Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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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.



November kicks off the Winter Season at Reston Town Center in Reston, VA.As it celebrates its 20th Anniversary, the Reston Town Center continues to be the community center for Reston, Virginia.  There are always a lot of  great activities at the RTC, but November is my favorite month to enjoy the...
As long as I can remember, my family has been attending events at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia.  One of the most beloved is the annual Holiday Sing-A-Long with the "President's Own" Marine Band.The "President's Own" was (as reported on their website), 'Found...
'Tis the season to scare ourselves silly and do it all while running around with a sugar buzz and there are some great events in Northern Virginia!   I could not possibly list all of these , but here are a couple that are in, or near, the Reston, VA area that you might consider for this weekend (...
Cranky clients, incompetent representation, unplanned errors. These are all things that we run across in the real estate biz and can learn from.  A bad experience, or an unfortunate mistake, can be turned into a life-lesson which will help to make us stronger practitioners.Lessons learned outside...
10/29/2010 Use a QR-Code reader, available on many smart phones, to go directly to the website and get more information aobut this property.
You have reviewed your financials, considered your needs, consulted with your trusted advisors (mom, dad, siblings, best friend, coffee barista) and decided that the time has come to become a home owner.Advice has been varied about how to make this happen. Some think that you should hit the pavem...
I have Solar Panel envy.I remember back in the 70s when Solar Panels first started popping up in Reston, VA.  The community was fairly liberal  at the time, so I expect that there were a fair number of political statements being made with this early technology. There was, in fact, an entire neigh...
In  yesterday's post, I need a new what?, I covered information about the initial steps a buyer will take after deciding to buy a new house. Now that those steps have been completed, the purchase process will move into 'Phase 2.'  In this phase, you will get up from behind your desk ...
Please come by today, Sunday, October 24, from 1-4 pm, to see this lovey home in the North Point section of Reston, Virginia. The sellers have done a price improvement to $875,000--a fantastic price for this community! Located in a beautiful neighborhood, central to Reston Town Center, Route 7, R...
There is usually one event or problem that will launch you into home buying mode.For some it is a life-event. Maybe you have a new family member or the kids have all moved out. You may need to accommodate an older family member or be tired of walking your dog up and down a narrow sidewalk. For ma...

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