News What's happening in our community, real estate news, home buying tips, and more! House Hunting Online: What You Need to Know 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… Read More → What to Negotiate When Buying a 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… Read More → Staging Your Home: Top 5 Tips 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… Read More → Move In Day To-Do List Planning for move in day is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first: Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can… Read More → « Previous 1 … 3 4 5 6 7 Next » Search Tools Find an Open House Search New Listings Search for Homes in Woodbridge Search for Homes in Manassas Search for Homes in Stafford Search for Homes in Ashburn Search for Homes in Gainesville Sign up to receive our newsletter in your inbox: Please enter your name. Please enter a valid email address. SIGN UP! Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.