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A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



UPDATE, 11/22/10: According to the Washington Post article, Fairfax Police: Serial burglar nabbed, Montgomery County police have arrested the man suspected in the bold and extensive string of burglaries throughout Northern Virginia and Montgomery County. Emails have been swirling around my commun...
Karen hit it the nail on the head with this post!  Understanding the decision points in a contract--and that a 'yes' will mean you continue on--is a great way to educate buyers.  Sometimes a 'no' simply means more discussion is required and other times it means the deal is done.  As facilitators...
The power of the written word is incredibly powerful. Blog Action Day 2010, October 15,  is an opportunity for bloggers from all over the world to come together and post about an issue of incredible importance to the entire world. The purpose of Blog Action Day 2010 is (from their website): About...
Moving to the D.C. area? Have you considered Reston, Virginia. What about North Point in Reston?When you move to a new area, it is often hard to figure out both  what kind of house you want,  and what the community will be like, as well.I have a listing in Reston that is a great house: www.1124Ro...
For the past couple of week the Washington Post and my local talk radio station, WTOP, have been running ads for a big motivational business seminar to be held at the Verizon Center in October called "Get Motivated." I know that many people find this type of event to be extremely worthwhile.  I a...
Many people have noticed a significant increase in the number of Stink Bugs in and around Virginia. These bugs, related to the sneaky bed-bugs, are native to Asia and are extremely proficent and getting into your house through very small openings. Even Pest Control companies are having a tough ti...
We have all walked into listings--or even just our own homes--and thought, 'gosh, that is a strong smell.' The solution for most of us is to somehow mask the odor until it naturally dissipates.  There are house sprays, scented candles and plug-in-scent options. But have you ever wondered how othe...
Since I posted this yesterday, I have been told it is a hoax. I just went onto (which I usually do to check out this sort of thing--but for some reason did not do yesterday) and there is a LINK that explains that this is one of those hyped-up situations that someone felt compelled to ...
For most Reston Residents, Clyde's of Reston at  Reston Town Center is an area institution. Known for it's good food, excellent service and casual atmosphere, it is a perfect choice when meeting a group for dinner or lunch. Everyone will be able to find something on the menu and it will be well p...
Readers of all ages will gather this Saturday for a special event on the National Mall, the National Book Festival.  Beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing until 5:30 p.m., admission is free and all are welcome.This year, the National Book Festival is celebrating 10 years!  As always, the organizers...

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