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
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
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
2017 Lake of the Woods VA Real Estate Review
The Ostlund Team 2017 Lake of the Woods Real Estate Review Just as the graphics depicted within this article, the housing market nationwide has experienced a steady growth in virtually every aspect over the past several years. Obviously, some regional markets have fared better than others; so, what about Lake of the Woods? Just how did the real estate market in “Virginia’s Best Kept Continue Reading
The Spring Market Is Hot – We Need More Listings!!
Remember the key to success is synergy. Let the Ostlund Team show you why the power of teamwork will make your real estate experience a positive one, and why you’ll say, “The Ostlund Team helped me make this place my Home!” We are committed to exceeding your expectations in assisting you in the sale of your current home or the purchase of a new one. We firmly believe the home sale process is a Continue Reading
ONLY ON THE MARKET FOR 11 DAYS in LAKE OF THE WOODS VA!
107 Meadowview Lane, Lake of the Woods VA Open and Airy, Turn-Key Home! UNDER CONTRACT! This turn-key 3 Bedroom /2Bath rambler in Lake of the Woods on Meadowview Lane went QUICK! Brick-front home features gleaming Hardwood floors, Eat-in Kitchen w/ Stainless Steal appliances, separate Dining Room and expansive Living Room. Vaulted ceilings w/ skylights provide great natural lighting, gas Continue Reading
OFF THE GRID PROPERTY UNDER CONTRACT on 40+ ACRES!
This stunning off-the-grid Farmhouse on 40+ Acres IS UNDER CONTRACT! in Locust Grove, Virginia! 31130 Price Road, Locust Grove, VA By Penny Ostlund, Realtor Once you walk through this exquisite home and feel the flow and see the breath-taking craftsmanship - YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE! 31130 Price Road, Locust Grove, VA 22508 Incredible one-of-a-kind property perfectly situated on 44 private Continue Reading
OFF THE GRID PROPERTY AVAILABLE on 40+ ACRES! 31130 Price Rd. Locust Grove VA
Enjoy a self-sustaining lifestyle and reduce your global footprint with this stunning off-the-grid Farmhouse on 40+ Acres in Locust Grove, Virginia! 31130 Price Road, Locust Grove, VA - Can be yours at $795,000 - WOW! By Penny Ostlund, Realtor Once you walk through this exquisite home and feel the flow and see the breath-taking craftsmanship - YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE! 31130 Price Road, Continue Reading
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