Tag Archive: Alexandria

Gut Check: Making an Offer in a Rising Housing Market

A few weekends ago I received word that an offer I had submitted on behalf of clients would be competing with other offers already in hand and that we needed to come back with our “highest and best” offer. Thus, I found myself yet again trying to give guidance to clients on the offer they…

Swamps and Sunshine: This House Has It All

You are either going to love this one, or hate it. Not sure most would emphasize the swamp that lies in the backyard so much, especially given the mosquito problems most of us in the DC area have even without such features. However, more than anything I am curious what people think of the sun…

Arlington Going Green – Earth Day 2012: Local, Social, Technical, Practical

With Earth Day weekend upon us it is the perfect time to take a look at what you can do to reduce your footprint, and get involved in the community. In the slidshow above, and the descriptions below I break down ways you can get involved in Earth Day 2012 locally, socially, technically, and practically….

Colin’s “Catch of the Day”: Renovated In Del Ray

Today’s “Catch of the Day” is a renovated Del Ray charmer! Well, do we really find anything but charming in Del Ray? What we have is a space that is clean and updated, but with some room for additional improvements. For instance, the home seems to have laminate counter tops, and they are advertising a…

Colin’s “Catch of The Day” 9/17/11 – Del Ray Charmer

Often times here at TheBeltwayLife.com I talk about two sides of the inventory coin in Northern Virginia and DC: the inventory of homes that are not well update or well priced and then sit on the market a while, and the inventory that comes on and sells immediately and often with multiple offers. Well, I…