questionsReal estate agents are licensed real estate professionals. The Commonwealth of Virginia requires that licenses be posted in a prominent place in the office of the real estate broker. If you don’t see that license, ask if the agent is licensed and ask if the license is current. Agents also carry a license on their person.

Agents are required to train and take courses, so ask about your agent about their training, and about what resources they use to locate either properties for sale or prospective buyers. If you are buying or selling a home, make sure the real estate agent has access to the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). The MLS charges agents a pretty hefty monthly fee and believe it or not some agents let their access to the MLS lapse. Make sure your agent has full access to the MLS.

If you are selling property, ask your realtor to provide you with prices of comparable properties sold in your area so you can be sure you are listing your property for a fair and reasonable price. This is called a Comparative Market Analysis or CMA. A CMA can help you and your agent determine how long it takes the agent on average to sell property. This can also help point to the best marketing plan for selling your property.

Buyers should ask about the type of properties the agent specializes in, condos, commercial, townhouses, luxury, area, etc. Also as a buyer you should provide the agent any additional information about things like local schools and community information.

Buying and selling property can be simple with the help of a good real estate agency. Spend the time to find the right real estate agency for your needs.

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Properties in Fort Hunt

8419 Porter Ln

This beautifu & popular 4/5 bedroom home with updated baths, modernized eat-in kitchen w/new stainless appliances is move-in ready. Family room w/gas fireplace is just off kitchen. 4 roomy bedrooms all on upper level, & den can be guest bedroom on main. HVAC & HWH new in '16, windows replaced. Much storage space in walk-in attic & basement. Easy, lovely commute on GW Pkwy. Close to Stratford Elem.[$659,000 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

1604 Baltimore Rd

Best price new construction in Ft. hunt area! Total renovation and addition totaling approximately 3,500 sq ft of top quality construction. Features include: stunning open floor plan, high ceilings, 4/5 BR's, 4.5 Baths, luxury master suite, amazing chef's kitchen and two car garage. Patio & large fenced rear yard. Waynewood School area. Can~t be duplicated close to this price![$899,000 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

8504 Fort Hunt Rd

Former model home and priced $75K less than the last sale which had less sq ft and was more dated. Sought after Riverside Gardens has renovated kitchen and baths, Large lower level suite with at grade entry would be ideal for an in-law or au-pair. Fresh paint and move in ready. Hurry![$699,900 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

912 Arcturus On the Potomac

Subtle luxury ~900 feet from Riverfront! All brick, stately colonial on exclusive & secluded wooded lot. Master Suite w/ Sitting Room & 2 Other En Suites on Upper Level. Hardwoods throughout top 2 levels, extensive Crown Mouldings, Sunroom w/ wall of windows stepping out to patio & deck. Renovated LL. 3 Wd burning Fp's. Den featuring stacked stone accent wall & much more! Unbeatable location![$1,499,323 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

8420 Masters Ct

Cape split level on a quiet cul de sac in sought after Riverside Gardens! Renovated kitchen includes classy gray cabinets, tile backsplash, granite counters and stainless appliances. sun drenched sunroom addition provides perfect eat-in space. Renovated bathrooms with wainscoting, marble and custom touches. New carpet and fresh paint. Tranquil freshly sodded fenced yard is 10+ Better hurry.[$719,900 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

 

Julie Nesbitt is an ABR who has served buyers in some of Alexandria’s most exclusive neighborhoods.  She is a top producing agent who has listed and sold property in Northern Virginia. In addition to helping folks buy, sell and rent property in Northern Virginia, Julie is the primary administrator of the property management services performed by Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. Call Julie at (703)765-0300.
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