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· Clear yard of anything that can trip the young ghouls and goblins · Put pets away to protect them from cars or inadvertently biting a trick-or-treater · Use battery-powered, jack-o’-lantern candles · Turn outside lights on · If you do use candles, place them well away from trick-or-treaters and yard decorations · If you don’t want to hand out candy, healthy food alternatives for trick-or-treaters include: packages of cheese or peanut butter crackers, single-serve boxes (0 comments)
Washington International Horse Show - 10/26/11 10:18 AM
The Washington International Horse Show is one of my favorite events in DC. It runs from October 25 to October 30th this year. You don’t have to be an equestrian to appreciate this event. Anyone that likes a face paced, competitive atmosphere will enjoy the International Horse Show. The athleticism of the animals is mesmerizing.
Approximately 500 horses compete from the U.S. and around the world for over $400,000 in prize money and championship titles. We’re talking the best of the best in equine competition.
The Promenade at Landsdowne Town Center - 10/24/11 03:08 PM
Evergreene Homes is offering a “muddy boots” tour of The Promenade at Landsdowne Town Center on November 6, 2011 from 1-4pm. The 4 level townhouse style condos are in the framing stages and this is a chance to have one of the first looks at the homes. The community is going to feature 13 homes all over 3,700 square feet with 2 car garages, 4 levels with private elevator, gourmet kitchens and 2 terraces. Children under 18 are not permitted on this tour. It’s highly recommended you wear closed toe shoes and dress appropriately for everyone’s safety. Hard hats will (0 comments)
Markoff's Haunted Forest - 10/20/11 05:29 PM
Markoff’s Haunted Forest is located in Dickerson, Maryland and is the place to go in the DC Metro area if you’re looking for a scare. I won’t go into details as I don’t want to ruin the surprise but, I’ve never been so scared at any Halloween related forest, house, or field in my life. I strongly recommend lacing your Nike’s extra tight before you go in!
Tickets must be purchased in advance online or at a participating restaurant in Poolesville. You can go to their website to find out the restaurant names or to get tickets. They open at (3 comments)
Park Crest in Tysons Corner, Virginia - 10/19/11 04:27 PM
Park Crest in Tysons Corner is now selling! Park Crest is the premiere new building in Tysons Corner with fabulous amenities that include underground parking, state of the art fitness center and massage studio, 18th floor pool/sun terrace, 18th floor sky bar and a gorgeous library/club room. The Harris Teeter and Starbucks are now open and literally steps away from Park Crest. Certain homes have views of the National Capital skyline. The first tower boasts 19 stories and offers one bedrooms, two bedrooms and penthouses. Homes start from the 300’s and range up to 2 million.
Check out the (0 comments)
Lock Your Pets Up! - 10/18/11 05:48 PM
I’ve seen quite a few posts regarding seller’s and their pets and want to share my most recent encounter.
It started out very normal, I called the owners to set the appointment for my buyers and I to come tour the house – I saw on the listing, “call first pet” so I asked if the animal would be locked up. “Oh yes, said the owner. We have a small dog and he will be in his crate in the laundry room.” We arrived to the house right on time and I accessed the lockbox and opened the door. (4 comments)
Urban Halo Salon in Arlington, Virginia - 10/17/11 01:19 PM
Urban Halo is located on Clarendon Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia. I visit the salon every month to have my eyebrows waxed. The salon is clean and well organized with a very friendly staff. Parking is free if you park a few blocks away off of Fillmore in the retail parking garage or if you want to be closer meter parking is typically available. There are plenty of places much closer to my house but, I would travel almost anywhere that Gina Kirchert works. Gina and I met when she signed up on my website a few years ago and I helped her (0 comments)
Holiday Travel - 10/14/11 12:50 PM
Many families travel during the holidays. Whether it is to get away from the winter blues or to visit other family members for Thanksgiving and Christmas airports and highways are busy during November and December. If you’re leaving your home for several days don’t forget to make arrangements to keep your house safe.
1. Ideally you will leave a key with someone you trust. Preferably a neighbor or someone that lives close by so that they can check on your home while you’re gone. 2. Hold the newspaper and mail for the timeframe that you’re gone or have (0 comments)
If you’re looking for something to do on Friday’s (every Friday in October) Virginia Wine Academy has the answer. For $55 they are offering cruises on the Potomac. The fee gets you 15 tastes of different Virginia wines and snacks during the cruise. If you find a particular wine that you really like you can combine your tastes to receive a full pour. Each cruise lasts for 90 minutes.
Cruise Times: 6:30 - 8:00 PM - Boats board 15 minutes in advance and leave on time. 8:30 - (3 comments)
I think the national news does a disservice overall in their reporting of real estate because their blanket approach doesn’t help anyone – no two markets are exactly the same and the broad areas they choose to report on make for an extremely inaccurate portrayal of what reality is.
I work with a lot of buyers and in this area sellers aren’t giving their homes (4 comments)
Woodbridge Home For Sale: 4800 Colonnade Court Woodbridge, Va 22192 - 10/11/11 02:15 PM
OPEN HOUSE- Sunday 10/16/2011 from 2pm to 4pm. 20k price reduction!!! Listed at $849,900-Stunning 6 bedroom 6.5 bath home nestled on over 2 acres!!! Professional landscaping, 3 car side load attached garage, quiet cul-de-sac living. Gourmet kitchen, granite counters, GE Profile SS appliances, sun room, main level master bedroom, two story family room, hardwood floors throughout. Finished basement with recreation room, wet bar, storage/workshop and 2 full baths! 10 minutes to shops - too much to list!!
Looking for more pictures? ---> http://matrix.mris.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?ID=43554539413 (3 comments)
I Got The Listing Because…I Didn’t Discriminate - 10/04/11 05:50 PM
There’s a lot of reasons I’ve earned listings in the past, most revolve around my track record and wonderful seller’s that speak about it or even my ability to stage a house and market to the right people but, never have I been “the chosen one” because of the dog. My clients waited to tell me this story until after we went to closing – I remember the listing presentation. I was a little nervous when they contacted me to come because they said I would be the fourth agent to come see the house and they just hadn’t found (9 comments)
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