Category Archives: Out & About In NoVa

Own Your Own Island In Woodbridge VA

Today while looking for options for waterfront homes or land for a client, one listing caught my attention. An island for sale in the Woodbridge VA area. When most of us think of an island for sale our thoughts immediately go to sandy beaches, blue skies and clear water or at least mine does. In […]


Former Missile Silo and Home For Sale

Couldn’t help but be intrigued by this listing in the Adirondack’s in NY.  How often do you find a home sitting on top of a luxury declassified nuclear missile silo?  Not often I suspect. The home offers 2000 SF of conventional living space and then with the touch of a keypad you can open the […]


Interesting in Buying A Piece of NOVA History?

  No this isn’t the piece of history you can buy.  This happens to be Gunston Hall the home of George Mason. Most of us know about George Mason from his famous words;  “That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent natural Rights… among which are the Enjoyment of Life […]


Gone But Not Forgotten-Wreaths Across America

Yesterday was the 20th Year that Wreaths Across America Project has been placing live pine wreaths on the graves of our fallen service members.  . It started as just a simple idea by Morrill Worcester, that every one who has served our country would be remembered during the holidays.   Since that time the project has […]


But Cindy The News Said No One Is Buying New Homes

Well the news might have said that but were they talking about Northern Virginia?   If you are thinking about buying new construction in Northern Virginia give Cindy Jones and CJ Realty Group a call at 703-346-2213. Let’s talk about what is happening in the Northern Virginia market, new home pricing and incentives being offered […]


The Rumble Of Rolling Thunder 2011

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 […]



Ahh Could You Tell Me Where Northern Virginia Is?

It seemed like a crazy question and then I laughed. The buyer was headed to Fort Belvoir from Arizona they had checked and they couldn’t find Northern Virginia anywhere on the map. It just wasn’t there. Oh well actually there isn’t a Northern Virginia like there is a North or South Carolina it is just […]


Evening in DC-A Different Perspective

This video may not officially fall under real estate talk but if you are moving to Northern Virginia hopefully you are going to take advantage of visiting the wonderful sights of the local area. Something many people don’t think of is visiting the Nations Capitol after the sun goes down. I thought I’d give you […]


It’s George Washington Day in Virginia

Around the country most people are celebrating today as President’s Day. Created in 1971 to honor all of the United States presidents many think the day was only to combine Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday and George Washington’s Birthday. However by law it is for all of our past presidents. In Virginia though the day is officially […]