Bristow-Gainesville Real Estate News & Opinion

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Cost Considerations of Listing Agents In my marketplace, the suburbs of Northern Virginia, I often hear radio ads touting various approaches to listing homes that make it sound like the only consideration in hiring a listing agent should be based solely on the price they charge for their services...
Do Buyers Ever End Buying the First House They See? Often times, when I am house hunting with buyer clients, they will ask how many homes the average buyer sees before making a decision.  It is a tough question to answer.  During our depressed housing market in the later half of the first decade ...
Rare Five Upper Level Bedroom Home Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $549,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 4,242 sqftLot: 0.25 acre(s)Year Built: 2000MLS #: VAPW486452 Location 12181 Cheshire CourtBristow, VA 20136USA Chris Ann Cleland Long ...
If a Listing Agent Isn't Willing To... Let's talk marketing.  It is the single most important element to getting the absolute highest price and best terms for a seller.  As a Top Bristow Listing Agent, the first step to great marketing is having an honest conversation with my sellers about listin...
End Unit, Garage Townhouse in Braemar Overview Maps Photos $384,900 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,354 sqftLot: 2,805 sqftYear Built: 2003MLS #: VAPW486072 Location 9619 Innerwick PlaceBristow, VA 20136USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster Real Estate...
The Christmas Wish of a Dream Home Comes True for Active Adult BuyersIf buyers, in the throws of house hunting in the Bristow-Gainesville real estate market could sit on Santa's lap and ask for their dream home to magically appear, I am sure many buyers would.  In our low inventory market, many b...
Somebody is Getting a New Home for the HolidaysOn November 19th, I had the pleasure of introducing 9310 Caspian Way, Unit 102, to the market....a lovely two bedroom/two bathroom condo in Hunter's Square.  Having helped the owners of the property years earlier when they wanted to rent the property...
Just Out of Spite... It is truly sad how buyers and sellers can get themselves twisted over contract negotiations.  Tempers will flare, one side feels the other is getting "too good a deal" and then decisions are made out of spite.  The most jaw dropping of a spiteful mindset happened this past w...
Can You Sell Real Estate Any Time of the Year?In every real estate office across Prince William, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties there are agents lamenting about the slow year end real estate market.  I can close my eyes and picture them holding court about how no one wants to buy or sell as we appr...
Rural Price with No HOA in Suburbia Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $299,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full BathroomInterior: 996 sqftLot: 01 sqftYear Built: 1960MLS #: VAPW483194 Location 12208 Fitzgerald WayNokesville, VA 20181USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster Real Estat...

Chris Ann Cleland

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