What sellers leave behind; Upcoming Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival

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  • Washington, D.C. ranks as sixth priciest U.S. city to rent in (via Curbed DC)
  • How much cheaper are the suburbs? (via Forbes)
  • “Real estate closings are hobbled, sometimes even derailed, by a seller’s last-minute adjustment of terms. What the buyer had believed was included in the transaction — the Viking stove, the Sub-Zero refrigerator, the sconces in the living room, the fresco in the dining room, the brass carpet rods on the staircase — isn’t part of the deal after all.”
    What sellers leave behind (via NYTimes Real Estate)
  • 6 things your home stager wishes you knew (via realtor.com)
  • Smart doesn’t always mean an easy home (via NYTimes Real Estate)

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Events at Reston Library; The Shrinking of the American Lawn

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5 Reston Townhomes New to the Market; Reston Pit Stop for ‘Bike to Work Day’

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Here are 5 townhouses new to the Reston real estate market this week (photos below):

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Reston single family homes with 4 bedrooms, $500K-$600K; House hunting by helicopter

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9 red flags to look for when interviewing agents

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Here are nine red flags to watch for when choosing a real estate agent:

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Microsoft to build “smart city” in Ashburn; Air & Space to host “Kites of Asia” for kids

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Via the Washington Business Journal: “Minh Le and his company, 22 Capital Partners, are proposing to build Gramercy District, a 2.5 million-square-foot, $500 million development on 16 acres fronting the north side of the Dulles Greenway, adjacent to the planned Ashburn Metro station on the Silver Line. Le has landed a Fortune 50 partner in Microsoft Corp. as a co-investor that will bring its expertise, its people and its capital to bear.”

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5 largest homes for sale in Reston; Area craft breweries

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Here are the five largest homes for sale in Reston, based on taxable square footage (does not include basements, even if above ground) as entered into the MRIS as of March 16, 2016.

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5 Least expensive homes in Reston; Hospital tours and HS student job fair

Here are the five least expensive options for buyers to become homeowners in Reston.

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2313 Freetown Ct., #2B — This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom basement condo unit in Glenvale offers 884 square feet of living space. Built in 1973, the development offers on-site parking (unassigned), in-unit washer/dryer. The condo fees ($330/month) cover water, reserve funds, lawn care, heat, gas and trash removal. Listed at $155,000.

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5 Most expensive homes on the market in Reston; Yoga at Oatlands

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1830 Fountain Dr.
1830 Fountain Dr.

Ever the Curious George, I searched for the five most expensive homes currently on the market in Reston. Here’s what more than $1 million will buy you just east of Dulles Airport.

1830 Fountain Drive, #1505 — This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom penthouse condo at Paramont is listed at $1,549,900. With 3,000 square feet, the unit offers panoramic views, floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors throughout, and comes with three parking spaces and a storage unit. The condo fees are $1,178/month.

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[Video] 6 Tips on Preparing Your Home for an Open House

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Here are 6 tips of things you should to do to help prepare your home for an open house. Not quite there yet? Get in contact with me so we can make getting the highest price for your home a reality!

I can be reached at 703-738-9505 or lbudik@mcenearney.com.

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