Look no further! Here is your new home at $433,990. Completely updated. New Kitchen, New Bathrooms, New Windows, new water heater and sump pump. There is no work that needs to be done.
DRIVE BY HOME SHOWINGS
Recently I interacted with a wonderful couple who was looking for homes in Northern Virginia. He wanted a rustic home off of the beaten path with some character. She wanted a shiny new home in a more developed area close to good schools. Neither were familiar with the area and looked at dozens of pictures before selecting their favorites for viewing on the following Saturday. Out of 7 homes, we found the following:
1. A perfect home next to a virtual junk yard museum
2. A great home near a busy highway
3. A least attractive home in a perfect neighborhood
4. A great "secluded" home...surrounded on all sides by cramped subdivisions.
The lesson for both buyers and agents is to ensure you conduct a reconnaissance of the area. In many cases that "perfect home" is due to a great listing agent who has captured the very best of the home without divulging the not-so-desirable intangibles.
These guys have found a great home, but ONLY after truly walking the ground and realizing that the little things do count.
James Williams brings a unique real world perspective to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Realty. A career Marine Corps Logistician, recently retired after 21 years, James has a commanding gras....
Latest Blog Posts
Some Highlights: •Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale! Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available!•Housing inventory is still
You Don't Want to Hear This from Your Listing AgentYou’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process. You need someone you