northern virginia information: Plan Ahead For Dinner On Valentine's Day - 01/21/12 11:04 AM
No, it isn't to early to be thinking about Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day in Northern Virginia is truly a BIG Event! Every year, I am amazed a the amount of traffic and the amount of people heading out for Valentine's Day dinner.I came across a very interesting Website that I believe you will find helpful in not only helping you to find the right place for Valentine's Day Dinner but for assisting you in making the ALL important reservations. Follow the link below to learn more. Most important, don't be fooled by the title of the link. Northern Virginia is included … (3 comments)

northern virginia information: One Of My Team Members Has A New Blog - 01/20/12 08:24 AM
Sherrie Davidson, one of the David Burrows Team Members is rather new to Real Estate and of course to my Team. I noted today, that she has created one more avenue of reaching out into the community where she lives and even the surrounding communities around her. She is doing this through a brand new blog. In fact, she just launched it minutes ago and of course will be putting some finishing touches on it in the weeks and months ahead. If you have a moment and would like to take a look, you can go here: Linden News N ViewsYes … (4 comments)

northern virginia information: Now That You Are In A Contract - 01/18/12 10:46 AM
I have a sermon that I share with all of my clients. It is about, "Now That You Are In A Contract". In fact, it goes like this: "Now that you are in a Contract there is something you must not do until after we've met at the closing table." I usually pause just for a moment, make eye contact, and then I say, "Do not go out and buy ANYTHING on Credit!" I remind them, "If you do, you might not close on this house". Most important, I always have my clients verbally commit to me they will not do … (1 comments)

northern virginia information: Real Estate In 2012 - 01/15/12 03:53 AM
I came across a well written article from Fox Business News this morning. It deals primarily with the year 2012 and what we can expect to see in Real Estate. Not only is it well written, but it is informative, too!I would urge my readers to take a moment and see for yourself. You can travel to the following link: Twelve Reliable Real Estate Tips for 2012.Pay special attention to Tips 1 & 4.Enjoy...

northern virginia information: Looking For Some Fun In And Around Washington DC? - 01/11/12 10:38 AM
I have many favorite websites that I like to go to on the Internet. One of the best though, is the 100 Free (or Nearly Free) Things to do in DC. You can both browse and experience DC on this website. You can and will learn about the National Aquarium, the National Zoo, Arts and Culture and a host of other possibilities. Most important they are free or nearly free!Go here to learn more: 100 Free (or Nearly Free) Things to do in DCMost important - HAVE FUN!!!

northern virginia information: Important Facts About Mortgage Down Payments - 12/22/11 10:55 AM
I am often asked about Mortgage Down Payments. Of course I always remind people that I am a Real Estate Agent but not a Mortgage Loan Officer. It is simply a habit of mine to refer clients to the right people in reference to all of their questions.I noted an interesting article yesterday that arrived in my Home Office through email. "8 Things You Should Know About Down Payments" will first of all define a down payment and then tell you what is and is not acceptable in the Mortgage Down Payment process. In other words, there are rules that cannot … (1 comments)

northern virginia information: An Event For The Entire Family This Christmas Season - 12/18/11 07:32 AM
Christmas at Mount Vernon promises to be a wonderful event this year. It will be taking place from now and through January 6, 2012. This is an event the entire family will enjoy. There is a gingerbread replica of the Mansion, chocolate making demonstrations and a rare opportunity to tour the 3rd floor of the Mansion. In 1787, George Washington paid a sum of money to bring a camel to the mansion. You will have the opportunity to meet Alladin the Camel during your tour.Admission is: Adults $15; Children $7; Children under 5 are free.....Go here for more information: Christmas at … (2 comments)

northern virginia information: FHA Buyers And A Condo Purchase - 12/11/11 10:14 AM
We all know that purchasing a Condo within some Associations can be a challenge right now. In fact, I wrote on this topic a short time back, "Know These Numbers Before Purchasing A Condo". I just came across another article titled, "FHA Buyers Blocked From Condos". This is a writing that truly tells the story of the difficulty for FHA Buyers And A Condo Purchase, but at the same time offers some simple solutions for doing a Condo Check and motivating Condo Associations to remedy their situation.Here is the link:

northern virginia information: Vienna Boys Christmas Choir In Manassas - 12/04/11 09:37 AM
I don't know about you, but I love looking for things to do at Christmas Time. It can be a particular place to shop, and Out Door Skating Rink and/or even a Christmas Concert.The purpose of today's writing is to let all of my readers know the Vienna Boys Choir will be at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. The date is December 15th, from 8 - 10 pm. There is special pricing available for children.You can follow this link to learn more about the concert:Vienna Boys Choir Christmas ConcertBy the way, this concert is rated F/F for Family Friendly! … (4 comments)

northern virginia information: Purchasing A Home After Foreclosure - 12/02/11 08:01 AM
I came across this interesting article this morning. The title is: 4 Steps To Buy Again After Foreclosure. If you are currently going through the pain of foreclosure, or if you have been there in the past 3 or 4 years, this article is for you.
Follow this link to learn more: 4 Steps To Buy Again After ForeclosureSumming it up: If you are personally where my title suggests today, you want to be "Purchasing A Home After Foreclosure" I urge you to take 3 or 4 minutes and digest the powerful truths you will need to deal with before it … (0 comments)

northern virginia information: Warrenton Chorale - A Christmas Concert You Won't Want To Miss - 12/01/11 07:48 AM
"Christmas In Music", a long running annual concert will be presented again this year at the Warrenton United Methodist Church. The dates are December 1 & 2, 2011 at 8 pm. Additionally, on the 3rd of December at 4 pm. Tickets are 8 dollars in advance and 10 dollars at the door. By the way, this Chorale has been entertaining the community since 1953. There will be handbells, organ, youth chorale and more. The Warrenton Chorale - A Christmas Concert You Won't Want To Miss. For more information click on the link below.Warrenton Chorale Christmas Concert

northern virginia information: Truthful and a Bit Funny - 11/28/11 07:52 AM
My wife and I had the joy of spending Thanksgiving with our Daughter and her Family in South Carolina. I decided to watch my 4 year old Grandson ride his bike in the driveway for a few minutes. Actually, he insisted I watch him.When he was finished, he came up to the steps where I was sitting and made this comment. By the way, he always calls me Pop Pop... "Pop Pop, see this bush next to you?" I turned and saw a bush missing leaves and flowers! He continued on, "This bush had beautiful white flowers that looked just like … (3 comments)

northern virginia information: George Winston In Concert At George Mason - 11/26/11 07:20 AM
George Winston will be performing at George Mason University's Center For The Arts on December 10th, 2011 at 8 pm. The Concert Promoters are asking everyone who will be attending to bring a donation of Canned Food with them. The food will be given to a local area Washington Food Bank. Mr. Winston will be donating a portion of his proceeds from his CD Sales to the Food Bank as well.Follow this link to learn more:George Winston In Concert At George MasonBy the way, there is an excellent Video of Mr. Winston at the above website.

northern virginia information: A Powerful Thanksgiving Quotation - 11/24/11 02:16 AM
I hope all of my readers are enjoying a great Thanksgiving Day! We truly have so much to be thankful for.I saw A Powerful Thanksgiving Quotation this morning and couldn't resist publishing it. The words of the quotation speak a powerful truth.
"The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.  No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving."  ~H.U. Westermayer
Enjoy A Wonderful Holiday... If you are driving, please stay safe!

northern virginia information: Simple Suggestions for Keeping Your Energy Bills In Check - 11/22/11 06:36 AM
For those of us who live in the Northern parts of these United States, preserving energy in the winter is a huge thing. While I understand that Northern Virginia isn't quite as cold as some places north of here, we still pay a pretty good amount on Gas and Electricity to heat our homes.This morning I viewed an interesting article on some simple suggestions for keeping your energy bills in check. In other words, here are some things you can do to help preserve our resources and your pocketbook! Follow the link provided:9 Ways To Keep Lid On Energy Bills

northern virginia information: Questions, Questions and Questions About Short Sales - 11/21/11 04:25 AM
Most Realtors hear questions about Short Sales both from individuals who are contemplating selling or have sold and from buyers who are considering the purchase of a Short Sale Property.The questions are numerous from sellers:What will happen to my Credit Score if I Short Sale my property? Am I selling my house, "As Is?" Should I stop making payments and the list continues on and on.One question sellers often ask is: I know I will want to purchase a home again in the future. How will this happen? Is it just about my Credit Score? Is it a particular length of … (1 comments)

northern virginia information: Know These Numbers Before Purchasing A Condo - 11/19/11 11:37 AM
I love Condo living. Although I am not currently living in one, when I did, it was always TOP FLOOR END UNIT and I was a happy home owner. If you are in the market for a Condo and you are going to finance, you should know the answer to these two questions. Knowing these answers can and will save you a great deal of frustration in the end:1) Is the Condo Association approved for FHA and VA Loans? While there are some 95/5 Conventional Loans available, the fact is, FHA can save you some up front money when it comes … (3 comments)

northern virginia information: Should I List My Home In The Winter? - 11/17/11 03:07 AM
I have always been a huge enthusiast of listing homes and/or keeping properties on the market in the Winter. I remember ONE CLIENT in particular, several years ago, that called me in December and wanted to take their house off the market until Spring. By the way, this was a property listed for WELL OVER A MILLION DOLLARS! Snow was already knee deep and the waterfront of this particular property was beginning to freeze over.I shared with my sellers that nearly everyone on the lake had removed their property for the winter and perhaps, just in case someone is looking into … (3 comments)

northern virginia information: A Reminder For A Great Annual Event - Fairfax Holiday Craft Show - 11/14/11 11:17 AM
The 25th Annual Fairfax Holiday Craft Show will be taking place on November 19-20, 2011, at the Fairfax High School. Artisans from all over the United States, including many local artists, will be participating. Their webpage states "There really is something for everyone on your shopping list." I know we plan to attend and I hope to see you there.
Follow this link for more information: Holiday Craft Show - FairfaxThis event is Rated FF for Family Fun!

northern virginia information: Thank You To ALL Of Our Veterans - 11/11/11 07:39 AM
I want to seize this moment of opportunity to say, "Thank You" to ALL of the men and women who have given their lives for what we hold most near and dear - These UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and the FREEDOM we have today. I served in the Air Force during the Viet Nam era and although I didn't go to Viet Nam, many of my friends did, and some of them never returned, giving their lives, the ultimate sacrifice, so that you and I might enjoy freedom! I honor them and I honor their families today. I cannot imagine what … (2 comments)

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