Archive for month: September, 2011

DC United: A D.C. Franchise That Doesn't Disappoint

29 Sep
September 29, 2011 Sports teams in this town have a bad reputation for losing. The big four, the Redskins, Nationals, Capitals and Wizards, haven’t won a championship since 1991. And in the two decades since, those teams have combined to make the playoffs fewer than 20 times. Read more [...]

Montgomery County, MD 9/28/11

28 Sep
September 28, 2011 Montgomery County, Maryland is made up of many zip codes – the part of the county that I have chosen to focus on today is the 20853 area. Read more [...]

Warren County/Front Royal Market Report – 9/26/11

26 Sep
September 26, 2011 The market shows signs of improvement for Front Royal and the surrounding county. The total revenue dollars and the average sales price is up significantly from the same period last year and continues to grow from the previous month. Read more [...]

Smithsonian's Museum Day Takes The Fees Away

22 Sep
September 22, 2011 School has been in session for almost a month and with that, opportunities for parents and kids to participate educational activities has dwindled. Saturday presents the best chance for not just families, but everyone, to experience the wonderful museums Washington, D.C. and the surround areas have to offer. Read more [...]

Manassas, VA Market Report – 9/20/10

20 Sep
September 20, 2011 The City of Manassas is an independent city located in the heart of Prince William County, and it is the original County Seat of Prince William County, much as the City of Fairfax, an independent city is the County Seat for Fairfax County. Read more [...]

Boyds, MD Market Report – 9/16/11

16 Sep
September 16, 2011 Boyds is an unincorporated bedroom community in northern Montgomery County. This small community is not well know and is often confused with Germantown. Despite its unknown name, Boyds, during the market upswing saw a large population growth mainly due to the new construction of large housing developments. Read more [...]

American Tap Room: Arlington’s Bold New Addition

15 Sep
September 15, 2011 If you drove through Arlington this past weekend, you may have noticed a peculiar site: four large spotlights dancing in the evening sky. The scene resembled something from a Hollywood premier, but in actuality, the premise was quintessential Northern Virginia. Read more [...]

Stafford County, VA Market Report – 9/14/11

14 Sep
September 14, 2011 Things are very interesting in Stafford right now.  The latest statistics are very indicative of what we as Realtors were feeling in Stafford last month. It is very interesting to me that we are seeing these statistics as rates have been hovering around historic lows and there are lots of Buyers in the market place.  It seems as though many people are waiting for exactly the right house to come on the market and just haven't been able to find what they are looking for. Our inventories are so low, not just in Stafford, but in the surrounding areas as well that there are not a lot of new houses for people to look at, at any given time. I think the last couple of weeks have been tough for Read more [...]

Ashburn, VA Market Report – 9/12/11

12 Sep
September 12, 2011 Wow, Ashburn leads the market in Loudoun County. Sales volume has a dramatic increase over June, 2010, the average sales price is 11% above that of Loudoun County’s $428,522 as well as being well above Northern Virginia’s average sales price of $439,728, while the number of active listings remains relatively stable. Read more [...]

Labor Day Events Abound In D.C. and Maryland

02 Sep
September 2, 2011 Labor Day is here, and with it comes summer’s last long weekend. While that means fall and winter will soon arrive, it also means there is one last chance to enjoy some summer festivities the city has to offer. This three-day weekend both Maryland and Washington, D.C. are inundated with events that can fill your calendar. Read more [...]