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Helping you find the perfect buyer for your home - or helping you find the perfect home - from Northern Virginia to the Northern Neck.



Located just south of Washington, D.C., on the Potomac River, OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA is one of Virginia's foremost destinations for both homeowners and tourists.  For more than 250 years, OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA has offered a vast array of historic and cultural attractions.  Nationally recognized for it...
This really ought to be required reading for every agent.  It certainly resonated with me and I hope it will with you, as well.  Thank you, Andrew.Business cards? Check. Lockbox key? Check.Active listings? Check. Your clients enter through the front door of your brokerage. They have a special nee...
     The Torpedo Factory Art Center in OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA will again host the Annual ALEXANDRIA ARTS SAFARI, which offers hands-on arts and crafts activities for kids and their families. Do your kids like playing with Play-Doh?  Well, then they'll just love the Clay Experience or perhaps Potter'...
At Petite Fontaine in OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA you are "Free to Create" fresh, healthy gourmet salads.  Brought to you by the same folks who own FONTAINE CAFFEE AND CREPERIE (read my post "Enjoy An Afternoon Parisienne Tea Service" for more info), Petite Fontaine, at 115 Royal Street, was created to p...
Recently, I wrote two posts about my frustration with what seems to be a simply baffling lack of professionalism on the part of some listing agents who had made it impossible to see their listings.  If you want to read more, you can read Part I  Sellers:  I Tried, but Your Agent Didn't Want Me to...
My husband and I have been looking for a new house.  And I recently wrote about the frustration of not being able to reach listing agents in order to schedule showings (Sellers: I Tried But Your Agent Didn't Want Me To See Your House). A few commenters offered the advice that it was perfectly acc...
Every once in a while a blog post just touches may be funny, it may be helpful, it may be silly...or it may be beautifully crafted and wonderfully well written.  This is one of those that falls in that last category - just beautiful.Today I met a nice lady that lives up the street. She a...
A couple of years ago, I collapsed at a Seller's house, where I had gone to get his signature on a counter offer.  At the ER, my heart rate was high enough that, well, let's just say it caused a lot of excitement and I got A LOT of immediate attention.  When about a half dozen people came rushing...
AUGUST 2010 SALES AT ALEXANDRIA'S MONTEBELLO It's time to review the August sales activities at Alexandria's premiere gated condominimum community, Montebello.  (If you're not familiar with Montebello, you can read all about it in my recent blog post, MONTEBELLO:  Alexandria, VA's Best Kept Secre...
Thinking about buying a condominium in Alexandria's premiere gated community, MONTEBELLO?  Or, do you want to know more about MONTEBELLO?  I can help with that - and all you need to do is just read my blog post, MONTEBELLO: Alexandria's Best Kept Secret to learn more about this very special commu...

Susan Haughton

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