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Newly listed! Welcome home to this large end-unit townhome in the sought after Potomac Club Condominiums gated community. This home has it all – Only 1 owner, 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half bathrooms, 2 car garage, deck, gas fireplace with marble surround, amazing hardwood on the main level, ground level office/playroom with bathroom.…

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2019 Nominee for Excellence in Small Business Award

Small business award nominee

We are thrilled to announce that The Merritt Team at Pearson Smith Realty is a nominee for the 2019 Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards in the category of Excellence in Small Business. All those who were nominated will be recognized and the winners will be announced during the 2019 Business Awards at the Hylton Performing…

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How to Support Your Favorite Team (That’s Us)

Support The Merritt Team

Not looking to buy or sell right now? That’s okay! Here are a few ways YOU can help support your favorite team (that’s us!): Recommend us to your friends, family, and anyone who needs a real estate expert Remember that we can help anyone in the United States! No matter where they are moving, let…

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Winterize Your Home

Winterize Your Home | Michelle Merritt | The Merritt Team Real Estate Virginia Homes for Sale

Winterize your home to help conserve energy and protects your property from damage caused by the cold weather. Here’s our handy to-do list: Heating Test all systems. Get serviced if necessary. Clean out any debris or foliage in or around units. Change filters regularly. Arrange to fill up fuel tanks if necessary. Reverse ceiling fans.…

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Coming Soon! New Listing in Northern Virginia

Coming Soon | New Listing by The Merritt Team

Real estate agent Jen Riley of The Merritt Team at Pearson Smith Realty in Prince William County, Virginia, gives us a sneak peek at a new listing coming up on the market in just a few days! Featuring Ben Jones of Staircase Photo & Video. Watch for more info by following us on Facebook, or…

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Which Down Payment Strategy Is Right For You?

Down Payment Strategies | Michelle Merritt real estate agent | Manassas Virginia

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can actually…

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6 Tips for Selling Your Home in Virginia [VIDEO]


You’re ready for your next move, and The Merritt Team is here to help! We have 6 pro tips to get your home ready for the For Sale sign. Call real estate agent Michelle Merritt at 703-232-5450  or send a message to get your home on the market ASAP. Serving Prince William County, Virginia, including the…

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House Hunting Online: What You Need to Know

House hunting online | Virginia real estate homes for sale

House hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of…

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What to Negotiate When Buying a New Home

Negotiate the Purchase of Your New Home

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However, it is necessary to ensure you are getting the best possible deal for your money. So, what should you negotiate when buying a home? Closing costs. Your closing costs are determined…

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Staging Your Home: Top 5 Tips

top 5 tips for staging a home

Staging a home makes it easier for potential buyers to visual it as their own. A recent survey from the National Association of Realtors® revealed that 77 percent of buyers’ agents agreed. That’s why here at The Merritt Team, we believe staging is not to be overlooked! Here are our top tips: Dress up your…

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