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Metro construction moving forward. Drive carefully
Future Reston Town Center Metro station goes before the county planning commission Jan. 13. Some of it will look a lot like Wiehle-Reston East, but much will also be different
See the list of sidewalks, signals and other improvements coming this way after Supervisors' approval
7 Cheap Tricks to Prep Your Home for a Quick Sale - US News
Declutter, paint and plant your way to that 'sold' sign.
Inaccurate Zillow 'Zestimates' a source of conflict over home prices
When "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell asked the chief executive of Zillow recently about the accuracy of the website's automated property value estimates — known as Zestimates — she touched on one of the most sensitive perception gaps in American real estate.
Broadlands Live kicks off its summer concert series tonight. What great weather for it too!
Great new listing in Haymarket Station!
ELEGANT BRICK FRONT CARRIAGE HOME with 3 FINISHED levels and attached 2 car garage
In Todays Washington Post: The Obama administration plans to overhaul how it is tackling the foreclosure crisis....
The Obama administration plans to overhaul how it is tackling the foreclosure crisis, in part by requiring lenders to temporarily slash or eliminate monthly mortgage payments for many borrowers who are unemployed, senior officials said Thursday.
Just in time for the spring house hunting season, home buyers can download Apps to help in the search
Celebrating St Patty's day today? Don't forget that the Washington Regional Alcohol Program's (WRAP) 2010 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be offered today from 4:00 pm to 4:00 am, Thursday, March 18, 2010.... To receive a FREE cab ride home (up to a $50.00 fare!), call 800-200-8294 (TAXI)
Trying to get out of the rain today? Stop by NOVA's Annandale campus for the Fairfax Community Home and Remodeling Expo. Open 11am to 5pm, $5 for adults, children under 12 are free. Learn all about home, garden, remodeling and renovation from industry experts and VIP's.
Ireland is famous for its rains, so its no surprise that todays Manassas St. Patrick's Day Parade is on rain or shine. Parade starts at 11:00AM. Check out the parade route below to join in on the fun!
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Loudoun County tops Forbes list of "America's 25 Richest Counties" in the Nation. Fairfax County is a close second! Other local counties that made the Top 25 are: Alexandria City, Charles County (Md.), Prince William County, Calvert County (Md.), Stafford County, Montgomery County (Md.), Arlington County, Fairfax City and Howard County (Md)
The country's fattest paychecks are brought home to these high-end suburbs.
Squatters in their own house: When banks don't foreclose
Throughout the country,many people continue to default on their home loans -- but lenders have backed off on forced evictions,allowing many to remain in their homes,rent-free. Several factors are driving ...
don't forget to check the White House Easter Egg roll site (starting today) to see if you were able to get tickets to the roll. Once you log in, go to "lottery applications" to see your status. Good luck!
In todays Washington Post: The Mansion goes Modular
One day in February, it was an empty, snow-covered lot in Bethesda. In 32 hours, the property held a six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath French country mansion with a walkout basement.
Fairfax County "Student Built Housing Program" highlighted in todays Fairfax Times:
Lake Braddock Secondary School junior Bryan Smith, 17, scrapes excess grout from the floor of a student-built house in Springfield.
Channel 9 (WUSA9) news is looking to interview someone who is about to replace a major appliance in their home. Whether it’s a dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, water heater, windows, doors, insulation, heating, cooling, air conditioning, roof, etc. If you're interested, please email WUSA9 regarding this at [email protected].
In todays Washington Post: New Loan Rules are Here to Help - Don't Fly Blind....
If you are planning to take out a mortgage or refinance,you might want to hear this blunt message from federal officials: Don't fly blind. When you're shopping among competing lenders for the best terms and fees,make sure you know which quotes come with a guarantee and which do not.
The online Lottery system has started for the White House Easter Egg Roll. Good Luck!
WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, and the federal government.
Arlington and Alexandria make the top 20 in the "Wealthiest Cities in the Nation" list
If you live in Arlington, there is a good chance this isn't news to you. It's one of the wealthiest cities in the nation.
Fairfax County mailed out their 2010 real estate assessments today. About 80 percent of residential properties experienced a decrease.
Department of Tax Administration
Man Bulldozes Home to Avoid Foreclosure
Terry Hoskins says he has struggled with the RiverHills Bank over his home in Moscow for years and had problems with the Internal Revenue Service. He says the IRS placed liens on his carpet store and commercial property and the bank claimed his house as collateral.
Washingtonian magazine is writing an upcoming article and they are looking for good stories about the real estate boom and bust. Did you buy a home during the frantic years of bidding wars and packed open houses? Or did you sell your house for more than you'd ever imagined possible? If so, they would love to hear from you. If you have a story to share, email Denise Kersten Wills at [email protected]
Design a Poster for the White House Easter Egg Roll
WASHINGTON DC (WUSA)---The annual Easter Egg Roll event on the White House lawnincludesparticipation from local students ages 12 and under.
CNN Money: Your landlord got foreclosed. Do you have to go??
Lenders can't kick bona fide renters out of foreclosed homes any more, thanks to a recent federal law, but that doesn't mean that some aren't still trying.
US News & World Report: 10 Rookie Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid
Get the most from your purchase by sidestepping these costly pitfalls.
Boosting home ownership in Northern Virginia....
While condo development may have embodied some of the worst excesses of the housing boom,these properties can provide a relatively low-cost entry to homeownership.
Facebook will NOT be charging a monthly fee to users to use their site. If you joined one of those "fan" pages, see the link below!
Facebook plans to institute a $4.99/month charge in June 2010?
Want to update Obama's Facebook, Twitter and Myspace accounts for him? He's looking for a Social Network Manager. Click on the link for the application:
Need a quick fix for your cabin fever? Today from 4pm-8pm Local Giant stores will have a free Valentines Day "event". They will have free valentine cookie decorating for kids, valentines day raffle prizes for flowers and dinners, games for kids including a "bowling alley" in the store.
Thinking of selling? Four Reasons to put that For Sale sign up...
Better days are ahead for the short-sales process...
The short-sales process, often agonizingly long, may not speed up overnight, but there’s reason to believe that better days are ahead. The federal government’s long-awaited guidelines for standardizing ...
Released January 28, Trends in Housing reveals info about the region such as: Prices showing signs of a moderate recovery. DOM continue to decline compared to both Q3 2009 & a year ago. Ratio of inventory to sales continues to decline in most jurisdictions from 1 year ago. Gap between buyer and seller demands is closing with the avg sales price in Q4 2009 at 93.7% of list price, highest share in more than 2 years.
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What's all the buzz about the new "Silver Line" coming to Metro. Check out the website below to get the facts.....
Dulles Metrorail will permanently connect Northern Virginia to the rest of the region, beginning in DC and following the Orange Line through Arlington County, extending through Tysons Corner, Reston, Herndon, Dulles International Airport and continuing into Loudoun County. ...
Tax Credit Ignites Early Spring Selling Season
The increase in home buying activity that normally starts in March is starting to pick up now as buyers eye the expiration date of the extended and expanded tax credit.
Even though the holidays are over, and there is a frigid chill in the air, don't forget that you still have a chance to visit the much talked about ICE exhibit at the Gaylord National Harbor. The ICE exhibit (presented by Coca Cola) closes January 10th! Follow the link below for ticket information... http://www.gaylordhotels.com/gaylord-national/christmas-on-the-potomac/photo-gallery.html#
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