• "This is a true team-both are strong realtors in their own right." -Lauren G.
  • "Both Bette and Betsy were awesome to work with.  Their knowledge and expertise in the field of real estate went a long way.  We'll definitely work with them again." S. Goodman & J. Luckett
  • "Betsy certainly goes above and beyond. Wouldn't use anyone else."  -Julia and Dan L.
  • "Betsy rocks!" James B.
  • "Bette and Betsy are easy to get in touch with and fast moving." -David M.
  • "I have made 6 corporate moves and Betsy is hands down the best realtor I have worked with. She worked tirelessly to ensure I was paying a fair price and getting a quality property." Tricia B.
  • "Betsy worked very hard dealing with our very difficult buyer. The transaction would have fallen apart if not for her persistence." Carol H and David T.
  • "I have bought and sold 6 other properties and working with Bette and Betsy was by far the best sale/buy. Personally they are delightful to work with." -Heather C.
  • "Working with Bette and Betsy put me totally at ease because I was totally confident in them."  -Evan S.
  • "We enjoyed the experience of two professional agents who worked together to accomplish our mission." -Katie and Clark O.
  • "Bette and Betsy were both very personable and professional.  They were perceptive to my needs and wants and were also very knowledgable for a first time home buyer." Evan S.
  • "Betsy was wonderful to work with. Very professional." -Coleen M.
  • "Bette and Betsy are great in every way." - Shelley Y.
  • "Love the home warranty and help with subcontractors." -Sherwood T.
  • "Betsy has a strong set of ethics and was excellent in providing her professional opinion at all the right moments. We love our home!" -Lauren G.
  • "Bette and Betsy were very professional and made themselves available to me at the hours that worked best for me and through whichever form of communication I chose." -Wendy R.
  • "Betsy's expertise in Old Town was invaluable.  It was very apparent why she and her mom have such a fantastic reputation."  -Tricia B.
  • "Awesome. No drama. Helpful every step of the way. Very professional and gave honest opinions." Elizabeth and Richard H.
  • "Very efficient and professional.  They know what to do and I had a contract in 6 days!" -Penny S. 
  • "Very professional. Incredibly knowledgable. We had worked with many Realtors and none of them compared to Bette and Betsy. They are fabulous. I would recommend them to everyone." -Jessica J.
  • "Bette and Betsy represent you not only in making a smart howeowner decision but also in the negotiating process-your agents really are on your side."  -Meleah and Mark B.
  • "The transaction went incredibly smoothly and I knew where I stood throughout the process." -Wendy R.
  • "Service above and beyond my expectations-highly recommend. Customized level of service to the needs of their clients. Excellent communication and very professional." -Gwen A.
  • "They really know the business and what they are doing. They came highly recommended-they exceeded our expectations." -Barbara and Ted K.
  • "First class.  Betsy worked with us for a long time, so we got to know her well.  Her knowledge and professionalism were outstanding."  Julia and Dan L.
  • "We were in the process of moving out of state and Bette and Betsy took care of everything for us regarding the closing. We didn't worry-they are so trustworthy." -Barbara and Ted K.

Betsy Gorman
(703) 861-4825
betsy@gormangroup.net

Bette Gorman
(703) 585-2235
bette@gormangroup.net

Long & Foster
400 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-0400 - Phone
(703) 763-5750 - Fax

Is Parking Included?

Let’s be honest, parking can be tight in certain neighborhoods in Alexandria. Finding a house with off street parking can feel like winning lottery at times.  However, sometimes things aren’t as they appear, especially in Old Town with its numerous public and private alleys, oddly shaped lots and historic encroachments that neighbors have lived with for decades.  A parking spot that looks like it conveys with a property may actually be outside of the property lines. If you are shopping for a house and off street parking is important to you (or, if the sellers of a house have represented off street parking is a feature of their home and are asking a commensurate price for that amenity), it’s advisable to have a professional house location survey done.  A survey will definitively show the property lines, including any easements or other encroachments that may affect the property value or improvements that can be done to the property (click here to read a  Washington Post article describing one buyers’ experience). Getting this information early in the process will help prevent potential issues from becoming big problems and ensure you are purchasing exactly what you are expecting.

 

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