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Rachel Van Zanten
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    9 HOLES SUNDAY - Winter Greens at Twin Lakes

    NoVA Beginner & Intermediate Golfers

    Winter Greens -- golf during the winter months, every Sunday until the Lakes freeze over ;) Join us for 9/18 holes on the Lakes Course with off-season rates in effect. Twin Lakes Golf Course offers golfers the opportunity of a full day of golf...

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    DC Area Drone User Group

    DC DUG is excited to be a part of the 2018 NOVA Maker Faire in Fairfax at George Mason University! This event brings 4000+ people and this is a great opportunity to promote our mission of safe and responsible use of small unmanned systems. We...

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    Rachel is not only a pleasure to work with but very focused on the end result! She comes highly recommended by me to all friends and family.
    She certainly knows her stuff :)


    I would like to give a big thanks to Rachel Van Zanten, she is the greatest real estate agent !!! Just when I was going through some hard times and needed to sell my home, Rachel came to my rescue. After contacting Rachel, she stopped by the next day to... (more)


    She was awesome I needed to move my townhouse quick and not at the best time of year she made it happen. If you want your home sold I would highly recommend her.

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  • Recent Posts

    Fairfax County Homes & Real Estate

    With a population over one million, a central location near Washington, D.C., and a business district (Tysons Corner) the size of Lower Manhattan, Fairfax County is the technological and industrial hub of Northern Virginia. Home to several Fortune 500 companies, Fairfax County boasts above-average wages, attractive job opportunities, and an enviable school system. Real estate […]

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    Why are interest rates so important?

    Why are interest rates so important?  We’ll try to lay out some of the reasons below: Interest rates dictate the consumer’s borrowing costs– whether you are buying a home, new car or taking out a school loan, most large purchases are financed.  The lower the interest rate, the smaller your monthly payment will be.  Lower […]

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    Moving From West Coast to East Coast Safety Tips

    Pick the right season. To move, avoid holidays, long weekends, and stormy seasons. If traveling by car: Drive during the day, 7-8 hours max.  Don’t travel with large amounts of cash. Use travelers checks if need be. Hire a moving company. If moving the entire household from west coast to east, find a trusting and […]

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    What you should know when Purchasing or Selling your Property!

    There are many things to keep in mind when buying or selling a home. First and foremost it’s a very EMOTIONAL situation. As a buyer, it’s probably the most emotional purchase you’ll ever make and if you’re the seller, there can be a lot of wonderful, loving memories in the home you’re putting up for […]

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    Welcome! Let’s get to work…

    Please have a look around, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with me if I can be of assistance.   I’ve been asked this question several times in the past few months. Q: I’ve been renting for a few years now due to a foreclosure, when can I purchase again? A: Here are some tips […]

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    100% USDA Financing in Northern Virginia “Where’s the beef?!”

    Every now and then when I ask a client or even some other realtors if they have ever heard of 100% USDA financing I hear something like “Where’s the beef?!” or “Doesn’t the USDA deal with meat?!” Well yes, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) does regulate the beef industry among other things but […]

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