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Helping you find the perfect buyer for your home - or helping you find the perfect home - in Old Town Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Fort Hunt, Montebello and many other fine Alexandria neighborhoods. Start your search at www.novapropertyshop.com.

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2010 

Like all landlords, we have had our share of great tenants and just once, not-so-great tenants (a long blog post in itself)...and this month, we have the pleasure of checking out our summer rental cottage on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where the season has just ended as well as a year roun...
Posted over 3 years ago
No, this isn't my Halloween costume.  But it is an apt representation of how I felt a couple of hours ago when a listing agent for a rental property for which my clients had signed a lease called to say her owner was now unhappy with the negotiated terms of the lease and was refusing to sign. Sig...
Posted over 3 years ago
  I thought this list of Margaret's was spot on, so I am reblogging in the hopes more people will see it and benefit from it.  If you're in Virginia, you can check the Virginia Sex Offender Registry for a list of residences you want to avoid when taking children door to door. And if you are in Al...
Posted over 3 years ago
"YES, this is THE house!!! This is TOTALLY our dream house.  Bring a contract for us to sign and we'll bring the checkbook." "We're so excited...oh, I'm so worried someone else will buy it out from under us.  Can you call them and tell them we WANT THIS HOUSE?  Don't let them take any other offer...
Posted over 3 years ago
HOORAY FOR BOOKS! Saturday, October 30  10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come join the fun and support a good cause at HOORAY FOR BOOKS! Halloween Spooktacular & Book Drive.  They'll have plenty of Halloween festivities, games and snacks for kids (of all ages!). And, being a bookseller, there will be a Storyt...
Posted over 3 years ago
DOGGIE HAPPY HOWL-O-WEEN COSTUME CONTEST OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA Thursday, October 28  from 5pm - 8pm Jackson 20 Restaurant and Hotel Monaco, located at 480 King Street in the heart of OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA will be hosting their annual Doggie Happy Howl-o-Ween Costume Contest to benefit the Animal Wel...
Posted over 3 years ago
I have a sweet tooth.  In fact, sugar ranks as my favorite condiment and caramel is my favorite food group. Sprinkle that caramel with a little sea salt and I'm in Nirvana. So, imagine my excitement to hear of the FREE "Poppin' Time Snacker Tasting" this Saturday, October 23, from 1 - 4 pm at Th...
Posted over 3 years ago
I ALMOST missed this because I thought it was either the Buyer or Seller video that seemingly made the rounds of every brokerage in town a few weeks ago.  But NO!  It is an Alan May original and it is truly, truly funny.  Thanks for the laugh!!!  It made my night.How to address that question of "...
Posted over 3 years ago
RENTING IN OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA The key to a successful rental experience in or near OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA is BEING PREPARED - and that means being prepared on several levels. Prepared not only to make a decision fairly quickly, but also being prepared to submit an application immediately upon ident...
Posted over 3 years ago
My mind is reeling.  My head is pounding. My stomach is a little queasy. And I'm simply overwhelmed. Text messages!  (SMS OR MMS???)  Voice mail - or wait, Google Voice?  Email - or is that becoming too passe?   SmartPhones = QR Codes = Mobile Marketing = Mobile Landing Sites.  Of course. Sigh.  ...
Posted over 3 years ago
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