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Return On Investment Renovations

Return on investment renovations. The new year can typically spark the desire for a new look, starting with home renovations. Before slapping on the hard hat, it is essential to know what the return on investment is. A Cost versus Value report that analyzes the price for upgrades, and what you’ll make in return, has been released by Remodeling magazine. Sellers this year will definitely want to compare what they can recoup on their renovation investments. A popular trend nationwide is leaning... Continue Reading >

What Homes Sold at the Gates of McLean in 2016?

What Homes Sold at the Gates of McLean in 2016? That is the question this video and this blog post will answer for you.  Watch and read to find out how many homes sold in the Gates of McLean. The Gates of McLean is still a very desirable community in Tysons Corner.  It's located across the street from Capital One's head quarters.  And it's also one block from a Silver Line metro station.  The only Silver Line station that's just inside the beltway. The Gates... Continue Reading >

Historic Meets Modern in the Condos of DuPont Circle

Historic Meets Modern Historic exteriors and modern interiors have grasped the attention of many DuPont Circle residents that have purchased these mix styled condos. One can find buildings made of smooth-textured red bricks and circular bay towers making up the exterior of a condo. Walking inside provides a much different view of stylish and contemporary open spaces . A particular five level house in P Street NW has been remodeled in order to coordinate with the surrounding condominium units. The interior... Continue Reading >

The Year of the Smart Home

The Year of the Smart Home Sellers and builders are including smart home features as a bonus package for consumers' real estate purchases. These features are replacing furnaces, alarm systems, doorbells, door locks, refrigerators, and more household items. In 2016 personal home assistance became more popular with the emergence of devices such as Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa. IHS Markit states that last year 80 million smart home devices were purchased worldwide. In 2017 it's predicted that 130 million devices will... Continue Reading >

New Development Proposed on King Street

New Development Proposed on King Street New Development Proposed on King Street On the outskirts of Old Town Alexandria, architect Michael Winstanley, has proposed to design and construct an eight-story condominium building. The condominium will stand two blocks away from the metro and behind six old town homes at 1604-1614 King Street. The design consists of eight stories of exterior glass to project a new, unique and modern look in the city. Pending Alexandria’s design decisions, the eight-story condominium may have an impact on the redevelopment of the... Continue Reading >

Tysons Corner Rental Buildings Getting Creative

Special Incentives to Rent Tysons Corner Rental Buildings Getting Creative The landscape in Tysons Corner seems to be constantly changing.  Especially if you stay away for a bit.  The next time you come it seems dramatically different.  Like seeing your nephew every year at Christmas and marveling that they're 2 inches taller.  That's what's happening in Tysons Corner.  The Best Western Hotel is gone.  That was at the corner of Route 7 and Westpark.  In it's place will soon be 2 new apartment buildings.  That... Continue Reading >

Food For Others on Giving Tuesday 2016

Featured Video Play Icon Food For Others on Giving Tuesday 2016 On Giving Tuesday 2016 Jeff interviewed Annie Turner, the Executive Director of Food For Others.  Watch the Video and learn about the 4 main ways that Food For Others combats hunger needs in the local area in Northern Virginia. [1] Social Workers refer people in need to Food For Others for food through Warehouse Distributions [2] Food For Others goes to 16 neighborhood sites around the area to distribute food [3] P3, "Power Pack" program, that gives... Continue Reading >

Tysons Corner Courthouse Station Home Sales Report November 2016

Featured Video Play Icon Tysons Corner Courthouse Station Home Sales Report November 2016 Courthouse Station is a neighborhood of townhomes in Tysons Corner's Vienna zip code 22182.  It is close to the beltway and route 7, off of Gallows Road.  Landmarks close to this community are Joyce Kilmer Middle School, and also the Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station. If you wanted to buy a home in Courthouse Station, there is only 1 available.  This home is located at 8043 Trevor Place, Vienna, Virginia 22182.  The home... Continue Reading >

Schools Matter in Real Estate Values

Local schools good for value of homes? Schools Matter in Real Estate Values It's kind of funny.  Since Realtors aren't allowed to say if a school is good or bad.  The government doesn't want Realtors putting their opinions on to the consumer.  Or inappropriately affecting interest or lack thereof in a neighborhood by a Realtor's rating of the school.  That's why the whole industry of online rankings popped up.  There are websites like GreatSchools.org, where a consumer can go to get more school info. and the desired ratings. Everyone... Continue Reading >

What is for sale in McLean Hamlet October 2016

Featured Video Play Icon What is for sale in McLean Hamlet October 2016 McLean Hamlet is a unique neighborhood of single family homes in McLean.  This neighborhood is located in the McLean 22102 zip code.  McLean Hamlet is nestled in close to the beltway off of Lewinsville Road.  It's easy to get to McLean or Tysons Corner.  When leaving McLean Hamlet you just turn right or left respectively onto Lewinsville Road.  Most of the homes are good sizes.  And they generally have third of an... Continue Reading >