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Timberlake Estates is a cluster of ~110 homes on the outskirts of Great Falls, nestled between Georgetown Pike and Route 7. Residents often choose to live here due to its private living near to DC. It enjoys proximity to beautiful Great Falls park as well as Tysons Corner Mall and Galleria. Commu...
08/23/2017
Broyhills McLean Estates is a neighborhood located between Dolley Madison Boulevard and Chain Bridge Road near Downtown McLean. The residents appreciate the convenient proximity to Tyson’s Corner Mall and Galleria, Washington DC, and Arlington. Commuters here can take advantage of easy access to ...
08/16/2017
Chain Bridge Forest is an enclave of 210 single family homes spanning both McLean (Fairfax County) and Arlington, Virginia. The neighborhood is 1 light to DC and close to downtown Arlington, Falls Church City, downtown McLean and Tysons. The Chain Bridge is right up the road, and the Palisades is...
08/09/2017
Kings Manor is a neighborhood located off Dolly Madison Boulevard near Downtown McLean Shopping and Business District. The residents appreciate the convenient proximity to Tyson’s Corner Mall and Galleria, Washington DC, and Arlington. Commuters here can take advantage of easy access to I-495 and...
08/02/2017
Chapters are a component of a book, not the entire story.  Even though it is of a finite length, it is an essential element. If an author were to leave a chapter out, then the story line would be significantly altered or effected. Real estate agents step into a client’s story as a chapter in thei...
07/26/2017
A move precipitates countless decisions: what possessions to go to the next home, what to sell, and what to give away.  In many cases people become paralyzed about the number of decisions.  This is where the concepts in “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up” by Marie Kondo become a fabulous reso...
07/12/2017
The real estate market in McLean and Great Falls remains strong in the first half of 2017 over 2016 in every segment except one. The number of transactions was up 12% over the first half of 2017 for the same time period in 2016. Going back to compare to the 2007 market over one decade ago, the nu...
07/03/2017
Our team’s “under contract” board is full this time of year as we have a concentration of settlements around the 4th of July holiday. Last year we actually had 6 settlements on one day. For a team that sells on average 2 houses a week, that stood out! We send a “happy home anniversary” card to pa...
06/30/2017
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Father’s Day was just a few weeks ago and 4th of July is around the corner!  Holidays are often a time when family members get together and can catch up over burgers on the grill.  It is also an opportunity to open up conversations about housing needs.  The generation gap strongly impacts the rea...
06/21/2017
During the month of June, Americans honor fathers with a special day.  The two fathers closest to me are my own father and husband.  Fathers are often a child’s first super hero and to them possess x-ray vision, super strength, speed and agility, invulnerability and are capable of leaping tall bu...
06/14/2017
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