Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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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.



The economy is slowly rebounding. It hasn't improved as quickly or as vigorously as we would like, but each month, there are indicators that both the economy, and consumer confidence, are improving. I read an article today by Dan Steward, Get in while the Getting’s Good – Why Buyers and Sellers S...
I drive a 2010 Toyota Venza.  It replaced a 2007 Audi Q7. Both of these cars have unbelievably uncomfortable seats due to the head rests. They are certainly not designed for a gal who is 5'4".The angle of the head rest is such that no matter what position the seat is in , the head rest pushes my ...
Chocolates, truffles, roses...these are the things that come to mind when we think of traditional Valentines Day offerings. What if you give yourself a different kind of gift this year? Instead of spending $125 on candy and flowers (the national average according to this article on Valentine's Da...
There is a wonderful neighborhood in Reston, Virginia located North of the Dulles Toll Road in North Point. It is tree lined street with a wide road, cul-de-sacs, sidewalks and gracious colonials. It is close to paths, a lake with a gazebo and close to shopping, schools and commuter routes. It is...
Cartoon Skate Saturday Mornings at the Reston Town Center, Reston, Virginia Each Saturday Morning the Reston Town Center hosts a Cartoon Skate.  Most parents are on the look out for fun activities that combine exercise and entertainment. What could be better than getting your kids out on the ice ...
Fantasy Wedding Drawing at Reston Town Center, 2/13/11 Did you get or give and engagement ring this holiday? If so, be sure to head to the Reston Town Center in Reston, Virginia, by Saturday the 12th and register at participating stores for the Fantasy Wedding Drawing that will take place this Su...
Winter is dragging on and on and if you are in an area that has been hit hard by cold (and honestly, this year, who isn't?), you might be looking around for ways that you can reduce your energy costs. There are plenty of ways to do this, but today, I thought I would give you a couple of things yo...
The show Friday Night Lights has long been a favorite of our family.  It has never taken off  with the public the way that we expected it to, but it also never received prime placement by the networks. We are a a DVR family and almost never watch anything live. We choose our television based on r...
Full Day Kindergarten for all Fairfax County Schools The Fairfax County School board voted this week to implement Full Day Kindergarten in all Fairfax County Schools. This has been a long time coming. The county had begun rolling out this program, and had implemented it in a number of elementary ...
A new Online News Resource is available for Reston, VA,  The Reston Patch. The Patch is designed to get news to the community at the Hyperlocal level (much like we try to do here on ActiveRain).  I just did a quick search to find out where there are 'Patches' available in Virginia and this is the...

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