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Are You Willing to Be Happy?Are you willing to be happy?  That's a weird question, isn't it?  Who wouldn't want to be happy?  Of course you want to be happy.  The question is, what's it take to make you happy?  Is it getting out of debt?  A three week vacation?  Finding the love of your life?  Sh...
Just Sold Another Condo in Heritage HuntOn July 30th (2019) I had the pleasure of introducing Unit 101 of 7065 Heritage Hunt Drive in Gainesville to the market.  Early last year, I had sold my mother's third floor unit with an fantastic view for $272,000.  The comps showed that two bedroom/two ba...
Campbell's Trace Townhouse Just Sold in Manassas, VAFirst meetings with sellers are times when I have to bring a vision and be able to share that with sellers.  Just like most situations, the first meeting at 10505 Montrose Way, a garage townhouse in Manassas, the home at the time of our listing ...
Another Relocating Buyer Finds the Perfect Home in Northern VirginiaWhen a corporate or government relocation buyer is picking up and moving to an entirely different state for their job, the house hunt is something that happens very quickly.  In the case of a recent relcoating buyer and and his f...
Turn Key Active Adult Condo in Heritage Hunt Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $295,000 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,206 sqftYear Built: 2007MLS #: VAPW475542 Location 7065 Heritage Hunt Drive101Gainesville, VA 20155USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster Real Esta...
South Riding Townhouse, Just Sold for $412,000When I am going over listing paperwork with a seller, I will often get the point where we are determining when they would like to hit the market, by way of the MLS.  I have two choices in our listing agreement.  1) Within forty-eight hours of signing ...
Main Level Bedroom Patio Home in Braemar Overview Maps Photos $360,000 Townhouse Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,964 sqftLot: 2,465 sqftYear Built: 2003MLS #: VAPW474556 Location 12849 Rannoch Forest CirleBristow, VA 20136USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster Real Estate(703) 4...
Can a Gainesville, VA Buyer Find a Home Their First Day House Hunting?If you are a buyer in the Gainesville, VA marketplace, you know that there is not much inventory.  This is a seller favored market at the moment.  However, that doesn't mean that a serious Gainesville, VA buyer can't find their...
Just Sold in Burke:  Second Time Around is Better Than the FirstOn April 5th (2019) I had the pleasure of introducing 5652 Oak Tanager Court to the Northern Virginia marketplace.  Having an inventory shortage, particularly in homes in a first time buyer's range, it was not a shock to receive thre...
They Advertised a Solar Heated PoolThey Advertised a Solar Heated Pool The past week in real estate, I have learned quite a bit about what I would call about the practice of misleading.  It really makes me sad that agents in our industry will go to any length at all to mislead.  The first instanc...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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