Category: Buying a Home

Transparency is the Best Approach When Handling Real Estate Commission in Northern Virginia

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What is the Consumer Objective?
The consumer objective is to procure an agent who provides a compelling value proposition. One who has the requisite skill and experience to achieve the consumer’s desired outcome while producing the highest qualitative and quantitative benefits. Qualitative benefit is derived from elements like protecting a client’s best interests and providing superior customer service. In the  …  Read More

What Options are Available to Buyers When Cancelling a Home Purchase Contract in Virginia?

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Real Estate is a Business of Contracts
Contracts are serious, complex, legal documents and that’s no different when buying or selling a home. In fact, buyers and sellers will be confronted with over 100 legal documents during the process of a typical home purchase and settlement. Exceptional agents have a thorough knowledge of the contracts and know how to write  …  Read More

Buying a Home in Northern Virginia Has Many Advantages Over Renting

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Buying Requires Less Income Than Renting

Tired of being a renter and getting what seems like a less than ideal living situation than you’d like? If you’ve ever thought of becoming a homeowner, now might be the time to start thinking seriously about the advantages of buying a home instead of renting. Interest rates are again at all-time lows pushing
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Is the Northern Virginia Housing Market Signaling a Bubble? Context Means Everything.

Majority of Home Sellers & Buyers Worry About a Housing Bubble & Price Crash

Naturally, home sellers and buyers are often concerned about home prices. It’s an asset class they either own or are considering owning. This concern becomes even greater when the impacts of the Great Recession and 2008 housing collapse are still visible in the rearview mirror for  …  Read More

Zillow’s Zestimate Is Frequently Wrong in Northern Virginia; Unhelpful to Buyers, Sellers & Renters

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Zillow’s Inaccuracy Frustrates Consumers & Company CEO

So much so that Zillow has been accused of misleading and irresponsible home price estimates that have hurt both home buyers and sellers. Certain complaints have risen to the level of class-action lawsuits filed against Zillow in federal court. These court briefs outline that Zillow’s Zestimates are consistently inaccurate by anywhere from 6%  …  Read More