James (Jim) Haskins has been a licensed agent since 1985.  He's also a retired policeman after 25 years of service with the DC Metropolitan Police Department.  As an agent who's an expert in this metropolitan area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:

    Sell a Home
    When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork, and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.

    Consult on Home Selling Tactics
    Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.

    Find Your Next Home
    You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home

    Specializing In:

    • All types of residential sales 
    • Pre-foreclosures, Distress Properties, Short Sales
    • Investment Evaluations & Sales
    • Tax Deferred Exchanges
    • Commercial Sales & Leasing
    • FHA/VA and other foreclosures 
    • REO's (Bank Owned Properties)
    • Green Building LEED Technology
    • FHA 203K, VA and Conventional rehab loan properties
    • First Time Buyers
    • Relocation Service
    • Retirement Active Adult Communities
    • International real estate sales & purchases
    • Estate and Probate Sales

    Licenses & Designations

    • Associate Broker (License in DC, MD and VA)
    • Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI)
    • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
    • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
    • Certified Buyer Broker Institute (CBR)
    • Certified Commercial Specialist (CCS)
    • Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR)
    • Certified Distress Property Expert (CDPE)
    • Green Certified Real Estate Professional-Green Leadership (GCREP-GL)
    • REO Certified Default Professional
    • Residential Rental Certification
    • Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)
    • At Home with Diversity (AHWD)
    • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
    • Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES)

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