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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.



On this Memorial Day weekend, I would like to thank all of the men and women who have defended this country from its inception to the present day.  It is not without great sacrifice and dedication that you have put your lives in harm's way for the promise of a peaceful return to a more simple lif...
Looking for graphics for your blog? ToonClipArt is your fun resource.Are you looking for that one graphic that will paint a picture and help your blog readers smile, chuckle or just burst out in laughter? I love to use cartoons in my blogs to get a point across. If I'm writing about a deal where ...
This is my annual advice, suggestions, wit and wisdom for the, soon to be released on the world, graduates. If they can learn from an old-timer, they can learn from anyone. So, let's get to it. My Annual Words of Wit, Wisdom, Sarcasm and Good Sense for Graduates.It's graduation time, and students...
My receptacles aren't working in my living room. Why?My receptacles aren't working in my living room. Why? I get that call about a dozen times a year, and I always follow it with a question. Have you been using a space heater, or, do you have a window air conditioner plugged into the wall? Why wo...
          Canter Estates, Stephens City, VA 1st Quarter Real Estate Report - 2018Canter Estates, Stephens City, VA had a great first quarter real estate report. The market is up 100% over 2017, and it had no foreclosures or short sales. The number of distressed properties is significant. During t...
What I learned from the recession of 2008 that has made me better. (this is long)I've been through a lot of recessions in my life, but the recession of 2008 was a critical turning point in me. This time, I had a wife and two kids. I had two companies and six employees. This recession was going to...
I had two interactions today that reminded me how important it is to be the sunshine with the people you interact with. You never know where a person is in his/her life, and a little act of kindness can be like a gift.I stopped by a convenience store on the way to the health department for a sept...
I've watched a number of my real estate colleagues sign up for coaching from coaching professionals, and I've cheered them on.  I love seeing people succeed, and if coaching is what it takes to get someone over the top, I'm all for it.  Ironically, I've seen a lot of them months later, maybe six ...

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