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2011 

A friend and I had lunch today at one of OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA'S most revered restaurants, THE MAJESTIC.  Founded in 1949, it still sports its highly recognizable Art Deco facade, terrazzo floor and tin ceiling.  Closed for several years, it reopened in 2001 and then again reincarnated in 2007 unde...
01/12/2011
Okay, so, I admit it, sometimes I get geared up for a fight that never happens. Well, maybe not a fight, exactly, but a situation that may be less than pleasant. And I was sorta/kinda/thinking maybe this was going to happen today. Our OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA Long & Foster office held a "command perfo...
01/11/2011
Ah....the Real Estate Sommelier...that has such a nice ring to it!  From now on, I think I will use that whenever asks me what I do. Pairing people with homes.  Daggone...why didn't I think of that earlier?  LOL   Anyway, I digress...interesting info here. According to a study conducted by two So...
01/11/2011
Montebello - an apt description as the name means beautiful mountain in Italian - is consider ed bymany to be Alexandria's premiere gated community, with an extensive array of award-winning amenities that are second to none.  Perfectly situated on 35 treed acres, just 5 minutes south of Old Town ...
01/11/2011
This post explains in great detail some of the pitfalls of relying too heavily on any "online" general valuation of your property.  There are so many variables to consider; if you want to know the value of your home, you really need to trust a professional who knows the neighborhood, the communit...
01/10/2011
You may not recognize the zip code, but you will recognize some of the popular ALEXANDRIA townhome neighborhoods located in 22304, neighborhoods such as CAMERON STATION, TOWNES AT CAMERON PARKE and SUMMERS GROVE.  If you're interested in what has been going on with townhome sales in 22304 recentl...
01/10/2011
  Here is a quick look at contract activity in zip code 22314, which encompasses OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA. While we did not have quite as many CLOSED SALES in December 2010 as we did in the much warmer market of December 2006, (52 closed sales in December '10 vs 67 closed sales in 12/06), look at the...
01/10/2011
This solid as a rock rambler in HOLLIN HALL VILLAGE is move in ready with plenty of expansion possibilities. Seller has taken care of the "non sexy" things most folks don't like to spend money on - in fact, she has spent more than $70,000 on those boring things, which is actually pretty exciting ...
01/09/2011
THanks, Anita, for posting this as it provides a wealth of information that potentially will benefit many consumers.  In these challenging economic times, every little bit can help.A recent buyer asked me if I knew what the Post-9/11 GI Bill was and whether or not they qualified for it.  They did...
01/08/2011
The City of Alexandria's Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities will celebrate the accomplishments of Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of activities, including films, seminars and displays at a variety of recreation centers in the city from Friday, January 14 through F...
01/08/2011
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