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.



As we celebrate what has become a long-weekend, kick-off to summer, let us remember that the intent of Memorial Day is to honor those who have lost their lives in service to their country. I found an interesting article on-line about Memorial Day, The First Memorial Day. As you take a couple of m...
Memorial Day Weekend 2011: Virginia vs. Maryland Men's Lacrosse Final! If you read my blog regularly, you know my family is a big lacrosse family.  Yesterday, we spent the day up in Baltimore at the 2011 Men's Lacrosse Semi-final Lacrosse games. Game one featured Virginia vs. Denver. We are big U...
Today is the day the long-awaited wedding at the Reston Town Center takes place. Back in February, I first blogged about this, Getting Married? Fantasy Wedding Drawing at Reston Town Center, 2-13-11. Well, after months and months of planning the day of the big wedding is here! A Splash of Eleganc...
Tomorrow will be two weeks since we picked up our new family member, a Black Lab Mix who looks permanently like a Black Lab Puppy, Emmy. We adopted her from a local no-kill shelter. She was my Mother's Day present and we had to wait a week for her to by spayed and to complete our home interview a...
Yesterday morning, I read a very compelling post by one of my favorite AR Bloggers, Cindy Jones, Original Ideas- They May Be Few And Far Between So Give Credit Where Credit is Due. It is worth a read if you do a lot of is a great reminder to give credit to those who inspire you with...
Dear Holly, We have a contract to buy a house and will be doing the Home Inspection tomorrow. My sister told me that the home inspection is another place where we can 'negotiate' the contract. I am not sure what that means. Can I reduce the price on the house if I don't like what I see on the Hom...
Sometimes you just need an easy one to keep going. Maybe I am deluding myself in saying this was an easy one. Last Spring we did a test run (listing prep & Broker's Open), got some feedback and decided to delay the listing. My clients listend to the feedback, made some updates and got their house...
Besides Real Estate, much of my Spring is taken up with Lacrosse. My daughters played, but are now college students and have retired from Lacrosse. My son is high school freshman who is a goalie on his school's Varsity team. We spend a lot of time in the bleachers watching lacrosse games.   I am ...
Free Activities in the Northern Virginia (D.C. Metro) Area My daughter has a friend in town so we were trying to come up with some ideas for free/super inexpensive activities in the Northern Virginia Area this weekend (5/21-5/22/11). Here are some of the ideas that we came up with: Northern Virgi...
Reston, Virginia Fine Arts Festival, 5/21-5/22/2011 Come out to Reston Town Center and enjoy the 20th anniversary version of the Reston Fine Arts Festival! This event is a local favorite drawing over 50,000 guest annually. It is sponsored by a beloved Reston institution, GRACE (Greater Reston Art...

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