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Helping you find the perfect buyer for your home - or helping you find the perfect home - from Northern Virginia to the Northern Neck.
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We try to pay it forward all year round, in many different ways, but Christmas always encourages us to go the extra mile and bring smiles to folks who may have challenges and concerns that keep them from being as joyous at this time of year. This year my husband and I decided that as our gifts to...
12/19/2014
The magic of Christmas has had me in its spell since I was a child. And one of our family traditions as far back as I can remember is going to one of the big department stores in downtown Richmond, VA - back when they were grand, with their own brand of magic - not only to see Santa and spend hou...
12/12/2014
While thinking about what to write about today, I was struck by inspiration while reading Joe Petrowsky's post "Samuel Referred Me..."  in which he mentions giving prospective buyers a road map to follow in getting them credit worthy.   It reminded me of one of my earliest days in real estate;  I...
12/07/2014
My phone just rang and it was a young man asking for the managing broker.   I assumed it was a telemarketing call, so I referred him to the office and thought that would be the end of the call. Nope, it wasn't.  Turns out it was someone who was in "real estate school" who was calling around to lo...
12/06/2014
Homes for Sale in Old Town Alexandria, VA Why Do People Live here? Although many people may dream of living in an historic neighborhood, few will ever have the opportunity.  Old Town Alexandria offers residents beautifully restored historic homes, some on the banks of the Potomac River, renowned...
12/05/2014
Yes, it is this weekend!   The 44th Annual Scottish Walk Parade Saturday, December 6  11 a.m.    30,000 people - traveling from all over the Mid Atlantic region to attend - cannot be wrong! Consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Events in the South, Old Town Alexandria's Scottish Christmas Walk...
12/03/2014
Is there really anything more rewarding than working with first time home buyers?  Although other buyers can be easier, can take far less time and handholding, at the end of the day, nothing beats seeing the excitement of a buyer getting the keys to their very first home.  Working with first time...
12/02/2014
From 10 am until 4pm on Saturday, December 6, the King George YMCA will be offering babysitting services for your children aged 18 months to 12 years so you can get a jump on your holiday shopping.  Youth Staff members will keep your children engaged in fun activities all day - in fact, they may ...
12/01/2014
When you think of Old Town Alexandria, you don't usually associate it with new construction, but it does exist. It may be in short supply, but it's possible to find a brand new home in Old Town.   A quick look at the MLS shows 17 active listings in Old Town of what is considered new construction...
11/30/2014
A few years ago, my husband and I found THE house we wanted to buy.  After a year of looking, this was IT. Unfortunately, someone else thought it was IT for them, too.  So, we put together our best offer and crossed our fingers. Turns out our offer - $20,000 over list, no appraisal contingency a...
11/28/2014
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