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Why Use A Senior Real Estate Specialist

by Susan Borrelli

Looking to move somewhere that meets your senior living needs? Here are a few reasons why YOU need a Senior Real Estate Specialist:

http://www.seniorsrealestate.com/why-use-sres

Contact Ron & Susan at (888) 495-6207 for a free, no obligation consultation.

Unlike the weather, the real estate market is HOT!

by Ron and Susan

We currently have a 1.8 month supply of houses on the market in Northern Virginia.

Interest rates remain low so buyers are buying homes and jobs in the DC Metro area continue to be created so people are looking for housing in our market.  We expect this trend to continue for the next several months.  Sellers are in the proverbial driver seat if they do the right things to their property before putting it on the market.  If you are considering selling your house, read more below…

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As mentioned, right now our biggest issue is finding houses to sell.  We currently have 3,850 properties for sale in all of Northern Virginia – down from a high of the last year when we had 6,005 in the second week of October.  That is a 36% decrease in houses for sale in just 3 months.  We expect more properties to come on the market as the ice and snow melt, as well as, into the spring market but we have a lot of people looking so it shouldn't have a huge impact in regards to our inventory level moving forward.

The low inventory situation has resulted in multiple contracts on properties that are in great shape, priced well and show well.  As properties come on the market that are in the same situation, they too will have multiple contracts.  Therefore, buyers need to be prepared.  Sellers need to seek our advice when selling so we can help stage the house, give direction on what improvements/repairs need to be made and to price the home properly so they can take advantage of the market.

 

-Ron and Susan

Monopoly Tournament Fun

by Ron and Susan

Our 7th Annual Monopoly Tournament was a great success! We had a lot of fun raising money for the Lorton Community Action Center. Missed the event? Check out this blog written by one of the players as he describes his journey through the tournament.

http://paulowengames.blogspot.com/2014/02/lorton-monopoly-tournament.html

-Ron and Susan

Risk of Living at Home for the Elderly

by Susan Borrelli

There are many factors that go in to assessing if it is unsafe for an elderly family member or friend to be living at home. These include risks such as the condition of the home, their behavior, and how isolated they are from major facilities, and even how they interact with their community (or DON'T interact). This article outlines many of the signs you should look out for in order to determine if it's safe for you friend or family member to live alone. Check it out!

http://www.grandtimes.com/Assessing_at_Home.html

-Ron and Susan 

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