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2014 

I kept waiting for snow because Christmas decorations look better that way, but my luck ran out and here it is New Year's Eve and it's time to get this done!   So, here are a few photos from this year's Christmas decorations. Last year we were lucky enough to have snow early in January, so I was ...
12/31/2014
Happy New Year to Everyone Here in the Rain! Hope everyone has a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015!     I had been hoping for a quiet day today, but it is not to be. I received an application on a rental listing recently and got the results back late yesterday.  It was even later before the home...
12/30/2014
  Wishing everyone here in the Rain     the spirit of Christmas, which is peace, the miracle of Christmas, which is hope, & the heart of Christmas, which is love...   I hope everyone here has a warm and wonderful holiday season, no matter where you are and what you do.    Best wishes for a happy...
12/23/2014
We try to pay it forward all year round, in many different ways, but Christmas always encourages us to go the extra mile and bring smiles to folks who may have challenges and concerns that keep them from being as joyous at this time of year. This year my husband and I decided that as our gifts to...
12/19/2014
The magic of Christmas has had me in its spell since I was a child. And one of our family traditions as far back as I can remember is going to one of the big department stores in downtown Richmond, VA - back when they were grand, with their own brand of magic - not only to see Santa and spend hou...
12/12/2014
While thinking about what to write about today, I was struck by inspiration while reading Joe Petrowsky's post "Samuel Referred Me..."  in which he mentions giving prospective buyers a road map to follow in getting them credit worthy.   It reminded me of one of my earliest days in real estate;  I...
12/07/2014
My phone just rang and it was a young man asking for the managing broker.   I assumed it was a telemarketing call, so I referred him to the office and thought that would be the end of the call. Nope, it wasn't.  Turns out it was someone who was in "real estate school" who was calling around to lo...
12/06/2014
Homes for Sale in Old Town Alexandria, VA Why Do People Live here? Although many people may dream of living in an historic neighborhood, few will ever have the opportunity.  Old Town Alexandria offers residents beautifully restored historic homes, some on the banks of the Potomac River, renowned...
12/05/2014
Yes, it is this weekend!   The 44th Annual Scottish Walk Parade Saturday, December 6  11 a.m.    30,000 people - traveling from all over the Mid Atlantic region to attend - cannot be wrong! Consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Events in the South, Old Town Alexandria's Scottish Christmas Walk...
12/03/2014
Is there really anything more rewarding than working with first time home buyers?  Although other buyers can be easier, can take far less time and handholding, at the end of the day, nothing beats seeing the excitement of a buyer getting the keys to their very first home.  Working with first time...
12/02/2014
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