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How to Know the Value of Your Home

Perhaps the most important thing to know before selling your home is how much it is actually worth.

Home values, however, are constantly changing and can be majorly affected by what may seem like minimal issues to you (i.e. – small closets, an outdated bathroom). If you’re working with an agent, they have tools at their...
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Virginia Requirement of Written Brokerage Agreements for Realtors®

Effective July 1, 2012, Virginia agency law was revised to require written brokerage agreements between licensees (Realtors®) and their clients (buyers or sellers) when a brokerage relationship is established.

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New Guidelines Set to Expedite Short Sales

On Tuesday, August 21, 2012, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced in a news release that Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac are issuing new guidelines that will make the short sale process easier and quicker. The news release states that the “streamlined program rules will enable lenders and servicers to quickly and easily qualify eligible borrowers for a short sale.” This is great news for everyone, especially sellers, buyers and realtors.

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