Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

Follow me
Real Estate Broker - The Momentum Group
A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



I have been on vacation (both literally and figuratively) so I have not been as active as usual on ActiveRain. This morning I logged on and came across an entry for this contest. Since I am always promoting contests as a great way to engage in all that ActiveRain can offer, I decided that I would...
Posted over 2 years ago
Several years ago, I got a call from an old friend. He said his brother was ready to sell his home and would like to speak to me.Great address and great location...I was really excited. I met both brothers over there one afternoon. There was a quite a lot of prep work to do on the house. The wife...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Today is the day that my 'baby' gets back from camp. Well,he's not quite a baby, but a 15 year old young man. He has been away at Camp Twin Creeks, in Marlinton, WV for two weeks. Camp Twin Creeks is a traditional coed Summer Camp.  This is his 5th year; he got a 5 year shirt this session. Growin...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Have you heard of 'ST&D?' And no, it is not some sort of unmentionable condtion... I read today that New York has passed a new anti-texting law called 'ST&D' (Stop Texting and Drive). It is now considered a primary offense to be texting and driving, and if an officer suspects you doing it, you wi...
Posted almost 3 years ago
It's not that I don't trust is my job to verify these things!   Ooops...aplogies, this is not the full post, I was just 'place saving.'Does AR not save to 'draft' as the default anymore???? I should have checked, but I will publish the FULL post tomorrow (with a new title!).   Thanks for...
Posted almost 3 years ago
I was out front with the dogs when my good friend, and neighbor, came by to report on the Open House down the street. I had been in earlier in the week to preview the property, so she stopped by to give me her perspective. It got me thinking about a comment I heard recently from a prospective sel...
Posted almost 3 years ago
When my neighborhood was built in Northern Virginia, between 1994 and 1995, one of the favorite quick-growing trees to plant was the very pretty Bradford Pear. Now if you are not familiar with Bradford Pears, they grow quickly, flower in the Spring and just, generally, make a nice addition to the...
Posted almost 3 years ago
I first saw this when it was posted sometime last year by a favorite blogger here on ActiveRain, Craig Rutman. My son and I were at Target yesterday and he came out laughing because someone was on their Bluetooth and he thought they were talking to him. It reminded me of this video and thought it...
Posted almost 3 years ago
When the market is down and you need to sell your house, it is easy to feel pretty 'put out' by the low-ball offers and never ending  buyer requests. Sometimes, by the time you accpet an offer, you feel like you have really compromised. Rather than behaving like you are doing the buyer  big favor...
Posted almost 3 years ago
Have you made your Northern Virginia plans for the 2011 July 4th Fireworks? Living just outside of Washington D.C., Northern Virginia residents can take advantage of the Nation's Fireworks display and head down to the Mall in D.C., or watch the display from a boat on the Potomac River. Fireworks ...
Posted almost 3 years ago

Holly Weatherwax

Keller Williams Realty, Northern Virginia
Want to know what your home is worth?
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the envelope to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information

The Breast Cancer Site