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Focusing on real estate in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Falls Church. Neighborhood notes, community commentary, local landmarks and informal information to help you know the area better.

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2009 

I am constantly asked about condos near the metro in Northern Virginia. Whether you're looking for affordable or luxury; high-rise, mid-rise or low-rise; amenities or not; you can find something in Arlington, Alexandria or Fairfax County which will suit your needs. Starting on Blue Line If you're...
04/29/2009
A few simple questions5 Home Buying Rules to live by to help you decided whether now is the right time for you. Do you want to own a home. - there is no reason to buy just because everyone else says you should. Home ownership can be expensive, can tie up your money and can be filled with upkeep h...
04/28/2009
Last night I watched one of my few TV vices/habits: the Celebrity Apprentice. If you're unfamiliar with the show the premise is pretty simple.  Two teams participate in a simple business competition. For example, they might try to sell the most snow cones. Or design the most effective advertiseme...
04/27/2009
Consider thisHome ownership can be a personally and professionally rewarding endeavor where most Americans can raise a family, call a house a home and create wealth. However, often  real estate professionals, mortgage brokers,  friends and family will tell you  things like  Don't wait, buy now.  ...
04/26/2009
Spring is at its zenith and so are the blossoms at the Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria. Julie and I stopped in to tour the gardens and I took a number of pictures. The Carlyle House is a historic piece of Alexandria's colonial heritage and is a must see if you're in Alexandria VA. I persona...
04/25/2009
Something to consider  What a GREAT time for First Time Home Buyers (at least anyone who hasn't owned a home in the last 3 years)! Here's why: FHA is actually LENDING money. All you need is a credit score of 625 (right now) or higher, a job (obviously), and 3.5% down. Two different clients of min...
04/22/2009
Canal Place is a great little community of brick garden-style condominiums located in Alexandria VA on the northern side of Old Town just off Pitt St. The community is composed of 7 three-story buildings with a total of 120 units. Between the buildings you'll find gorgeous well-manicured gardens...
04/21/2009
D.A.D.A. is an enthusiastic group of adults fans of Harry Potter. They describe themselves as "somewhat like Star Wars fans in that they're a bit obsessive, dress up in costumes, and go to conventions." One of the members also says, "I like to think we're cuter and less nerdy as a whole."  At any...
04/17/2009
Food for thought If you are afraid to buy a house while interest rates are at all time lows and real estate prices are on the decline, it could cost you thousands.  The sad thing is that you won't know it until it's too late. Hindsight is always 20/20.  A few years ago you couldn't buy a house in...
04/16/2009
Important informationIn talking with another real estate expert, he gave me the following figures: Real Estate has beat inflation by 33% over the last 30 years. Real Estate appreciates about 6% a year (avg over the last 30 years), and theCPI (Consumer Price Index) goes up about 4.7% (avg over the...
04/15/2009
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