Category Archives: Focus on Fairfax County VA



The Amazing Home Sales Race-NoVA Edition

In the spring the amazing Northern Virginia home buyer’s race began with a sprint.  Buyer’s couldn’t get in the doors fast enough when a new listing came on the market.  Vying for first place in the bidding war, buyers went back to waiving home inspections and appraisal contingencies to be the first on the mat […]




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 […]