[NOTE: Drawing on several decades of experience as a real estate attorney, John Pitrelli contributes articles of interest for home buyers and home sellers. To view John’s other posts please click here.] As a home buyer, one of the most important parts of the transaction is the closing. What are some of the pitfalls of […]
Chantilly Real Estate Blog
The Sheetz gas station at the intersection of Route 50 and Poland Road seems to be one of Chantilly’s favorite fill-up spots. It has good prices – as good as they can be in the current environment – and it sits near many of the communities that are part of the ever-expanding complex of Western-Fairfax-and-on-into-Loudoun […]
In The Straight Scoop we routinely offer “Buyer Strategies” and “Seller Strategies.” They include ideas and approaches from myself or one of our contributors, designed to help you if you plan to buy a home or, if you are thinking about selling your home (or investment property) in the Chantilly, Centreville, or Western Fairfax area. […]
[NOTE: Drawing on several decades of experience as a real estate attorney, John Pitrelli contributes articles of interest for home buyers and home sellers. To view John’s other posts please click here.] A 1031 or tax deferred exchange is a method by which a property owner trades one investment property for another property, without having […]
Driving along Belmont Ridge Rd near the intersection Belmont and Ryan Roads, in Loudon County, you can’t help but notice one particular set of distinctive homes that are part of Brambleton, a planned community that includes homes from a number of major builders.
The idea of getting a foreclosure property for an absolutely incredible price might seem like a dream come true. The emphasis should be on the word “dream!” There are some deals, but along with the occasional dream there are also potential and real nightmares. May I offer a few observations based on what I see […]