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Looking through the Northern Virginia MLS you might see the the initials  "NTC" when referring to a bedroom in the basement of a home.  "NTC" refers to Not to Code and when touring homes we often discover the agent may be short changing a home's features.   Fairfax County VA has a set of criteria...
Recently my eyes have been drawn to "staged" homes in the MLS.   I'm not talking about houses where a professional stager has made an empty home seem warm or give an occupied home a few updates. No these are homes where it appears a Realtor® has decided to grab a few things and put them randomly ...
Our family first learned about Papa Petrone's when we lived in Springfield VA.  Fortunately when they left Springfield they opened in the Glen Shopping Center in Woodbridge.If you are looking for fresh made in the store pasta then this is the place to go.  The ravioli is amazing and though you ca...
Yes the rules have changed again on Craigslist.  A few months ago they eliminated the use of HTML wiping out the use of some of the nice templates provided by a number of companies.   Now they have posted new terms of use for posting a property for sale.  As you can see they are working to elimin...
Over the last five years anyone who lives in the Lake Ridge VA area has watched the steady increase in home sale prices.  This is good news for homeowners who may have seen their equity disappear during the lowest point of the Lake Ridge VA real estate market.  In March 2008 the median sales pric...
Every day on Active Rain there seems to be a post about how quickly, or not, agents get around to returning phone calls or how difficult it is to show a home without a lockbox.  It makes me wonder, when did we get so impatient with each other? Don't get me wrong, I've been frustrated when I thin...
It's always fun to catch up with former business associates who you haven't seen in awhile.  Having left a lucrative business career to go into real estate full time a few folks were shaking their head.Earlier this week over a cup of coffee I was asked "how is that real estate thing working out f...
You might think a condo built in 1940 might be dark and cramped.  However in the case of this condo located in the Historic Fairlington Villages you will be pleased to know it's not only big but it's bright as well.With 1860 Square Feet this 2 level condo is the 2nd largest condo in all of the Fa...
With our prolonged winter I've been anxiously listening for one sound to let me know spring is here.  Today while I took my afternoon stroll along the Occoquan River I heard it.  The unmistakeable call of an Osprey.I scanned the sky and the tree line until I found what I was looking for. Never wo...
There are lots of times throughout our lives when we have to let go.  If you are getting ready to sell your Northern Virginia home you are about to face one of those times.For most homeowners their home has been a place where you've built memories.  There are a number of emotions tied to what's h...

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