Anyone who told you that buying or selling a home is easy wouldn’t be entirely truthful. Naturally, there are things you can do to prepare for these great life events to make the process go more smoothly: cultivate a great credit score, save for a down payment, maintain and update your current home, etc.

However, even the best laid plans can go awry. Which is why it’s important to have a high-quality Realtor on your side! The tips below can help you avoid a few of the pitfalls of buying and selling, but your Realtor will be your advocate throughout the entire process, and guide you through the maze relatively unscathed.

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The buying and selling process doesn’t have to be painful. Being aware of the possible pitfalls can help you avoid them. The more information you have, you can make the best decisions for your and your family.

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We are always here to help with all your Northern Virginia real estate needs! If you are unsure of your home’s value or if you are thinking about buying or selling, contact Jason at 703-298-7037 or Jason@JasonAndBonnie.com.