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USING THE INTERNET TO SELECT A REAL ESTATE AGENT – PART 2

If you are using the Internet to help you screen and select a real estate agent you’d like to work with, this series is for you.   I started out with the assertion that this choice is consequential.  If you want a good outcome from your real estate transaction, you should definitely make a good selection […]

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THE POST-CLOSING PROCESS: SHOW ME THE MONEY

[NOTE:  John Pitrelli continues his series for home buyers and home sellers in Northern Virginia with this brief explanation to help “demystify” the process of settlement and “closing” on your home purchase or sale.  To view John’s other posts please click here.] Once the closing documents have been signed and notarized, the post-closing process can […]

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THE PRE-CLOSING PROCESS – KNOWING THE BASICS BEFORE YOU GET TO THE TABLE

[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 […]

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BANK OWNED FORECLOSURES – NOT ALWAYS A SMOOTH DEAL, HOWEVER…

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 […]

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