Alexandria VA Real Estate News

Top 3 Big Benefits of Owning a Home vs. Renting One

July 23, 2021
owning a home

The number of homeowners has always been higher than the number of home renters, although those numbers have fluctuated over the years. For example, the year 2016 saw more renters than there have been in the last 50 years—about 36.6%. Still, that doesn’t mean the desire to rent isn’t there; in fact, it’s also at an all-time […]

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Top 5 Major Factors to Consider When Buying Your First Home

July 15, 2021
first home

Did you know that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there were over 800,000 new houses sold in April 2021? Back in April 2020, this number was lower, at over 500,000. If you’re among many of the Americans buying a home, and this is the first […]

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5 Pro Tips for Staging Your Home Before Selling

July 8, 2021
staging your home

One of the most important things to consider when putting your home on the market is staging your home.  While you know everything should seem clean, you might not know what to do after that. To help you out, we’ve put together this guide on how to stage your home like the pros.  Keep reading […]

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4 Simple Home Renovations You Should Do Before Selling to Boost Value

July 1, 2021
home renovations

It’s widely known that real estate is one of the most efficient ways to significantly increase your net worth. However, there are steps that you can take in order to boost the value of your home before you decide to sell it. Let’s explore some of the most noteworthy home renovations to consider. 1. Adding […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Alexandria, VA

June 22, 2021
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If you’re looking for a city that combines history, great schools, and a vibrant economy, then look no further than Alexandra, Virginia! Alexandria consistently ranks as one of the best cities in the United States. It may not be as famous as its capital city neighbor, but it has plenty to offer both families and singles […]

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What to Look For During Your Alexandria Home Inspection

June 15, 2021
home inspection checklist for buyers

Did you know that 61% of homeowners took on home improvement projects recently? Unfortunately, repairs and renovations are a necessary part of owning a home and in some cases can add up to big bucks. So if you are considering investing in a new property it’s critical to get a thorough inspection done first to know […]

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8 Home Staging Tips to Ensure a Quick Sale

June 8, 2021
home staging tips

Did you know that 83% of potential home buyers say that it is easier to imagine themselves living in a home if it has been staged? Home staging is the process of rearranging furniture and adding decor to make it more desirable to prospective buyers. If you want to be able to sell your home […]

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8 Questions to Ask Your Alexandria Real Estate Agent

June 1, 2021
questions to ask a real estate agent

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it’s likely one of the largest financial transactions you’ll make in your life. For example, the median home price in the state of Virginia is $285,229, although this is likely much higher in the Alexandria and northern Virginia area.  The significance of this transaction and the fast-paced […]

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Prepping Your Alexandria House for Sale: Marie Kondo Method

May 20, 2021
alexandria house

According to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, the 2020 real estate market valued the average Alexandria house 9 percent above the 2019 average. As a homeowner, it might seem like a quick sale is guaranteed.  Not quite.  There are more homes on the market in 2021. It’s essential to do as much as you can to […]

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What Factors Bring Down Property Value?

May 13, 2021
property value

Property values fluctuate depending on whether economic factors make it a buyer or seller market. Changes in interest rates, a rise in unemployment, and poor municipal management are out of your control. You know that you can’t change the location of your home or unsightly neighbors. Yet, you can focus on features of your home that […]

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