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2008 

      Every day at 4:00 PM the Auto Train departs from the Lorton Auto Train Terminal on a non-stop trip to Florida.  Your car, van, motorcycle, SUV, small boat, jet ski or other recreational vehicle are tucked safely away in the auto carriers that are part of the train assembly. Meanwhile, you c...
01/10/2008
 Unbelievable as it may seem this property was lived in until about five years ago.  It is actually an historic landmark in Lorton, but is beyond repair.Fixer Uppers or Handyman Specials come in several different configurations.First, is the home that is in excellent condition, but has never been...
01/10/2008
 Where and why is this happening?  Where it's happening an easy question to answer - in the close-in older sections of Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church and Fairfax County.The "why" is also easy to answer.  The increasingly congested Northern Virginia highways and fuel costs have encouraged som...
01/09/2008
 Riverside Estates has remained popular ever since the first homes were delivered in the mid-60's.Convenience and the proximity of schools, shopping and recreational facilities are the key to their continued public acceptance.The homes are about one mile from the George Washington Parkway at Moun...
01/08/2008
  If you've never seen an 18th century grist mill in operation,  the reconstructed George Washington Grist Mill is a fascinating place.Washington's first ownership of a grist mill occurred when he inherited Mount Vernon from the widow of his half-brother, Lawrence. Its' primary purpose was to pro...
01/07/2008
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  There was no place in colonial America as grand as Woodlawn.  The Lewises of Woodlawn entertained lavishly.Before his death in 1799, George Washington deeded 2,000 acres of the Mount Vernon estate to Major Lawrence and Eleanor "Nelly" Custis Lewis. Lawrence was the President's nephew and "Nelly...
01/07/2008
 Real estate teams began to appear in Fairfax County in the late 1990's. My real estate team was formed in 1976 when my husband and I were licensed to sell real estate.We were interviewed by several firms who were unwilling to have us join their organization, because "real estate agents are indiv...
01/06/2008
 In 1974 we relocated to Virginia from Massachusettes.  After a very thorough tour of Fairfax County we decided Mount Vernon was the place that suited our needs.My husband's office was in Crystal City and the trip in on the George Washington Parkway was a pleasure.  Additionally, it was convenien...
01/04/2008
    This is the fourth in my series about family owned and operated hardware stores in Northern Virginia. My first association with Fischer's was in the early '80s.  Our family enjoyed camping and we were constantly on the lookout for items that would make our stay in the woods a bit more enjoyab...
01/02/2008
  In FAIRFAX COUNTY the minimum lot size required to keep livestock on residential property is two acres.  Article 2, Section 2-512 of the county Zoning Ordinance details the number and types of animals allowed.  However, I recommend you contact FAIRFAX COUNTY and confirm the requirements as they...
01/01/2008
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