Cristin Halla's (cristinhalla) Blog

Real Estate Agent - NBI Realty LLC
This just in! OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY, 4/28! 1-4pm   Beautiful move-in ready townhome in sought-after Loudoun County, VA! Situated between our Nation's capital and the scenic wine-country of Loudoun County, this home is a commuter's dream and a peaceful getaway, all in one!  Located at 45648 Iron ...
  Spring is in the Air! If you’re in the market for a new home, now is the time!Belmont Bay, this week’s featured community, is the place!     Belmont Bay is a waterfront-community jewel in the heart of the Washington DC Metro area. Situated on the scenic Belmont Bay coastline, where historic Occ...
Happy Vernal Equinox! Here’s your local First Day of Spring 2013 Deals and Steals in the DC Area Rita’s Italian Ice A springtime tradition, Rita's annual giveaway will be held on Wednesday, March 20 from noon to 9 p.m. at all open Rita's locations. See Rita's Italian Ice Website for promo details...
Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown - Your Credit Report One of the first things I ask clients interested in buying a home is: “Are you pre-approved? Or at least, Pre-Qualified?” (and if they know the difference. Do you? If not, I covered this in a previous blog post:  Prequalified vs. Preapproved...
  Say it Ain’t... Snow? Could we be in for another "Snow Hole" weather non-event in the DC Metro area? It’s been either warm or cold (and all temps in between), but today can bottle all of those weather temps into one 12-hour snapshot – from balmy, sunny, clear-blue 64* skies to a blustery, snow-...
  Looking for Last Minute Valentine’s Day Plans? Some Ideas on What to Do & Where with Your Love or Your Friends Tours and Tastings Chocolate & Wine Pairing/Tasting Paradise Springs Winery February 8th – 17th Address: 13219 Yates Ford Rd, Clifton, VA Offering signature chocolate and wine pairing/...
Found THE Perfect Home and Fell Head Over Heels in Love With It? Woo the Seller Most every housing market indicator has pointed in the direction of an increasingly hot market for sellers, as I mentioned in a previous blog, with historically low mortgage rates, buyers are continuing to flood the m...
Blue screen of death?   Nope, just another day of sunny, cloudless near 60* taste-of-summer skies in the DC Metro area.   Thanks to the mild winter in DC, and our pal Punxatawny Phil promising an early spring - just paving the way for a strong start for the housing market for buyers and sellers. ...
  Happy Chinese, Vietnamese, & Lunar New Year! This is a near and dear holiday for me, growing up in a mixed culture home, my father – born stateside, and my mother, from Vietnam - diversity didn’t strike me as something to attain, but was every part of my being. Celebrating Vietnamese holidays w...
    Featured Community!  Potomac Shores Prince William County, VA  A Waterfront Dream Come True Located on the Cherry Hill peninsula in Prince William County of Northern Virginia, minutes from Washington, DC, Potomac Shores is one of the only stretches of pristine waterfrontage available for deve...

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