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Monthly Archives: May 2014

    Brambleton Model Homes – Van Metre Edgewood at Emerald Ridge

    By Laura Griffin | May 31, 2014

    I recently had a chance to go attend the Brambleton Red Carpet Event for Realtors.  The event showcased the new models that are being featured in Brambleton for 2014.  The event was a great way to see all the amazing homes that Brambleton has to offer, there really is a home style for every taste... Read More

    Day Trips From Lansdowne Virginia

    By Jennifer Malloy | May 28, 2014

    Located in Leesburg, Virginia, Lansdowne is a golf and spa resort community that offers more amenities and comforts than you can imagine, so how can it get even better? Living at Lansdowne means you have the availability to take day trips to a variety of locations. Whether you’re going to sip wine or learn about... Read More

    Looking to Build Your Dream Home? Partner with a Real Estate Agent!

    By Dawn Delgado | May 22, 2014

    Is it necessary to use a real estate agent when purchasing a new construction home?  The answer is YES!  When you buy an existing home, what you see is what you get for the asking price.  When you buy a new construction/unbuilt home, what you see is the builder’s furnished model – not what you... Read More

    Townhouses in Fairfax with Condo Ownership – Advantages?

    By Dina Gorrell | May 20, 2014

    Many buyers are VERY adamant when they tell their real estate professional, “I only want to look at Townhouses, NOT Condos”.  But, they may not realize that there are “Townhouse-Condos”.  These homes have a townhouse structure with condominium ownership.  That is surprising to many buyers, and the next question they ask is, “What is the advantage of that?”... Read More

    Is a Sense of Community Possible with New Neighborhoods?

    By Alex Bracke | May 15, 2014

    When I work with clients, they have told me that they wonder if the two ideas are compatible: a brand new neighborhood that also has an established sense of community?  Particularly, in the case of new homes for sale in Aldie, there are several blossoming neighborhoods that have made this concept one of their hallmarks.... Read More

    Its Spring! Are You Ready to Spring Clean Your Herndon Home?

    By LeAnne Anies | May 13, 2014

    The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist While most Herndon homeowners are vigilant about regularly wiping down surfaces, disinfecting bathrooms, dusting furniture and mopping floors, there are many nooks and crannies that don’t receive as much attention. That’s why May is the perfect month to do an annual overhaul on your home. Below is a spring cleaning... Read More

    Cascades Fire Chase 10k and .911 Fun Run!

    By Lisa Resnick | May 8, 2014

    Get your shoes ready for Cascades annual 10k or .911 mile fun run at 8:00 am on Saturday, May 24. Last year there was over 700 participants and this year they are expecting even more. This is a great activity for families to come together and do something outdoors to kick off the summer season... Read More

    Sign of Spring – The Return of the Farmers’ Market!

    By Casey Menish | May 6, 2014

    Saturday the 3rd marked the return of my favorite seasonal pastime – the Reston Farmers’ Market!  Between the months of May and November, the Reston Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 8am-12pm in the parking lot at Lake Anne Village Center. Vendors and shoppers were out in full force this weekend – I had... Read More

    Flaws You Cannot Hide By Staging Your Alexandria Home

    By Nerene Merlino | May 6, 2014

    When you sell your Alexandria home, you want it look as good as possible. To do this, your real estate agent will help you stage your home or, if needed, help you find a professional to stage your home. This means de-cluttering your home, re-arranging furniture, and de-personalizing each room. A staged home is more... Read More

    Improving the Curb Appeal of Your Purcellville Home

    By Nicole Bass | May 6, 2014

    Marketing your Purcellville Home for Sale may feel like an overwhelming task, but just a few simple modifications to the exterior of your home can dramatically impact a buyers first impression and these savvy tips don’t break the bank! Your front door is the gateway to your home, and a fresh coat of paint is... Read More