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fairfax homes for sale: Enjoy Touring A Farmers Market This Memorial Day Weekend - 05/22/13 01:12 PM
If you enjoy Farmers Markets, then you might want to travel to The Plains, Virginia this weekend. It's called, The Archwood Green Barns Farmers and Gardeners Market and it’s right at the intersection of Rte 245 & I66. Whether you are looking for some Farm Fresh/Frozen Beef, Vegetables, Fruits, Plants, Canned Items and/or Fresh Eggs, or just an enjoyable place to browse on the weekend, you will find it in The Barns. Rather than me going on and on, you might want to check out this website: Archwood Green Barns Farmers and Gardeners Market Oh, did I tell you the setting is in a Real Barn, with additional (2 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Get To Know The Beautiful Shenandoah National Park - 05/21/13 10:41 AM
I’ve been writing about Virginia Fun activities the entire family can enjoy. In fact, this adventure is just about 75 miles from Washington, D.C.. You will probably need a full day, or even two or three, but the reward for your family will be awesome. The activity I’m writing about today is visiting the Shenandoah National Park. The drives, hiking trails, wild life and sunsets are spectacular. So, I would urge all of my readers to consider doing what my wife and I have done in the past. Go and spend a day or two and have the time of your (2 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Rolling Thunder To Arrive In Nations Capital - 05/19/13 02:42 PM
Those of us who live in the Washington DC Metro area are very much accustomed to both the Visuals and Sound of Rolling Thunder riding in on their Motorcycles every Memorial Day Weekend. Bikers from all around America/Canada and more support this event to NEVER forget those Service Members who were abandoned after the Vietnam War. They also endeavor to have an affect on National Policy in a way that will assist POW/MIAs.Personally, I want all of the bikers to know that we support you and are grateful you will be rolling into our communities to remind us of our need, (5 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: A Wolf Trap Reminder For Memorial Day Weekend - 05/17/13 10:27 AM
I want all of my readers to be reminded of the various entertainment at Wolf Trap for Memorial Day weekend. 1) A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 24, at 8 pm and May 25th, at 5:45 pm. There will be guest performances, comedy, music and of course The News from Lake Wobegon. I've linked to the home page of this event.2) The President's Own United States Marine Band will be performing, too! What better time for a concert like this than Sunday before Memorial Day. Again, I've linked to the home page (1 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: So How Much Should I Tip My Movers? - 05/15/13 07:21 AM
I was just asked by one of my clients a question about Moving Companies. More specifically, how much do you tip the movers? Are tips expected? Do I give everything to the Foreman of the crew and let him/her disperse the money to the other individuals or simply give to each person myself?These are all very good questions. If you are like me, you want to be fair and I like to think of tips as "Merit pay". The job has been done well and whatever I choose to give the movers should be a true reflection of my appreciation.I did (20 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: A Favorite Craft Show In Northern Virginia - 05/13/13 04:12 AM
One of our favorite Craft Shows in Northern Virginia, takes place on June 1st and 2nd, 2013. The place is in Occoquan, Virginia. The time is from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday.Occoquan, Virginia is always an interesting place to visit with a wonderful setting, food, shops of all kinds. When you add the Craft Show, you simply don't want to miss the moment.Here is the Official Occoquan Craft Show website. This is rated F/R for Family Friendly...The Occoquan Show is certainly a favorite craft show in Northern Virginia. (4 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Celebrating National Train Day - 05/10/13 01:15 PM
I have always had a fascination for trains. I grew up just blocks from the Grand Trunk Railroad in Port Huron, Michigan. I remember as a child, listening to the trains at night. I can still, to this day hear the Railroad Cars being switched - connected and unconnected to each other in the middle of the night. In fact, my Uncle was a Conductor on the Railroad.Tomorrow, May 9th, 2013 is National Train Day. If you live in and around our Nation's Capital, you will want to take a journey to this website - National Train Day 2013 and note (2 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Touring Fairfax County Virginia - 05/09/13 04:56 AM
Fairfax County Virginia is truly a great place to live. There is much to do and see by way of fun stuff and studying history. Of course I must state history can be enjoyable, too!I've often referred people who are not familiar with Northern Virgina to a website that talks about the National Air and Space Museum, Bull Run Regional Park, Wolftrap, Cherry Hill Farmhouse and more. In fact, the site contains 80 different things to do and see in Fairfax County. I urge you to take some time for the purpose of Touring Fairfax County Virginia.Follow this link to learn (4 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Northern Virginia Summer Activities - 05/08/13 03:34 PM
There is always something to do, something to see, and to be involved in when it comes to Northern Virginia. In other words, it’s a pretty tough thing to say, “I don’t know what to do”, if you live in this part of the country.If you are searching for Family Activities this summer, you might want to browse this site: 10 Suggestions For Summer Fun In Northern VirginiaI hope you enjoy the summer but do remember, many of these activities can take place in the winter, too.Northern Virginia Summer Activities (2 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Friday Nights In Herndon Virginia - 05/06/13 03:09 PM
Herndon Friday Night Live begins this Friday, May 10th, 2013 and runs from 6:30 - 10:30 Pm. It is the most popular weekly concert series in the greater DC area. It has been highlighted as a "Must see" while in Fairfax County.Their web page mentions that "The performers are both regional and local, play Rock and Roll, with a little reggae, funk and original music thrown in." This is a great way to spend Friday Nights in Herndon.To learn more you can visit their website: Herndon RocksFriday Nights In Herndon Virginia (6 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Get Your Free Credit Score Here - 05/04/13 02:59 PM
One of the issues I often discuss on this blog is in reference to getting your Pre-Approval for your next Mortgage.I've noted recently, in talking with clients who already have their Pre-Approval, that one reason some of them dragged their feet in this process, is they feared rejection when asking for a loan. I understand this because I am much the same way. Who wants to experience rejection? This is why I am always checking my Credit Score. I want to know where I stand with my Credit. While there is other criteria involved in securing your next Mortgage, we all (5 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Some Energy Saving Ideas - 05/04/13 06:49 AM
We all know that saving energy at home is very important. In fact, we understand by personal experience that energy is not costing us less, but in fact prices continue to rise. Is there anything we can do to save on home related energy and as a result, save money?Here is an article that could be worth the time it takes to read. Hopefully you won’t just read it but you will act on the cost saving ideas that are shared. By the way, we’ve changed several of our lights in our home to energy saving bulbs. Additionally, we’ve caulked around (3 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Some Tips For Upgrading Your House - 05/03/13 01:54 PM
In our present Real Estate market, many sellers want to be at the front of the competition when listing their house for sale. In other words, if there are four other houses on the same street for sale, it is not uncommon to want to have the best planned, arranged and priced house. Why not and in fact, it makes a lot of sense to have a well prepared home when selling it. You want to price your home attractively and the appearance should be second to none.Having stated the above, please be careful that you don’t over do any renovation (3 comments)
It is on this site that you will learn about: Alexandria, Alexandria Night Life, Restaurants, Shopping and of Course about History when it comes to this great city.
To learn more go here: Alexandria Virginia: Travel and Historical Info
Be prepared to stay awhile, it is just that kind of website. It is also an opportunity to (3 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Things To Do In And Around Fairfax Virginia - 04/30/13 03:37 PM
Perhaps you have the grandchildren today. Maybe, dad or mom is alone with the kids, or, you simply need something to do that doesn’t cost a lot of money. I have a link to a website that will give you 139 FREE or almost FREE things you can do in Fairfax, any day of the week! I would encourage you to take a look, book mark the page, choose an activity and have fun. Free and Almost FREE Things To Do In Fairfax Virginia So there you have it - Things To Do Around Fairfax Virginia... Have Fun!!! (2 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: There Is Always Something To Do In Vienna Virginia - 04/29/13 04:41 AM
One of my favorite things to do in Northern Virginia is to visit Vienna. Simply walking or driving down Main Street is a great experience. There are grocery stores, plenty of restaurants and unique shops. Additionally, don't forget about Wolf Trap!I noted a great web page about Vienna, VA the other day and thought I would share the link with you. Here you will find things to do and some information about the city itself.Vienna – Virginia Is For Lovers . . . Don’t be fooled by the title. This is a family/friendly site!By the way, a good place to (4 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: One Less Hindrance To The Sale Of Your Home - 04/27/13 01:42 PM
Listing Agents often remind their selling clients to “Prepare their house for sale” and rightfully so. We talk about curb appeal, paint colors, staging, having grass cut and trimmed out, decluttering and more. Interesting enough, we often forget one more important thing to do. What is it?Make sure you have had a locksmith tune up your lock on the front door for easy access when entering and trouble free locking up when a home tour is completed. Why is this important? Some time back, I had a client with me and we had difficulty getting the door unlocked. Finally, after about (1 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Some Answers To Your Mortgage Questions - 04/27/13 01:22 PM
As a Realtor®, I’m often asked Mortgage Questions. For example: “How do I know if I can pay my Mortgage off early?” “What is simple interest?” “How much of my payment is actually going toward paying down what I owe?” The list can certainly go on and on.Let me clear the air… My first response when asked Mortgage Questions is always: “You need to talk with your Bank or perhaps your Loan Officer.” Why? I am not a Mortgage Professional – I am a Realtor®!Since you now know that I’m not a Mortgage Professional, let me direct you to a great (0 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Be Prepared When Making Your Offer To Purchase A Home - 04/26/13 02:06 PM
We are currently in a season of experiencing Multiple Offers in Northern Virginia with Home Buyers. This is especially true Inside The Beltway!As a Real Estate Agent, I'm being asked, "What is the Best Way to place a strong Offer on the Table?" In fact, "What components make up a strong offer?"I recently noticed a great article on this subject: How To Be The Most Attractive Home BuyerI hope you will take a look and that you will be prepared when making your offer to purchase a home. (4 comments)
fairfax homes for sale: Plan Ahead For Memorial Day Weekend In Northern Virginia - 04/24/13 04:40 PM
Now is the time to plan your Memorial Day excursion. In fact, if you live in Northern Virginia, you will want to consider ViVa Vienna Memorial Day Festival in Vienna, Virginia. It's not just for children but for the entire family. There will be amusement rides, crafts, vendors and did I say - FOOD? Remember, 100% of proceeds go to charitable, community and humanitarian organizations.You can go to their Website here: Viva Vienna Memorial Day FestivalPlan Ahead For Memorial Day Weekend In Northern Virginia (3 comments)
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