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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.



At this time of year, we all get caught up with our own lives--family, shopping, work, etc. There is an easy way that you can give back to your community and it will only take about an hour of your time. The Red Cross always needs blood donations, and during the holidays, it is often difficult fo...
One of the hardest parts of being a listing agent is trying to get sellers to see their house in a new way.  Many people have a great deal of pride in their homes.  Others are very stoic, adopting the philosophy, 'It was good enough for me.' When selling your home, nothing is more important than ...
The economy is a challenge for even those of us with the most secure of jobs. In response, my extended family had modified our family gift exchange this year to include a donation to the Salvation Army (and a significantly  reduced dollar amount for the exchange of gifts). I am the coordinator fo...
All of the calls I have received from ActiveRain have been from first time home buyers. This is a unique category of buyer because they have no experience (good or bad) to bring to the table.  As an agent, I consider it my duty and obligation to ensure that we have a relationship of complete trus...
This weekend the 5th Annual Green Festival comes to the Washington D.C. Convention Center. We all know that there has been an increased interest lately in all things 'Green.' This is an opportunity to find out more about how to integrate these changes into your life and your home. I am especially...
There is a an Urban Legend, perpetuated by the local press, that the day after a new President is elected real estate agents around the Washington D.C. metro are immediately called in to action helping the incoming and outgoing political players buy and sell real estate.   I am curious if any of ...
I have had a bit of writers block lately (too much political TV, I am sure), but I thought I would share with you a new on-line site that I read about over the weekend and tried out tonight. The site is Hulu and the address is--as you would At Hulu you can watch television s...

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