SOLD- 204 S Ivy St Arlington, VA

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Who says the fall market is slow? We received and offer even before going on the market!

Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in Arlington Heights. Inviting living room with fireplace, large dining room and updated kitchen with new tile floors, refreshed cabinets and granite counter tops. Spacious master bedroom with attached half bathroom. Two other bedrooms with hardwood floors, and full bath with shower/tub combo. Bonus rec room in basement with space that sellers are using as a 4th bedroom. Screened in porch, slate patio with fully fenced yard with garage and driveway.

The house was painted, carpet was replaced, tile was installed and other small repairs were completed in preparation to go on the market.

Homes in this neighborhood have sold for $600K-$1.1M+ depending on size, updates and location. This home was abut 2000 sq feet, but had fantastic curb appeal and a large flat back yard. We sold this home for $805K.

Contact us if you have questions about the best updates for your home, and how to maximize your sales price.

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Seller Class: Postponed Until September

Are you or someone you know thinking of selling in the next 12 months?

Join us for a FREE Educational Seminar 

Keller Williams McLean: 6820 Elm St Suite 100

Tuesday, July 26th  September date to be announced

7pm-8:30pm

Topics to include:

  • Overview of the Local Current Housing Market
  • Home Listing Process and Expected Timeline
  • Financing Options for Buying Your New Home Before Selling
  • Fees and Closing Costs
  • Repairs or Updates that Bring the Most Return
  • Staging Tips
  • Seller Representation and Choosing an Agent
  • Additional time for your Questions

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Under Contract- 6203 Franconia Forest Lane

We put this house on the market, and within 5 days we had over 35 showings, 4 offers and were under contract and set to close by the end of June.  This beautifully renovated 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath center hall colonial with attached one car garage in sought after Franconia Forest neighborhood! It features a stunning exterior remodel includes new windows, insulated siding, roof, deck, professional landscaping, and outdoor living hardscapes. The main level features gleaming hardwood floors with accent plush carpet, updated half bath, two closets, and laundry.

Elegant living room with chair rail, crown molding, elevated ceilings, and recessed lighting. Formal dining room with chair rail, crown molding, and a large picture window overlooking a serene, wooded lot. Renovated eat-in kitchen with newer maple cabinets, new stainless steel appliances, pendant lights, custom back splash and granite counters. (all items are within 1 year old expect cabinets). Modern floor plan as kitchen opens to cozy family room with recessed lights and fireplace! Sliding glass door opens to spacious two-level outdoor living with relaxing deck and stairs to flagstone patio – perfect for entertaining. Hardwood stairs and landing lead to upper level which features 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 renovated full baths, and linen closet. Enviable Master suite with recessed lighting and two closets (one larger walk in) and attached master bath with updated ceramic flooring, vanity, and spa shower. Renovated hall bathroom shines with new tile floor, updated vanity, custom shower surround, and lighting. All bedrooms have raised panel doors, plush carpet, modern paint, large closets, and ceiling fans. Spacious lower level features large recreation room, with 2nd fireplace, ceramic tile floor, recessed lighting, complete with a fifth bedroom and full bathroom. The bathroom has been stunningly updated to include new tile flooring, vanity, lighting and glass tile shower surround. Additional storage/utility room perfect for a workshop or more! Walk out from the recreation room into an outdoor living oasis featuring relaxing flagstone patio with stacked stone fire pit and stone wall with landscape lighting that backs to trees and additional lot.

Additional storage shed under deck perfect for outdoor furniture/lawn equipment or more! No home owners association! Ideal location, with quick access to three metro stops on Blue/Yellow lines (Springfield, Van Dorn, Huntington) and the VRE. Convenient to Springfield Town Center and Kingstowne Town Center with plenty of restaurants/retail. Perfect for commuters, with easy access to Ft Belvoir, the Pentagon, Crystal City, DC and more! 

Homes in Franconia Forest, have sold for $405K-$568K, depending on the size, upgrades and condition.  Average days on market ranges from 7 days to 51.  We listed 6203 Franconia Forest Lane for $585K, and it was under contract in less than 7 days.

Contact us today, to learn more about getting top dollar for your home!

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Active and Under Contract -2970 Birch Creek Ct

We’ve had a very busy week! The rain has finally stopped and buyers are out looking everywhere!

We were thrilled to help our clients list their home at 2970 Birch Creek Ct! This house was absolutely stunning, and updated top to bottom. We couldn’t wait for buyers to come through and see for themselves.

The owners handled all of the renovations themselves, and all the items from hardwood floors to expanded kitchen, custom fireplace, luxury master bath, sleek basement and manicured lawn were finished beautifully. We advised them on staging as needed, and other tips to help show the home in the best possible light.

The house features 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and had a walk out basement to a relaxing patio, deck and common area view. The kitchen, master suite and bathroom alone, sold the house!

We had over 26+ showings in 3 days, received 4 offers and went under contract, in less then 4 days with very strong terms! We listed the home for $359K, and received contracts over the list price.

This home is located in Wayside Village, in Dumfries, VA. Home of this size range in price from $280K-400K depending on total square feet, upgrades, walkout basement, garage etc.

Contact us, on how to get top dollar for you home!

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Active and Under Contract- 21 Kennedy St

We were very excited to list this wonderful townhouse in Warwick Village last week! We worked closely with the sellers to recommend cost effective repairs and upgrades, and worked with a stager to help maximize the space in the house!

21 Kennedy St, is a 3 level townhouse in Alexandria, just minutes from the “The Avenue” in Del Ray. The house features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, a refreshed kitchen, open and inviting living areas, and spacious rec room on the lower level. The house also walks out to a relaxing back patio/fenced yard, backing to trees.

The townhouse had gleaming hardwood floors on the main and upper level, and neutral carpet in the basement.

The house also included extensive updates! The infrastructure of this home has been updated with a newer energy saver roof, attic fan that senses heat and humidity, SS chimney liner, boiler, programmable thermostats for the boiler and AC, water heater, electrical panel with surge protector, gutters with gutter guards and large downspouts as well as updated brushed nickel lighting and hardware throughout. The home also features all new fiberglass double-pane low-e casement windows with a lifetime warranty. In addition, there is a home automation system; which includes mobile device controlled security cameras, door and window sensors, leak detectors, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors as well as remote / mobile device controlled lights.

Prime location! Amenities in Warwick Village include a children’s playground, dog park and a city pool. Popular Mt. Vernon Avenue shops, restaurants and farmer’s market are just a short walk away! Located just over a mile to Braddock Road metro; Potomac Yard metro station planned for 2018. Metro and DASH bus stop at Kennedy Street and Mt. Vernon Avenue. Ronald Reagan National Airport is 2 miles away.

We listed this home for $499K, and received over 35+ showings and received two offers in the first 5 days.

Properties in this area range from $470-$550K, depending on the size, upgrades and proximity to “The Avenue”.

Contact us today, for more information about this listing, or the best upgrades to maximize your home sale!

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SOLD- 8613 Victoria Rd

8613 Victoria Rd Springfield-MLS_Size-002-55-Exterior Front-2048x1536-72dpiCongrats to our clients who sold their parents home in Kings Park! The single family home, has four bedrooms, formal living and dining room, spacious back yard, screened in porch, and large basement ( rec room) with a built in bar. This property was part of an estate sale, was clean, but not updated compared to higher priced homes in the neighborhood. This home had 1590 square feet on the main and upper level and an additional 248 sq ft on the lower level. This “Queen” model home is one of the sought after floor plans in Kings Park.

Sales in Kings Park ranged from $350K-$659K, depending on size, lot and upgrades in the property. The lowest sale was damaged by fire, and sold in “As Is”Condition. The highest sale was $659K and completely renovated top to bottom. This property sold for $462K, with $15,500 in closing cost help.

Their are specific details to consider when selling an estate, to include all the heirs, execute of a will, any power of attorneys and any necessary updates to get the house ready for sale. The process of selling an estate can be overwhelming, but we can help you streamline the process and handle all the details, whether you are local or out of state!

Contact us for any selling or estate specific questions!

 

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Just Listed 15602 Habitat Ct

We just listed this stunning home in Cardinal Grove neighborhood of Woodbridge. This is a newly constructed community, and the house is less than a year old. This home offers all the amenities of new construction, without the additional cost of upgrades or the wait time!

Stunning brick front home, on quiet cul-de-sac! This home was built in 2015, and is less than a year old. The home features updates throughout, as well as an open concept floor plan! Enter through the two story foyer with gleaming hardwood floors, 9ft+ ceilings, and recessed lights throughout. Inviting stone fireplace in family room is the perfect place to relax and entertain. The family room opens to the gourmet kitchen with a large center island and breakfast bar. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, custom tile back splash, under cabinet lighting, glass cabinets, walk-in pantry and attached breakfast room. There is an additional dining room, living room and main level bedroom or office. Custom iron work on the stairs to the upper level. Luxurious Master Suite featuring a tray ceiling, separate sitting area and double walk-in closets. Spa-like Master Bath has jetted soaking tub, separate walk-in shower, ceramic tiles and dual sink vanities. The upper level also features, three bedrooms, one full bath and laundry room. Entertain or relax in your lower level retreat with custom wet-bar and theater room. The 6th bedroom on the lower level has an attached full bathroom with ceramic tile. There is a double door walk-up from the basement to the yard. Open and private backyard with custom trek deck. Other amenities include high efficiency systems, builder warranty and Guardian Security system. This home has all the updates you are looking for, with over 5000 square feet of living space!

This home is listed for $699K, and has all the upgrades included. Contact us today for a private showing.

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SOLD- 2723 Hemlock Ave

Last week we closed on our listing in Del Ray on 2723 Hemlock Ave. This home was renovated top to bottom, with a gourmet kitchen, completely updated bathrooms, refinished floors, brand new patio and fully finished basement. We picked out all of the upgrades and finishes for the home, and even added a bathroom to the upper level to increase property value.

This home was on the market in 2014 listed with another agent without any updates. It spent 60+ days on the market at $550k and didn’t even move when the price was dropped to $525k. With an investment in the right upgrades, and a talented contractors, we listed/sold the property for $164k more at $689K!

Our list of renovations included:
-New brick walkway leading to the front door
-Completely remodeled kitchen (2015) with new cabinets, granite counter, stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors.
-Refinished hardwood flooring throughout main level with inviting living room with wood burning fireplace.
-Renovated bathroom with shower/tub combo.
-Upstairs (loft, in law suite, 3rd bedroom) with huge closet, and brand new bathroom (custom tile, new vanity, toilet and curved glass shower door). Permits included.
-Window frames were installed on windows on the main level.
-Updated lighting and electrical outlets.
-Lower level: New carpet, drywall and paint throughout, with a brand new bathroom, complete with standing shower, tile, vanity and toilet. New door to rear fenced back yard.
-Large utility room/work shop with plenty additional space for storage, with new flooring.
-Walk out from the basement to a beautiful brand new patio, perfect for gathering and entertainment. Trees were removed in the back yard, and new mulch was laid down.
-Additionally, new fence posts were made, and concrete stairs on the side of the house were removed. The house was also lightly landscaped.

Homes in this neighborhood have sold for $555K up to $800K depending on size, updates and location within Del Ray. This property sold for $689K.

If you have questions about how to get top dollar for you home, contact us!

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Just Listed: 1211 4th St. NW #1

We just listed this stunning three bedroom, three bath condo in DC!

Newer construction, built in 2012. Lives like a house with the convenience of the city! The open and inviting floor plan features gleaming hardwood floors, 15+ foot ceilings, crown molding and spacious bedrooms. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, and espresso wood cabinetry. Combined dining and living area, perfect for entertaining! Two bedrooms on upper level, with large closets and plenty of natural light. Spacious lower level as a master suite with walk in closet, and updated bathroom. Additional living space for recreation room or home office! All bathrooms updated with modern vanities, customer shower surround and ceramic tile. Enviable, secluded outdoor space, with patio and rear fenced yard. Listed for $724,900.

Minutes from City Vista dining, shopping, and entertainment to include Safeway, Busboys and Poets, Taylor Gourmet, SweetGreen, Vida Fitness and more! Less than .3 miles to Mt Vernon/7th St Metro (Green/Yellow Lines) and one mile to Judiciary Square (Red Line) and nearby commuter buses. Convenient to downtown DC, the Pentagon, and Arlington/Alexandria for commuting. Ronald Reagan National Airport is located under 10 miles away.

Don’t miss this gorgeous condo! Email katie@wethmangroup.com for a private showing or more information.

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Under Contract- 2811 New Providence Ct

Listed and Under Contract in less than a week! We received 4 offers on this property, and strong contract terms.

This lovely two bedroom, two bathroom townhouse was updated top to bottom, and boasts updates throughout. We made recommendations to the owner regarding updates to get the house ready for the market, and staging options.

Remodeled three level townhouse with two bedrooms and two full baths located in a Lakeside Community. Gourmet kitchen updated with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.
Inviting dining room is open to the kitchen and lower level living room and overlooks the mature trees in the back yard. The open floor plan features beautiful Brazilian cherry hardwood floors on the main level and a two-story living room. Both bathrooms have been renovated with tile flooring and updated fixtures. Large master bedroom overlooks tree preserve and features a large closet and built-in vanity. The second bedroom has spacious double closets with tons of storage.
The fully finished walk-out lower level features an open living room with a sliding glass door and a separate laundry and utility room with plenty of storage.
The private patio is open to the walking/jogging paths that lead to the lake.
The community features walking/jogging paths, pool and tennis courts.
You will be just minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment.
This home is easily accessible to 495, Rt. 50, 66 and bus lines.

Sales in the Lakeford Community ranged from $350K-$399K depending on the size, number of bedrooms, updates and location of the property. This area is ideal, given the proximity minutes to 495, 29 and in between Vienna metro and East Falls Church metro. This home was listed for $375,000. Contact us for more details on this home, or to find out what your home is worth

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