Category Archives: Focus on Fairfax County VA



Fairfax County 2013 Real Estate Market

Simple equation of supply and demand. As the Fairfax County Inventory rose the prices slipped downward. However the good news is Fairfax County home owners found themselves with an average appreciation of 5.24% over 2012. The sales volume in the county increased 8.67% over 2012. Sellers with realistic price expectation sold their homes for 96.4% […]



Fairfax County Farmers Markets-Summer 2012

It’s an exciting time of the year for those of us who love fresh local produce.  The Fairfax County Farmers Markets and Smart Markets are opening for business.  Farmers markets in Fairfax County run by both organizations use only locally grown or made products.  No resellers are allowed.  You can find fresh eggs, vegetables of […]


Kings Park-Now and Then

“The more things change, the more they stay the same” at least that’s what Alphonse Karr is credited with saying sometimes in the 1800′s. The phrase came to mind when looking at an original ad for the Kings Park neighborhood in Springfield VA recently (click ad to see larger) In comparing the ad to a […]





A Fun Look Back At Springfield VA

The good thing about parents who didn’t throw anything away is uncovering the original developer brochure from our home in the Yates Village neighborhood.  It’s a good chuckle to read. Springfield The Community Designed for Progress “To reach Yates Village drive out the modern dual lane Shirley Highway” “Just 15 minutes to Washington DC” “There’s […]