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Remodeling has become more common place in the market over the last few years as people have decided to remodel their homes vs buying a new home and moving up like they had been doing previously.  I am not saying this happens in all cases, but there has been an increase in the number of homes get...
9431 GOSHEN LANE, BURKE VA Gorgeous brick front 3-level townhouse in the sought after Lake Braddock community on a quiet block backing to Lake Braddock.  This home has fantastic curb appeal from the picturesque landscaping to all the updates and renovations.  This turn-key home offers a brand new...
The Case-Schiller Index which came out a few weeks ago for the second quarter has the DC Region being the only market above water around the country.  I have been finding when going out and showing properties, if the property is priced correctly it is going to move.  In fact in some places that h...
GCAAR has published the May 2011 Housing Report for Washington DC.   The condo and coop market inventory had increased each month of 2011, with the exception of April and there currently over 1,200 condos or co-ops on the market in Washington DC.   So far year-to-date the total number of contract...
If you are thinking of selling your home, you might want to do a few little touch-ups to make your home show its best.  There are a number of little things you can do that cost little but can make a big difference, such a touch-up paint, making sure light switch plates look clean, same for outlet...
There are many reasons to buy and sell homes.  The reasons vary individual by individual, it could be due to being overextending and facing a short sale or foreclosure, children have grown up and it is time to downsize or one of many other reasons.  Below are some of the most common reasons peopl...
If you are thinking of buying a house, mortgage rates are on your side.  Mortgage rates have continued on a downward slope due to the unknown economic future and weak housing market.  The Case-Shiller report came out earlier this week and Washington DC is the only market to show an increase or be...
Arlington's to-date most sustainably designed apartment building will spend at least another year in planning mode, say its developers.  Plans for the Tellus, a 254-unit apartment building located at 2009 14th St N, designed to achieve LEED Gold certification back in 2008, is still likely a year ...
Coming soon to Clarendon: The Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup Saturday, June 11th Saturday's Clarendon Cup is one of the Nation's premier professional bike races.  The event is in its 14th year.  Come out and see some of the world’s top cyclists race on the famous 5 turn, 1km course.   Co...
Coming soon to a Section of Arlington Near You . . . A Memorial Day weekend crawfish boil at Bayou Bakery in Courthouse (1515 N Courthouse Rd).  The boil will be held on Sat from 5-7 and Sunday from 1-4.  Jimmy John’s is going to be opening a restaurant in Ballston at the new Founders Square (550...

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