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City of Fairfax Fall Festival 2018

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Join Dutko|Ragen Homes & Investments on Saturday, October 13 at The City of Fairfax Fall Festival 2018. This year marks the 42nd annual Fall Festival with over 400 arts and crafts and food vendors, children's activities, and 3 stages of music and entertainment. Here's a summary of events: City of Fairfax Fall Festival Events Free Admission 400 juried art and crafts vendors Food courts Beer garden Carnival rides at the SunTrust Bank Parking Lot (10am - 8pm) Luberjack show and interactive camp Live entertainment for all ages on 3 stages Spark'y Harvest Bash at the fire station (10am - 5pm)... Read More

Is Fall a Good Time to Sell a House?

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You may be wondering whether fall is a good time to sell a house. The short answer is Yes! Most realtors will tell you that spring is the best time to sell your house; and while this is a great option, selling your house in the fall can be just as profitable. Conversely, buyers often snag good deals as the market transitions from fall to winter. If you are thinking of buying or selling soon, here is what you need to know about selling your house in the fall and our Metro DC Fall and Winter real estate markets: Selling... Read More

Cash Home Buyers in Northern Virginia

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Easy House Buyers is Your Source for Cash Home Buyers in Northern Virginia Are you looking for cash home buyers in Northern Virginia, DC, or Maryland? If you want to sell your house fast for cash, look no further! Dutko|Ragen Homes & Investments is pleased to introduce its sister company Easy House Buyers. The goal is to make selling your home easy! How It Works Dutko|Ragen Homes & Investments, in conjunction with Easy House Buyers, is a full-service real estate company. As realtors, we strive to earn our clients top dollar for their homes, all while providing a smooth process from... Read More

Charming Cape Cod in Arlington VA

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Investment Journal Charming Cape Cod in Arlington, VA This charming Cape Cod in Arlington, VA was recently featured in Dutko|Ragen's third quarter Investment Journal, which covers our latest investment projects. When we purchased the house, it was marketed to us as a tear down. However, we have a knack for seeing potential in run-down homes deemed otherwise undesirable. [caption id="attachment_5369" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Charming Cape Cod in Arlington VA[/caption] Built in the 1940's, we believed this house to be too nice to tear down. In keeping with the uniqueness of the neighborhood, we decided to maintain the original character of the... Read More

1950’s Ballston Transformation Breathes New Life in Arlington

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Dutko|Ragen Transforms Fixer Upper Rancher into Lively Craftsman We are excited to announce our revitalization efforts at 5307 10th Street, North in Arlington, VA. Located in the Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor, this project is so much more than the average renovation. Fitting with the Ballston Quarter development, Dutko|Ragen centered its efforts on neighborhood revitalization. We transformed a 1950’s Rancher into an American Craftsman style home. The Story The story behind this home is a significant part of the revitalization efforts. The former owners needed to sell the family house quickly to continue funding their father’s 24 hour health care. Corey Dutko and... Read More

5 Things to Know About Home Buying in Northern Virginia This Summer

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5 Things to Know About Home Buying in Northern Virginia This Summer Home buying in Northern Virginia during the summer can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The sun is shining, school is out, and the days are getting longer. More daylight and clear blue skies give buyers a better picture of the neighborhood, but you may be wondering whether buying this summer is financially beneficial. Thinking of buying a home this summer? Not sure what to expect? Dutko|Ragen Homes & Investments is here to help! Here are 5 Things You Need to Know about Northern Virginia's 2018 Summer Home... Read More

Summer Fun Mosaic District

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Spending sizzlin' summer fun will seem like a breeze! Summers are hot and humid in Northern Virginia. However, there are plenty of ways to keep cool without leaving town. Mosaic District is the ideal spot for summer fun and adventure! It offers a plethora of shopping, dining, and family-friendly entertainment. About Mosaic: Plans for Expansion Located on the border of Fairfax and Falls Church in the heart of Merrifield, VA, Mosaic District is a huge success due to its "live, work, play" community appeal. Currently, residents stroll the streets of Merrifield to enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment without having to... Read More

June 2 & 3 Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia

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Dutko|Ragen recently launched a weekend Open House Guide. Check out what is fresh on the market in our June 2 & 3 Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia! Dutko|Ragen is your source for Northern Virginia’s Weekend Open Houses. We have some of Northern Virginia’s hottest listings. To see yourself living one of these amazing homes, visit one of our June 2-3 Weekend Open Houses in Northern Virginia. Below is our Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia: CALL (571) 249-3551 WITH QUESTIONS SATURDAY & SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE Open House: Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3 1:00 -3:00 p.m. 4329 Starr Jordan Drive, Annandale, VA... Read More

Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia

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Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia Check out what's fresh on the market in our Weekend Open House Guide Northern Virginia! Dutko|Ragen is your source for Northern Virginia's Weekend Open Houses. We have some of Northern Virginia's hottest listings. The market is moving fast and these homes won't last long!  Imagine yourself living in one of these houses. Hear the birds chirping. Wake up to the morning sun streaming into your spacious Master bedroom. Smell the scent of fresh brewed coffee in your new kitchen. Have we piqued your curiosity? To see yourself living one of these amazing homes, visit one of... Read More

Revitalize Tired Homes

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We Buy Houses, Help Families, and Revitalize Homes Although we are in the real estate investment business, we do so much more than buy, fix, and flip properties. We help families and revitalize homes. Each home is unique with a unique story to tell. We especially love to revitalize tired homes! Our team and panel of investors have an eye for finding properties with great potential, in amazing neighborhoods, and breathing life back into them. One of our favorite purchases is this home in Alexandria's Braddock Heights community. Situated between Del Ray and Shirlington, Braddock Heights is a charming and... Read More