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Yes, Houses are Still Selling in ManassasAround the time 7313 Castle Road hit the market, social distancing was part of our vernacular.  Shelter-in-place was on the horizon, but not yet a reality.  The sellers of this updated Sudley home wanted to get the place sold before COVID hit the scene.  W...
Loyal Buyers Find Their Dream Home in The Reserve at Lake Manassas In the spring of 2007, my brother introduced me to some of the finest people I have ever met.  His friend Michael was looking to buy a home in the Centreville area, having just accepted a job in Northern Virginia.  It was a pleasu...
Bristow, VA Listing Appointment Options During a PandemicThere are probably a lot of folks wondering if sellers are still selling and buyers still buying in Bristow, VA in the days of COVID-19 and the ensuing lock downs of businesses.  Fortunately for buyers and sellers in Virginia, our Governor ...
Why is the Real Estate Industry Considered Essential?A couple days ago, Governor Ralph Northam gave orders for no-essential businesses to shut down as Virginians shelter in place to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.  Essential businesses that were allowed to remain open and working, with amend...
What's Going on in the Bristow Real Estate Market Since COVID-19?Wondering what is happening in the Bristow and surrounding real estate markets since COVID-19 made its appearance and put us into self-isolation and social distancing when in public?  When our daily lives change and take us into unc...
One Day on the Market in Manassas, Despite COVID-19 ScareWhen it became clear that the United States was not going to be able to avoid a COVID-19 outbreak, concern in the Bristow-Manassas real estate market started to crop up.  Sellers wondered how a pandemic would affect home sales.  Enjoying re...
Updated Home on Pipe Stem Lot in Manassas Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $420,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,133 sqftLot: 0.68 acre(s)Year Built: 1969MLS #: VAPW490014 Location 7313 Castle RoadManassas, VA 20109USA Chris Ann Cleland L...
Fearless or Selfish?There's a wide division between the panic and poo-poo existing around COVID-19.  There are some that are so panicked that they are probably stocked with supplies of toilet paper and water that will take them well into winter.  Others are poo-pooing the impending epidemic becau...
Just Sold in Saybrooke:  5 Bedroom Home for $555,000On January 28th (2020,) I had the pleasure of introducing 12181 Cheshire Court to the market.  It was priced at $549,000, had five large upper level bedrooms, three finished levels, a walk up basement and a cul-de-sac lot.  The factor we weren't...
Thoughts on Open Houses as the Coronavirus Becomes a Looming Concern Watching the news or scrolling through Facebook,  it is clear that the coronavirus is at the very least, a legitimate concern for our communities.  A highly communicable, novel virus is on the loose.  The risk of believing this ...

Chris Ann Cleland

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