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RECENT BLOG POSTS
  It's difficult to visualize now with all the construction but plans for an area know as "Tysons West" are now being laid for when the Metro opens its doors in Tysons Corner in 2013.  According to "The Breaking News Blog" featured in last week's Washington Post, plans "are underway to transform...
01/19/2010
In 2009, townhouses in McLean stayed on the market the shortest median days in the past 4 years.  The 49 DOMP in 2009 was nearly half as long as the 92 median DOMP that townhouses stayed on market in 2008, and lower than 2007 (68) and 2006 (58). The median sold price continued its four year drop ...
01/18/2010
In the "old days" people who commuted by the train or bus would bring an ample supply of reading materials along with them to help pass the time.  In many cases it was the daily newspaper, some documents related to work, or even a trashy novel. In our high-tech world we live, commuters now want m...
01/17/2010
It's not too early to start planning for the 2010 McLean Day.  The date is Saturday, May 15 at the usual Lewinsville Park location.  Click here for McLean Day 2010 Exhibitor Application or click here for McLean Day 2010 Food Vendor Application. Other upcoming events at the McLean Community Center...
01/16/2010
Want an awesome view of Washington, D.C.?  Enjoy the surburban and urban life?  Arlington, VA is a great place to live.  Bike trails, great shopping and restaurants, the Metro, and just minutes to the Nation's Capital. I'm holding an Open House this Sunday (1/17/09) from 1:00-4:00 p.m. for a 1 bd...
01/15/2010
With the downturn in real estate starting in 2007 and the stock market crash just prior to the 2008 elections, people were wondering how this would impact a high-end area like McLean where home values doubled and tripled during the previous decade.  The median sales prices for single family McLea...
01/14/2010
There are some that say the Washington-area, with the location of the Federal government, is "recession proof."  While this is certainly not entirely true considering the type of economic hit we've just taken as a nation, the area does seem to weather the storm better than other less fortunate pa...
01/13/2010
Social media is certainly the buzz these days and those in real estate tend to be on the cutting edge.  Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and so much more.  It makes your head spin sometimes. Well, not to be left behind, the Department of Defense (DoD) "has pledged to come to an overarching decision on...
01/12/2010
Well he may not be George Bailey and the bank's a little different than the old Building and Loan, but McLean does have its own personal banker.  His name is Peter Fitzgerald and he is a former U.S. Senator from Illinois.  Back in 2007, after serving one term as a Senator, Fitzgerald launched Ch...
01/11/2010
More good news for the McLean real estate market.  The December condo sales in McLean over the past 4 years did not change dramatically, except for how long they stayed on the market.  The median 18 days on the market in December 2009 was by far the least in recent Decembers, when the median DOM ...
01/10/2010
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