Tysons Corner Market Comeback!

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The real estate market in Northern Virginia has remained open for business through the COVID crisis.  The market slowed significantly in March, April and May while we were all trying to figure out what the heck was going on – but as we have come to accept the new normal the market came back surprisingly […]

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Should I accept Housing Voucher/Section 8 Tenants?

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Housing Choice Voucher tenants (or “Section 8 Program tenants”) are common in many jurisdictions in Northern Virginia. A landlord usually first becomes aware of the program when a potential renter calls up asking “Do you accept housing vouchers or Section 8?”. The question used to be – should you? Now the question is also – […]

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Tysons Corner Market Slowdown

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As opposed to other regions the real estate market in Northern Virginia has remained open for business through the COVID crisis. We all take precautions and do things differently and homes do still get listed for sale and buyers are still looking for and buying them. The record low interest rate has also created a […]

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Are Home Inspections a Waste of Money?

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In the Northern Virginia area (like Fairfax County, Loudoun County etc) the most common inspection when buying a home would be a general Home Inspection. As some areas in the Northern Virginia region has high levels of Radon, radon testing is also done regularly (particularly in homes with basements.) A general Home Inspection is a […]

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Real Estate market in the age of Covid

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The 2020 summer is almost here and Tysons Corner Virginia would normally be filled with excited buyers, hopeful sellers and  busy real estate agents. Instead, we have home buyers and sellers worried about getting infected and lenders having to deny loans for furloughed or out-of-work applicants. All is not lost. Homes are still being listed, […]

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Freedom Hill – the Civil War in our backyard

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Northern Virginia and Fairfax County is an area with a rich and interesting history. Our area was home to several Civil War sites like Captain John Quincy Marr Monument(Fairfax City – opening conflict of the war with first soldier killed), Fort Marcy (McLean – fort built to protect the Chain Bridge), Mount Gilead House (Centreville […]

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Wegmans is coming!

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As has been reported for years, Wegmans is coming to Tysons Corner. And we are now getting closer with a planned fall opening this year. The 80,000 sq.ft. supermarket will be at the new Capital One Center at the intersection of I-495 and Route 123.  Above it will be a residential high-rise and across the […]

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Great communities near the Silver Line metro

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With the Silver Line metro line phase 1 long completed and phase 2 on the way many communities are now metro-walkable for the first time. Apart from being able to park your car at home there are also other great new areas  amenities like new grocery stores, retail and restaurants. While there are some new […]

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Graph showing number of new listings in Tysons Corner over time

Tysons Corner real estate in the age of covid

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  The 2020 spring is here and Tysons Corner Virginia would normally be filled with excited buyers, hopeful sellers and  busy real estate agents. Instead, we have home buyers and sellers worried about getting infected and lenders having to deny loans for furloughed or out-of-work applicants. All is not lost. Homes are still being listed, […]

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