Always Check The Source Of The Information You Read

One thing about social media is when inaccurate information surfaces it gets spread at lightening speed.  As a Realtor® when I see information that is wrong my hot button gets pushed big time. The biggie I ran across this week was a blog post stating a military service member who completed VA Compromise sale would […]

Relocating To Fort Belvoir? What Will You Find?

Fort Belvoir’s history goes back to the founding of Fairfax County, the settling of Virginia and the beginning of our nation’s history. The 8,656-acre tract along the Potomac River which makes up Fort Belvoir was once part of a land grant from a 17th century English king.  For the next 100 years Fort Belvoir lands […]

Our Core Values Include Supporting The Local Community

A large part of the underlying philosophy at Integrity Real Estate Group is giving back to the community where we live and work. At the successful closing of every transaction, whether it’s representing a seller or a buyer, we make a contribution from our commission to a company fund.  At the end of the year […]

Understanding The Value Of Your Northern Virginia Home

One of the hardest parts of a Realtors® job is helping both buyers and sellers understand the value of a home.  Most sellers would like their home to be worth $$$$ and of course buyers want to pay $. How do we determine what the value of your Northern Virginia home is? It starts with […]

When Should You Buy A Home in Northern Virginia?

When you are ready.  Not a second, minute or day before. There are alot of reports that suggest NOW is the best time to buy a home. Or was that 2012 or is it 2015? Honestly no one can predict for you when is the best time. Only you will know. Recently I was reviewing […]

DeBunking Another VA Home Loan Myth

Previously I addressed the question “Can I Buy New Construction with A VA Loan?”   Now let’s address buying a foreclosure with a VA loan. There seems to be a rumor flying around that you can’t use a VA loan to buy a foreclosure property.  THIS IS NOT TRUE!  VA eligible home buyers in Northern Virginia are […]

Can You Tell Me Where Northern Virginia Is?

It seemed like a crazy question and then I laughed.  The buyer was headed to Fort Belvoir from Arizona they had checked and they couldn’t find Northern Virginia anywhere on the map.  It just wasn’t there. Oh well actually there isn’t a Northern Virginia like there is a North or South Carolina it is just […]

Buyer’s Is Your Offer Making The Right First Impression?

We talk to our Northern Virginia sellers constantly about first impressions when it comes to getting a house ready for the market.  Did you know first impressions are just as important for a buyer as well? Unfortunately to many times the offer that lands on the sellers dining room table for review doesn’t make a […]

Sellers The Buyer’s Have Spoken-Do You Hear Them?

The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2014 Profile of of Home Buyers and Sellers.  What is clear from the results of the survey is the continued use of the internet by buyers looking to purchase a new home.  The survey showed that 88% of home buyers started their new home search on the internet.  In […]

Do We Have To Pay A Realtor When We Buy A House?

 Are you worried about how you will pay your Realtor® when you buy your home?   It’s a common question that our team is asked by first time home-buyers.  According to the National Association of Realtors® 88% of buyers used a Realtor® to help them buy their home. There are a number of reasons to […]