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I have a ratified contract for my house purchase… NOW What?

Posted April 5th, 2016 Leave A Comment

Arlington home sale

I just ratified a contract… NOW What? This blog post is a detailed explanation on the process of Contract to Closing in DC Metro area. If you just ratified a contract - congratulations! Enjoy the high of this moment, because once we do a home inspection - your dreamy idea of your new home might just take a bit of a hit :) Two important things you should know: 1. Time is of the essence - which means if we have a deadline... Continue Reading Article...

Thank You for Top Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent Ranking!

Posted March 9th, 2016 Leave A Comment

Top Ranking Agent Renata Briggman Norther Virginia Magazine

Northern Virginia Magazine released a list of Top Ranking Real Estate agents for 2016 - and I am so thankful to be on the list!  If a real estate agent or team sold more than 10 million dollars worth of real estate - they ended up on the list. I am so thankful to have this amazing career and so thankful to all my clients for trusting my guidance. Look forward to many more years of success stories, learning and... Continue Reading Article...

How Was 2015 Arlington, VA Real Estate Market?

Posted January 22nd, 2016 Leave A Comment

2013 Arlington Real Estate Statistics

Healthy and steady. I'm worried to bore you with nothing too exciting to report! Most of the year the market was slightly in sellers' favor, but buyers were able to get some good deals as properties were not flying off the shelves.  I would call 2015 a neutral year. Zillow.com statistics say we had a 0.5% increase in home values, our MLS says we had a 2.38% increase in average sales price (from 621k to 636k). If Zillow.com is accurate -... Continue Reading Article...

So how is the market?

Posted October 9th, 2015 Leave A Comment

Arlington market October 2015

The minute someone figures out that I am a real estate agent - the question gets asked "So how is the market?".  It's a great question, but the answer very much depends on why you are asking.  If you are thinking about buying - the market has to be slow to be favorable. If you are a seller  - the market has to be fast to be favorable. Then it depends on what type of real estate you are interested... Continue Reading Article...

The most amazing loft in Arlington. EVER.

Posted October 9th, 2015 Leave A Comment

Wooster2

My favorite condo in my beloved Arlington is Wooster Mercer Lofts - these condos are unreal with huge windows, tall ceilings, exposed brick and ducts. And lucky me - I just listed one of them - the ultimate loft. It's a corner with walls of windows on 2 walls, with a private roof-top terrace that contains a full Dynasty Spa hot tub! 900k. This place is unreal! Here is a link for more information.  Call me at 703-217-2077 or email me to... Continue Reading Article...

Affordable Luxury on the Edge of Arlington! Must See!

Posted August 14th, 2015 Leave A Comment

Fallswood Glen

                Price reduced by another $10,000! Sales price of $600,000 - the best deal in town. Motivated seller! Click here for more photos and info. Open houses scheduled for August 16th, August 23rd, August 30th 1-4pm! Enjoy life in a charming community that combines a peaceful suburb feel with an urban allure minutes from all the action with Ballston right down the street. This beautiful brick townhome in a secluded enclave at the crossroads of Arlington and Falls Church welcomes you into... Continue Reading Article...

1001 N. Vermont Street, Unit #207 Arlington, Virginia 22201

Posted July 23rd, 2015 Leave A Comment

1001 Vermont 2073

                  For more pictures, click here Enjoy a life of comfort, convenience and elegance at the sought-after Westview at Ballston in Arlington! This contemporary 2 bedroom 2 bath condo offers an unbeatable address with a chic urban vibe, and an expansive 979 square feet of light-filled living space graced by an open floor plan and stylish finishes. From the open entryway, you are instantly impressed by the unique sense of light and space not typically found in most condos. The airy gourmet kitchen... Continue Reading Article...

Rarely Available Spacious Ballston Condo for Sale

Posted June 17th, 2015 Leave A Comment

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Coming on the Market Thursday, June 18th! Open House Sunday, June 21st, 1-4 PM!                     Want more pictures? Click here to see the virtual tour. Live in the heart of Arlington near the best area conveniences in a beautiful sun-filled 3 bedroom (or 2 BR + den), 2 full bathroom condo apartment at luxurious Lexington Square! This tastefully-designed corner residence boasts 1,235 square feet of open, airy living space that makes the most of natural light. The charming yet contemporary ambiance is complemented... Continue Reading Article...

Briggman Market Watch May 2015

Posted June 17th, 2015 Leave A Comment

The Arlington Expert

How is Arlington real estate market? Per Zillow.com - the market temperature is warm and it's slightly more favorable to sellers than buyers.  Here is link if you'd like to read more about it. All numbers are about the same as last year - average sales price ($645,354), median sales price(560,000), number of units sold (287) The 2 statistics that are had a significant change are: Active listings (685 vs.575 in 2014 - that's a 20% increase) and average days on the market (44... Continue Reading Article...