Category Archives: Foreclosures

Are Northern Virginia Luxury Homes Seeing Upward Trend in Foreclosures?

According to results from the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc (r), of homes that sold for over $1,000,000,  58 sold transactions were recorded in the MRIS (r) (homes listed through the MLS provider for the Greater DC area) between January … Continue reading

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Why That Fixer-Upper Might Not Be the Right Purchase for You

It’s natural to want a deal and what better deals are out there than fixer-uppers? But does this home purchase make sense for you? Here are some things to consider ahead of time. • I’m handy but not a professional. … Continue reading

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So You Say You Want a Great Deal on a Short Sale?

What you don’t know in real estate is always the biggest challenge we face as consumers. How can you find out about that home you so desperately want so you can make a smart offer? With a short sale, there … Continue reading

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Looking for a Deal? Foreclosure may not always be the way to go…

I love a deal, don't you?  I'm not simply talking about finding something cheap.  I'm talking about finding something of quality that will endure the test of time and hold and even increase its value.  It doesn't matter if it's … Continue reading

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