Check your Credit Reports every year!

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Bulletin Today | Money & Savings  Print If you haven’t checked your credit report recently — fewer than 1 in 5 people do so — here’s a good reminder of why you should: A new college grad from Iowa got a copy of his credit report for the first time and discovered numerous negative accounts, including a mortgage […]

The Weather Plays a Part in Home Sales

Monday, March 3rd, 2014   Feb. 10, 2014 For Immediate Release                                                          Jill M. Landsman Vice President, Communications & Media Relations 703.207.3226; Ann Gutkin Director of Communications & Media Relations 703.207.3216; Let It Snow: Northern Virginia Housing Market Sees 5 Percent Dip in Sales Contracts After ‘Chill of the Century’ Grips Region Fairfax, VA […]

Cash Buyers and the Virginia Market

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Is Cash King in Northern Virginia? How cash buyers are influencing the market. By David Versel One of the most visible after-effects of the national economic recession of 2008 and 2009 was the proliferation of investors paying cash to acquire residential properties. Initially, most cash transactions involved distressed properties that were sold via foreclosure or […]

Update on Mortgage for February 2014

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Weekend update and easy tool to help your purchaser’s LOVE YOU even more this spring Inbox Sumeeth Theruvath Feb 15 (4 days ago) Good afternoon, I hope you had a great Valentine’s day with your significant other, kids, and or fur people.  Mortgage rates increased this week by nearly .125% in rate with the large […]

Vacant or Forclosed Home? Do your research, Do a Home Inspection.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

With some prior research and a little TLC, once-vacant foreclosed properties can have appealing price tags for buyers By Erik J. Martin CTW Features Thinking about purchasing a foreclosed home? You may be able to take some of the stress out of that distressed-property transaction by investigating how long it’s been vacant, the experts say. […]

Home Values are Inching Higher

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Home Values Inching Closer to Record High   By Gino Blefari President & CEO Intero Real Estate Services, Inc.   Have you checked out the sale-to-list price of some of the homes in your neighborhood recently?   I have. And the difference was over six figures.   Realizing of course, that home prices are different […]

Great information for Home Buyers

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

10 Tips Every Homebuyer Needs to Know Before Buying by Rebekah Radice 3 Comments 68 Buying a home can be confusing, especially for first-time homebuyers. While it will never be a quick and easy process, there are answers to several questions that if understood up-front can ease the worry and tension. These ten tips are […]

Counteroffer on purchase offers & Negotiate

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

What is the Biggest Mistake Made by Home Sellers in Today’s Real Estate Market? As a home seller, maybe you weren’t aware that’s there one huge mistake you may be making. If that’s the case, I want to show you how to correct that mistake and get all the money you deserve from your property! […]

Pending Home sales are at Five Year High!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Pending home sales reach five-year high Source:   Pending home sales jumped 5.2% to 104.8 in October, its highest level since March 2007, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. Annually, pending sales increased 13.2% from October 2011, reflecting 18 consecutive months of rising sales. Read more >> October 2012 Existing Home Sales Up More […]

Market Update

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view web version visit my website    email me now Stephen A Blalock Senior Loan Officer 14420 Albemarle Point PlaceSuite 230 Chantilly, VA 20151 Office: 571-612-4509 Mobile: 703-675-7220 Fax: 888-380-1242   For the week of December 3, 2012 – Vol. 10, Issue 49 >> Market Update QUOTE OF […]