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My blog covers whatever is on my mind. It travels the spectrum from Real Estate in Northern Virginia, local events, market reports, neighborhood data, business profiles and personal stories, and once in a while just some random craziness. I hope you enjoy it, and please feel free to drop a note.



Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Year in Review - 2016The Winchester, VA real estate market had a good year in 2016. Overall sales were 1732, which is only 13 less than 2015. That's less than a 1% pullback. It is consistent in a contentious election year to see sales slow down in the months leadi...
During my twenty years as a pastor, I started every year with the same basic question:  "Where will you be one year from now?"  We're approaching the end of the year, and it's a good time to start thinking about next year.  Let me offer a few questions to get you started thinking. Where will you ...
I have four simple keys that can make a big difference in your business. If I've learned anything about the real estate business in the past two decades it is that it is unpredictable. It does have cycles, and then a recession like 2008 comes along and changes everything. Because of that, it is w...
Our family has had a great Christmas with lots of loved ones around, and throughout Christmas day I realized that there were many lessons to learn. For instance,  No matter how old you are, you're still your parent's children.  That's not necessarily a bad thing, but they do tend to want to take...
Like most young men in my twenties, I loved to go fast.  One of my first cars was an Italian sports car that I ran up to 143 mph before it blew the manifold off the side of the block.  It was exhilarating.  Not long after that expensive repair, I took my motorcycle just beyond that speed.  Whew! ...
Winchester - Frederick County, VA Real Estate Market Report - November 2016Well, there are 11 down and 1 to go. Months, that is. The Winchester - Frederick County, VA real estate market is back in stride after the election slowdown. November still had signs of an election hangover, but like an Al...
What is your brand telling the world?What is your brand telling the world? This morning, I was fueling my car at a big box wholesale club when I overheard a discussion on an employee radio that made me smile. It appears that a major US brand provides a product to this wholesale club that sells qu...
We're about to enter a new year. Here are 10 challenges for you.1. Focus - Determine what your distractions are and eliminate as many as possible. Some things are just that, distractions, and they cheat you out of moving forward.2. Get Healthy - Eat foods that don't rob you of energy and good hea...
Cornerstone Business Group, Inc., would like to welcome Lisa Cross as our new office administrator. Lisa comes to us from the banking industry. She has an excellent grasp on the business of banking which relates well to the real estate field. Lisa will be the face and voice of Cornerstone to thos...

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