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It May Not Be Important to You, But It's Important to Your Client Everyone has different criteria when they are searching for a home to buy.  Many times that criteria will include commute time to work, school districts for kids and sometimes, it will include features for their pets...like fenced ...
11/15/2020
A Day Out in the Autumn SunThis afternoon I was able to get away from work for a while and enjoy some time out in the autumn sun.  My husband has a DLG (discus launch glider) and likes to get outside on calm days to throw it around.  It's always nice to go with him and just soak in the surroundin...
11/14/2020
Scary Moments While Touring HomesIt's Friday the 13th, November 2020.  The spookiest thought I could come up with was the scary things I have seen while touring properties with my buyers.  Guns was a topic I covered in greater  detail on a my personal blog, along with true stories of careless sel...
11/13/2020
Everybody Wants to Be an "Expert"Lord knows I try to be a patient woman.  I swear I do.  However, when you question my every day reality (professional or personal,) with an authority no one gave you and without a hint of experience in the subject you are spewing your expertise, I really do find m...
11/12/2020
Frustrations for Buyers in House HuntingTrying to schedule a buyer tour for tomorrow had me putting together the impossible puzzle.  A buyer, who is a shift worker and not available most frequently trafficked house hunting days and times, wanted to see six houses.  Add in tightly timed showing wi...
11/11/2020
Mondays are My Favorite Days of the WeekYou would think that someone who loved Mondays as much as I do would love every opportunity for a fresh start, like New Year's Day.  Let me tell you a little something about me...I much prefer any old non-holiday Monday to New Year's Day.  Fresh starts are ...
11/09/2020
Being Part of  NeighborhoodWhile finishing a late lunch yesterday, my door bell rang.  I could not get there as fast as I wanted, but I'm sure the cat that was sitting in front of the storm door peering out did.  What I walked up to see was two young boys on my sidewalk, pointing to a snake on my...
11/08/2020
The Eve of Buying Her Very First HomeYesterday I shared the story of helping former neighbors and lifelong friends through the multiple offer situation on their home.  Today I bring you the story of a short-term neighbor that became my friend during a stint in the rental across the street from my...
11/05/2020
Just What the Doctor OrderedLast night, while my stomach was churning over the potential destruction a Presidential election could cause, I managed to put together a multiple offer package for this duplex in Fairfax City.  It was my pleasure to present to the seller all four offers on her home, w...
11/04/2020
Well Maintained Duplex in the Heart of Fairfax City Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $375,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,397 sqftLot: 6,161 sqftYear Built: 1955MLS #: VAFC120634 Location 10646 Maple StreetFairfax, VA 22030USA Chris Ann C...
10/31/2020
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