Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate News: Local Woodbridge Realtor Shares Tip On How Investors Can Find The Best Priced Homes.

Local Woodbridge Realtor Shares Tip On How Investors Can Find The Best Priced Homes.

The local media keeps pounding us, with how terrible the real estate market is, how foreclosure filings continue to grow in Prince William County and how the credit crisis will continue.

For Investors This Should  Music To Your Ears!

For me personally, I am saddened that so many hard working people have lost their homes. That they had to give up the dream of home ownership, and will face years of hardship from a foreclosure rating on their credit report. There are so many victims. However, that's the silver living for you. That's the only positive I can find in this market. I'm thrilled to be helping investors find homes that meet their portfolio needs,  and in turn I feel like I am doing my part to help shore up this mess. How? Because...

No matter whether you are a Seasoned Investor or a First Time Investor, you have the power to give someone a safe place to start over.

So,if you've been toying with the idea of Investing In  Real Estate,then Prince William County Foreclosed properties offer you  some amazing opportunities. Banks do not want to hold onto these REO Properties (Real Estate Owned) through the winter months. Prices have been drastically cut in many area's and if you've got the can command a wonderful CASH FLOW. For those who don't have cash, however do have 20% to put down, you can also command a good residual income.  Find out what your buying power is  Get Pre-approved Now.

Did you know the average two bedroom apartment in Eastern Prince William County is around $1400 a month! Even if you only have  $100,000 to invest think of the possibilities.  The average single family home rents for $1800 and larger four bedroom homes command rents as high as $2500 a month! Just take a peak local rental postings on and MRIS.

So how do you find the best priced REO Properties. Simple...just go to FranklyMLS. On FranklyMLS you can search this consumer WIKI MLS Site by spreadsheet and you will see List Price Versus Tax Assessment.It's in plain smoke and mirrors. You get solid information in a spreadsheet form.

It's a cool tool!

Once you find the home you are interested in, call me or any of the Top Buyer Agent Contributors on Franks site. We can help you with the most recent comps in the area your searching for, to see if the List Price is supported by the Settled Comps in the area. A good buyer agent will also be able to give you a Rent Comparison for the property you are thinking about buying. Together with a  Good Buyer Agent...the process can be streamlined and much less complicated.  Buyer Agents help structure a offer that is attractive to you and meets your terms that will be accepatable for the BANK. Let me show you.

Wiki MLS  Top 10 Buyer Agent Contributors
37950 Photos added by: 1265 Home Reviews
Jeff Royce, Fairfax Agent, 571-482-7817 1332
Mike Rosen>>>703-880-6770 1321
Dean Megginson-Dulles Area Agent 720
Dewey 580
Danilo Bogdanovic-Loudoun/Fairfax Agent 539
Tony Arko - Agent Superstar 520
Peggy James-Erick and Company 512
Julie Emery Century 21 New Millenium 495
Ethical Homes -- Keller Williams Realty 474
Frank LLosa- Broker 447
    All contributors > (Points)


FranklyMLS allows Active Buyer Agents who are actively working the real estate market to share feedback and comments and photos of BANK OWNED homes they have previewed.

On the front page of FranklyMLS you will see the Top 10 Wiki MLS Contributors. Notice I am on the list.

Why, because Erick Blackwelder and I actively work as Buyer Agents to help you find the best investment for your situation. We utilize today's technology to  help every buyer find the perfect property.


NOTE: Click on the number  512 beside  my name. This shows you homes I've previewed with other buyers. Frank lets us add feedback and photo's to Vacant Bank Owned Homes To  save BUYERS Time and energy.

Let me show you an example of how this site helps you identify the best buys!

The arrow points to the List Price versus Tax Assessment. Wow..MRIS can't do that!  I have to pause a moment...when in your lifetime have you seen Real Estate sell at 35% of Current Tax Assesment? It's shocking really to see so many homes in the county so low. Serious Investors can pick homes up for a song! So this is just another tool to add to your late night searching. Have fun...spend some time searching on this WIKI site.

 It's not like any other site around.



PW6911742 $100,000 $100,000 $263,700 38% '08 10 3803 CORDELL AVE WOODBRIDGE 22193   DALE CITY 4/2 0 1968 0.27 1

So check out and please, if you see a home in the Woodbridge, Dumfries or Manassas Area,that you would like more information about give us a call, we will be more than happy to assist you. If you are looking in another area,you can't go wrong with any of the Top  Buyers Agents Contributors featured on the front page of his site. Enjoy your research! 

We Work As Your Buyer Agent

Call Today at 703-590-2252

Contact Erick Blackwelderor Peggy James of Erick and Company of Exit 1st Choice Realty, Woodbridge  VA. Realtors®, call 703-851-3085 (Peggy) or 703-590-2252(Office) to list your property for sale or to purchase a property in Lake Ridge, Westridge, Old Bridge Estates, River Falls, Middle County, Manassas, Montclair, Dumfries, Occoquan, Dale City, Gainesville area's



Peggy James
 My direct #:703-851-3085

Search homes for sale in or local Prince William County Virginia area and Eastern Fairfax County near Fort Belvoir Virginia.

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Comment balloon 1 commentPeggy James • November 10 2008 09:21AM



Frank sent me an email in referrence to the above information.

Hi Peg,

Great post.

I am redoing the site in a couple of days.

New features:

  •  We now show the Price history
  •  We now show the Open House history
  •  We now show the Previous List price (if it was relisted!!!!)
  •  We have Google Streetview to see the neighborhood!
  •  New design
  •  88% faster!! From 5 seconds to 1!

    Smaller features:
  •  We cropped the subdivision so more fits on a screen

Posted by Peggy James, Woodbridge Virginia Area Real Estate Specialist (EXIT Realty Associates) almost 10 years ago