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Recycle at the Arlington E-Care Event

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty You really will be surprised at the amount of items you have in your home that are not being used but can be recycled, or reused.  Every year around this time Arlington County‘s environmental services host the E-Care event.  This is your opportunity to recycle items sitting around the home that are no longer used. These items can range from household hazardous materials to clothing, small metal items and even bikes. The Arlington VA E-Care event is Saturday, April 20, 2013 from... Continue Reading >

NEW LISTING: Deluxe 2BR at Lyon Hill

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty A condominium built for those with discerning tastes, this 2 bedroom plus den home, occupies the entire side of Arlington’s favorite luxury boutique condominium. You are welcomed home by a gorgeous mahogany door and high arching domed ceiling foyer.  The 10 foot tray ceilings and oversized windows allow natural light to gleam from the Brazilian Tigerwood floors, throughout the 1530 square feet of living space.  Each room has been carefully considered for living, dining, entertaining, resting and relaxation.  Not a detail... Continue Reading >

SEED Homes targets LEED Gold Certification for Custom Contemporary in N. Arlington

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Tucked away on a quiet street in N. Arlington is another new striking model from SEED Homes. The newly designed Fillmore model, now occupied, is targeting LEED Gold Certification. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consists of a suite of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is intended to provide building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing... Continue Reading >

Free Bike Classes at Pentagon Row

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty One of the many great things about living in Northern Virginia is the extensive bike paths and biking opportunities not far from the DC metropolitan area.  As the warmer weather approaches there is nothing more amazing than a weekend filled with biking through the mountain trails of the Shenandoah or enjoying one of the many Virginia or Maryland bike paths. Spring and fall months provide the cooler morning and evenings, which are perfect for switching out the gym and getting... Continue Reading >

Smartphone Apps For Homebuyers

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty There are countless smartphone apps that can help you during the home buying or selling process.  I want to share a few FREE apps that are my new favorites. Sitegeist - As a real estate agent I am always a little hamstrung when a client asks about demographics.  Because of Fair Housing Laws, I'm not able to comment on this subject.  With Sitegeist you can look up demographic information on your own based on your GPS coordinates. Other helpful information you can... Continue Reading >