HomeTALK is a periodic newsletter that contains useful advice from "Your Caring, Responsive Realtor". Each issue discusses topics pertinent to the northern Virginia real estate market. Check this page often for new posts!
This report was created on October 17, 2017. As compared to a year ago, market activity in Oakton, VA is as follows: median home prices up 3.3%; median list prices up 8.1%; days on the market down 5.8%; and sales volume is down 70%. For more Oakton, VA statistics (schools, commuting, crime, etc.), click here.
When embarking on a new real estate transaction, having the right real estate agent is crucial to a smooth process. Click here for How to Choose a Realtor and Selling Your Home Should Not Be a Frightening Experience
Are you thinking of buying a larger home? Before you start looking, call a real estate professional and read, Move up Mistakes Home Buyers Make
There could be many reasons your house isn’t selling. Here's some sound advice on how to remedy the situation. Click here for Five Factors That Cause Homes Not to Sell
The listing and sale of luxury real estate may present some challenges. It is important that the proper steps are taken to ensure the home is sold in a timely fashion and for a fair price! With the right marketing mix and a little creativity, your realtor can connect your luxury listings with qualified and interested buyers. Click here for Five Keys to Selling Luxury Homes
Also, before you put your home on the market, read Top 10 Renovations that Reap Returns on
Selling a home is a complicated transaction -- sellers and buyers alike can get burned. Click here for Thinking of Listing as a "For Sale by Owner" and
Homeowners know their homes better than anyone, but that doesn't mean they're the best salespersons for their properties. Click here for "For Sale by Owner" First Aid
Before you begin saving a down payment for a house, you first have to know how much you'll need to save. Plan to sit down with a mortgage lender who will let you know how much of a mortgage you can qualify for. Click here for How to Save for a Down Payment. And don't forget about Moving Day, Plan Ahead!
Think you're giving yourself room to negotiate? Beware...you could just turn off buyers. Click here for Pitfalls of Overpricing