Monthly Archives: November 2012

One of the Great Things About Alexandria?  Colonial Williamsburg!

One of the Great Things About Alexandria? Colonial Williamsburg!

As Virginians know, we are blessed to live in such a beautiful state with an abundance of historical homes and sites, beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountains,  charming towns and exciting cities…along with uniquely mesmerizing Colonial Williamsburg, the world’s largest living history museum. In Colonial Williamsburg’s 301-acre Historic Area stand hundreds of restored, reconstructed, and historically furnished… Continue Reading

From Contract to Closing, Selling Your Alexandria VA Home. Part 2: Deadlines

From Contract to Closing, Selling Your Alexandria VA Home. Part 2: Deadlines

As we talked about in Part 1: Paperwork, once you are officially under contract for your Alexandria VA home – that is, your offer has been negotiated and all parties have accepted the final terms – the clock starts ticking on your deadlines. These deadlines are all spelled out in your contract and all are… Continue Reading

Christmas isn’t Christmas without “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre

Christmas isn’t Christmas without “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre

Ford’s Theatre, known by most folks as the theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was shot (and closed after the tragedy) reopened in 1968 as a national historic site and working theatre. What many people may not know is the theatre continues to operate today – not only as a historical monument, museum and learning center, but… Continue Reading

I95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes are going to be HOT

I95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes are going to be HOT Anyone who commutes on a regular basis via Interstate 95 in northern Virginia will no doubt eagerly welcome the 95 Express Lanes, a nearly $1 billion project financed, constructed and operated under the state’s Public-Private Transportation Act. The purpose of the approximately 29 miles of… Continue Reading

Home Prices in Alexandria VA 22308 October 2012

Home Prices in Alexandria 22308 October 2012 Real estate market data provided by Susan Haughton of Long & Foster REALTORS Old Town Alexandria.   ALEXANDRIA 22308 HOME PRICES The Alexandria zip code of 22308 includes a number of sought after neighborhoods, including Hollin Hall Village, Waynewood, Collingwood and many more. In the past twelve months, prices of… Continue Reading