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 …

Selling Your Home Without Representation

Selling Your Home Without Representation Every day there are nuggets I like to share in an effort to educate my local market about real estate and, most importantly, how having a full-time professional agent on your side benefits you. Right now, the 2021 spring market is so hot that many buyers and buyer agents have Read More …

Raising a List Price AFTER You Go Under Contract

Raising a List Price AFTER You Go Under Contract Appraisals are top of every listing agent’s mind in the frenzied seller’s market that all of Northern Virginia,mm and most of the country, is experiencing in 2021. Homes, even listed for reasonable prices, inevitably get bid up seven to ten percent of list price on average. Read More …

Under Contract in Manassas

Under Contract in Manassas On March 17th (2021,) I had the opportunity to give the public the word that 11900 Rocky Brooke Court in Manassas was Coming Soon. A coming soon listing is quite valuable these days. Truly great buyers agents have trained their clients to look for them and schedule appointments ahead for the Read More …

11900 Rocky Brooke Court: Now Active and Accepting Showings

Last week I shared this property at 11900 Rocky Brooke Court as a Coming Soon listing. My own photos never do a property justice. The professional photos of the home were even better than I could have imagined. If you want to see the entire virtual tour, you can do so by clicking this link. Read More …

Coming Soon in Manassas: Large Single Family Home on 5.75 Acres

Coming Soon in Manassas: Large Single Family Home on 5.75 Acres Want live in your own wooded oasis with plenty of garage parking, four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and privacy all around? This single family home in Forest Brooke, located at 11900 Rocky Brooke Court may be just the ticket. When I first Read More …

What Can a Seller Do to NOT Sell in a Seller’s Market?

What Can a Seller Do to NOT Sell in a Seller’s Market? This past weekend I saw four townhouses with buyers who are absolutely ready, willing and able to buy. Of course, there are a ton more buyers right behind mine who are ready to make a deal. That means sellers are in the driver’s Read More …

Being Licensed in Virginia is Enough For Me

Being Licensed in Virginia is Enough For Me Pictured above is the Flat Stanley project my young cousin mailed to me from Pottsville, PA over a decade ago. It has very little to do with being a licensed Virginia real estate agent, but doesn’t that custom Virginia touristy t-shirt look great? That’s me going the Read More …

Overlooking Simple Things that Date Your Home

Overlooking Simple Things that Date Your Home There is no question the photo above this post is of an old home. It’s a funny thing about the age of homes. If they are fifteen years or newer, they are pleasing because they are new. If they are one hundred years or older, they are charming Read More …