fort belvoir relocation: Cardinal Forest Condominiums in West Springfield VA Community Profile - 09/09/11 03:22 PM
Most people thinking of buying a condo think of highrises and one level living. Yet the Cardinal Forest neighborhood in Springfield VA offers a twist on the concept of condo living.
Buyers are pleasantly surprised when they drive through the Cardinal Forest neighborhood and discover not only are there one, two & three bedroom single level units but also two level townhouses and a 2100 square foot three level townhouse as well. There are a total of 68 buildings and 1050 units that make up the neighborhood. The condominium fee in Cardinal Forest includes everything but your "plug ins" and whatever … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Hidden Pond Nature Center-A Little Slice of Paradise In Springfield VA - 09/04/11 12:27 PM
Tucked at the end of a residential street in the Kenwood Oaks neighborhood, Hidden Pond Nature Center offers the type of small park that makes it easy for anyone to take a leisurely stroll around the perimeter of the pond and through the woods. At twenty five acres the park is eclipsed by some of its larger neighbors such as Burke Lake Park at 880 acres or its connecting neighborhood park Pohick Stream Valley Park with 700 acres.What Hidden Pond Nature Center does offer that makes it special are a wide range of educational activities offered throughout the year for school … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: West Springfield Elementary School-Time For New "Wild Mustangs" To Get Ready - 08/25/11 02:23 PM
It's almost time for a new class of "Wild Mustangs" to start school at West Springfield Elementary School in Springfield VA.  West Springfield Elementary School is located in the Fairfax County Public School System  FCPS)and is one of only 25 schools in the FCPS to win the Governors Award of Excellence.
Kindergarten is both an exciting and scary time for first time students.  To help make the adjustment there will be a Open House for Kindergarten students on September 1, 2011 at 10 AM.  If you wonder what your new student might need here is the Kindergarten supply list.
 

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fort belvoir relocation: Welcome to West Springfield In Fairfax County VA-Close To Fort Belvoir & An Easy Commute To DC - 08/20/11 01:30 PM
If you haven't been stationed in Northern Virginia before one of the first things that you want to become familiar with are all the different commuting options available. Depending on the neighborhood you may have the option for an express bus, a metro ride, VRE or slug line. Many who "slug" in the morning take a bus home in the evening, so you are not stuck with just one choice of how to come and go.
Once you have an idea of your commuting options then we can take a closer look at some of the Fairfax County neighborhoods that have … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Housing And Transportation A Big Part Of Your Northern Virginia Relocation Decision - 07/02/11 01:31 PM
Thinking of buying a home in the Northern Virginia area? Wonder what the cost of owning that home and commuting in the area might cost you per year? Transportation and housing affordability are a big part of the buying process. The Urban Land Institute has developed a calculator to help show how these costs vary among different locations.
One of the first decisions that Northern Virginia buyers look at is whether they should buy a home "inside or outside" the beltway. Commuting is a big part of that decision. The calculator gives you a chance to play with the numbers and … (4 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Summer Time Moves Are Here-Tips For Moving With Your Pet - 05/23/11 12:45 AM
It is that time of year when military families start to plan their summer moves. The weather can be very dangerous to anyone moving in the heat of the summer with a pet. First of all many pets just don't take well to travel of any kind but add 90 degree temperatures on top of that and the combination can be deadly.
If you are getting ready for a cross country move you need to make sure that you have checked with the hotels along your route to make sure that they can accommodate your animals. Yes, I know if you … (1 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Welcoming NGA and BRAC 05 Transfers to West Springfield VA - 01/26/11 02:10 PM
 
When it comes to knowing West Springfield neighborhoods you won't find many agents more knowledge than Cindy Jones.  The knowledge comes not only from selling homes in the neighborhoods but also having lived in them most of her life.
If you are looking for an agent to represent you in buying or selling a home in West Springfield give Cindy Jones a call at 703-346-2213.
 
If you haven't been stationed in Northern Virginia before one of the first things that you want to become familiar with are all the different commuting options available. Depending on the neighborhood you may … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: West Springfield Neighborhoods Welcoming NGA and Fort Belvoir Employees - 01/20/11 01:32 PM
If you haven't been stationed in Northern Virginia before one of the first things that you want to become familiar with are all the different commuting options available. Depending on the neighborhood you may have the option for an express bus, a metro ride, VRE or slug line. Many who "slug" in the morning take a bus home in the evening, so you are not stuck with just one choice of how to come and go.
Once you have an idea of your commuting options then we can take a closer look at some of the Fairfax County neighborhoods that have … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Should We Rent Or Buy A Home On Our Upcoming Move to Northern Virginia? - 01/18/11 04:15 AM
 
Though the Northern Virginia market was not as hard hit as some parts of the country deciding to buy a home when you know your time in the area is short means more research.If you are a military family headed to Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon or Quantico and trying to decide whether to buy or rent give Cindy Jones and CJ Realty Group a call to talk about your options.
 
Cindy,We have upcoming orders to the Pentagon and are trying to decide whether to rent or buy.  We know we are on a three year assignment but don't know … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Headed to NGA in Springfield? Check Out These Great Neighborhoods Nearby - 01/11/11 11:50 AM
If you haven't been stationed in Northern Virginia before one of the first things that you want to become familiar with are all the different commuting options available. Depending on the neighborhood you may have the option for an express bus, a metro ride, VRE or slug line. Many who "slug" in the morning take a bus home in the evening, so you are not stuck with just one choice of how to come and go.
Once you have an idea of your commuting options then we can take a closer look at some of the Fairfax County neighborhoods that have … (2 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: What's the Climate Like in Northern Virginia? - 01/02/11 11:21 AM
 
If you are relocating to Northern Virginia you can be prepared for 4 seasons of weather.  Unfortunately they don't always follow what season the calendar says it should be.  However if you like variety in both your weather and choices of neighborhoods then Northern Virginia is the place to call home.
 
 
What's the climate like in Northern Virginia?
That's the first question you may have if you just found out that you're job is tranferring you to Northern Virginia.  You can read temperature and rainfall statistics until you are blue in the face.  It won't really tell you the … (1 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Instead of Watching Football All Weekend Clean Out Your Closets Instead - 12/29/10 07:16 AM

New Years weekend can often be lost sitting on the couch watching football.  Instead this year it might be a great time to also consider a new holiday:  The Great New Year's Day Decluttering.Over the last few years I have become acutely aware of the clean up and throw out process. It started when I began downsizing myself. Along the way I became friends with the folks at the Fairfax County Dump, Salvation Army, 1-800-Junk, PODS and more My new routine is if I haven't used it in a year then I can live without it forever.
Within shouting distance … (6 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: PCS to Fort Belvoir?-Put Lorton on Your List of Possibilities - 12/20/10 01:11 PM
 
Are you are moving to Northern Virginia as part of BRAC 05 including PCS orders to Fort Belvoir?  Then you may want to check out Lorton VA.  Located within a few miles from the base and with a wide variety of homes, close to shopping and restaurants, Lorton offers a lot for families to like.
Give Cindy Jones or CJ Realty Group at 703-346-2213 to talk about the options in Lorton and close to Fort Belvoir.
 

Located just a few miles from the main gate of Fort Belvoir the neighborhoods that make up the Lorton area have a long … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Headed to NGIA in Springfield? Saratoga is Just A Hop Skip and A Jump From the Front Door - 12/19/10 08:08 AM
 
If you are looking for an agent who knows the Springfield VA area then you don't have to look any further than Cindy Jones.  Not only does she sell in Springfield but she was raised in the area and has over mulitple years owned homes & lived in a number of Springfield neighborhoods.Call Cindy Jones at 703-346-2213 to discuss your Springfield VA home buying or home selling needs.
 
 

Chances are you will encounter a deer or two in your yard in the Saratoga neighborhood in West Springfield (VA.) With the pockets of woods scattered throughout the neighborhood … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Love All Brick Townhouses? Then Check Out Charlestown in Springfield VA - 12/14/10 07:48 AM
Are you tired of looking at fake brick and siding townhomes?  Then you might want to consider the all brick townhouses in the Charlestown neighborhood in West Springfield to use your piece of the incentive.You don't find many neighborhoods that have been as well maintained as this one. With an HOA that does all of the outside maintenance including a three year paint schedule, roofing, sidewalks, brick courtyard walls and front landscaping it makes the homeowners jobs to a minimum.
While the Charlestown neighborhood is primarily made up of three level townhouses there are a scattering of two level homes mixed … (8 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Lend A Helping Hand To A Family Left Behind-It's A Simple Gesture To Say Thank You - 12/11/10 03:17 AM
 
This is a great idea.  It isn't always about sending in a check to your favorite organization.  It can be a simple helping hand that makes a difference for families seperated this holiday season.  If you live near a military base thing of the families who have a loved one deployed who might need help with the Christmas lights.
 
Holidays are one of the hardest times for military families separated by deployment.   It is also one of the best times for friends and neighbors to lend a helping hand. It isn't about money it's about a few minutes … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Northern Virginia Military Familes-A Few Freebies & Discounts For Veterans Day 2010 - 11/10/10 08:37 AM
 
This was posted earlier in the week but with tomorrow being Veterans Day it needs to come back to the top of the list for Military families to see.  Hopefully if you are in Northern Virginia you can enjoy a day at one of the National Parks or Mount Vernon with your family.Thank you for your service to our country.
 
 
A few things for Northern Virginia a military families to enjoy Veterans Day November 11, 2010.  Check with the resturant or retailer closest to you before you go to confirm their participation in the Veterans Day benefits.
Food … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Annual Armed Forces Community Event & Veterans Parade-Old Town Manassas - 10/30/10 02:04 AM
Third Annual Armed Forces Community Covenant Second Annual Veterans Day Parade Harris Pavilion-Old Town Manassas VA November 6, 2010 9:30AM - 4:00PM "Honoring Our Nations Veterans and Active Military" This year the Quantico/Fort Belvoir Business Alliance (QBRA) is once again supporting our local military families with a special event featuring not only the second annual parade but a day of events and fun planned just for them. 
Families will enjoy a variety of activities including rock climbing, displays of military vehicles, information booths and food.  Country music star Ginger Harvey and Latin Alternative music artist Bachaco will perform at the Pavilion.  … (6 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Springfield VA-Join the Wildlife in the Newington Forest Community - 10/13/10 12:21 PM
 
Newington Forest is one of the neighborhoods popular with military families in Springfield VA.  With the addition of 6500 personnel at the new NGA facility and the completion of the Fairfax County Parkway the Newington Forest neighborhood will continue to attract new owners.If you are looking for an agent to help you search for your new home in Newington Forest, Springfield or any of the neighborhoods close to Fort Belvoir and NGA give Cindy Jones a call at 703-346-2213.
 

As I was driving through the Newington Forest neighborhood in Springfield this week I encountered this guy just off … (0 comments)

fort belvoir relocation: Cardinal Forest Condominiums-Offering a Wide Variety of Floorplans To Suit Your Needs - 09/16/10 01:18 AM
Cardinal Forest today retains some of the same feel that it did in the 1970's when the neighborhood was first converting to condominiums from rental units. Still welcoming newlyweds, military families and retirees the community has matured and maintained its charm. Buyers and owners can say thank you to a diligent homeowners association which makes sure that the neighborhood has been well taken care of over the years.
Buyers may be surprised when they drive through the neighborhood at the wide variety of condominiums available in the Cardinal Forest neighborhood. There are one, two & three bedroom single level units, two … (4 comments)

 
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