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Operating as usual
While most of the nation is seeing progress, tourist states are still very much hurting.
tampabay.com The percentage of Federal Housing Administration loans deemed “seriously delinquent” reached an all-time high since at least 1979.
Take the elevator to your beautifully updated condo! $245K, works out to be about $1350/month PITI incl condo fee. Nothing to do but move in! Engineered hardwood, remodeled bath with jetted tub, stainless steel appliances, relax on the balcony, wood burning fireplace, great storage, nicely sized bedroom, and private den.
Vesta Settlements you ROCK! And fantastic settlement!
vestasettlements.com Vesta is a Northern Virginia real estate title and settlement company offering unrivaled service for residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Yes, they are ugly - but man they provide bank for the County coffers.
bizjournals.com By 2030, Loudoun County's computer equipment tax revenue could range from $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion. The county’s entire fiscal 2021 budget is $3 billion. The numbers are jaw dropping.
Land Use status now longer requires 5 yr use. Check it out if you are interested in putting your acreage in land use tax status in Loudoun Co.
loudoun.gov The Land Use Assessment Program provides for the deferral of real estate taxes on property that meets certain agricultural, horticultural, forestry, or open space use criteria. Eligible land is valued and taxed based on its use versus being valued and taxed at its fair market value. The deferred tax...
floridarealtors.org COVID-19 created yet another problem: A U.S. shortage of dishwashers, refrigerators, washers and dryers. Freezers disappeared first when consumers started hoarding food.
Fantastic home in Dominion Valley Country Club. $800K, HURRY - offers to be presented Monday mid-afternoon. 3D Tour below.
my.matterport.com 3D Walkthrough Tour.
There is a building in that picture!
news.kochind.com The Guardian Glass team remembers driving through the Al Ula valley, a natural wonder dotted by an aquifer-fed oasis, ancient homes built inside limestone outcroppings with elegant carved facades. They were on their way to see something new: the M...
Sinks at the door, tricked out wellness rooms, and a return to more defined living spaces. What do you think the future home looks like?
wsj.com We asked hundreds of interior designers and architects to predict the next big residential trends. Here are their picks—from multi-generational living to less-gargantuan sofas.
Perhaps an interesting partial solution to the commercial space issue and to continuing to reopen safely. Get ready facility contractors to retrofit offices!
wsj.com There are lessons in the successes of quarantine bubbles like the NBA’s that could shape how some companies ramp back up as U.S. coronavirus cases continue to climb.
An example of how Green efforts can be in so many aspects of life. Fashion made from recycled bottles! How can we incorporate more into our homes? Look for recycled
glass counter tops, window coverings from bottles, more cork flooring, or soon to be available solar roof shingles. A lot of exciting technologies coming up.
cnn.com In recent years, celebs have been turning up in gowns made of recycled materials, deadstock or even going vintage as an attempt to show they care about sustainability, and that they can look good while doing it.
rismedia.com "While iBuyers are making their way back into the market, they are coming with some new fees."
wsj.com Low mortgage rates and increased economic activity helped push up sales of previously-owned homes in June.
wsj.com The Chinese real-estate surge eclipses the one in U.S. housing in the 2000s. Desperate buyers are undeterred by the Covid pandemic, fearing other investments will suffer from the global economic slowdown.
It is great to see that as developers plan their move forward, more than the quick buck is on their minds. Several are trying to create unique settings, attracting boutique stores, supporting local talent.
therealdeal.com A ban on chain retail stores and restaurants in South Beach’s Sunset Harbour is moving forward with the backing of three Miami Beach city commissioners. The Miami Beach Land Use and Sustainability Committee — made up of commissioners Mark Samuelian, Michael Gongora, and Ricky Arriola — unanimo...
Good start to environmental issues and affordable housing - assuming Fed Funds come through.
floridarealtors.org Fla.’s $92.2 billion budget contains three major session priorities for Florida Realtors, including significant amounts of funding to improve water quality.
For my Loudoun friends.
bizjournals.com Comstock wants to build an office tower at one of its Loudoun County developments that could someday become the county's tallest building, bringing an influx of new office space — and potential high-profile tenants — to the doorstep of a future Metro stop.
Although most lenders do not permit (yet), remote closings are wonderful for cash deals. Another simplification I don’t see going away. It’s a good thing.
Check out link below that explains process
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Why are staging and pictures are so important? Not only for your showings and appeal to buyers. Your homes automated value (ie. Zestimate) is partially determined by the pictures uploaded by the agent through AI.
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JUST LISTED Rental. 42539 Magellan Sq, Brambleton, Loudoun Co VA. $2200/month. Available immediately. MLS #VALO409156.
Digital showing below. Reach out if you want more info.
NEW LISTING! 9716 Bedder Stone Pl. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom town house in Saybrooke community in Bristow VA. $350K. Check out listing and Matterport tour, Active 4/24/2020.
Good to see Commercial Real Estate Experts are preparing for the recovery. Good vision!
wtop.com What could an office space look like with social distancing in mind? One big commercial real estate firm shares its plans.
Hopefully will never need, but if it is I am ready to help in the most efficient & least stressful manner.
Information for my fellow small business owners and independent contractors.
cnn.com CNN Business' Christine Romans explains what small businesses need to know about the government's forgiveable loan program.
Explanation of CARES forbearance options for Federally Backed loans (about 70% of home loans). Key talking points:
1) Loan servicer may require re-approval of forbearance every 90 days. Borrower is responsible for contacting bank for approval.
2) Repayments can be in lump sum, added as additional payments, or spread over loan
3) Some ambiguity on how escrow replenishments are to be handled
Check if you loan is covered at the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae web sites.
floridarealtors.org New coronavirus relief measures enable most homeowners with mortgages to put off mortgage payments for a full year – and their credit won’t suffer. But perhaps because the program is new, some lenders are offering only three months of relief with a lump-sum payment at the end.
Zoom responsibly! Mitigate risk of Zoombombing. From CNN article 4/3/2020.
1) make meetings private (Zoom has options to require a password, as well as a waiting room function to control who's allowed in the call);
2) avoid sharing the meeting link on public online forums;
3) and limit screensharing to just the call's host.
It is reported that several IBuyer programs are shutting down and cancelling contracts with Sellers. If you are affected by this and you still want to sell your home (Northern VA or Sarasota Co FL), we stand ready to get it sold quickly with the least additional disruption to you. Reach out and let's find a solution.
Patience and contingency plans are my best advice. What if your new home delivery is delayed - where will you stay, where to store your belongings, how to address pet needs, find out from schools how to get your children enrolled - talk this over with your Realtor, keep updated by your builder.
nytimes.com Work on residential and commercial projects is slowing as materials from overseas become harder to get, posing a threat to construction jobs.
I love dealing with companies that are proactive. Vesta Settlements. You Rock!
Answers to - what happens if the Courthouse closes?
Lots of questions ... perhaps some answers. The landscape is changing quickly. We’ll endeavor to keep you updated.
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cnn.com An emergency rate cut from the Federal Reserve, the 10-year Treasury bond yield at historic lows -- if you've been waiting to refinance or buy a home it appears your time has come.
Carpet making a come back?
wsj.com The memory of icky midcentury shag and synthetic cut pile has left many skeptical of broadloom carpet. But advances in technology are changing some minds.
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The first House I ever bought, said to sell it, but would love to sell it to the right owners.
With Pearson Smith Realty, home buying and selling in Northern Virginia. Specializing in military, government, and veteran home owners, sellers, and renters.Office: 571-386-1075
Buy or Sell, I will patiently guide you through every step in your Real Estate transaction in Virginia.
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