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By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 12
With the upcoming influx of military and civilian personnel scheduled to move to Fort Belvoir and NGA close by neighborhoods in Fairfax and Prince William Counties are gearing up for new arrivals.   Here is a quick tour of a few neighborhoods that are close to both Fort Belvoir and NGA but also a...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Today is September 30, 2010 and it is the last day for PCS orders for activity duty military and other qualified individuals to meet the current criteria for the PCS Homeowners Assitance  Program (HAP). As of today there has been no announcement of an extension of the date for orders.  There has ...

By Pat Fenn
(Marketing Specialist for CJ Realty Group/Cindy Jones Broker )
Comments 8
It is that time of year when military families start to plan their summer moves. The weather can be very dangerous to anyone moving in the heat of the summer with a pet. First of all many pets just don't take well to travel of any kind but add 90 degree temperatures on top of that and the combina...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 12
Less than a mile from the gates of Fort Belvoir and the 5300 homes that make up Kingstowne, you can hear a rooster crow announcing a new day at Nalls Produce and Nursery. Started as a way for the Nalls family to sell off some of the extra produce from their family garden today Nalls Produce and N...

By Tom Robinson, Experienced Real Estate, Professional Serving No. VA and DC
(Keller Williams Realty Kingstowne/Alexandria, VA Office)
Comments 3
That's a quote from this week's Parade magazine that may be,depending on your paper, on your doorstep in the morning if not delivered early on Saturday like mine is. The title of the article is "Red, White, and Scammed," and it focuses on one person, Diann Traina who was ripped off by an unscrupu...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Operation Homefront a non-profit organization dedicated to helping soldiers in need and CDW-G a technology serivce provider, have partnered to provide donated laptops to wounded soldiers in the DC area.  Soliders recovering at Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed will be able to connect with family, take...

By Pat Fenn
(Marketing Specialist for CJ Realty Group/Cindy Jones Broker )
Comments 2
It is that time of year when military families start to plan their summer moves. The weather can be very dangerous to anyone moving in the heat of the summer with a pet. First of all many pets just don't take well to travel of any kind but add 90 degree temperatures on top of that and the combina...

By ReShawna Leaven, Experience. Knowledge. RESULTS.
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Base Realignment and Closure or otherwise known as BRAC will bring more than 12,000 jobs will be relocated to the Northern Virginia area. This is part of the military realignment. This is sure to hopefully increase property values because there is going to be a huge demand for housing.   The ques...

By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 2
Slug line to the Pentagon and Ft Belvoir....a Washington DC institution. A few days ago I wrote a blog post about transportation options for folks moving to a duty station at the Pentagon. An alert reader, Nancy Murraya retired Navy commander who was stationed at the Pentagon some years back left...

By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 5
One year Home buyer Tax Credit extension for Extended  Duty Military and Foreign Service Personnel. Short Video below. Good news from the IRS! Now there's an oxymoron....but here is a rule change that makes sense. According to the video, qualified extended duty military and foreign service folks ...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
Over the last few weeks three of my listngs using the US Army Corps of Engineers Home Owners Assistance Program (HAP) have finally gone to  settlement. There hasn’t been anything quick about the first few of these transactions.  One of the biggest reasons was due to the delay in the publishing of...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
Thinking of buying a home in the Northern Virginia area? Wonder what the cost of owning that home and commuting in the area might cost you per year? Transportation and housing affordability are a big part of the buying process. The Urban Land Institute has developed a calculator to help show how ...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 24
In a real estate market where prices have declined military families with PCS orders face a difficult decision.  Do you hold on to your home and rent hoping for prices to rebound in another 3-5 years or attempt a short sale and hope that your lender will consider PCS orders a "hardship?"There are...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 5
The 2010 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates (BAH) have been published for active duty military members. For those who are not familiar with BAH, the rates are based on the median rental rates in the area and may not cover what a service member pays in a monthly mortgage if they decide to buy a hom...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 10
Holidays are one of the hardest times for military families separated by deployment.  It is also one of the best times for friends and neighbors to lend a helping hand.  It isn't about money it's about a few minutes or a few hours to help with the little things that need to be done. Simple things...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 7
After a long wait the checks are beginning to roll out for military families who qualify for assistance from the Department of Defense Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP). Three weeks after the funds were made available the surviving spouse of a Fallen Warrior received her check. Then a check wen...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 14
It includes the extension of the tax credit to military families who have been stationed outside the US for at least 3 months in 2009. For qualifying families they have until June 30, 2011 to purchase a home a qualify for the tax credit.  Now that is good news!  

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Relocation is never easy. It doesn't matter how many times the PCS orders arrive there are the usual questions about your new area and this on-line guide is here to help you answer a few of them.  What is the BAH rate for Fort Belvoir? Use zip code 22060 Where is Fort Belvoir Located?Northern Vir...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
Anyone who has gone through the process of in-processing at a military installation knows it can be complicated.  At Fort Belvoir it means 24 stops at the various required departments located throughout the installation.Starting in 2010 anyone arriving (or departing) from Fort Belvoir will be abl...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
The changes at Fort Belvoir continue as the date for the BRAC influx gets closer.  On post housing is just one of the many transformations taking place but it is one of the most important ones for families who choose to live within the gates of Fort Belvoir.Gerber Village is what you might term "...

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