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Keeping Real Estate REAL for Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington DC.
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Here is your opportunity! Two buildable lots in Canyon Lake, TX. Lots 703-704, 1176 and 1186 Canyon Lake Drive. Located in the Canyon Lake Hills subdivision. This community is hot! There are no trailers allowed, so property values are consistent. These lots can be used to build one house or make ...
03/21/2011
I often get this question from people at cocktail parties and other social events that I attend. The first time this was posed to me, my thought was why on EARTH would you even be THINKING about buying another house after you just went through the agony of a short sale? But after wiping the drink...
03/21/2011
Home Sales Up 3.3% in February  While February home sales were 3.3% higher than January, they were 3% lower than February 2010 in the 54 U.S. markets surveyed in the RE/MAX National Housing Report. This is the first time in four months that the year-to-year sales difference was not better than t...
03/20/2011
West Springfield, Virginia is a quiet little "bedroom community" west of I-95 and the infamous "Mixing Bowl". In the 13 years I've lived here, one thing I've always lamented is the lack of really good restaurants in the area. Austin Grill has been a staple here for years, and while the happy hour...
03/01/2011
When is a FSBO not really a FSBO? This morning, I noticed some handwritten directional signs (signs pointing toward a house for sale) indicating that there was a 4BR/2.5 BA FSBO home for sale on my street. The signs listed a number with an extension. In tiny almost illegible letters, the sign als...
02/28/2011
Ground-breaking for the Springfield Mall renovations is set to take place in 30-60 days. It has been reported that Vornado Realty Trust paid $115 million to reacquire its loan as well as $25 million to acquire a partner's interest in the property. This transaction is reportedly going to give Vorn...
02/11/2011
Several years ago, I attempted to play the video game The Sims. Being a novice at the game, I neglected to have my avatar read the cookbook to learn basic cooking skills. As a result, she consistently burned the food, set the pans on fire, and caused her mother to scold her. My avatar would then ...
02/05/2011
According to a report in the Springfield Connection Jan 6-12, 2011, Vornado Realty Trust is set to begin a multi-phase renovation project in the March-April timeframe. Nancy-Jo Manney, Director of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce stated that the mall owners were currently in talks with...
01/08/2011
Most major markets have their exclusive luxury home neighborhoods. DC is no exception. Many luxury homes are inhabited by politicians, diplomats, and prestigious business owners. Today we take a look at the Top 10 most luxurious homes in DC that have sold in the last 6 months. As you would expect...
01/07/2011
Alot of agents don't do rentals. After 9 years in the biz, I still work with rental clients to find their ideal rental property. The reasons to rent are myriad, so I don't pressure rental customers to purchase a home. I do ask them if they've thought about it, and with today's low interest rates,...
01/07/2011
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