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Being 22 days into the New Year, with a layer of ice coating lawns across Arlington County, the opportunity to work on that resolution to get/stay in shape may seem a bit far fetched.  Swimming is a great way to get your physical activity in, but with freezing temparutures who other than a polar ...
  The Arlington Condominium is on a tear!   So far through the first 22 days of 2012, 5 units have gone under contract in the association… which equals the total number of units that went under contract in the October – December period at the end of 2011.               This is equal to 36% of the...
Seminary Valley had a very good year for real estate sales with 22 homes reaching settlement, especially when compared to the 5 year average of 17.6 home sales per year. This is the highest number of sales in the past five years, driven by an increase in affordability and interest rates at or nea...
Alexandria City is in the midst of Restaurant Week, which continues until January 22nd.  This gastronomical event has something for everyone and is the perfect excuse to get out of the house for dinner to try a new eatery.                   Participating restaurants are offering either a $35 fixe...
The books for 2011 in The Arlington are closed and here are the results... The Arlington had a just less than average year with 28 units sold, which was 10 less than the 2010 figure, but just slightly below the 31 unit average over the past 5 years.  One needs to remember that 2010 sales got a pr...
Things have been on the wild side with very fickle weather here in Northern Virginia, leading to a huge swing within less than 24 hours.  We went from the warm & coatless weather with ice cream cones of yesterday ...                    to snow angels, snowmen, hot cocoa & mittens in less than 24 ...
 The Shirlington Report ~ December 2011 ~   A total of 20 Shirlington condos went to settlement in December and half of the 14 units under contract received their offer in the month.  This number of settlements is the lowest since February when just 18 units sold.  At a glance it would appear tha...

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