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Do you want to sell your property?

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Will Nesbitt, Julie Nesbitt and Stuart Nesbitt

If you want to sell your home, Nesbitt Realty can sell the property fast and at the best price. Our Realtors are experienced and familiar with the real estate market in Northern Virginia. A Realtor can help you determine the best listing price for your property. We know how to market your home to get the best price as quickly as possibly. Nesbitt Realty knows how the home selling process works, so we are ready to assist you every step of the way. Nesbitt Realty has access to the MRIS (our local multiple listing service). MRIS is the MLS database that agents use to find homes for sale in the area. Our agent will add your property to it. Working with a Realtor will make the home selling process run smoothly and much simpler than if you attempt to do it on your own. We’re a local family-run business and we appreciate the opportunity to serve your needs.

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If You Need To Sell At Waterford Nesbitt Realty Can Help.

Nesbitt Realty is a family-run small business that appreciates the opportunity to serve your Northern Virginia real estate needs. If the time has come to sell your home, rest assured that Nesbitt Realty understands the unique challenges of selling townhouses at Waterford in Vienna, Virginia. Contact us today to get a free estimate of your Brick Colonial’s value. We can also prepare a marketing plan to show you how we plan to get you the best price as quickly as possible.

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#1 Sales Tip

Realtor Ron Ginyard
Ronald R Ginyard Sr. is a Certified Distressed Property Expert.

Agent Ron Ginyard says, “When you put your home up for sale in Northern Virginia, most activity will happen within the first couple of weeks. If you put the right price on your home, you’ll notice immediate interest.”

Conversely, if there is very little activity that’s a sure sign that your price is too high. No matter how good or bad the market is, there are always buyers looking for homes in their price range in the Washington DC area. We always have buyers who are waiting for new homes to be listed or homes to be reduced in price. Our course, buyers who are waiting to purchase may miss seeing your home completely if the price is too high.

To determine the listing price of your home, you consult with our agent. Whether you’re in Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax County or even Prince William, our agents are equipped with latest technology and armed with experience to help you determine your best price.
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5605 Farmwood Ct

Single owner home meticulously cared for by original owners. Great location @ end of cul de sac. Lush landscaping. Largest model available. Pool membership available. Walk to Huntley Meadows Park, schools, shopping center. Near major transit hubs. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths on upper level; full bath on main with bedroom, den, country kitchen, separate dining, large living room, full unfinished basement [Hayfield Farm - $565,000]

6591 Hickman Ter

North Village luxury townhome w/brick front, 2-car garage. Dramatic foyer entry, ascend to bright, open main level w/hardwood floors, bay window. Live/love the rear kitchen w/granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, pendant and recess lights. Family room w/gas fireplace, sliding glass door to elevated deck. Walk-in closet in master bedrm, soaking tub/sep shwr. Walkout bsmt w/high ceilings! [Kingstowne - $580,000]

6110 Marilyn Dr

Stunning 5 Bedroom Home! Granite Kitchen w/ Stainless Appliances, Newly Refinished Hardwood Floors, Fresh Paint & New Carpet. Updated Bath w/ Granite Top, New Vanity, Fixtures & Mosaic Tile Accent. Nest Thermostat. Large Deck & Fully Fenced Flat Yard. Attached Garage w/ room for extra storage. Close to Kingstowne & Springfield Town Ctr. Only 2 miles to Van Dorn Metro! [Maple Grove Estates - $499,900]

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Who sets the price?

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Agents at Nesbitt Realty understand that no matter what you’ve been told Realtors really have no control at all over the real estate market, only the plan behind marketing.

Our Realtors never determine the asking price – the seller does. We can provide Realtor advice, but the seller makes the final decision. This not only applies to the list (asking) price, but it especially applies to the selling price. By the same token, we cannot control the offer price.  We can only present the offers that are actually made.  None-the-less, if the seller does things right and takes each step by step, together we’ll set a listing price in the right area and have no problems selling your property.

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6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants to Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party.

No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs and insects.

There are ways to keep mosquitoes and other insects away besides drowning yourself in bug spray. For a more green approach, try installing some of these mosquito and insect-repelling plants around your yard.

1. Marigolds

Place potted marigolds near mosquito entry-points, such as doors and windows, or on a deck or balcony where you spend a lot of time outdoors. They also deter insects that prey on tomato plants — an added bonus for gardeners.

Not only do they make your landscape more attractive, but marigolds also have a distinct smell that repels mosquitoes.

Plant from seed or get a starter plant from a nursery or floral department.

2. Citronella

citronella plant

Citronella is found in bug sprays and insect-repelling candles, but for maximum effectiveness, consider planting it. (Photo by David Becken)

Citronella is one of the most common ingredients in insect repellents, due to its strong smell, which masks mosquito attractants.

The perennial clumping grass grows 5 to 6 feet, and can be planted in the ground or kept in large pots.

Citronella plants thrive best in full sun and areas with good drainage.

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Catnip grows best in full sun. (Photo by John LaFollette)

Catnip grows best in full sun. (Photo by John LaFollette)

Warning: Your catnip might bring all the cats to the yard. The perennial herb, related to mint, is easy to grow.

While Catnip does repel mosquitoes in close proximity, some people apply crushed leaves for more protection.

4. Lavender

Dried lavender can be placed in wardrobes to dissuade moths. (Photo by David Becken)

Dried lavender can be placed in wardrobes to dissuade moths. (Photo by David Becken)

In addition to smelling lovely, aiding in relaxation and promoting restful sleep, lavender dissuades mosquitoes and gnats from invading your outdoor dinner party when planted in the garden or in pots placed by windows, doors and entertainment areas.

The dried flowers can also be placed in wardrobes to repel moths.

5. Basil

basil plant

Basil leaves don’t have to be crushed to prevent mosquito invasions. (Photo by Mike LaFollette)

Enjoy delicious pesto dishes, and keep mosquitoes at bay, with this insect-repelling herb. Basil is one of the few herbs in which you don’t have to crush the leaves to reap its benefits.

Lemon basil and cinnamon basil are the best varieties to prevent unwanted pests.

Mosquitoes bite! Prevent them from invading your yard with this illustration.

6. Lemon balm

lemon balm plant

Lemon balm keeps mosquitoes away, but attracts pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. (Photo by David Becken)

Also known as horsemint, lemon balm’s aroma wards off mosquitoes, but attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies.

It’s fast growing, drought resistant and reseeds itself, so consider planting in a pot rather than in your yard to avoid a lemon balm takeover.

If you are not able to grow one of these 6 mosquito repelling plants, or for more serious problems that need household pest control, then it’s best to use a reputable company to come out and inspect your home.

Source: 6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants to Keep Pests Away