Monthly Archives: June 2013

Stafford, Fredericksburg & King George County: State of the Real Estate Market June 30, 2013

If you’ve been wondering how the Southern Region real estate market has been performing this year, you’ve come to the right place. While the southern region may not be hopping quite as fast as areas of Northern Virginia, it’s holding its own and improving every month. Unemployment is down, sales are up – in fact,… Continue Reading

Northern Virginia I95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes are Going to be HOT

Northern Virginia 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.  These lanes are definitely an idea… Continue Reading

Another Beautiful Home Sold Near Quantico Marine Base

Another Beautiful Home Sold Near Quantico Marine Base

It’s hard to believe how the real estate landscape changes once you are out of the immediate Washington DC Metro market. It’s not easy for everyone who relocates to the Northern Virginia area to be able to find or afford their dream home in the immediate area.  Although the allure of well paying jobs is… Continue Reading

Is It Time to Sell My Townes at Cameron Parke Home?

Is It Time to Sell My Townes at Cameron Parke Home?

THIS TOWNES AT CAMERON PARKE HOME WAS  SOLD IN 7 DAYS! We placed this lovely 4 bedroom Townes at Cameron Parke townhouse on the market and had it under contract in 7 days.   Located just a block from the DASH bus, conveniently located between two Metro stations,  it drew plenty of attention from folks… Continue Reading

Long & Foster Old Town Alexandria Agents and Staff Give Back to the Community

Long & Foster Old Town Alexandria Agents and Staff Give Back to the Community

It has looked a lot like Christmas in our office recently;  piles of food and grocery items have been stacked high in the hallways, awaiting pick up by the United Community Ministries truck as we at Long & Foster’s Old Town Alexandria Historic Office help replenish the UCM food pantry.  With the struggling economy, more… Continue Reading

Alexandria City Council Approves Redevelopment Plan for Landmark Mall

Alexandria City Council Approves Redevelopment Plan for Landmark Mall

Growing up in Richmond, VA,  driving up to the DC area to shop – whether at Springfield, Landmark or Tyson’s Corner Mall –  was always a fun day.   I have fond memories of many years of shopping all three of those malls. In recent years, though, as an adult living in Alexandria VA,  while… Continue Reading

Alexandria Home Sellers and Home Buyers:  Chicken or Egg?

Alexandria Home Sellers and Home Buyers: Chicken or Egg?

Alexandria Home Sellers and Home Buyers:  Chicken or Egg? Ironically, although this post was written just over a year ago, it is still as fresh and relevant as it was then. As an Alexandria VA real estate agent as well as a proud owner of 19 hens and a randy rooster,  this is a question… Continue Reading