Archive for month: April, 2012

Dine Out For A Cause This Thursday in Washington, D.C.

25 Apr
April 25, 2012 There’s always a little bit of guilt that comes from going out to eat at a nice restaurant, when you know that the money spent on three courses could have gone to help someone less fortunate . But this Thursday, throughout Washington, D.C., one organization will end that disparity, at least for a day, by bringing together two different acts: dining out and donating to charity. Read more [...]

Discover What Discovery Has to Offer at Udvar-Hazy

19 Apr
April 19, 2012 If you were walking around the Washington, D.C. Metro area this past Tuesday morning, you may have noticed a lot of people with their heads titled to the sky. And if you yourself took a peek up, you would have seen an incredible sight: the space shuttle Discovery, strapped to the back of a Boeing 747. Read more [...]

Stafford County, VA Market Report – 4/16/12

16 Apr
April 16, 2012 The sun is out, the birds are chirping and we are all enjoying a beautiful spring so far! The local real estate market is hopping! Buyers are out enjoying historically low interest rates and Sellers are seeing quicker sales. Read more [...]

Take An Off-The-Path Approach to the Cherry Blossom Festival

12 Apr
April 12, 2012 This weekend Washington, D.C. hosts its largest annual event, and the city is expected to be inundated with visitors from across the country. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival has been underway since last week, but the highlight of the month-long celebration, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, takes place this Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Read more [...]

McLean/Tysons Corner, VA Market Report – 4/11/2012

11 Apr
April 11, 2012 The numbers below include the recent sales activity in both zip codes 22101 and 22102 in McLean, Virginia. While total revenue and units sold are down in February from January, so was the average sales price. Read more [...]

Centreville, VA Market Report 4/5/12

05 Apr
April 5, 2012 The Centreville market has seen a nice recovery since a very sluggish 4th quarter in 2011, even though days on the market has increased. Centreville is one of 3 markets in Fairfax County with a high percentage of townhouses and lower priced detached homes. Read more [...]

A Trip to the National Zoo Can Take You Around the World

04 Apr
April 4, 2012 When people think of the Smithsonian Museum, their mind naturally drifts to the red brick building on Constitution Avenue and to thoughts of fossils and ancient cultures. But far removed from the Smithsonian’s downtown area is a living, breathing museum brimming with creatures of every kind. The Smithsonian National Zoological Park, or as it’s locally known, the National Zoo, resides on Connecticut Avenue, in Northwest D.C., between the Cleveland and Woodley Park neighborhoods. The National Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in America, with its doors opening well over 100 years ago. With over 163 acres, it is one of the biggest parks in the city. It houses and cares for an astounding amount Read more [...]

Leesburg, VA Market Report – 4/3/12

03 Apr
April 3, 2012 Moving into 2012, we see a slight rebound from the very poor 4th quarter of 2011. Pending sales have recovered nicely since the low in September, which indicates that sales volume will increase in next 45-60 days. Read more [...]