Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker, Momentum Realty
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.



Great Falls, Virginia Spring Festival, May 1, 2011Gather your family and friends and head to Great Falls Village Center on Sunday,  May 1 for the Great Falls Citizens Association annual Spring Festival. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.There will be two tickets entr...
Later this morning, I have an appointment to donate blood. The blood drive is being held at the Reston, Virginia YMCA and is sponsored by the American Red Cross. Giving blood is an easy and, relatively painless, way to make a very big difference. There is always a great need for all blood types. ...
I have never managed to do one of these challenges, but I am in some serious need of consistency these days. I thought by publicly announcing my participation, I would jump start my efforts. Interested in participating, too? There is no time like the present (although there are plenty of others t...
The Spring Market is alive and well in Northern Virginia! How do I know this? It certainly isn't from the reports I hear daily on my local news, I know it because my favorite pants are getting snug and my blog has been neglected! In theory, those things that are important to our well being (such ...
3003 Hutumn Court HERNDON, VA Charming townhome in super convenient location! 3BR/1+1BA Townhouse $239,000 Year Built 1987 Sq Footage 1,080 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Lot Size 1,260 sqft HOA/Maint $42 per month DescriptionA great opportunity to own this charming to...
What does 'Ratified Contract' Mean? Dear Holly, We have had our house listed for sale and last week we got a contract. We are waiting to hear back about the Home Inspection right now. Every time I speak with my Realtor® she calls our contract a 'Ratified Contract.' What does this mean? What is th...
What is the big rush to clear the contingencies?Dear Holly,We got a contract last night on our home and this morning we signed. My Realtor is telling me that now we are 'ratified.'  It has been such work to keep the house clean during the process and now my agent hits me with all of these other t...
I was reminded of the importance of listing photos yesterday by two buyers who came through my open house. It was pretty sparsely attended since we had gone under contract earlier in the weekend, but I had done some advertising, so I held it open anyway.This gave me more of a chance to talk one-o...
I love to support my local small business people and so I wanted to tell you about Herndon Reston Transmission. Located at 595 Grove Street in Herndon, VA 20170, just across from the Herndon Post Office, is a wonderful family-owned place to take your vehicle. My brother recommended that I go ther...
Located in gorgeous Great Falls, Virginia, this stately, elegant yet super comfortable home is ready for the most selective buyers! A short distance between The Village Center (shopping) and Route 7, this home is located in the Fairfax County School system and is served by Langley High School, Co...

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