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Seller Closing Costs in Virginia

By Will Rodgers / May 30, 2020
A calculator and a sheet of ineligible math. Meant to represent a seller calculating their closing costs.

What Will You Need To Pay to Sell a House in Virginia? If you are thinking about the possibility of selling your home, whether it is a month from now or a year down the road, there are two numbers that every seller needs to focus on. Maybe you have…

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Foxfield Community Homes, Fairfax VA

By Will Rodgers / March 18, 2020
A sign at the entrance to a community in Fairfax VA. The sign reads "Foxfield". The logo is an orange fox. Landscaping is surrounding it and stone pillars hold it up.

The Community Foxfield is a neighborhood of townhomes and single family homes in Fairfax County in Northern VA. It has a Fairfax mailing address. This post will contain more information about the neighborhood, about the Fairfax community surrounding and homes for sale in Foxfield. Whether you are in the market…

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Coronavirus and Real Estate Market Updates

By Will Rodgers / March 16, 2020
Image of a computer screen that displays the CDCs website talking about the Novel Cornavirus, or COVID-19.

Updates on The Northern VA Real Estate Market Update 5/15/20 • In May of last year, Fairfax County had 8,128 real estate listings for sale. Today, there are approximately just over 3,700. That means listing inventory is 54% lower than last year, according to Bright MLS. • Why is that…

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Selling a House in 2020 – The Definitive Guide.

By Will Rodgers / March 7, 2020
A white house with a mid century modern farmhouse vibe. It is located in Vienna VA, and pays tribute to the farmhouses of old Virginia.

This is the ultimate 2020 guide to selling your house. This is not your typical generic guide. I have also included lots of topics that are relevant to the way homes are sold in this digital age. So if you are looking to make the most money out of your…

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New Homes in Northern VA: The Real Guide

By Will Rodgers / October 22, 2019
New home is shown, still under construction. It is still waiting for siding. New home.

New Construction Homes In Northern VA Early Education Of A New Home Expert My first memory of an experience with new homes was not in Northern VA. Rather, it was about 130 miles north. At the time I was about 8 years old and standing in the cold winter, in…

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Lake Royal Fairfax VA Townhomes

By Will Rodgers / September 26, 2019
Serene picture of a lake with woods in the background.

Lake Royal When someone mentions lakes, Fairfax VA usually does not come to mind. On the other hand, Fairfax County as a whole has quite a few. Some, like in Reston, are very popular. However, Fairfax itself is not known for water activities. This is what makes Lake Royal such…

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Buying an investment property before your first home : How I did it and what I wish I knew first.

By Will Rodgers / September 18, 2019

Born for real estate My first investment property cost 50 pretend dollars, was green, and was the size of a pebble. My second investment property cost 350,000 real dollars, was brick, and 1,800 square feet. I bought both before I had my first home to live in. If you are…

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Buying a house out of state: tips for getting the right property in Northern VA and closing remotely

By Will Rodgers / August 20, 2019

Buying a house out of state & closing remotely: is it possible? I remember being a brand new, uprising real estate agent, sitting in the class that everyone had to take to get their Virginia real estate license. The discussion turned to how settlements have changed over the decades in…

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Townhomes in Fairfax VA: Your Guide For Buying

By Will Rodgers / August 13, 2019

Fairfax VA Townhomes If you are searching for townhomes for sale in Fairfax, VA, congratulations. In my opinion you are making a great decision. Now you are trying to separate out your options. What style townhomes are for sale in Fairfax? What location do I choose? And why is Fairfax…

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The silver lining: an overview of the Silver Line metro and homes nearby

By Will Rodgers / February 25, 2019
Metro shown, an underground section that is complete in Northern Virginia.

Updated: October 24, 2019 Since this was originally written, there has been a lot of activity with the silver line metro. And of course, a lot of activity with homes in the area. 2020 will be a big year as many of the remaining unopened stations are being completed and…

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