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Real Estate Agent - Long and Foster Manassas
Dad Passed Away – We Really Need to Get Mom to MoveI have started this blog several times over the last couple of years, but have never found quite the right words.  So here goes again -One of the hardest life events is to have your father pass away.  As an adult child, you quickly find yourself ...
“I can find homes on the internet, so why do I need an agent?”  In our ever more-connected world, this question probably runs through the mind of many, if not most, people when they begin the search for their new home.  While it is true that you may well be able to find your perfect home on-line,...
Just Listed 8136 Bayonet Way #101 Manassas Immaculate ground level condominium in Bull Run.  Newer                                                             appliances, heat and air conditioning. Beautifully maintained by the current owners.  This lovely home is conveniently located close to co...
Kingsbrooke Market Report Nov 14, 2014 - Jan 14, 2015   Townhome sales in the Kingsbrooke subdivision of Bristow have stayed fairly steady over the last several months.  This report looks at sales for the two month period from November 14 to January 14, and compares it to the previous two months ...
They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
Isaac Enjoying a Beautiful Saturday Afternoon I had some errands to run this weekend that didn't include meeting clients or entering properties.  It was a beautiful late summer afternoon, and Ike hadn't been out socializing in a while.  So off we went.   I'm not tall by any stretch of the imagina...
T (WAAAAY) BT As some of you may have seen from earlier blogs, I moved last year.  Last week, I decided to claim one of the rooms that had turned into an "I'll get to this stuff later" storage space.  Here are some gems from my efforts. These two handsome gentlemen are my grandfathers from my Fat...
TBT:  Back to the '80s   Very basic survival training.  I was in the Army and stationed in Alaska from 1983-1985.  We had to build basic shelters and spend a night in it.  Fortunately, it wasn't too cold.     A pony ride just isn't enough.  My son in Arizona around 1987.
Just Listed!  Condo in Centreville, VA   14463 Golden Oak Road, Centreville, VA 20121       Great 3 bedroom 2 bath condo in Centreville, Virginia.  The unit features nice upgrades throughout to include marble tile in the foyer, dining area, and kitchen, and granite countertops.  Large dining area...
Open House Today May 31 in the Somerset Community of Gainesville.   Just on the market!  Come to my open house today at 14705 Links Pond Circle, Gainesville, VA 20155 from 1-4.  This is a former model home on a large corner lot.  Home has new hand scraped hardwood floors on the main level. Granit...

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