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When moving up should you sell first or buy first?

In a buyers market like we have in Northern Virginia, people who are looking to sell their current home and purchase another have a tough choice to make. Should they sell their current home, or purchase their next home first? There is no one-size-fits-all answer, but here are a couple of scenarios to consider: Sell Home 1, Then Buy Home 2: In this market, you …

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Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

The December 2008 numbers have been released and are in the spreadsheet below.  Please note at the bottom of the spreadsheet, you can click on the various tabs to see the sales statistics for homes in different jurisdictions of Northern Virginia. For the most part sales remained fairly steady from Novemeber to December.  For “Northern Virginia” (defined as Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church City, Fairfax City, …

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Seaching for a House near a Metro in Northern Virginia

If you are searching for a house near a metro, you’re probably not finding them all.  And it’s not your fault.  It’s the listing agent’s fault. Agents who list houses within walking distance of Metro Stations are NOT including that in their listings.  So when you search for them, you’re not finding them. (You’ve GOT to be thinking…come on Jeff…there might be a few agents …