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Hurricane Sandy seems to have left Virginia with less devastation than feared. Nevertheless, the storm caused lots of trees to fall completely and also left others in a damaged and potentially hazardous state. If a downed tree is near wires, stay away. Never remove trees, limbs or anything else that are near or touching a downed wire. (more…)Continue Reading!
At the Dunn Loring/Merrifield Metro Station work continues on the phase one WMATA parking garage. As soon as that parking garage is finished, the construction of one of the two new apartment buildings on the site will start. The project will include a Harris Teeter, retail and 500 apartments. Across the street at Halstead Square residential leasing has started and new commercial businesses like BlackFinn American Grill and Lost Dog Cafe are moving in. Construction of a final building in the project is scheduled to...Continue Reading!
Tysons West is a new development adjacent to the Tyson West metro stop on the new Silver Line through Tysons Corner. The property was formerly occupied by the Moore/Cadillac/Hummer dealership. The project will include an urban Walmart, a 24-hour fitness center, and a variety of other restaurants, offices, retail and residential rental units. The location is fantastic right next to the metro stop. Also, Dulles Toll road puts you within easy reach of Washington DC, Dulles Airport, I-66, I-495 and not to mention Tysons Corner Mall....Continue Reading!
Making a quick buck flipping homes seem easy on TV - purchase a run-down home, paint and replace flooring, put in some new grass and then sell for a huge profit. In real life things get more complicated though. The Washington Post recently ran a story about a beginner investor learning the hard way that easy money is far and between. I often get inquiries from buyers looking for a good fixer upper or an investment to flip. They'll typically give me their info and tell me to call them...Continue Reading!
To my great joymsn real estate ran an article today on "pocket listings". As the inventory of homes for sale in many areas have become quite sparse, buyers and their agents have had to become creative in their search for non-listed properties. I do often get calls from purchasers (working with and without other agents) asking if I have "anything coming up" or anything "not listed"in communities where we specialize (like Idylwood Towers, Gates of McLean, Pimmit Hills, Fountains at McLean.)...Continue Reading!
We do a lot of rentals this time of year and currently we have three great rental homes available. 2013 Edgar Court, Falls Church VA 22043 This property is available immediately and is listed at $1800. It is a 3 bedroom and 1 bath home with a fenced rear yard. There is ample storage in the large stand alone shed, a small lean-to shed as well as an attic. The home is on a street with little traffic and has a long...Continue Reading!
The extensive network of bike paths in the Northern Virginia area is a gift many appreciates. Paths like the Washington and Old Dominion Trail(W&OD), Custis Trail and Mount Vernon trail are all very popular with bikers, runners, walkers and rollerbladers of all ages. On a typical morning the trails will be full of residents doing their morning jog and commuters using the trails to get in from the suburbs to work in areas like Tysons Corner, Arlington and Washington DC. On the weekend...Continue Reading!
Underwater borrowers have been offered various bail-out programs since the mortgage and market meltdown. Most of those programs failed to make a significant impact as they addressed variable high interest rates and not negative equity. Most financially strapped homeowners won't pour money into a home where they owe significantly more than it is worth - even if they can refinance. To help keep the American dream alive and allow struggling homeowners to stay in their homes various schemes have been devised and put...Continue Reading!
The Mosaic District in Merrifield is nearing completion and finishing touches are taking place on streets and buildings throughout the urban community. The Angelika theatre will open in September, Target in October and by Christmas most/all of the remaining stores and restaurants will be open. Mosaic will also house Mom’s Organic Market, Hotel Sierra, Black’s Bar and Kitchen, matchbox, Taylor Gourmet, a bakery, a butcher and other boutique style shops. The Eya townhomes are for sale in the $600,000 range and upwards. The new development has more than ...Continue Reading!
If you followed our earlier articles in this series "The Craig's List Ad", "7 Questions You Are Allowed to Ask", "The Showing Appointment" and read our articles on Overcrowding, Renters Insurance and "My Tenants' Dog Ate My Hardwood" you should have a good idea of what lies ahead as a landlord and be prepared for the final step - qualifying and selecting your tenants! So, lets say you met some nice tenants at your property and one you particularly liked fit one or more of the...Continue Reading!