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Where Fairfax County Virginia Gets its Name! - 04/30/11 07:19 AM
Fairfax, Virginia gets its name from Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who was given given five million acres of land by King Charles which encompasses all of Fairfax County. The City of Fairfax (later changed to be called the Town of Fairfax) was settled in 1805. Lord Fairfax was both in 1693 in Kent, England, and was the only actual royal landowner resident of colonial America, and made his home in present day Fort Belvoir in 1747. His efforts were to collect ground rents and develop and sell the land to help maintain an expensive lifestyle and maintain Leeds (2 comments)
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I've Found My "Easy Button" - The Settlement Group, Inc. - 04/28/11 08:27 AM
I've Found My "Easy Button" - The Settlement Group, Inc. For buyers and sellers in the Alexandria and greater Northern Virginia area, The Settlement Group, Inc. should be your go-to company for all your real estate title and escrow services. Their positive can-do attitude and desire to give customers what they need, when they need it, is the key to their success. I have worked with The Settlement Group, Inc. for more than 10 years, and through hundreds and hundreds of transactions...I've seen what they can do in situations that seemed impossible. Time and time again, they have proven themselves to (5 comments)
Parkside at Fairfax Center - A Great Place to Live, Work and Play! - 04/27/11 07:17 AM
Parkside at Fairfax Center - A Great Place to Live, Work and Play! Moving to Fairfax, Virginia? Do you want to live in a neighborhood that has it all? Parkside at Fairfax Center offers top-ranked schools, top-notch restaurants and shops, minutes to all the major transportation routes, a wide range of housing (much of it newer) and is surrounded by tons of parkland and walking trails. Within walking distance to Parkside at Fairfax Center, is the Fairfax Corner town center. There, you will find everything you need, including the following shops, restaurants, and family-fun activities: Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream California (0 comments)
Fairfax County Virginia Dulles Metro Goes Underground - 04/26/11 10:43 AM
Fairfax County Virginia Dulles Metro Goes Underground It has just been announced by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority that the Fairfax County Virginia Dulles metro extension the airport is going to be built underground. The vote was 9 to 4 in favor, and the topic has been widely debated during the past year.
Transportation officials from both Fairfax and Loudoun counties lobbied for building above ground, which reportedly would cost $300 million less than building underground. The underground options was selected because it will bring the metro much close to the actual airport, and it was felt the cost was (2 comments)
I Saw A Foreclosure Listing on RealtyTrac... - 04/25/11 10:45 AM
I'm dealing with this issue today with my clients (their finding and wanting to see Foreclosures that are on RealtyTrac). But there is no history of the homes every haveing been listed. It's a shame to waste our buyer's time this way - and the Realtors time, who then has to go and research the property status to no avail! Thanks, Tom and Gina, for providing the answer I needed at the touch of a button - and thank you, ActiveRain! Via Tom Branch | Broker, CDPE, SFR | Plano TX Community Ambassador | 214-227-6626 (RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs): I was out showing one (1 comments)
My client and friend, Cathy, sent me this link to a Blog called "Young House Love - One Young Family, Plus One Old House Equals Love". It is an amazing site by a young couple,Sherry and John Petersik, and is the story of their renovation of their 49 year old home in Richmond, Virginia. Into their labor of love, the couple began writing a regular do-it-yourself column for Better Homes and Gardens. From that, their noteriety has grown to include appearances on HGTV and The Nate Berkus Show, and write-ups in The (1 comments)
Life is good with a Cairn Terrier in your life! The perfect lap dog, the perfect cuddle dog, the perfect loyal friend who just enjoys life and all its splendor! This is Rorey, and he rocks our world! (6 comments)
The Azalea Charities Azalea Classic will be held at the Piedmont Country Club in Haymarket, Virginia May 1, 2, and 3rd. Founded by Prince William County resident Frank Lasch in 1999, Azalea Charities' focus is on providing financial support for Aid for Wounded Warriors, and supporting local youth and special needs project in the Northern Virginia area. The organization is made up of 100% volunteers and 100% of the donations go to the charities they support.
Aid for Wounded Warriors provides support for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who are sick, injured or wounded (1 comments)
Things to do in Fairfax, Virginia - Odyssey Cruise of the Nation's Monuments - 04/18/11 07:51 AM
Things to do in Fairfax, VirginiaVisiting Fairfax and Northern Virginia, and the nation's capitol provides a shopping list of must-see monuments and museums, but when you want to view this historic area from the water with a most-impressive backdrop, then a cruise on the Odyssey is a must. Launching from the pier at Old Town Alexandria, the cruise ship makes daily cruises down the Potomac while being wined and dined and dancing to live music. Upcoming special events include an Easter Brunch Cruise on April 24, and a delightful Mother's Day Brunch lunch and dinner cruise on May 8th. (Mom will (2 comments)
Foreclosure Rate for Fairfax County Virginia March 2011 - 04/16/11 10:38 AM
Foreclosure Rate for Fairfax County Virginia March 2011 The chart below reflects the foreclosure rate for Fairfax County Virginia March 2011 in the following communities: Foreclosure Rate for Fairfax County Virginia March 2011
Data obtained from RealtyTrac.com (0 comments)
Condo for Sale in Burke, Virginia - 04/14/11 05:41 AM
Condo for Sale in Burke, Virginia Why rent when you can own a home of your home with this beautiful condo for sale in Burke, Virginia! Monthly payments would be lower than renting, so you can stop throwing away your money each month. This home is spacious top floor condo with three bedrooms, and a bright, open floor plan. The living room has large windows with lots of natural sunlight overlooking greenery and the community pool. (Summer's coming, folks!) It is also located in a convenient location that is walkable to the Virginia Railway Express (take a train to (1 comments)
Today a handful of local citizens had the high and distinct honor of accompanying a plane load of World War II veterans, who flew in to our Nation's Capital from Springfield, Missouri, to visit the World World II Memorial. It is a day we will never forget. The Honor Flight Network is an all-volunteer organization that honors America's World War II veterans by flying them to Washington, D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial, and other national monuments.
As their web site www.honorflight.org notes: "...of all the wars (0 comments)
What can I say...this is from the Master's Voice. Here is a powerful article that is the go-to guide for Active Rain New-Be's and old-timers like me looking to master the basics.
Via Brad Andersohn (Zillow - Outreach Manager): There is only "ONE WAY" you can be the featured member. It's Points! You have to have the most points... period! It is not based on your successes, your experience, your moral or ethical values, it's all based on points. I will tell you from personal experience, that points don't get you leads, and points will not get you referrals, it's the (3 comments)
Kingstowne Virginia Townhouse for Sale - 04/11/11 08:43 PM
Kingstowne Virginia Townhouse for Sale This beautiful Kingstowne Virginia Townhouse for sale, located in a suburb of Alexandria just outside the beltway, offers the best of all possible worlds. Situated between the Van Dorn and Springfield metros, it is minutes to I-495, I-95, the Springfield County Parkway and just a stone's throw to the nation's capitol. And if you work or are stationed at Fort Belvoir, this is a perfect commute for you! The Kingstowne community is newly developed, and is surrounded by nature trails, parks, community pools, recreation centers. You name it, our community has it! And best of (2 comments)
The Virginia Team, Inc. is located in Fairfax County, Virginia and serves the Northern Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. metro area with all matters real estate related. Let us take care of the details...while you take care of the packing!
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