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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.



On Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. plan to be at the Herndon High School Auditorium in Herndon, VA for the 1st annual 'Funny Mind Games.'  'Funny Mind Games'  is a family-oriented comedy show which will feature James Munsey, a comedic hypnotist, and the first-ever Herndon High School 'Family F...
We switch off the lights, turn up the thermostat, make improvements to our house,  recycle like crazy, but are our habits getting worse? An article in the March 1,2010 article of Time, Less is Actually More, by Bryan Walsh contends that just like someone who binges on diet food (thinking it has f...
Put down your pen, close the extra windows open in your browser, don't answer the phone...just read the rest of this blog. Why? Today, February 22, is Single-Tasking Day. Most of us cannot even remember a time when we were expected to do one thing at a time and do it well. I remember, vaguely, a ...
One of the hardest conversations I have with clients, and potential clients, is that they need to remove the wallpaper prior to listing their homes (and yes, borders count).  I know that your wallpaper is lovely and I can tell that is designer quality, but the number one complaint I get from buye...
Wow! What a come down for the company who has always been highest rated for quality. I do not intend to make light of the problems that plague Toyota vehicles. They are real and they need to be fixed. I am a long time Toyota owner and I have owned a number of their vehicles over the years. In Dec...
I always try to be on the look out for the 'inspirational' stories in life. This evening while watching the World News on ABC, they did a story about a man, Bob Moore, owner of 'Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods,'  who has decided that instead of selling his successful company, he will give it to the ...
Today at 5:00pm is the last day that the winner of a $250,000 Virginia Lottery can claim their winnings!  Are you holding the lucky ticket? By State law, the winner has 180 days to come forward. The prizewinning Ticket was purchased on August 21, 2009, in the Mega Millions drawing at Giant Food, ...
If you have been considering private school placement for your Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade student, plan to attend the Loudoun Country Day School open house this Sunday, February 21, 2010, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Loudoun Country Day School (fondly called LCDS) has been educating young Virginia...
As I sit here at my computer, we are going through our second Blizzard in a week here in the Washington D.C. Metro area. If you live out of the area, I apologize in advance if it seems like those of us who are living through this series of snow storms seem obsessed. We don't usually get  a lot of...

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