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A man goes to the eye doctor. The receptionist asks him why he is there. The man complains, "I keep seeing spots in front of my eyes." The receptionist asks, "Have you ever seen a doctor?" and the man replies, "No, just spots." This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (5 comments)
New York and Los Angeles have their celebrity hotspots... and so do we. In fact, a lot of celebrities are either from Arlington or currently call Arlington County home. Celebrities from Arlington include: actress Sandra Bullock, CBS News anchor Katie Couric, actor Warren Beatty, Olympic swimmer Tom Dolan, doctor Patch Adams, and drummer Zac Hanson. This short list doesn't include the handful of Washington Capitals, Redskins, and Wizards that call Arlington home. And of course, quite a few congressmen frequent Arlington's friendly confines. So, keep (1 comments)
The 55th Sister Cities International Annual Conference is coming to town. The conference, to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, is open to business leaders, elected officials, community activists, and young professionals. The 55th Sister Cities International Conference will focus on networking, sharing business practices, and roundtable discussions focused on international diplomacy. Tickets may be purchased on the Sister Cities International official Web site. And for the record, Arlington's sister cities are: Aachen, Germany Reims, France San Miguel, El Salvador Coyoacan, Mexico (1 comments)
A guy rushes into a bar, orders four expensive 30-year-old single malts and has the bartender line them up in front of him. Then without pausing, he quickly downs each one. "Whew," the bartender remarked, "you seem to be in a hurry." "You would be too if you had what I have." "What do you have?" the bartender sympathetically asked. "Fifty cents." This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (8 comments)
Just when you thought physical activity and wine couldn't mix... along came this fun event. The Crystal City 1K Wine Walk will be this weekend (Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February, 27) in the heart of Crystal City. The event will feature 45 different wines, in which walkers may try up to 20 different ones. The event will also feature an assortment of cheeses and breads that walkers may munch on as they weave throughout Crystal City's confines. Don't worry, this isn't really (0 comments)
A girl came home from school and said to her mother, "Mommy, today in school I was punished for something that I didn't do." The mother gasped, "But that's terrible! I'm going to have a talk with your teacher about this ... by the way, what was it that you didn't do?" The little girl said, "My homework." This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (9 comments)
An anxious taxpayer was talking with the IRS auditor who had come to review his records. At one point the auditor exclaimed, "We feel it is a great privilege to be allowed to live and work in the USA. As a citizen you have an obligation to pay taxes, and we expect you to eagerly pay them with a smile." "Thank God," gasped the taxpayer. "I thought you were going to want cash." This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (11 comments)
The headlines regarding the latest Case-Shiller housing report are gloomy. By many news organizations standards, the housing market has just begun its second dip and 2011 is not going to be a good year for real estate. Combined with the news of what's going on in Libya, the Middle East, and with the price of oil, you'd think the world is ending. But, if you're a resident of the Washington, D.C. area, you may want to read the fine print of that Case-Shiller housing report. 19 out of 20 metropolitan (2 comments)
A tornado hit a farm house just before dawn. It lifted the roof off, picked up the beds on which a farmer and his wife slept, and set them down gently in the next county. The wife began to cry. "Don't be scared, Susan," her husband said. "We are not hurt." Susan continued to cry. "I'm not scared," she said between sobs. "I'm happy because this is the first time in 15 years that we've been out together. This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (9 comments)
Little Johnny swallowed a coin and it got stuck in his throat. So, his mother ran out in the street yelling for help. A man passing by took the boy by his shoulders and hit him with a few strong hits on the back, and so he coughed the coin out."I don't know how to thank you, doc..." his mother started."I'm not a doctor," the man replied. "I'm from the IRS." This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (9 comments)
2011 Arlington County Real Estate Assessment - Residential and Commercial Properties Up - Arlington VA Homes - 02/07/11 01:47 PM
2011 Arlington County Real Estate Assessment - Residential and Commercial Properties Up - Arlington VA Homes According to the Arlington County Department of Real Estate Assessments, residential values are up 1.4% over the last year. Commercial properties, according to the 2011 Real Estate Assessments report, are up nearly 12%. On average, real estate values in Arlington County, VA are up an average of 6.3% over the last year. The average value of an Arlington, VA home is now $510,200, compared to $503,200 in 2010. Hopefully, we can keep this trend alive well into this year! Here's a snippet from the Arlington County (1 comments)
The latest reports from the IRS indicate that it has simplified its tax form this year into three simple steps: A. How much did you make last year?B. How much do you have left?C. Send B. This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (9 comments)
In a grammar lesson in eighth grade Mrs. Smith said, "Paul, give me a sentence with a direct object." Paul replied. "Everyone thinks you are the best teacher in the school." "Thank you, Paul," responded Mrs. Smith, "but what is the object?" "To get the best mark possible," said Paul This laugh courtesy of Mr. Arlington, your source for Arlington VA Homes. (10 comments)
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