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“The Holiday” is a movie about two ladies who are both coming out of bad relationships and decide to “home swap” as a means of getting away.   One is a society column editor from London and the other is a movie producer from LA.  The homes are stereotypical for the locale.  The London home is act...
11/28/2018
Thanksgiving is a holiday special to America, although other countries too have adopted the concept of a day of gratitude. In a desire to live a more purposeful live, I am taking the time to pause and express thanks!First, I thank all of the clients and customers over the year that we have been g...
11/21/2018
Greenway Heights is a beautiful McLean neighborhood outside the beltway comprised of about 135 homes surrounded by parkland. The neighborhood was founded in the late 60’s and features various home styles, from the traditional Virginia colonial to the mid-century rambler, ideally site on half-acre...
11/16/2018
Today is Halloween and I think of some of my favorite cartoon characters - Superman and Wonder Woman!  Superman changes from Clark Kent, a mild-mannered reporter to super hero who defends truth, justice and the American Way.  Wonder Woman heralds from a blend of many heroines who protects with th...
10/31/2018
The Mosaic District is a Town Center with a uniquely urban feel. This is accomplished through a high WalkScore, ample parking, boutique shops, everyday and fine dining, and with some great niche stores that round out the neighborhood and ensure there’s always a new hidden gem to explore.The Mosai...
10/25/2018
The primary reason why an owner should sell real estate is because it is the right time for their particular situation.  In any given market at any given time there are buyers ready, willing and able to purchase real estate.  However, many Sellers think they should “time the market”.  One key obj...
10/17/2018
Sugarland Run is a community of about 50 homes along Seneca Road and Kentland Drive at the Fairfax/Loudon County border.  The majority of the homes are in Fairfax County with a few just over the county line in Loudon. Many of the homes sit on large parcels, affording privacy and tranquility and i...
10/15/2018
The number of real estate transactions in McLean and Great Falls closed out the first three quarters 2018 softer than in the same time period in 2017, with 861 transactions compared to 938 the previous year.  To provide perspective to the 2008 market a decade ago, 2018 is up over 45%. The market ...
10/03/2018
Stuart Mill Road curves it’s way through what was once entirely farmland and is now serene residential homesteads. This neighborhood toes the line between far enough from DC to be truly quiet while still close enough to have access to activities and transportation.This neighborhood has been built...
09/27/2018
Walter Heights is a community of just over 50 Single Family Homes located just outside Downtown McLean. This neighborhood sits just off Dolley Madison Blvd and runs along Buchanan St and Melrose Ave. Originally built in the 20s, these homes have plenty of history and with their prime location is ...
09/20/2018
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