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Pristine 4br/3.5ba home with many upgrades in convenient Tysons location in the Brittany Parc neighborhood. Huge open kitchen - perfect for entertaining - black granite counters, ceramic tile floors, SS Kitchenaid appliances. Fully finished lower level with bath/br-den. 2 car garage, deck, fenced backyard. Recessed lights, countless upgrades! Lawncare is included in rent. Pictures are from before current occupant. [idx-listing mlsnumber="FX7970722" showall="true"]Continue Reading!
The sales activity at the Gates of McLean is continuing at a greater pace in 2012 than in 2011. With the new Silver Line McLean Metro stop “almost there” the community remains very popular with homeowners and investors alike. On one of our 1 bedroom listings at the Gates of McLean we had 6 offers - almost all above asking price and 5 out of 6 were by investors. It is clear that people believe there will be price and rent...Continue Reading!
If you are planning to buy or renovate a home, a Resource Protect Area (RPA) may be something that will impact you and the value of your home significantly A Resource Protection Area is created to limit development around water bodies with perennial flows. The goal is to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries through limited development. The Chesapeake Bay Act has been around for a while and most purchasers do know that development potential is limited around...Continue Reading!
What inspections are common when buying a home in Northern Virginia? The short answer is that it varies depending on the age and type of home. In the Northern Virginia area (like Fairfax County, Loudoun County etc) the most common inspection would be a general Home Inspection. As this area also has radon, radon testing is also done regularly. A general Home Inspection is a great way to get an overview of the condition of the home and to identify potential...Continue Reading!
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!