haymarket mls: I Am Breathing A Sigh Of Relief That I Have A Forgiving Client - 09/15/13 05:20 AM
I am thinking this post is probably good for Realtor's or anyone else who takes a moment to read.
My old smart phone died last week after nearly 4 years of great service. In a way it was tough parting with the old phone, but I managed to get through it. (smile) I ordered a new phone and right after it was delivered, I quickly set it up. Running short of time, I failed to test and re-test each app. You guessed it - that included the ALWAYS dependable Home Search App I use for Northern Virginia. 
Later, in the morning and … (3 comments)

haymarket mls: Minimize Your Risk When Upgrading Your Home - 09/06/13 02:01 AM
Whether it is new windows, a garage door or perhaps adding on a room or two, it is always a good thing when upgrading your house, to have an understanding of what you should be able to expect from your contractor. For example: What kinds of things should you ask the contractor about, or perhaps even have in writing?
Here are some suggestions:
1) Ask your contractor, "Are you licensed? Follow up this question by going to your state governmental site and verify what you have been told. In Virginia you can verify a license by going to the: Department of … (5 comments)

haymarket mls: Haymarket Regional Food Panty Voted Favorite Charitable Organization - 09/03/13 03:46 AM
About once a year, I like to write about the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry. In fact, I'm writing this year to note that Lifestyle Magazine, in their best of Haymarket winners,just named the Pantry, the Favorite Charitable Organization. This of course is truly an honor and speaks to the hard work and dedication of the Leadership, Community Volunteers and those who contribute both through finance and the giving of food donations.
The Pantry has a passion to rid the community of Haymarket and surrounding areas of hunger. They are always in need of donations and volunteers. The best way to find out … (2 comments)

haymarket mls: A Fun Filled Day In Haymarket Virginia - 09/01/13 03:59 AM
Haymarket Day 2013, is scheduled for September 21st from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm in Haymarket Virginia. This is an event that attracts many thousands of people every year.
Events this year will feature Live Entertainment; Vendors Booths; Crafts; Farmville with Petting Zoos; Kids Rides; Great Foods; and Businesses Showing off their Wares.
To learn more, you can go to the Haymarket Day website: 25th Annual Haymarket Day
This will truly be A Fun Filled Day In Haymarket Virginia
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haymarket mls: You Might Want To Check Out These Performances In Alexandria Virginia - 08/29/13 06:40 AM
I enjoy writing about Community events and the one I'm sharing about in this post is no exception. In fact, I've shared about this Theatre before!
The Little Theatre of Alexandria has three shows coming up over the next three to four months. You might want to check them out and see if there is a production you would like to see. One of the shows is called, "Caught In The Net" and is scheduled for September 7-28. You can go to "The Little Theatre of Alexandria" website and read about the other two, one especially memorable performance taking place around Christmas.
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haymarket mls: Important Update to Route 29 and Linton Hall Road Construction - 08/23/13 07:48 AM
I've been endeavoring to keep the Gainesville/Haymarket areas up to date with the progress of work on Route 29 to Linton Hall Road. This is just a reminder that this weekend from 9 pm on Friday August 23rd through Noon on Sunday the 25th, you may want to avoid using Route 29 South or Northbound because of up to an hour of possible delay. Traffic is being changed over a new bridge so that drivers will no longer have to drive over the Railroad Track. This is a huge correction to a safety issue that all of us who live in … (3 comments)

haymarket mls: Labor Day Weekend Family Fun At Wolf Trap - 08/18/13 03:31 AM
Are you looking for something to do on Labor Day Weekend? I have a suggestion and it looks like it will be lots of fun.
Wolf Trap is presenting what is becoming a tradition on Saturday the 31st of August, 2013. It is the Sing A Long Sound of Music. This is something the entire family will enjoy with the fun beginning at 7:15 pm. If you would like to view a Video of previous events and learn more about this spectacular program, you can go here: Sing-A-Long Sound Of Music
By the way, CNN.com called this International Touring Event "A hoot" a … (4 comments)

haymarket mls: Follow Up Post To Construction On Route 29 Gainesville Virginia - 08/14/13 01:40 AM
This is a follow up post to a blog I wrote on July 30, 2013. The blog was titled: Gainesville Virginia Route 29 and Linton Hall Road Construction Update.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IMPORTANT FOLLOW UP: It was brought to my attention that on or about August 16th, there will be a significant change in how traffic is routed going south on 29 from Heathcote Blvd. Please pay attention to the signs and by all means - stay alert! Not only will the route change but new stop lights are being added as well. This is a very busy part of Route … (3 comments)

haymarket mls: Shopping Is About To Get A Lot Better In Gainesville Virginia - 08/12/13 04:34 AM
Shopping in Gainesville Virginia has actually been improving over the past few years. Now, it is about to get even better. The Promenade at Virginia Gateway, next to BJs, is seeing a huge expansion. It will be a 300,000 square foot retail center and a 14 screen state of the art Regal Theater which is scheduled to open sometime during the fall of 2013.
To learn more about this amazing shopping center, the theater and more, I would urge my readers to explore the following website: Promenade At Virginia Gateway
As you can see, shopping is about to get a lot better in … (4 comments)

haymarket mls: Staying Committed To The Task Of Maintaining Good Health - 08/03/13 08:30 AM
I post once a month on the subject of Diet and Exercise. This is mainly because of the fact that for years I struggled with weighing too much! As many of my readers have noted from my previous writings, I lost 52 lbs over a period of several years and have kept it off for a long time. I attribute this to proper eating and exercise and a whole lot of discipline.
Are you needing some motivation when it comes to exercise? Judy Eggebeen recently posted: Sticking with your Exercise Routine: What Motivates You?
I would urge you to take a moment, read … (4 comments)

haymarket mls: A Web Page Dedicated To Northern Virginia Information - 07/20/13 07:10 AM
Whether you have recently arrived in Northern Virginia, are contemplating a move or have lived here for awhile, you will find the enclosed Northern Virginia Lifestyle Link page from my website helpful in finding your way around.
This Lifestyle Link page will show you Governmental Pages to assist with things like your Drivers License, Auto License, Taxes and more. There are also links for Restaurants, Schools, Public Records, Colleges, Exploring Northern Virginia, Transportation, Performing Arts and last but not least - SPORTS!
Why not take a look? The page will not bug you to sign up for one thing and it is free! … (3 comments)

haymarket mls: Looking for a Fireworks Display on July 4th? - 06/17/13 09:38 AM
One of the best places to Celebrate America and enjoy Fireworks on July 4th is Old Town Manassas, Virginia. In fact, everything begins at 3 pm in the afternoon with wonderful rides for the kids. At 4 pm, the food and live entertainment starts. The food has always been great and this year will be no exception.
Oh, and did I mention the Fireworks begins at 9:15 pm? Make sure you bring your lawn chairs and blankets. The website is urging everyone to arrive early to get a good seat.
To learn more you can go to the website: 2013 Celebrate America
So if … (5 comments)

haymarket mls: HAPA from Hawaii Appearing At Wolf Trap - 04/02/13 04:31 AM
Many of my readers know that I love Hawaiian Music. My family and I lived in Hawaii for 12 years and attended many concerts. We were especially fond of the music that would often take place in the park and then of course the Luaus throughout the Islands.
Wolf Trap is presenting HAPA - Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm on both nights! For those of us who live or lived in Hawaii, this is a familiar name and I know you will enjoy attending one of these concerts. I know it's been a chilly spring in … (4 comments)

haymarket mls: Wolf Trap - Summer Of 2013 - 02/26/13 03:24 AM
For those of you who read my posts on a regular basis, you know that I love Wolf Trap. It is absolutely one of my favorite places to hang out, especially in the Summer. The concerts are always worth attending with many WELL KNOWN artists. In fact, you can enjoy an outdoor dinner, whether packing your own or purchasing there, while enjoying your favorite show.
If you want to catch a glimpse of the upcoming concerts for this summer, I would encourage you to take a look:
                                                
                                                          Filene Center Wolf Trap
I hope to see you there! Wolf Trap - Summer of … (8 comments)

haymarket mls: Parker String Quartet At Wolf Trap - 02/22/13 03:43 AM
The Parker String Quartet will be appearing at Wolf Trap on March 1, 2013. The time of the concert is set for 8 pm. They are listed as former Wolf Trap Debut Artists and as 2011 Grammy Award Winners.
Tickets are $35.00. In fact, you can purchase them and learn more about this concert by going here: Wolf Trap Concert
Additionally, you can also journey to their website and view some Videos.  Parker String Website
I hope you will consider attending this wonderful concert for the Parker String Quartet At Wolf Trap.
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haymarket mls: Consider A Tour Of Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park - 02/15/13 03:27 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend, even in the middle of Winter? I have an idea that you might want to explore. Many people who live in Northern Virginia are familiar with the Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park. Of course most think of Parks as being something to mainly enjoy during the summertime.
Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park is an opportunity for your family to enjoy year around. There are Cherry Trees, Gazebos, Birds and it is truly a sanctuary of beauty and nature at it's finest!
I would urge you to take a moment and follow the link to learn more: Meadowlark Botanical … (5 comments)

haymarket mls: Plan Ahead For The Purchase Of Your Next Home - 02/12/13 03:56 AM
I have always shared with clients the need to plan ahead when getting ready to buy a house. In fact, at the very top of my list and hopefully at the top of yours, is the need to check your Credit Report and even check with a Lender several months before you are planning to purchase.
Here is the reason for planning ahead: One out of Four Consumers Have an Error in Their Credit Report
I hope you will or have taken a moment to read the above post. Because if you are thinking about buying a house then it would be a … (9 comments)

haymarket mls: House Buying Basics - 02/09/13 02:56 AM
Many home buyers, especially first time home buyers have multitudes of questions when it comes to purchasing a house. Questions like: What should be first on my agenda? How will I know if I've chosen the right house? Is there anything I should NOT do? And this list could continue on and on and on!
While this writing is not about most of these questions, it does cover some simple steps you should be prepared for when making your house purchase.
HERE ARE THE STEPS
Deal With Getting Your Pre-approval First - Before Doing Anything Else
Someone stopped by the office the other day and … (4 comments)

haymarket mls: Saving On Energy In The Wintertime - 02/04/13 04:02 AM
Saving money is always a good thing, especially when it comes to the Wintertime and Utility Bills.
We recently received a Newsletter from our Utility Provider and in it was a great article on Quick Fixes For Winter Energy Savings. I hope you will take a moment and both, LEARN AND FIX IT. In other words, after reading the article, head on down to the store and purchase the inexpensive things mentioned so that you and your family can save both dollars and energy this winter.
There you have it: Saving On Energy In The Wintertime
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haymarket mls: This Weekend In Warrenton Virginia - 02/01/13 02:42 AM
If you enjoy Chocolate tasting, then you will want to consider driving to Warrenton Virginia on Saturday, February 2, 2013. This is a fund raising event where all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society in memory of Jenna Hamann. By the way, this event will take place at the Volunteer Fire Hall and is right across the street from the Hospital.
Cost: 6 tastings are $10.00......
For more information: 3rd Annual Chocolate Extravaganza
This Weekend In Warrenton Virginia
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