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Fairfax County, Virginia is one of the most exciting and dynamic places to live, work, and raise a family in the entire United States. With its proximity to Washington, D.C. and other major employment centers, there is a stable and well paid workforce. Fairfax County boasts one of the nation’s best public school systems. There is also access to world class universities and colleges, both in state and within miles of the local area. The housing market is vibrant due to the exceptional employment opportunities that are available here. This is one of the few places in the country where home prices are actually increasing! With world class dining, shopping, public transportation, and the sightseeing in our nation’s capital which attracts tourists from all over the world, it is no wonder that Fairfax County shows up annually on Forbes’ list of the richest counties in America.

Fairfax County is bounded on the north and southeast by the Potomac River. Across the river to the northeast is Washington, D.C. Across the river to the north is Montgomery County. Across the river to the southeast are Prince Georges County, Maryland and Charles County, Maryland. The county is partially bounded on the north and east by Arlington County and the independent cities of Alexandria and Falls Church. It is bounded on the west by Loudoun County, and on the south by Prince William County. >> More

Latest News and Musings
It’s a Really Hot Market!

Posted By: Mike Shearer on June 3, 2013

The real estate market is extremely “hot” right now. Because the market is overheated, there are some important issues to consider for both sellers and buyers.
In many areas, the market is sufficiently active enough that you no longer have to … Continue reading

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Will Affect Real Estate Transactions

Posted By: Mike Shearer on July 11, 2012

Quietly tucked away in the 2700 pages that comprise The Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as Obamacare, is a little known 3.8% tax on some investment income. This provision was rather hastily added at the end of the … Continue reading

Short Sale Forgiveness to Expire at the End of This Year

Posted By: Mike Shearer on June 20, 2012

 
There are a couple of very interesting developments in the disposition of distressed residential real estate. The first issue is that short sale forgiveness is set to expire at the end of this year. The potential implications are explained very … Continue reading

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