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RECENT BLOG POSTS
  If you are considering putting your Chantilly home on the market, it is important to be aware that you are in competition with other home sellers. Nationally, there are more than 3.7 million homes for sale this month.  You can see how important it is to have your Northern Virginia home be prese...
07/20/2011
If you are getting your Chantilly home ready to sell, you may be considering doing some of your own painting. If you have paint, tape, tarp and some brushes, you can do a lot. Remember that some rooms call for a complete sand-down, and when that is the case, Rule #1 is that your walls must be sta...
07/15/2011
If you are a Chantilly or Northern Virginia area home buyer, you know that our area in not the least expensive place to live. But have you wondered where the least expensive cities are located?  Turns out they are identified in a  BusinessWeek article titled "The Cheapest 25 Cities In The U.S". T...
07/14/2011
Searching for homes in the Herndon, Chantilly, or near-by areas? If so, this exceptionally sharp Dartmouth model located at 3300 Flintwood Court in Herndon, Virginia (MLS  #FX 7622389) is definitely worth a good look. This is a home that gives you the immediate feeling of being in an exceptionall...
07/10/2011
We have the privilege of serving many military families in Northern Virginia, and doing so is an honor. On this Memorial Day we salute all of our currently serving military men and women and their families.  Please know we at The Kathy O'Neal Team are mindful of your service and we are deeply app...
05/30/2011
  If you want to keep your Chantilly or Northern Virginia home garden in good shape by controlling weeds and pests, but don't like the strong chemicals, take a few minutes to watch this video. Suggestions you will find in the video include: Use of flowering nectar-bearing plants to keep "good " i...
05/28/2011
The recent flood disasters are a reminder of the monumental damage that can occur when flood waters get out of hand. These tragedies are not limited to high risk areas According to FloodSmart.gov, floods are the #1 most common disaster in the United States. About $709 million in flood insurance c...
05/22/2011
New home construction is reported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and recent numbers show that single-family housing starts dropped by 21,000 units in April. That is a 5 percent drop for single-family homes, as compared to March 2011, and 30 percent when compared to April 2010. When permits t...
05/22/2011
We have a GreatSchools section on our website.  It is a nice resource if you are moving into the Northern Virginia area and want to get a quick read on schools in this area. Recently Forbes and GreatSchools did a study suggesting that home prices and the quality of public schools don't necessaril...
05/15/2011
Home owners in the Northern Virginia and Chantilly area who are considering putting their home on the market have the obvious concern about how much or how little they should do to prepare the home for sale. There are competing concerns about having a home that looks good, while not spending more...
05/15/2011