Real 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

1102 Croton Dr

Home for the Holidays! Beautiful remodel with contemporary flair. Sought after Mayfield model with open main level, white cabinets, granite counters. Lower level has new carpet, recessed lighting & separate full bath. 4 upper bedrooms with 2 renovated baths and walk up attic. Carport, large shed & beautiful paver patio accents level yard. Close to the pool, school, GW Parkway and Old Town!.[$799,900 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

2004 Jamestown Rd

This one has it all - spacious master suite addition, finished basement, high-end kitchen with skylights open to dining and lots of storage. Great yard too. Plus it's nestled into convenient, close-in Hollin Hall Village in the Waynewood School District with shopping, pool & park just blocks away. Commuting is a breeze w/easy access to Huntington Metro, bus routes, bike trail, Rt 1 and GW Parkway.[$619,000 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

8830 Camfield Dr

4 BR, 3 BA renovated home with sun room in back, large fenced yard, carport, and shed. Refinished hardwood floors on main and upper levels with new carpet downstairs. Located in a great Mt Vernon neighborhood, on one of George Washington's original farms, just off the G.W. Parkway, bike path & jogging trail along the Potomac River. Easy commute to Old Town Alexandria, DC, Pentagon, & Ft Belvoir.[$579,500 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

2400 Brentwood Pl

Priced to sell! Unique contemporary rambler on private wooded cul-de-sac. Home has been renovated 8 ft custom interior doors add a designer wow! Spacious eat-in kitchen has quartz counters,stainless appliances, gas cooking, 42" cabinets.Bamboo flooring, new double-pane windows, and roof. New driveway. Neutral paint. Gas heat/hotwater/cooking. Convenient South Alexandria location. 2 huge decks.[$699,900 - Alexandria, VA 22306]

8111 Wellington Rd

Last remaining of 3 spectacular new builds in Waynewood Elem. district! Open floor plan, 10' ceilings, fine craftsmanship by premier local builder w/ custom kitchen & BAs by local designer. Combined kitchen & family w/ island, quartzite counters, pantry & wet bar. MBR ft 2 walk-in closets, gas fp & luxurious BA. Solid oak floors. LL rec rm & guest suite. Large deck & 1-car garage. LAST AVAILABLE![$924,900 - Alexandria, VA 22308]

 

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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.