How Is The Tysons Corner 2024 Real Estate Market?

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In 2023, Tysons Corner’s real estate market exhibited robust pricing amidst a moderation in transaction volume. The surge in interest rates contributed to a scarcity of available properties, causing heightened buyer anxiety and a limited inventory selection. Despite these challenges, homes continued to swiftly leave the market, often generating multiple offers and surpassing asking prices. […]

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Contract Accepted – now what?

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Navigating the current competitive real estate market in Northern Virginia requires a strategic approach, especially as multiple offers and waived contingencies become the standard for updated homes in sought-after locations. Yet, successfully having your offer accepted is just the beginning of the journey. Post-acceptance, a myriad of dates, steps, and contingencies must be carefully managed […]

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Why you need a home inspection

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In the current sellers’ market, getting a home inspection contingency may be a challenge. Buying a home is one of the most significant investments that most people will make in their lifetime. With such a significant investment at stake, it’s essential to know as much as possible about the property you’re considering. That’s where a home […]

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Ruckstuhl Park Project Scope Approved

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(from Fairfax County website) The Fairfax County Park Authority Board approved the project scope for the development of Ruckstuhl Park in the Providence District. The development of the 7.2-acre site will include a picnic pavilion, open play area, fitness cluster, nature-themed playground, trail loop and parking area. The estate of the former resident-owner, Dr. Lily […]

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  • Graph showing closed Real Estate Sales for 2022 in Tysons Corner
  • Graph showing number of new real estate listings in 2022 in Tysons Corner
  • Table showing NVAR market statistics for October 2022 vs October 2021

Tysons Market Still Going Strong into 2023

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The year 2022 follows a fantastic 2021 in real estate in the Tysons Corner area. The expecrted interest hikes created a strong demand from buyers wanting to secure a home with still low interest rates. In most areas homes were flying off the market with multiple offers and escalation clauses – and with prices going […]

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Bamboozled on Bamboo in Fairfax County

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If you own a home in Fairfax County with bamboo on your property, you may be in for a surprise come January 1, 2023. Run amok bamboo has become an issue and the bamboo is difficult to remove and contain. A new Fairfax County ordinance goes into effect on that date, and neighbors can report […]

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Easy living at the Gates of McLean

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Located just down the street from Tysons Corner mall, Gates of Mclean is a community I have been active in for many years. Gates of Mclean is a medium sized condominium community squeezed in between I-495, Chain Bridge Road and the Capital One campus. Gates of Mclean was built back in 1997 as an apartment […]

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Avoid paying tax when selling rental property?

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With potential tax law changes, more restrictive rules on evictions,  and more tenant friendly legislation, some landlords are calling it quits. The low inventory and rising home prices doesn’t hurt either. So, if your landlording career is coming to an end – how do you sell your investment property and avoid paying more in taxes […]

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I Want No Animals in My Rental!

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Many homeowners have a strict no pets policy for their rental units. Reasons could be many, but some common considerations would include the potential for noise for neighbors, damage to the home, hard to remove odors, allergies, cultural or religious reasons and so on. There are no limits on restricting pets from your rental – […]

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  • Image showing share of homes by primary space heating fuel from 2009

What is the most efficient way to heat your home?

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A recent $400 electric bill made me wonder what the most efficient way would be to heat a 1,800 square foot home. The journey brought me down a DuckDuckGo hole where I ended up learning about pellet stoves, Biomass Stove Tax Credits, HHV, full-home propane and heat pump limitations. In my situation, have an electric […]

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