To Salt or Not to Salt – That is the Question
The forecast has remained fairly mild all winter. However, it’s better to be informed before you’re staring at the shelves in a home improvement store debating your purchases. If you are thinking of putting salt on your icy walkway, you should read this first. When the snow comes there may be the temptation to use […]
Someone Who Comes Highly Recommended…
Are you, your friends, co-workers or neighbors thinking of buying or selling real estate in 2017? If so, the first step is to find a great real estate agent to work with. While that seems obvious and something that should be easy enough, unfortunately, it can be pretty hard. There are a lot of great […]
Don’t Call Me When You Want to Sell Your House…
…call me 2-3 months before you want to sell. Scheduling a yard sale is something that can be done last-minute: check a few days prior to see what Saturday’s weather is going to be, and give it a go if the forecast is clear and dry. Selling your house, however, requires more planning, as the […]
After 19 years in Ashburn Farm, it’s time to say ‘goodbye’
After raising their family in Ashburn Farm, the owners of this wonderful house have decided to downsize. It’s now time to hand it off to someone else who will cherish it as much as they have. This cul-de-sac location offers up the best of what curb appeal is all about. The thoughtful landscaping accentuates the […]
Be Part of the Charm That Is Leesburg, VA
The owners of this wonderful house have spared no expense to keep it updated and stylish. Just this year alone, they have painted the main and bedroom level of the house, installed engineered hardwood floors on the main level and upper landing while the rest of these levels received new carpet. The staircase got a […]
So – What Is Hail Damage To A Roof?
This is a really good question and one that I never paid much attention to. I figured it would be pretty obvious and hard to miss. I have seen hail damage done to cars and it was pretty obvious. I walked right up to the car and could see the dents that the hail made. […]
1463 Church Hill Place – The Future Is Today!
The future is today! Hampton Pointe condos in Reston is the first community that I know of that has charging stations for the owner’s electric cars. When I drove up to my new listing at 1463 Church Hill Place in Reston, I noticed the charging station with one car plugged in to it. I could […]
5,695 Lbs of Paper: October Shred & Recycle Wrap-Up
From now on, all future shredding & electronic recycling events will say “rain or shine.” Prior to the date it seems that the 7-day weather forecast always promises clear skies and then delivers various amounts of rain. While I question the likelihood of having a big turnout with gray skies and pouring rain, it appears not […]
The Power of a Phone Call
About a year and a half ago, I got a phone call from a nice lady in Michigan that was interested in helping her son start the house-buying process. He is a teacher in Eastern Loudoun and she thought it might be time for him to buy a place of his own. We had a […]
For Sale: The Best Location in Brambleton?
Are you looking for a private setting next to trees and a pond, with lots of great parking, where the townhouses are nicely spaced away from each other, close but not too close to roads and the townhouse is really nice and move-in fresh? If yes, then look no further. The builder, Van Metre Homes, […]