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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, […]

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Improve… Or Move?

So how realistic are those HGTV shows like Love It Or List It? Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? What kind of work did everyone have to go through before the stars show up and start asking their “this or that” questions? I have always wondered about the pricing and how […]

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42495 Rosalind Street – $50,000 Better Than New

This house is $50,000 better then new! This doesn’t happen very often, but when it does it is a great opportunity for some lucky buyer. In this case we have a seller with high standards that purchased the “Gold Upgrade” package ($25,800 up charge from the Silver Package) from the builder. This included numerous enhancements […]

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Flamingos In The Yard

There seems to be two camps when it comes to pink flamingo lawn ornaments. You absolutely love them or you detest them, especially if they are in close proximity to your house. The big question for the neighbors is “will they be satisfied with just two or will a whole ‘pat’ (the name of a […]

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It Starts With Two License Plates…

You sell the car and now what do you do with the plates (if you don’t send them back to the DMV)? You nail them to the garage wall. At some point a friend gives you a set and they get nailed below the first ones… and on it goes.  I’m wondering if the inside […]

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Jake Thiewes Racing: Green Flag!

Weekends earlier this year at Road Atlanta and Summit Point have set the stage for this coming weekend’s event at VIR in Danville called HyperFest.  The new year started with ther transition from a roll-bar to a full cage – more safety is always good. Once installed, Jake was faced with the decision of leaving […]

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A Big ‘Thank You!’ to Everyone Who Showed Up to Shred and Recycle

Our Shred Event and Electronic Recycle on April 2nd was the biggest so far! By the numbers: We had over 300 people stop by in spite of the rain to shred and recycle. The two shred trucks collected a total of 14,100 pounds of shredded paper. It seemed that each truck had a line of two or […]

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Buying Your First Home is Scary — But You Don’t Have to Be Afraid

So many questions and you’re not even sure what they are. What do you do first, then second and then what? Can I really afford to buy something? It’s so much money. Should I buy now or wait until I have more money (make more money, save more,….). What type of house do I want and where? The questions and […]

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We’ve Removed 960 Lbs of Pollutants From the Air — Any Idea What a Lung Full Weighs?

Is there more to shredding sensitive documents then just shredded paper? Yes, shredded paper gets recycled and saves us from having to go through the paper making process to make more paper. It also saves in several really interesting ways. The four community shredding events that we have hosted so far have generated 16 tons […]

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One Month Into the New Year – How’s The Market?

We are one month into the New Year, so how does the market look? As always, it’s a matter of where you live. As a whole, Northern Virginia saw the number of active listings (6,314) in January decrease 2% from the previous January. New listings are down by 12.4%. Median prices for all types of […]

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