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Posted on 01/24/2021
How to Write a Memorable Offer Letter
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay While buying a home in a seller’s market, it pays to stand out from the crowd. One way to do that is with a memorable offer letter that captures the seller’s attention from the start. You must include all the right elements, however, to effectively win them over and earn the chance to...
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Posted on 01/23/2021
Falls Church, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Falls Church, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
4 Reasons Why Your Real Estate Agent Asks You to Stay Away From Showings
Image by Agover from Pixabay When you go to sell your home, your real estate agent will take care of playing host for interested buyers. This is part of the service that you get when you hire a real estate agent. The agent will not only handle setting up the showing appointments; they will also meet the prospective...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Key Questions to Consider Before You Invest in Home Improvements
Before you sell your home, you may want to invest in property upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence both inside and out and boost your chances of enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience. Ultimately, there are many questions to consider prior to investing in home improvements. These questions include: 1. Which home improvements should I prioritize?...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
DIY Home Improvement Projects
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay It may be tempting to call an expert (and sometimes, you can't avoid doing so) to fix something or to enhance the decor of your home, but some projects are surprisingly easy to do. Tackling DIY projects at home has never been easier, thanks to the availability of tools and products designed just...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Choosing the Ideal Sunroom for Your Luxury Home
Image by Patrick Turban from Pixabay Sunrooms offer a place where you can enjoy outdoor views and sunlight without actually being outside. Whether you’re avoiding the summer heat or staying warm in winter, you can still get plenty of natural light in a comfortable environment with a sunroom. Since these are different types of sunrooms to choose from,...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
Falls Church, VA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 12/21/2020
3303 Cullers Court, Woodbridge, VA 22192 is now new to the market!
Available 01/01/2021....3 Level with 3 BR, 3.5 Bath townhome; Hardwood floors in Foyer, Kitchen, Dining Room and Living Room with a cozy wood burning Fireplace with a rear deck backing to mature trees & view of Occoquan River Reservoir! Master BR with Vaulted ceiling & a private full bath. Walkout Basement includes an extra room or Den also includes a Family Room, Laundry, a Full Bath, & storage utility room. Owner would consider anywhere from 18 month to 30 month Lease. Pets case by case basis- 30 lbs. or less and only 1...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Step-Up Basis and How It Can Pertain to Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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