Category Archives: Out & About In NoVa

A Dumfries VA House Full of Ghosts and Chills

It looks innocent enough.  A small house located just off the main road through Dumfries Virginia. If you ask local historians and ghost hunters they will tell you the Weems-Bott Museum is not for the faint of heart.  The museum is listed as the the 4th most active haunted place in the entire state of Virginia. […]

Never A Dull Moment In NoVA Real Estate

That may not be entirely true.  The days we spend sending paperwork back and forth to agents, lenders, title companies and clients aren’t exactly a thrill.  However there are days when you are out showing houses where you need to be prepared for just about anything. Yesterday it was an open house where nothing had […]

Driving Around Northern Virginia At Christmas

Every year there are old favorites and new light displays to enjoy around Northern Virginia. The annual Top 10 Christmas Lights list is out and this home at 1601 Collingwood Road in Alexandria VA is currently rated #6. Enjoy!

Potomac Shores Dumfries VA Model Debut Tour

This weekend June 15th and 16th the doors on the model homes will open ONLY to those who are registered on the VIP list. You can not show up on site and get in. There is a check in tent and if your name is not on the list you will have to wait until […]

Rolling Thunder Memorial Day 2013

Not everyone is packing up the car and heading to the beach this weekend. If you are staying in the DC area then the biggest event is the annual Rolling Thunder Rally. The rally started in 1987 with 2500 motorcycles riding through the streets of DC. Over the years the rally grew and now close […]

Buying A Home In Potomac Shores Dumfries VA

After meeting with the Potomac Shores developer yesterday I put together a video with updated photos of the model homes.  I’ll have an inside tour of the homes on June 13, 2013.  Unlike other new construction projects currently for sale in the Dumfries VA area you will not be able to walk into the models […]

Low Inventory in Woodbridge VA & Around the Nation

The numbers speak for themselves.  Except for the summer seasonal bump housing inventory in Woodbridge VA has contineud to slide downward over the last year. But what does Woodbridge VA inventory have to do with the rest of the nation?  It’s just one example of how inventory of homes for sale has declined.  Recently the […]

Expanded Theraputic Riding Program at Fort Belvoir

Among the duties of the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall is the training and care of the horses used for official functions including funerals at Arlington National Cemetery.  These two were out in the paddock recently doing a bit of mutual back scratching. […]

4th of July Celebrations in DC & NoVA for 2012

There is nothing better than a spectacular display of fireworks on the 4th of July.  The DC and Northern Virginia area offer a wide selection of places to take in a pyrotechnic display celebrating our nations Independence Day.   The Washington Monument of course is the sight for DC’s biggest display of Fireworks.  The only […]

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 […]