Northern Virginia Real Estate Blog, Carolyn Capalbo

What is not to love!? This home is straight out of HGTV.

11079 Overrun Drive Home for Sale in Manassas VA

From the craftsman style garage door to the hardscape and landscaping leading to the covered front porch with modern light fixtures to the updated moldings, pastel colors, and designer light fixtures throughout the interior. This home has had a total makeover and it shows beautifully! I also love that this home offers a formal living and dining room yet still provides an open concept kitchen that flows into the family room and breakfast area. The kitchen is just stunning with quartz countertops, brand new stainless steel appliances to include a wine fridge as well as a custom tile backsplash! The Trex composite deck is such a nice touch as it overlooks the expansive backyard surrounded by

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This house has so many extra goodies, it is amazing. From the inviting curb appeal to the covered front porch with transom and sidelight windows to the gorgeous foyer with hardwood flooring that is carried throughout the entire main level.

Leesburg VA Home For Sale - 43175 Rosehaven Place, Leesburg, VA

The extra moldings to include chair railing, double crown molding, and shadow boxing is so beautiful and is featured throughout this home. This coupled with the 9ft+ ceilings throughout is absolutely gorgeous. Not to mention you have a formal living and dining room as well as a professional office enclosed by French doors. A large family room with a gas fireplace as well as the adjacent gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, 42” cabinetry and a built-in desk niche with extra cabinet

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Distressed asset purchases, such as short sales are challenging and can pose risks to the buyer as offers no guarantees of a successful closing.  The time for a buyer to wait to have the seller’s lender, or multiple lenders and additional lien holders’ clear title can be significant.  The fact that not all short sales are successful for purchasers is also a huge risk for a buyer in time, lost opportunity, and diligence expenditures.  It takes a special buyer to look past the risks and challenges to see the reward.  It takes a special seller and buyer to jump through and over the many hoops and obstacles that are present during short sale negotiations. 

Short Sale - Distressed Homeowner

Here are 4 reasons why a short sale home purchase can be worth the risk for the reward.

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    5637 Assateague Place Home for Sale in Manassas, VA

    Here’s another hot property for sale in Manassas VA. 

    This wonderful 4 bedroom 3 and one half bath single family home in the Ashland community of Manassas is bound to please.  Fresh paint, new stainless steel appliances, new flooring, and refinished flooring greet you in this move-in ready beauty.  This home offers a fully finished basement with walk-up exit, spacious deck, 2 car garage, and fenced in backyard.  The main level offers formal living, formal dining, sunroom, cook’s kitchen with double wall oven and island, family room, and powder room.  The upper level features 4 comfortable bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms.  The recreation room is huge and offers a nook ideal for a wet bar and a full bathroom.  Hurry, hurry, hurry!  This home is getting

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    7214 Wayne Drive in Annandale, VA home for Sale Kitchen

    Hot property alert on this gorgeous single family is sure to please with upgraded open concept floor plan.

    Updated kitchen includes tile flooring, granite countertops, upgraded cabinetry, recessed and pendant lighting, and stainless steel appliances.  The spacious family room is open and enjoys a stacked stone wood-burning fireplace.  The windows are Andersen casement windows.  This home has a large bump-out that offers formal dining space and another wonderful living room with abundant natural lighting and access to the knock out spacious back yard.  The upper level enjoys renovated bathroom and 2 bedrooms.  The lower level is huge.  Two additional bedrooms, bathroom, laundry room, and a recreation room makes this home a winner.  Off street

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    8330 Roxborough Loop Gainesville VA

    For many Sellers and agents, home sale contingency is so distressing.  However,  in our market, particularly, our luxury market here in Prince William County and Lake Manassas, most buyers need to sell their home in order to buy a larger home.   I meet homeowners all the time that want to move up to a newer or larger home; however, they are fearful of trying a contingent offer.  The fear of rejection is a real fear for these buyers.  There is a fear from a buyer's agent not comfortable presenting a contingent offer.  Our industry, in general, has made a contingent offer a monster proposition.  For many agents and sellers alike, a contingent offer is a non-starter.  But let’s be real, not everyone is capable of purchasing a Million Dollar Listing

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    Nokesville VA Home for Sale

    7641 Greenwood Way, Nokesville Virginia is an amazing single-family home featuring over 3000 square feet of living area.  The home is on a beautiful .6 acre cul-de-sac lot with a beautiful treed view and lots of privacy.  This home also offers a large extended driveway that will allow for trucks, RV storage, boat storage, and overflow off-street parking. 

    This stunning home is bright and fresh with new luxury vinyl plank flooring, and carpeting, fresh paint, new stainless steel appliances, bathroom updates, and lighting fixture updates.  This home offers a spacious 2 car garage and large rear deck for outdoor living.  The yard also features a sitting area ideal for a fire pit.  The floorplan offers 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.  There are 2

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    This home is over the top awesome! 

    24000 Mill Wheel Place home for sale in Aldie, VA

    In my humble opinion, the upgrades in this home surpass most area model homes.  The lot is a premium lot that backs to a private wooded area. 

    Let's talk about the stunning interior!

    The interior is spectacular.  Starting with a welcoming 2 story foyer that flows into a customized dining room or a living room area that this homeowner has turned into a salon with a dry bar.  Upgraded window appointments, custom trim and molding, and custom paint colors showcase the elegance of these areas.  The 2 story great room is phenomenal.  A dramatic painted coffered ceiling and stone surrounded fireplace are show stoppers for this spectacular room.  Windows, windows, windows, are abundant and flood the room with

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    Beazer has added another open concept floor plan option that will appeal to many buyers in today’s Willowsford real estate market.  Consistent with the Farmhouse/Craftsman styled exteriors throughout Willowsford, the Winslow is sure to please, as exterior elevations are designed with these charming touches.  Beazer incorporates their “choose your room” feature in key locations throughout this home.  This unique program allows a buyer to customize the look, feel and function of their kitchen and master bathroom.   This is a no-cost option to fit a buyer’s particular lifestyle.  The main level is open concept with options for study along with formal dining options.  I prefer kitchen option A with an additional sunroom option.  I personally prefer the

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    Why this home and location are simply amazing! 

    This home flat out rocks!  Imagine waking up every morning to a stunning water view.  Seasonal birds, such as ducks, geese, heron, hawks, and even Eagles soar and grace the lovely pond and Lake Manassas vistas.  Tranquility with a nice cup of coffee on the deck in the morning is lovely or an afternoon drink while watching golfers play through.

    8330 Roxborough Loop -Home for sale in Lake Manassas, VA

    I know this lifestyle because I live this lifestyle here in Lake Manassas, VA Real Estate.  Living on the golf course and the water is utterly delightful.  This home has one of the best lots in the neighborhood.  I can’t stress this enough, this home has one of the most beautiful lots in the neighborhood.  In addition, this Renaissance Grand Botticelli floor

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