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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Cornerstone Business Group Inc - 0225086119
My blog covers whatever is on my mind. It travels the spectrum from Real Estate in Northern Virginia, local events, market reports, neighborhood data, business profiles and personal stories, and once in a while just some random craziness. I hope you enjoy it, and please feel free to drop a note.



How should Realtors relate to homeschooling families who are buying / selling homes? I'm sure a lot of you probably said, "Like everyone else," and that would be true in most ways, but homeschooling families are a unique market.  When I had been married 6 years, my wife said, "If we have kids, I ...
Bank of America, I had high hopes for you, but they're waning. After a number of healthy phone calls from BOA employees who have read my blogs, I was reasonably confident that BOA might be the one bank that had the short sale process figured out. I may have been premature in that assessment. Agai...
The Winchester, VA real estate market continues to improve over each previous year since 2011. The 2012 residential sales increased by 4.8% over 2011, and 2013 increased 11% over 2012. The biggest change in the local market can be seen in the number of distressed properties sold in each consecuti...
I challenge you to make 2014 your giant killing year. I recently wrote a blog about David and Goliath as it relates to the challenge small brokerages face when dealing with large brokerages. I think many would look at the small brokerages as those at a disadvantage because they don't have the pow...
Buyers buy with the eye. If you don't believe me, think about the last time you bought a car. Did you buy the rusty bucket of bolts on the lot, or did you buy the shiny and clean car? I know the answer to that. I had two clients over the past year and a half that did an amazing job getting their ...

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