainesville Seller’s Market

A New Low in the Gainesville Seller’s Market Oh how I wish I was here to tell you about a reduction in the number of buyers looking for property in Gainesville, VA. Until there is a reduction in the number of buyers, the insanity of our current seller’s market will continue. Today, it hit a Read More …