How to Price Your Home Like a Savvy Seller First, let's think like an appraiser, because bottom line, they will have the last say! Appraisers have a complex system for determining home value, which accounts for the home's condition as well as the values of similar houses in the areas. Use this site as a resource to get the latest sold listings in Lake of the Woods, VA so you can stay savvy like Continue Reading
Lake of the Woods, VA – The Ostlund Team OPEN HOUSE
Sunday April 8, 2018 1pm to 4pm Join The Ostlund Team and Enjoy The Lifestyle YOU Deserve in LAKE OF THE WOODS VA - Public OPEN HOUSE 4/08/2018 1pm to 4pm Luxury Waterfront will be on Display ... 113 Hillside Dr., Locust Grove VA 22508 | Lake of the Woods, VA 113 HILLSIDE DR, LOCUST GROVE, VA 22508 (MLS # OR10187707) 313 Hillside Dr., Locust Grove VA 22508 | Lake of the Woods, Continue Reading
Dual Agency – Who’s Protected?
Understanding Agency in Real Estate Transactions By Charlie Ostlund, Ed.D., Realtor, MRS, SRS, ABR An adage in Real Estate is: Q: “What’s the most important thing you want from the Realtor who has listed your property for sale?”; A: “A buyer!”. While this may be true, when considering the many roles provided by a Realtor, if the seller’s agent also becomes the buyer’s agent for the same Continue Reading
Homeownership | THE AMERICAN DREAM?
Tax Reform and Homeownership By Charlie Ostlund, Ed.D., Realtor, MRS, SRS, ABR I would like to be clear that this article is in no way intended to suggest any definitive advice or potential outcomes regarding the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA); but to simply present a personal opinion based on the consensus of expert opinions regarding the likely impact on real estate emanating from the Continue Reading
Lake of the Woods, VA – Because You Deserve It!
An Eclectic Community The Lake of the Woods community in Virginia consists of over 4,000 lots with over 800 lakefront properties and homes on either the main lake or the smaller Keaton Lake, also known as the fishing lake. The main lake is a spring-fed 550 acre body that offers some of the clearest lake water in Virginia, along with some of the best fishing for large-mouth bass in the region. A Continue Reading
Expert Predictions | Real Estate Trends for 2018
The 6 Real Estate Trends By Charlie Ostlund, Ed.D., Realtor, MRS, SRS, ABR Prognostication is unscientific in any field, but in the social science of economics, when human behavior is involved, it is nothing more than a best guess. What eventually plays out can often belie general economic principles, as the “greed and fear” that drive decision-making is often incongruent with Continue Reading
6 Year Snapshot of Lake of the Woods VA
Local Real Estate Market Review for Lake of the Woods By: Charles Ostlund, Ed.D, Realtor, MRP, SRS, ABR The Ostlund Team Often facts and figures dealing with real estate markets are presented with numbers that lack any comparative context, and therefore provide only a limited snapshot of a particular housing market. The following information is presented so that any interested homeowner in Lake Continue Reading
Lake of the Woods – Ostlund’s Featured Listings
Discover Why Lake of the Woods is Virginia's Best Kept Secret! By Penny Ostlund, Realtor Why live in a rat race when you can have your own Vacation Location Every Day at Lake of the Woods VA! Here are 6 of our Featured Homes ranging from below $200,000 to under $650,000 ~ 203 Birdie Drive, Lake of the Woods, VA Main Floor Bedrooms, Open Floor Continue Reading
Room to breath on your own slice of paradise!
Are you looking for Acreage? A Private Retreat? We have something for all income levels! Seller's say - "Bring Us An OFFER!" By Penny Ostlund, Realtor Indiantown Rd., Locust Grove, VA Three 18-Acre Lots, Build Your Dream Home Lot Size: 54.8 More Details Aerial Tour 31130 Price Road, Lake of the Woods, VA Unique Farm House, Over Continue Reading
4th of July – Celebrate Safely!
4th of July Safety Tips By Penny & Charlie Ostlund Fireworks are a part of our celebration of Independence Day. Even though we enjoy their beauty and the fellowship of others, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain and injury. On average, 230 people go the emergency room daily with fireworks-related injuries in the month surrounding 4th of July. Here is some information to keep us Continue Reading
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