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When you’re selling your home, the goal is clearly to get the most you can for it—not just price, but net proceeds in your pocket.  With the market quickly shifting to more of a buyer’s market, with prices lowering in some areas, some sellers are making the choice to sell their home themselves or do […]

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How to Get Your Credit Score Up — Week 4 This series shines a light on the importance of your credit score when buying a home. Most buyers need to take out a mortgage, and that’s when your finances become an open book. Lenders will need to gauge if you’re worth the risk to lend […]

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How to Get Your Credit Score Up — Week 3 Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not.  Your FICO score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you […]

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How to Get Your Credit Score Up — Week 2 Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not.  Your FICO score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you […]

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Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not.  Your FICO score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you need to get your credit score as high as possible. […]

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I get this question from both new clients who are about to buy their first home as well as clients that have owned their home for a while, “How long should I plan to hold on to my home before I sell?” Whether you want to make a quick profit from the rising real estate […]

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As a homeowner, it’s fun to enjoy all the great things about your home—place to relax, entertain, or spend quality time with family.  But what about when something goes wrong?  Do you know what needs to be done in case of an emergency or other urgent situation in your home? Here are 5 musts that […]

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Being a homeowner can be exciting and fun at times, with lots of freedom to make it your own space! As a homeowner, though, you’re the one in charge of any repairs, maintenance, finances, and improvements over the long haul.  Whether you’re a first time homeowner or you’ve owned many, it’s important to stay informed […]

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Whether you know it or not, there might be things you are doing that can effect your credit score for the worse.   Even if you aren’t buying a home anytime soon, you don’t want to be surprised by your credit score when you want to buy a car or refinance, for example. The decisions you […]

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Sometimes you have no choice on when you need to sell your home — a job transfer, you saw another home you really want to buy, or you have an unexpected life change.   Selling in the “off season” — such as summer — isn’t ideal but it can be done, and it’s imperative it’s done […]

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I'm Anna, a Realtor® with a passion for helping first-timers and up-sizers find home in Northern Virginia.

If you've been thinking about buying your first home, or moving to your forever home, and are just not sure of the steps involved, or even where to start, then I'm glad you're here! 


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Your next home is well within your reach.  Whether you want more space or a new neighborhood, what you want in your next phase of life is possible, and your home is a huge part of that. 

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