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Buying Foreclosures If you are looking for a way to get a great deal on a new house, you may want to consider purchasing a foreclosure. After all, it is no secret that foreclosures are typically priced at well below the price of comparable homes on the market. Still, before you get your heart set on saving a bunch of money with the help of a foreclosure purchase, it is important to learn a bit more about the process of buying foreclosures. Whether looking for Colorado condos, or a new home in Great Falls Virginia, you can be sure to get the best deal possible and to be happy with the end results.


Many people fail to realize that there are actually various stages of foreclosure during which you may purchase a home. Depending on the stage of

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The Open House Issue from Lakewood Ranch Country Club East to Great Falls Virginia

Guest Post by Marc Rasmussen: 

Many home sellers automatically assume that their realtor will be holding one or several open houses as part of the marketing strategy to sell their home in Great Falls Virginia. In fact, most sellers become frustrated if their realtor doesn't schedule at least one open house shortly after they sign with the agent and the home is listed on the market. But if a home owner is wondering, why isn't my realtor doing open houses, it may simply be because the realtor is a savvy professional who knows that doing open houses does little to help sell the property. Research proves that open houses are responsible for only one in every hundred home

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The Bottom for Great Falls VA Real Estate was 2011

I thought it would be worth pointing out that prices in Great Falls have bottomed out in my opinion.   The biggest correction of course was in the upper quartile as you see from the graph below.  But once it corrected it's been flat ever since.  I would add the other quartiles but they are as flat as the median prices so no need to have too many lines on the graph.  Busy charts are distracting. 



And we see January off to good start with more Great Falls homes for sale closing or fully under contract than past few years.  Any fence sitters...I'm not saying the prices are about to rise.  But I don't see them falling anymore . 

What Really Matters More than the Market Trends for Great Falls Real

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What You Should Know About Home Inspections Great Falls Virginia

Getting a home inspection is an essential part of the home buying process. With the help of a home inspection, you can have a clear idea of the condition of the property so you can better determine its worth. Furthermore, the information you obtain through your home inspection can provide you with valuable information that can be used to help negotiate a lower price on the home. Still, whether looking at Bethesda homes for sale or at places in Arlington, you should learn more about the process and what you should expect from a home inspection.


Quality is Key for Inspecting Great Falls VA Homes for Sale

To obtain a thorough and accurate home inspection, be sure to hire a qualified…
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The Courthouse Auction Scam for Buyers, RealtyTrac and Great Falls Virginia Foreclosures



The Courthouse Auction Myth -- Fairfax County and Northern Virginia Great Falls Foreclosures 

Jay Seville: Hi, I’m Jay Seville, owner of Just New Listings.com realty and this morning I’m on the way to the Courthouse for an auction in Fairfax, Virginia. I'm going to look around about six properties that are scheduled to be auctioned according to the information in RealtyTrac. Now, what I’m wanting to find out is how accurate or bogus the Realty Track information is, whether the whole auction scenario is just a time sky. I think that buyers are often mislead or deceived by or whether it’s a viable opportunity for regular buyers, people who are looking to buy

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Does Technology Make A Significant Difference in Great Falls VA Real Estate? Are Dinosaur Realtors Effective?

Real estate technology and the use thereof is absolutely critical in buying a home today and I'll prove it below with various scenarios.  Of course older agents can offer the best services...but like younger agents most do not and here's why:

Examples of Technology Making a Difference When Buying a Home

And finally another issue to go into is technology. Now, most cutting edge realtors I call them 2.0 or 3.0 realtors, they have a tools to make you more effective in the market place. You might think of you’re just being unfair to the dinosaur agents out there. Hard wash, many of those dinosaur agents who we see in the newspaper everyday are

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Instincts in Great Falls Real Estate--Choosing an Effective Agent Part IV

This issue has to do with the agent being able to warn you while showing homes which ones will go quickly and whether you can find something better in this location and price or is this as good as it gets. This expertise can save you months in your home search and keep you grounded with realistic expectations.

Examples of How Agent Instincts of Market Helps you When Searching for Great Falls Home for Sale

Fingers on the pulse of the market place...the best agents are doing so much business showing so many properties or listing so many homes that their fingers are on the pulse of the market place. They know right away when they are showing property to you, they know if

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Should You Work with Desperate $$$ Real Estate Agents?

This is one of the most uncomfortable issues to consider as a buyer or seller; I think the issue is more relevant on the buyers side though.  Should you work with agents who are not doing a lot of business that might be desperate financially?  If an agent's entire income is from real estate and he only does 6 deals a year how can one count on him being sold out to his fiduciary duties to you the buyer versus trying to close a deal? 

It is a legit question and one that the most effective agents embrace....So let's cover it here shortly in our series of How to Pick a Real Estate Agent.


Jay Seville is owner of JustNewListings.com Realty and niches in several areas such as Great Falls VA,…
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New Series on Choosing a Real Estate Agent in Great Falls Virginia

This is the first 2 parts of a 6 part video series on the subject of choosing a real estate agent.  Unlike most pathetic attempts to discuss this frankly from a consumer perspective this series will address hard, awkward, techonological and relevant issues to consider when picking an agent to work with. 

Let the fun begin and do share with others....Each video will usually be 1-2 minutes.  So pick which subject interests you and check that one out.  Whether you're searching for Great Falls home or a clarendon condo these issues apply.

General Background Issues and Context for the Choosing an Agent Series


Choosing an Agent Part 2: Experience -- Big Deal of Con Job by Established

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Great Falls Virginia Home Prices Drop and While New Real Estate Contracts Surge Upwards


Smaller Home Sizes for Great Falls Real Estate and Fewer Bathrooms

Jay Seville:  Hi, I’m Jay Seville, owner of Just New Listings.com realty had a branched off from Remax a year ago and brought my team with me to open my own company. And things have been going pretty well, 38 transactions last year. I wanted to give you a big update on the Great Falls Virginia real estate market. It’s been a few month since I looked at it this in depth for you and we’re trying to be better each week when the short video blog on the New Listings coming out et cetera. I think this home right here epitomizes what Great Falls Virginia is all about. Some of the most beautiful homes in

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