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Win a Free Membership to the Capital Bikeshare

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty The City of Alexandria understands the importance of using alternative methods of transport throughout the region, and wants to encourage people to take advantage of the Capital Bike Share Program.  That is why the City of Alexandria is offering a chance to win a year’s free membership to the Capital Bike Share program (a $75 value).  To enter for the chance to win one of 16 memberships, simple go to the City of Alexandria website and fill in the online form. Capital... Continue Reading >

Girls Night Out in Shirlington VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty If you missed the June event, the next Shirlie’s Girls Night Out event is July 11th 2013. Calling all Arlington VA ladies, it is time to get out of the house and have a fun night out with the gals.  To help you organize this well deserved night out, Shirlington Village has taken all the hard work out of your hands and planned the Shirlie’s Girls Night Out.  This fun event is the perfect opportunity for you and all your girlfriends to enjoy... Continue Reading >

Donation Drive in Arlington VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty If you have recently finished your spring cleaning and like most people have found many items around the house that you would like to donate, then you need to stop by the Spring Cleaning Extravaganza event on Saturday June 15th 2013 from 10-1:30 p.m. at the NCSC 2229 S. Shirlington Rd in Arlington VA. This one stop drop off donation event is being organized by Arbour Realty's Agent Genevieve Concannon.  Clothing, shoes, household items, pots & pans, electronics are some of... Continue Reading >

Bike Information Arlington VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Many people in Arlington VA and throughout the DC metropolitan area using their bike instead of a car.  Whether it be to commute to work, run errands, grocery shopping, dining or just purely for fun, it is easy to live a car free life in Arlington VA.  Opting to use the bike a couple of days a week, not only reduces your carbon footprint, but saves money on gas and also increases you exercise output. For many people this seems like... Continue Reading >

Preparing Your Home For A Home Inspection

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty A professional home inspector will go from room to room testing the heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, appliances and smoke detectors.  He or she will also evaluate the structure, roof, interior and exterior of the home.  What the home inspector finds to be positive and negative about the home will greatly shape the homebuyers perception of the investment they are in the process of making. Don’t forget that the standard home inspection contingency usually provides them with the ability to cancel the... Continue Reading >