Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker, Momentum Realty
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.



If you fancy yourself a cook--or even if you don't- this is a very worthwhile project. I know that I will be scanning my recipe notebooks for a 'rain worthy' recipe!  All proceeds go to helping Habitat for Humanity.    YOU and ActiveRain have the Perfect Recipe for Helping Others Enjoy the Upcomi...
We went through a period in the Northern Virginia real estate market where, especially in certain price ranges, there were a lot of short sales and foreclosures (I know we are not alone!). What makes showing these homes different is that not every owner is willingly listing their home. This is ev...
If you have a little one who can't spend enough time in their Halloween costume, you are in luck this weekend! This weekend, the merchants at Reston Town Center are sponsoring a trick-or-treat event from 12-4 p.m. Dress your little witches and goblins up and head over to the Town Center for some ...
Selling your home is stressful. When you decide to put your home on the market, it is important that you think about your strategy. The lucky among us know a friend-of-a-friend who has been waiting to buy in the neighborhood at the price that we want to sell.  For most of us, however, selling you...
Fall is a beautiful time of year in Virginia! The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, fireplaces begin burning and the world begins preparing for Winter. Fall is the ideal time to tackle maintenance around your home. I often meet with sellers, prior to listing their homes, and have to tell t...
It has taken a while, but, finally, your house is ready to go on the market.   You feel pretty comfortable with your price, but you really don't want your listing to languish--you would like it to go under contract quickly!   There are some things you can do that will help buyers choose your home...
Oktoberfest 2012 at the Reston Town Center An annual event, the 2012 Oktoberfest at the Reston Town Center kicks off this Friday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m., and will continue on Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by the Reston Chamber of Commerce, as well as a number of additional sponsors, you can join...
I am always 'in' for a great contest. This is one that should really get the creative juices flowing! I can't wait to read the stories.We all have them -- the stories that nobody would believe if you wrote them as fiction, yet are true! Anyone in the real estate business has these stories, the on...

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