Patricia Ray is no stranger to the real estate business.
Her career as a real estate agent spanned three states—Virginia, Louisiana, and Florida. Add to her professional expertise the experience of moving nearly 40 times as a Navy wife, and it amounts to a lot of real estate...Read More »
After successfully selling real estate in the D.C. area for more than 42 years, Dora “Doe” Tysinger turned to the expertise of Erickson Realty & Moving Services when it came time to sell her house in Clifton, Va.
“It was a beautiful house on more than five acres of land,” she says of the single-family home...Read More »
Is your house a hidden treasure?
The answer is yes, according to real estate experts. Overall, existing home sales are up, and a myriad of indicators show the positive trend should continue through the warm months.
The strong existing home market, federal tax credit for homebuyers, and sellers embracing the art of negotiation should keep the trend...Read More »
When Fred and RoseAnne Moschetta see something that needs doing, they roll up their sleeves. Before they moved to Fox Run last November, winter snows would bring Mrs. Moschetta out of their 2,500-square-foot house to sweep the sidewalk. Not just her own sidewalk, either, but all the way to the corner.
And in a Fox Run...Read More »
In summer 2009, Florence and Joe Alles decided they wanted to take care of their own future, and, after looking at multiple retirement communities, they chose Ann’s Choice.
Ann’s Choice Personal Moving Consultant Colleen Rosica visited the Alles’s home to discuss the move.
“Colleen offered insights into the whole moving process, from layout to packing to planning,”...Read More »
Getting organized sounds simple. But from furniture to clothes to paperwork, letting go of things can be an emotional process. Here are some tips to make it easier.
Involve your family and friends.
Make it fun by hosting a dinner where family and friends can stake claim on items they want. You can separate different items for different people...Read More »
Things tend to accumulate when we become comfortable in our homes, and many of them we no longer need. Clearing them out when your house is on the market serves a dual purpose: It frees up buyers’ attention to focus on the house rather than your stuff, and it gives you a head-start on packing.
Which...Read More »
Not expecting their house to sell in a recession, Nancy and Jim Bulera enlisted the help of Erickson Realty & Moving Services, and they couldn’t be happier with the results—their house sold in just 32 days.
Since August 2009, they have been enjoying life at Ann’s Choice.
Though Mrs. Bulera wanted to move to Ann’s Choice immediately...Read More »
At Christmastime 2008, a simple gesture of hospitality introduced Robert Laux and 16 of his relatives to Fox Run’s accommodating ambience and delicious food.
Laux, who’d had surgery following a medical emergency at his condo in Canton, was living in Fox Run’s Renaissance Gardens neighborhood while doing short-term rehabilitation. Because of his situation, the Erickson community...Read More »
For Annie and Jack Haley, moving to Wind Crest was so easy they didn’t even have to put their house on the market.
The couple did what many are choosing these days and skipped much of the real-estate sales process by selling their house directly to a grandchild. “It was a really convenient situation,” Mr. Haley...Read More »