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Dog Parks in Arlington Virginia - Woof! - 11/24/08 04:01 PM
If you're looking for new places to take your dog, here's a list of dog parks all around Arlington, Virginia! Benjamin Banneker Park1701 North Van Buren StreetArlington, VA 22205*Lights on until 8:00 pmFort Barnardat the corner of South Pollard Street and South Walter Reed Drive*Lights on until 9:00 pmFort Ethan Allen Park3829 North Stafford StreetArlington, VA 22207*Lights on until 7:00 pmGlencarlyn Park*301 South Harrison StreetArlington, VA 22204Herndon & 13th Street Park1299 N. Herndon StreetArlington, VA 22201Shirlington Park*2601 South Arlington Mill DriveArlington, VA 22206Towers Park801 South Scott StreetArlington, VA 22204*Lights on until 10:00 pmUtah Park3191 South Utah StreetArlington, VA 22206
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Yorktown High School in Arlington, VA - Varsity Softball Team New Assistant Coach! - 11/22/08 02:53 PM
As we get ready to head into the season of Thanks, I find myself very excited for the future. I've just agreed to be an assistant coach for the Varsity Softball team at Yorktown High School in Arlington. Yorktown is located on N 28th St in Arlington. It's one of the 3 public high schools in Arlington (along with Washington-Lee and Wakefield), and competes in the Virginia High School League. Wish me luck in my coaching debut, and the team for their upcoming 2009 season!
A fellow Keller Williams agent from Arizona found my blog about my car buying experience, and what I learned from it...when she called, she said: "I just read your blog, and I think you sound great!" Music to my ears! I spent 6 weeks or so trying to find this couple a house before we finally found the perfect townhouse in Falls Church. Congratulations to my clients on their first home in Virginia, and Thank You ActiveRain! (6 comments)
Arlington's New Restaurant - Yaku - 11/17/08 10:36 AM
Last night I had the privilege of trying the newest Peruvian-Chinese restaurant in Arlington - Yaku. Yaku is located on the 1st floor of The Odyssey Condo building, on the corner of Clarendon Blvd and Scott St in Courthouse. The decorations and design of the restaurant were very contemporary - I loved it! And the food wasn't bad either... I brought 2 people along with me so we could try a variety from the menu - they have hot and cold appetizers, a Dim Sum menu, soups/salads, entrees, desserts, and "Rolls" (much like sushi). I highly recommend the Mahi-Mahi Tempura (a (1 comments)
Arlington Virginia's Best Business Awards 2008 - The Winners! - 11/16/08 03:53 PM
Every year Arlington residents vote for the Best Business Awards (ABBIES). This year, over 4,000 people voted on their favorites in the following categories. Here are the winners: Arlington's Best "Bargain" RestaurantDelhi Dhaba Arlington's Best Coffee ShopMurky Coffee Arlington's Best Customer ServicePetMAC Marketplace and Adoption Center Arlington's Best Date RestaurantCarlyle Arlington's Best Family Friendly RestaurantWhitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Arlington's Best "Great Neighbor" BusinessThe Java Shack Arlington's Best "Green Business"Whole Foods Market Arlington's Best Happy HourWhitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Arlington's Best Live Music VenueIOTA Club & Cafe Arlington's Best Neighborhood BarWhitlow's on Wilson Bar & Grill Arlington's Best (0 comments)
Arlington Virginia Condo Spotlight: The Odyssey - 11/14/08 01:32 PM
The Odyssey Condominium is located at 2001 N. 15th St in Arlington Virginia. It's just a few short blocks from the Courthouse metro stop. Built in 2005, the building features 306 residential units, 346 parking spots, and a newly added Peruvian-Chinese Restaurant (named Yaku). Amenities for this luxury high-rise in Arlington include a rooftop pool with views of the monuments downtown, a rooftop gym, community/business room, & more. Standards for this building include hardwoods, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, lots of sunlight and a balcony. If you're interested in more information on this, or any of the condo buildings in Arlington, (0 comments)
Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update - October 2008 - 11/10/08 02:00 PM
It's Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update Time! Once again, The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors has published the Year-To-Date Market stats through October 2008 for the following counties and cities: Arlington & Fairfax County, the cities of Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, and the towns of Herndon, Vienna, and Clifton. See stats below:
Total Year to Date Sales2008: 14,9702007: 15,778Total October Sales2008: 1,4572007: 1,123 Average Sales Price2008: $427,4022007: $520,829 Average Days on the MarketOctober 2008: 94October 2007: 89 Absorption Rates (ie. # of months to sell through the current supply of inventory)October 2008: 6.04October 2007: 9.23 I'm always available for more statistics for the (0 comments)
A Weekend OFF?? What Do I Do Now? - 11/10/08 12:55 PM
For the first time since my real estate career started in February, I had an ENTIRE weekend off. Yep, you heard me, Saturday AND Sunday. You know what that means don't you - I had no opportunities to make any money this weekend. I was scheduled to work an open house on Sunday, but sadly got fired when the listing agent realized he double-booked it (and originally promised it to a newer agent)!
So here I sat, at home, with NO plans and NO To-Do list! Just me, idle time, and 2 days to kill. I realized this weekend that (2 comments)
How Will the President-Elect Change the Washington DC Real Estate Market? - 11/08/08 07:41 PM
In short - very little. It's funny that the Washington Post featured an article todaydiscussing administration changes and their effects on the D.C. and Northern VA real estate markets. I had lunch today with one of my best friends who happens to work in the West Wing - just like her, many of her fellow West Wing-ers will be out of a job as of January 20th. So inevitably I asked, "so...who's helping the big guys transition to the area?" Her response - "most of them already live here. And the ones that are out of a job in January will (1 comments)
Fairlington Real Estate - October 2008 - 11/04/08 11:51 AM
Imagine a place 10 minutes from the hub of the U.S. - Washington, D.C. - that has a leash-free dog park, family friendly, suburban feel to it...and it's affordable. Well, if you were at this place, I would say: "Welcome to Fairlington." Fairlington has it's own community center which features a gym, a library, activies, kid park, etc. The neighborhood has condos and townhomes, all built around 1940s and 50s. October sales for Fairlington were reported as the following: 12 Total Sales 22 Days on the Market $395,000 Average Sales Price - but this ranges from 1 bedroom condos, to a (0 comments)
Arlington County 2008 Voter Information - 11/03/08 03:04 PM
Here's some information for tomorrow's election for Arlington County Residents: 1. Find your voting site here. 2. Polls open at 6am, and will stay open until 7pm. Anyone in line at 7 will get to vote! They say voting "downtime" is between 11-5pm, but expect to wait! 3. Don't wear any t-shirts, hats, pins, etc. It's considered campaigning and they will either ask you to remove it or turn it inside out. 4. Instructions for operating the ballot machine can be found here. Go out and vote tomorrow!!!
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