Buyer Success in Gainesville, Spring 2021

Buyer Success in Gainesville, Spring 2021 Every buyer’s path to the closing table is different. And buyers facing the madness of the 2021 seller’s market have tales of endurance through the toughest market a buyer could imagine. Homes would go on the market and have literally dozens of offers, with a handful that waived all Read More …

What is the Demand for Bristow Townhouses in Summer 2021?

What is the Demand for Bristow Townhouses in Summer 2021? Having represented buyers who recently closed on their own Bristow townhouse, when I took the listing for 11877 Benton Lake Road in Victory Lakes, I knew there would be more than one buyer that wanted it. Market demand, however, is not nearly as intense as Read More …

Just Listed in Bristow: Victory Lakes Townhouse for $439,000

Just Listed in Bristow: Victory Lakes Townhouse for $439,000 Looking for a three bedroom townhouse in Bristow? This may be your opportunity. Welcome to 11877 Benton Lake Road in the amenity filled community of Victory Lakes. Step inside the foyer to find an open main level floor plan with hardwood flooring. Living room is larger Read More …

Buyer Success in Heritage Hunt

Buyer Success in Heritage Hunt In September 2019, I was connected with a couple looking to purchase in the Active Adult community of Heritage Hunt in Gainesville, VA. This amenity filled community has tons to offer, including a variety of housing. From condos to attached villas and varying sizes of detached single family homes, there 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 …

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 …