Living in Northern Virginia

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Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty - VA0225060364, MD638478
Keeping Real Estate REAL for Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington DC.
On Monday, January 4th, we had the most snow than we've had in 2 years.It was quite the storm and caused a giant back up on I-95, the main corridor in our area. Hundreds if not thousands of drivers who were stranded on I-95 in our area, including our very own Senator Tim Kaine. I-95 is the major ...
Back in 2008 I wrote a post about Buyer/Broker Agreements.In fourteen years, the real estate industry has changed and so have the laws in Virginia, Maryland and the District.I'm going to review the provisions regarding Agency for each of the jurisdictions in this 6-part series.MarylandIn the stat...
After 16 years with my previous brokerage, I'm proud to announce that I have made the move to eXp Realty!Why eXp?I decided to join eXp because of their robust earning opportunities.In addition to monthly fees that are less than one quarter what I was paying, eXp offers greater earning potential a...
This post is about where to eat in West Springfield, Virginia. Sometimes we take for granted the grocery stores, pharmacy and shops in our own neighborhood. This includes the restaurants in our immediate area. Along with the standard fast food options, there are established family restaurants tha...
I'm happy to bring you my first video about West Springfield, Virginia. I have made West Springfield my home for 23 of the 25 years that I have lived in Northern Virginia.I first moved here in 1996, the year I got married. I lived in Dumfries, and at the time, it was a 45 minute commute to the Al...
How much house can $700,000 get you in Northern Virginia in 2021?I recently featured a mid-century home in Annandale Virginia on my YouTube channel.This home was an amazing opportunity to either remodel or tear down and build new. With a half-acre lot, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with garage fe...
I have lived in Springfield, Virginia for 23 years. Since I have had my license, I have never featured my little burg in a blog or video. It's high time. This video starts with a brief history of Springfield, talks about transportation, notable landmarks, shopping, office spaces, high schools and...
Check out our video about this Scottish castle in Maryland!Recently we visited Rossdhugate, which was the gatehouse of what was once a stately manor in Chevy Chase called Rossdhu.The property is listed by Washington Fine Properties and is up for sale at $1,875,000, It features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths...
A large percentage of residents in Northern Virginia are immigrants. "Virginia has the 17th highest foreign-born population out of 50 states. Immigrant Virginians are 39% White, 34.7% Asian and 11.6% Black. Latinxs, considered an ethnicity by the Census Bureau and of any racial background, compri...
It's no question that the past year has been crazy for both buyers and sellers. Low inventory, meaning not enough homes on the market, means that sellers have been getting dozens of offers for their homes and as a result of demand, houses are selling for more than ever before.Buyers are doing thi...

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