A Buyer’s Expert in Reston

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One of the most important aspects of any home that you move into is, without a doubt; the area. Homes may look fantastic online, but there is always the possibility that the area this fantastic home is in may be less than desirable. Before you move to any new town, subdivision or city, its a good idea to do a little research and find out as much as possible about the place that you are considering calling home.

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7 Shortcuts to Internet Home Buying in Northern Virginia

Will Nesbitt, Principal Broker

Searching for a home is becoming easier every day with more access to web sites across the country Realtor.com is the king of real estate listings. There are real estate company sites such as nesbittrealty.com where you can access the local affiliates and all their listings in Northern Virginia. Or a little back door play is to go to the state board of realtors where they list all the local realtor boards and the local MLS sites.

1.nesbittrealty.com – The number 1 real estate web site. Has easy access to its real estate listings around the world. The “maps”  “coverage areas” “find your perfect home” “just listed” “featured properties” website allows you to enter in your criteria and will notify you of any updates or new listing you can select to have the emails sent daily or weekly. Nesbitt Realty’s system is state of the art in high tech features when you request information on any of their listings your request goes one stop and then directly to the agent’s phone who listed the home. During normal business hours you should get a return call within minutes with all the up to date information directly from the listing agent. No other real estate company or lead source has anything that approaches this system.Continue reading

Things To Know Before Buying A Home in Kingstowne

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If you are taking the next step in life and purchasing a home in Kingstowne, chances are that you are feeling the pressure and the anxiety that goes along with this difficult decision.  Those who buy homes are very anxious, eager to get any information they can about real estate in Kingstowne.  Of course, before you buy a home, it always helps to learn all that you can.

The first thing you’ll need to know is  just how much you can qualify for or afford to borrow.  There’s no point in looking at single-family homes in Kingstowne, when you can only afford a condo at Surrey of Manchester Lakes. You should also make it a point to check your credit and know where you stand.  If you have any problems, you should strive to correct them for you attempt to borrow money for a home.  The higher credit rating you have, the lower your interest rates will be.

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10 Steps to Getting Top Dollar for Your Home in Arlington

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When you decide to sell your home in Arlington you should immediately begin referring to it as a house. You’ve become emotionally attached to this place and it’s now time to say goodbye. Your home is where the heart is. Your house is a product for sale, so start detaching yourself by making some changes that will help you with the sale of the house.Continue reading

How to Find the Best Realtor for You

Beyond being the winning bidder, how do you make sure you are working with the best Realtor for you? Here are a few steps to take before choosing the right Real Estate Agent to work with

  • Seeking advice on finding a Realtor? Sixty-eight percent of all Realtor business comes from personal referrals, so ask friends, family, and neighbors.
  • Interview several Realtor to find someone you are comfortable with. “If you interview them for any length of time you’re going to figure out their sincerity and how well prepared they are,”.
  • How many transactions has a Realtor done? “I would certainly want them to have 8-10 transactions in the area that you’re considering. They’ll have the experience necessary.”
  • Ask a Realtor how often they will communicate throughout the home buying process.
  • Do business with a Realtor that understands how to use technology. “Listings come on the market quickly. A good Realtor will have access to see listings that come on first.”

By following some of these easy rules you can find the right Realtor for you!

Hollin Hills is suburban

Suburban residential detached properties in Hollin Hills can cost <$800,000. Properties in this neighborhood seem landscaped with natural foliage. Hollin Hills is near Hollin Hall shopping center, not to mention served by Hollin Meadows Elementary School, Sandburg Middle School, and West Potomac High School. Can not forget, Hollin Hills is sort of close to Belle View and Richmond Highway, also known as Route 1. Contact Nesbitt Realty on Hollin Hills Real Estate sales, renting, and property management (703) 765 0300

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Reasons to Live in Farrington

Farrington is a condominium community located in the heart of Alexandria.  The community is made up of one, two, and three bedroom units. This condominium community could be just the place you are looking to call home.

  • Location: Miles from Washington Dc and Old Town Alexandria
  • Affordability: One of the last communities in Northern Virginia with properties available under 200K and condominium fees under $450 a month
  • Commuting:  Located within a half mile of I-95, I-495, and Rt 1 providing easy access to major highways. For those who prefer public transportation, Huntington Metro and Bus station is also less than a half mile walk.
  • Entertainment: Minutes from Hoffman entertainment district featuring a movie theater and a variety of restaurants.

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