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The Reaction of Asking for Proof Of Identification Can Be Interesting When you are in a restaurant, and the next table over a fellow patron is asked for proof of age before completing an alcohol order, you either hear someone flattered or routinely riffling through their wallet to get the ID.  In...
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharings:  Santa's Taking to the Water If you happen to be Christmas shopping at National Harbor on December 24, 2011 at 1pm, keep your eyes peeled to the Potomac where you will see a water-skiiing Santa.  He's not coming alone.  With him he's bringing a Jet-sk...
If There is a Home You Really Want, But Narrowly Missed, Is There Value in Being a Back-Up Offer? Despite a buyer's best intentions, sometimes they can miss their dream home by a matter of hours.  The Northern Virginia real estate market waits for no buyer.  So what's a buyer to do when they find...
What the 2012 Northern Virginia Regional Sales Contract Means to Buyers & Sellers Beginning January 1, 2012, the new Northern Virginia Regional Sales Contract will be in use.  Will all agents in Northern Virginia be using them?  No, but the smart ones will be.  Why?  The language that is being re...
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharings:  Santa's Fire Engine Drive-By in Bristow When I celebrated my first Christmas season in Bristow's community of Braemar, I vividly recall getting ready for my husband's office Christmas party and hearing emergency sirens.  They weren't ending.  And the...
Where's the Customer Service at Yankee Candle? I love Yankee Candles.  In fact, I got a great package of Yankee Candle Christmas Cookie scented candles from one of my favorite title companies this year.  It's a great scent.  Unfortunately, it makes me hungry.  So I took my candles to the local Ya...
Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report:  November 2011 As I post this Kingsbrooke Townhouse Report there are only ten shopping days left until Christmas.  Makes your stomach flip to think about all the stuff that still needs to get done before the holiday, doesn't it?   Well, what's making my stomach flip ...
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharings:  Manassas Symphony Orchestra Celebrations Around the World The Manassas Symphony Orchestra will be performing their annual holiday concert at the Hylton Performing Arts Center December 18, 2011 at 3:30pm.  The concert is a family event.  Kids attend f...
Kingsbrooke Single Family Home Report: November 2011 Residents of Kingsbrooke in Bristow, VA are definitely getting in the holiday spirit.  The decorations on the homes is very uplifting.  With November behind us, let's take a look back at the Kingsbrooke single family home market and see what ha...

Chris Ann Cleland

Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
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