reston realtors: Reston Virginia Schools and the Fairfax County VA School System - 01/11/12 06:56 AM

    Diane: We are planning to move to the Reston Virginia area this summer. What can you tell us about the schools there?
    Steve: Diane, Reston is located in Fairfax County, which operates the 11th largest school system in the country, with 177,000+ students.
Rather than dilute the quality of your experience, what you get is teachers who are clamoring to work here, exemplary SAT scores and a high level of service.
In 2011, the county spent 53% of its budget on schools or $12,800 per student.
The county's resources at your disposal for evaluating … (5 comments)

reston realtors: Dressed for Christmas. Reston Town Center at Night - 12/24/11 08:48 AM
   

 
It is the night before Christmas at beautiful Reston Town Center...
...and she is dressed and ready. Come take a 2 minute 26 second musical tour of this one of a kind, built from scratch, 3 block downtown that helps make Reston an even better place to live or visit.
 
 
(to view the photo tour below in full screen HD, click the 4 diverging arrow icon at the bottom right of the show)
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
To see photos of Reston Town Center in the daylight, head over … (8 comments)

reston realtors: Contemporary Waterfront Community Reston VA 20191. Cedar Cove Homes for Sale December 2011 - 12/14/11 02:56 AM
Cedar Cove. Contemporary Town Houses in Reston VA 20191
 
Sam: I may want to put my house in Cedar Cove in Reston on the market in a couple months.  I was wondering if you could post a monthly report that will show homes that have sold here in the last year or so?
I want to see what is happening with sales trends in the neighborhood.
Also, before you do that could you post a link to show me what homes are currently for sale in Cedar Cove as well as those that are under contract?
  
 
 
 

  Steve: … (3 comments)

reston realtors: Video: How to buy a house. Things to Think About When Buying Your First Home. - 10/18/11 03:35 AM
   

 
 
Charlie: What things should I think about when buying a home in Reston? I am planning on moving from Texas and taking a job near Dulles Airport along the tech corridor of 28 and the toll road.

I have never purchased a home before. What are some of the considerations? I need to find a Reston Realtor, apply for a mortgage the whole bit.
Can you send a video that guides me in the thought process and that also would enable me to see if  I might like having you and Jan help me find … (2 comments)

reston realtors: Economic, Man-made and Natural Beauty. It's Time for You to Move to Reston VA - 09/30/11 02:18 AM
   
 
Live and work in Reston VA.
Yes this is a long blog post with lots of pictures.
It has to be long to scratch the surface of the economic and natural beauty that can be found here.
You can get to all these offices easily by bicycle or internal commuter bus.
It is time you relocate to the US' first planned community and the hottest job market in the country...most of the world comes here too! Makes for great food!!!





Man that's a good photo.  United Healthcare...water front.
 
 
 
 
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reston realtors: Dance, Eat, Play, Live with Imagination & Cheat Death in a 5 Block Radius - 08/04/11 01:07 AM


Susan: You have written before that Reston Virginia is not only pleasing to my sensibilities, but that I can live with imagination and die peacefully within a five block radius if I move to Reston….
Steve: Yes
Susan: I live in Philadelphia and just can’t capture the idea you are trying to get across…you got pictures?
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
   
  Steve: Yup…. If I can get them uploaded….(if not imagine a lovely well planned urban center amidst what was once considered the souless ‘burbs near Dulles Airport)…
 
 
 
 
 
 
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reston realtors: Video: How To Buy a House or at Least Part of the Home Buying Thought Process :-) - 05/21/11 11:47 PM
 
 

 
 
Charlie: What things should I think about when buying a home in Reston? I am planning on moving from Texas and taking a job near Dulles Airport along the tech corridor of 28 and the toll road.
I have never purchased a home before. What are some of the considerations? I need to find a Reston Realtor, apply for a mortgage the whole bit.
Can you send a video that guides me in the thought process and that also would enable me to see if  I might like having you and Jan help me find a … (1 comments)

reston realtors: Under Contract in 25 Days. Jan and Steve Bachman Listing Agents. Reston Condos for Sale - 05/16/11 02:21 AM
 
 
Jan and Steve Bachman are the listing agents for this pristine 2 bedroom condominium in the beautiful Baldwin Grove neighborhood that received a perfect offer in 25 days. Unfamiliar with the Reston area, the buyer was drawn in by online ads placed to promote the property, the neighborhood and the community at large. If you are considering selling your Reston property, Jan and Steve will do their best to make your property stand out from the crowd with coming soon videos like the one below.
 
 
 
 
 
A personal property website that feeds 30 online … (5 comments)

reston realtors: North Reston Condo For Sale 20194. Move-in Ready 2 bedroom Beauty $225k - 05/14/11 10:31 AM
 

Two reasons to buy an apartment style condo are afford-ability and convenience.
This 2 bedroom beauty has that PLUS it is located within one of the most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods on Reston's north side...Baldwin Grove.
Minutes to Reston Town Center, Lake Anne, Dulles Toll Road and Herndon.
 
 

 
 
 
Living here is like living in a park. The street...Garden Wall Circle...is aptly named. Let's go visit # 1320....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are more photos of the Baldwin Grove neighborhood:

If you are relocating to Reston VA and … (5 comments)

reston realtors: Reston Virginia: A National Planning Landmark Plus Video of Lake Anne Village Center - 05/04/11 01:09 AM
 
How Reston got its name
 

Melody: How did Reston get its name…from being a restful place to live? How come its design is so unusual?
Steve: No Melody, Reston is a peaceful place to live…but the name Reston was derived from the initials of Robert E. Simon, the man behind the outstanding design, vision, and creation of Reston.
That is a sculpture of him above sitting on a bench a Lake Anne Center.
 
 
 
 
 
I will write about the history of Reston from time to time, since it is an intriguing topic for anyone … (4 comments)

reston realtors: How Will You Market My Fairfax County Home Online? Show Me Examples of Your Work - 05/02/11 09:31 AM
 

Tanner and Jody, Thanks so much for contacting us. We would be delighted to help you acquire a new place to live and when the time comes help you sell your existing property.   With no time pressure and respect for the way you wish to operate. As you requested, here are some examples of our work in marketing a property on the internet. Our goal is  to tell the whole story about the house, the neighborhood and the community at large. To sell your property in context. The goal is to make your home stand out from the … (5 comments)

reston realtors: Reston Condo for Sale in Baldwin Grove. Big Deck and Park-like Setting - 04/28/11 12:19 AM
 

 
Two reasons to buy an apartment style condo are afford-ability and convenience.
This 2 bedroom beauty has that PLUS it is located within one of the most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods on Reston's north side...Baldwin Grove.
 
 

 
 
 
Living here is like living in a park. The street...Garden Wall Circle...is aptly named. Let's go visit # 1320....( PS. In the individual property website below, I prefer the Photo Gallery View over the Virtual Tour...The motion in the virtual tour truncates the photos.

 
 
 
 
 


Not familiar with the … (1 comments)

reston realtors: Video: Want to Live in a Park? Move-in Ready 2 bedroom Condo in Reston 20194 - 04/22/11 12:47 AM

 
Two reasons to buy an apartment style condo are afford-ability and convenience.
This 2 bedroom beauty has that PLUS it is located within one of the most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods on Reston's north side...Baldwin Grove.
 
 

 
 
 
Living here is like living in a park. The street...Garden Wall Circle...is aptly named. Let's go visit # 1320....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are more photos of the Baldwin Grove neighborhood:

If you are relocating to Reston VA and are not familiar with the area, we have tried to build an inventory … (7 comments)

reston realtors: Photo showcase: 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo for Sale in Reston VA 20194. Baldwin Grove Neighborhood. - 04/19/11 08:13 AM

 
 
 
Looking for an affordable 2 bedroom 1 bath condominium in North Reston's beautiful Baldwin Grove neighborhood?
Your wait is almost over.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
1320 Garden Wall Circle will be available to purchase tomorrow morning.
This well maintained home has brand new carpet (4 days old!) and something that is rare in condo living...your own private entrance.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Step outside your french doors onto a deck that most townhouses would be proud to own.
Open your front door and enjoy the … (1 comments)

reston realtors: It's an Online World. Want to Sell Your Home in Northern Virginia. You Must Be Found. - 03/08/11 10:26 AM
 
Dear prospective home seller, As you know it is an online world. No one reads the paper anymore to see what homes are for sale. One facet of our marketing program is to create an individual property website of our client's home that gets sent out to 30+ real estate search engines and Craigs List. Below are some examples of property websites we created to help get our clients homes sold...these sales all took place in this current market ....since March 2010. Our clients prepared their homes well and priced them in line with the market. Good results followed: http://9272cardinalforestln201.IsNowForSale.com   … (2 comments)

reston realtors: Sunday Photos: Attempting Spring. Lake Anne, Reston VA - 03/05/11 11:36 PM
Photos March 4 at Lake Anne Village Center Reston VA
 
 
 
"Spring Attempts Lake Anne" Create a free slideshow with Picnik!  
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reston realtors: Video: Let's Visit Reston VA. Relocating to Fairfax County VA. - 02/23/11 11:36 PM
 
 
 
Relocating to Fairfax County in Northern VA? Make sure that Reston is one of the places you visit.
 

 
If you would like to visit some of the Reston homes as they come on the market please drop us an email and we will make it happen. Also, please feel free to set up your own automatic home search at http://janandsteve.listingbook.com/.
No one will bother you and all the listings that meet your specifications will come to an electronic organizer that you can access from your email. It's easy.
If you are a Reston homeowner … (10 comments)

reston realtors: Where is the Reston Museum? Find the History of Reston at Lake Anne Plaza. - 02/05/11 08:31 AM
 
 

Visit the Reston Museum and then sit beside Bob Simon (Reston's creator)
 
  Reston History: Where is the Reston Museum?


 
Sandy:What suggestions do you have for how to spend a few hours on Saturday afternoon in Reston?
I like discovering the history of things, by the way.
Steve: Well Sandy, how about the history of Reston? Head on down to the Reston Museum at Lake Anne Plaza.
Afterwards, you can sit bench-ingly with the good looking founder of Reston with a water view backdrop.
Sandy: Is the Reston Museum where you get … (0 comments)

reston realtors: Condos, Town Houses and Single Family Homes for Sale in Reston 20190. January 2011 Report - 01/20/11 01:06 AM
 

 
 
 
 
 
What homes are for sale in Reston zip code 20190 this month?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Welcome to the real estate market report for Reston Zip code 20190 for January 2010. The geographic area of Reston with the 20190 zip code is bounded by the toll road (267) and Route 606 (Baron Cameron.)
 
Here's what's on the market as of Jan. 20 2010.
Condos (Garden, Mid and High Rise apartment style) 26 on the market at the moment Town houses  5 properties on the market Single Family Detached Homes Only One … (0 comments)

reston realtors: Live with Exuberance, Eat, Drink, Dance and Cheat Death in a 5 block Radius. Reston Town Center - 01/19/11 09:47 AM
 

 
Hannah: You have written before, that I can live with exuberant imagination and die peacefully within a five block radius if I move to Reston Town Center.
Steve: Yes
Hannah: I live in Philadelphia and just can’t capture the idea you are attempting to convey…you got pictures and descriptive witty commentary?







Steve: Yup…. If I can get them uploaded….
(if not imagine a lovely well planned urban center amidst what was once considered the souless ‘burbs near Dulles Airport)…




  


 We have above us Reston Town … (4 comments)

 
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