PRESS RELEASE: The Belt Team of Keller Williams Realty McLean Named #1 In Luxury Home Sales in North America by KWRI

MCLEAN, VA (February 27, 2012)  Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), the second largest and fastest growing real estate company in the United States, again named The Belt Team of McLean, Virginia, its No. 1 Luxury Home Team in the entire company at its annual Family Reunion held this month in Orlando, Florida. The Belt Team sold more luxury homes in 2011 than any of the 80,000+ KWRI agents/teams in North America. (They also sold twice as many “million dollar homes” in the Vienna Oakton area as any other Realtor or team.)

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In addition, The Belt Team was recognized in the Top 20 in North America in total production for the company and is recognized as a Top 100 team in the USA by the Wall Street Journal/REAL Trends. Terry Belt, CEO of The Belt Team, said he was “grateful for the recognition. These awards only affirm the true power of building and working with a team of professionals with integrity, focus and determination. By putting our clients’ needs first, together we are able to provide a standard and level of service not possible by an individual agent. Our team is doing new things that most others in the industry are not – especially in the area of social media; and our clients are the ones who benefit by having the leading edge – whether buying or selling their home.”

About The Belt Team and Terry Belt:
The Belt Team includes Terry Belt (CEO), Gail Belt (Founding Partner), 6 additional Realtor Partners (Pauline Knipe, Kevin Kleifges, Mary Jane Perry, Susan Hussey, Catharine Via & Krissy Cruse), Christy Grossman (Chief Operating Officer), Jerry Belt (Special Services) and Tara Miller (Client Care Manager).  The Belt Team serves all of Northern Virginia and has transacted over One $Billion in real estate. They specialize in Vienna and Oakton and have sold more homes there than any other Realtor since 1973 For more information, please visit http://www.TheBeltTeam.com  Phone: 703-242-3975 Contact The Belt Team

About Keller Williams Realty International:
Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) is one of the largest real estate companies in the United States and has continued to grow despite the well-publicized turmoil in the real estate industry. In 2011, Keller Williams Realty surpassed Century 21 to become the 2nd largest real estate company in the United States. In addition to offices in the U.S., KWRI is located throughout Canada and has also just announced the signing of its first overseas franchise agreement in Vietnam. The company is also in conversations with potential franchisees in several other countries, including: South Africa, New Zealand, Indonesia, Egypt and several Middle Eastern countries.

Just Listed in Timberly (and in Langley HS Pyramid) in McLean!

7716 crossover Drive in McLean – $1,250,000

This is not your standard rambler! It’s bright and open, with 10′ ceilings in the foyer & dining room, a cathedral ceiling in the living room, and >8′ ceilings in the finished lower level.  The kitchen is a cook’s dream with high-end appliances, and opens to the family room with a charming fireplace. Wonderful main level master suite. All this & more in the sought after Timberly neighborhood & Langley HS pyramid!

More Info about 7716 Crossover Drive in McLean

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!

Just Listed on Petunia Street in Springfield

7001 Petunia Street in Springfield – $524,900

Charming brick front colonial with plenty of updates. Kitchen & bathrooms were completely remodeled in 2012 & the home is also freshly painted! new flooring was installed in 2010. Delightful family room with fireplace. Finished walkout lower level with rec room. This home is move-in ready! Wonderful convenient location close to several great commuting options.

More Info about 7001 Petunia Street in Springfield

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!

Credit Scores, Interest Rates & Insulation (Lions, Tigers & Bears – Oh My!)

Have you ever wondered what the top eco-friendly features are that Buyers would like in their homes? And how you can ensure that your credit score is as high as possible? Watch this two minute video for some “news you can use’!

If you’d like more information on how much of a loan you qualify for, contact The Belt Team and we’ll be happy to put you in touch with our trusted lenders.

Friday Funday Video & Open House Announcements Feb 18 & 19

TGIF! That means it’s time for our Friday Funday Video & Open House Announcements.

First, our video. They’re talking about snow on Sunday. (Ever get the feeling the newscasters are trying to pump up the ratings?) But whether it snows or not, that February air IS cold out there. And it always feels good to come home and in out of the cold. So our video this week is “February Air”. Scroll down for open house details after you listen to the video – because we have the PERFECT place for you to call home!

OPEN SATURDAY & SUNDAY 2-4PM – 108 Battle St SE in Vienna – $1,339,500!

This fabulous new home is just getting its finishing touches! Custom built by master builder Dominion Associates – crafting Vienna since 1979! Enjoy an elegant Hardiplank & stone elevation with charming porch feature, upgraded finishes & quality throughout, luxurious kitchen, first floor library, two fireplaces, an oversized deck, finished lower level with fifth bedroom, 4th full bath, & wet bar. Madison High School pyramid and fabulous “in-town” location!

Directions: From Tysons: Route 123 South (Maple Ave) to “downtown Vienna”, left Park St, right Moore Ave, 1st right on Spring St to end of Spring St. Home straight ahead on Battle.

More Info about 108 Battle St SE in Vienna

Read about “Life In Vienna”

Contact The Belt Team

Friday Funday Video & Open House Announcements Feb 11 & 12

TGIF! That means it’s time for our Friday Funday Video & Open House Announcements.

First, our video. This weekend, some of the members of The Belt Team are headed to Keller Williams Family Reunion (KWFR) in Orlando. (That’s what we call our annual company convention). Since we’re the 2nd largest real estate company in the U.S. – we’ll have a HUGE turnout. But just like Vienna, where “everybody knows your name” – KWFR has that same feel. We’re excited that our CEO (Terry Belt) and Chief Operating Officer (Christy Belt Grossman) will be featured on several panels – sharing their expertise in the real estate business with thousands of attendees. So our video today goes out to all our colleagues at Keller Williams Realty International! (The rest of you can scroll down for open house information. We have a fabulous new home open. And it’s in Vienna – where we also are FAM-I-LY!)

OPEN SATURDAY & SUNDAY 2-4PM – 108 Battle St SE in Vienna – $1,339,500!

This fabulous new home is just getting its finishing touches! Custom built by master builder Dominion Associates – crafting Vienna since 1979! Enjoy an elegant Hardiplank & stone elevation with charming porch feature, upgraded finishes & quality throughout, luxurious kitchen, first floor library, two fireplaces, an oversized deck, finished lower level with fifth bedroom, 4th full bath, & wet bar. Madison High School pyramid and fabulous “in-town” location!

Directions: From Tysons: Route 123 South (Maple Ave) to “downtown Vienna”, left Park St, right Moore Ave, 1st right on Spring St to end of Spring St. Home straight ahead on Battle.

More Info about 108 Battle St SE in Vienna

Read about “Life In Vienna”

Contact The Belt Team

Just Listed on Lovely Wooded Lot Steps Outside the Vienna Town Limits!

9449 Brenner Court in Vienna – $1,250,000

This lovely home is just outside the Town of Vienna limits (ie – no town taxes!). The spacious open floorplan includes a family room with gas fireplace ~ family room opens to the delightful screened porch ~  Sunny kitchen with breakfast room ~ wonderful tray ceiling master bedroom with two walk-in closets & luxurious master bath ~ finished walkup lower level with nine foot ceilings so it doesn’t feel like a basement! Fenced rear yeard with patio is perfect for entertaining. AND – it’s in the Madison HS pyramid!

More Info about 9449 Brenner Ct in Vienna

Read about “Life In Vienna”

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!

Just Listed in Vienna & the Madison HS Pyramid!

9603 Timberview Court in Vienna – $991,879

Delightful home in a fabulous cul-de-sac location. Wonderful outdoor areas to enjoy – from a screened porch to a brick patio to a tiered deck with hot tub! Inside you’ll find a wonderfully open floorplan including a vaulted ceiling library, family room with soaring two story ceiling, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, main level master bedroom with tray ceiling & luxurious bath, finished walkout lower level. AND – it’s in the Madison HS pyramid!

More Info about 9603 Timberview Ct in Vienna

Read about “Life In Vienna”

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!

Just Listed – Broyhill Park Short Sale in Falls Church!

3231 Norfolk Lane in Falls Church – $315,000

Charming brick rambler INSIDE THE BELTWAY! Enjoy a living room with bay window & woodburning fireplace ~ three bedrooms ~ one and a half baths ~ finished lower level with spacious rec room & wet bar (perfect for entertaining!). updates include a new hot water heater (2011), new windows (2009), & new A/C (2007). Plus easy access to 50, 66 & 495! 

 More Info about 3231 Norfolk Lane in Falls Church

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!

Just Listed in Carlyle House in Arlington!

5300 Columbia Pike #503 in Arlington – $230,000

                                   

Spacious condo in luxury hi-rise building. Huge balcony with city views – accessed from both the living room & bedroom. Guest powder room off the marble foyer. Gorgeous kitchen cabinetry & stainless steel appliances – plus a breakfast nook & washer/dryer off the kitchen. Great storage – including a walk-in closet in master bedroom. Building has a gracious lobby, 24 hour security, assigned garage parking, pool & tennis. Bus stop at the front door!

More Info about 5300 Columbia Pike #503 in Arlington

Contact The Belt Team – We have LOTS of listings coming on the market this Spring. Let us know if you would like to be on our PRIORITY NOTIFICATION LIST so that you can find out about listings BEFORE they hit the market!