Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



It is a challenging market and I truly appreciate the agents that show my listings and I especially appreciate their feedback.  One little thing that bugs me, however, is the number of agents who do not leave their business cards in the property. Yes, I know that all that information is sent to m...
Constantly reminded that Real Estate agents are down at the bottom of the pile with regard to professional respect, I was thrilled to see the report in Time (p. 43, November 26, 2007) reporting that we are a pretty happy group.  In fact, we were right up there with School Administrators, Physicia...
I hope that you get to be with friends and family this Thanksgiving.  Remember to enjoy the time that you have with is precious and you never know what awaits you in the future. Eat well (but in moderation), get some exercise, make sure you have a designated driver and enjoy the footbal...
Somewhere along the way (probably when houses were selling before going in the MLS), the mentality about real estate prices shifted. It used to be that an agent would show a client homes around their price range that fit their needs and if they liked a home they would make an offer.  Then came th...
I currently use a Treo 650 from Verizon as my PDA and ekey.  I am modestly happy with this; I love the solution, but the phone is really quirky. My husband (not a Realtor) uses a Verizon 700 and says that it is very quirky, too (but with a Windows operating system).  I am not inclinded to exchang...
After many ads in the Real Estate section of the Fairfax Times (Virginia), I was recently interviewed for a Realtor Profile.  It was a great honor to be selected from among so many excellent local Realtors.  The article came out in this week's edition.If any of my colleagues, friends are clients ...
The day after Thanksgiving each year, the Reston Town Center hosts a holiday parade down Main Street.  Over the years our family has participated in this event through Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, as volunteers and as observers.  It is a fun way to begin the holiday season and it is a tradition that ...

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