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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Redwood Realty
There is a scam occurring on Craigslist in which rental homes are being advertised as 'for sale' by individuals from foreign countries. They are requesting you send them the security deposit and fill out a form with your private information upon responding to their ads.     If you really need a r...
Lake Ridge, Dale City, Belmont Bay - It's all Woodbridge, Virginia Within Woodbridge, Virginia there are many subdivisions. According to the United States Postal Sevice, zip codes 22191, 22192, 22193 are the areas of Woodbridge, Virginia. Locals from time to time say I live in Lake Ridge, Belmont...
Who said home buying was only for the middle-agers, married with children? Young, single (or both) - you too can partake in the American dream of home ownership! The real estate market has noticed a boom in the number of young adults purchasing homes, and the amount will continue to increase. Bel...
There is a beautiful four level townhome in Gainesville, VA for sale under $170,000. These properties sold last year close to the high $250-300Ks. The foreseeable future is definitely an increase in the community. Why do investors stray away from an excellent opportunity? The condo fees are $235 ...
Years ago our parents saved until they were comfortable to obtain a mortgage they could afford. With the interest only loans diminishing, you must eliminate your debt close to zero. There are so many homes on the market in the Northern Virginia area at reasonable prices that should be sold by now...
After negotiating shorts sales with 99% success, I find not all will negotiate 6% commission. How do you fight for the 6% commission? Love to hear your thoughts or strategies.
Well we are waiting for a response for a short sale on the second lien since February. You think with HAFA in place that would expedite previous short sales in que right? Do you think this program will make a difference in moving short sales? Let me know your thoughts. Linda Lewis, Century 21 New...
This is a beautiful home in the Laurenwood Estates community in Manassas for $599,999. Your clients will not be disappointed. There are four bedrooms , four and half baths, and much more. A great size deck and patio is located in the backyard. The property was built in 2005
Is it an insult to ask homeowners are they behind on any mortgage payments to list their home as a rental? They request double security deposit and double rent w/prospective tenants who may have homes on the market as a short sale. In my experience we have to protect ourselves in this business. T...

Linda Lewis

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