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Monthly Archives: November 2013

    13 Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

    By Laura Griffin | November 13, 2013

      What makes selling a home more stressful? Selling it in the middle of winter. The lawn is brown, the weather is usually bad and, unlike the longer days of summer, you have less time to show it off during daylight hours. But not everyone has the luxury of waiting until the traditional spring or... Read More

    “Putting the Dulles in Dulles Metro”

    By Casey Menish | November 11, 2013

    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has plans to open up Phase 1 of the Silver Line with service to the Wiehle-Reston East station by January 2014.  When complete, the extension will be 23.1 miles in length and will connect places such as Tysons Corner, McLean, Reston, and  Herndon to the existing Orange Line.... Read More

    No Zzz’s at Zephaniah Farm Vineyard!

    By Alex Bracke | November 10, 2013

    I took a trip out to Northern Virginia wine country today – the beautiful Loudoun County countryside – to sample the offerings.  Located about 20 minutes from Ashburn, and situated in between Leesburg and Aldie, the Zephaniah Farm Vineyard is a true gem! The tasting room is actually the vineyard owners’ actual residence.  Bonnie, our... Read More

    New Construction Profile: M/I Homes

    By Casey Menish | November 4, 2013

    Want to know what is even better than new car smell?  New home smell.  Who doesn’t love the aroma of new hardwood floors and a fresh coat of paint? Many of today’s buyers spend months looking at more resale houses than they can count but never find the property that they can call home.  New... Read More

    Is Ashburn Growing Faster than it can Keep Up With?

    By Justin Chaney | November 4, 2013

    Builders are applying to rezone land previously designated for commercial real estate in the Brambleton area  but the Loudoun County Planning Commission is skeptical of the benefits and has cited concerns about the impact additional residential development would have on roads, schools and an already stretched county budget. There has been no shortage in finding... Read More

    Santa is Coming to Ashburn

    By Laura Griffin | November 1, 2013

      Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit?  Why not take the little ones to see Santa at Clyde’s in Ashburn on Saturday, December 7th.  Brunch with Santa has become an annual not to miss tradition in Ashburn.  Santa will be at Clyde’s from 10am to 3pm in the Chandler Barn.  You can’t... Read More