In case you missed the memo, if you commute through Vienna, Virginia on Route 123, please note that Route 123 or Maple Avenue will be CLOSED from East Street to Lawyers Road from 6:50 to 10. Local Vienna Traffic will be detoured onto Church Street... good luck! Ready for the Vienna Halloween Parade? Everyone is welcome to attend this Continue Reading
Living Here in Northern Virginia
This collection of posts is intended to help you get a feeling what it is like to live here. Many clients who relocate to Vienna or nearby aren't sure what to expect ~ hopefully this will be a collection that is interesting. Some are written by me, and some are written by local bloggers. Enjoy!
Maple Avenue will be closed to traffic around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 The 73rd Annual Vienna Virginia Halloween Parade! This parade is full of Marching Bands, Fire Engines, Dancers, Floats and kids... and more kids. One friend who recently moved back to London always commented how "you Americans sure love your Continue Reading
It was a cold, late fall morning as I read the Washington Post about ten years ago. The Metro Section had an article about a couple escaping a burning home on Dominion Way in Falls Church... I took a sip of coffee. "Dominion Way, don't I have clients on that street?", I thought. "Right, I should call Scott and Jeannie to see if they saw Continue Reading
UPDATE: I have upgraded again to 25mps in 2011! In the late 1990’s, I was seeing many new homes being built with Cat5 cable and a network hub from Bell Atlantic (soon to be Verizon) so that buyers could have the best available communications network. The box was branded with the Bell Atlantic logo but it was up to the new owner to either pick Continue Reading
A quarter of my clients relocate from another part of the world, and they are typically eager to get out of the McLean Hilton to explore their new life in the D.C. suburbs. And a key part of that search for meaning is finding a new favorite restaurant. Not necessarily a place like Cheers, but I imagine restaurants with local personality, charm, a Continue Reading
Talk to anyone who has been in the area for a day or two, and I'm sure the topic of traffic will come up. How long it took to drive to work or the tie up on the beltway for no other reason than heavy volume. It is the smart people who factor that in when looking for a home to buy. And the reality is that paying an extra $250k may just save your Continue Reading