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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 >

Stay Up-To-Date on Arlington VA Events

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty With so many events going on in Arlington VA, and the surrounding areas, I am sure like me you find it hard to keep up. So often someone tells me after the fact about a great wine tasting event, or band that has recently played. Life would be easier if I could find out many of the upcoming Arlington VA events from one source. Thanks to our friends at ARLnow, this is possible.  ARLnow are now featuring the Arlington Agenda which... Continue Reading >

Springfest 2013 Fairfax VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty It is the first day of spring, warmer weather will soon be upon us, which means more time outside, and no better to time to start thinking about your continuing commitment to the environment. While you start planning for spring activities in and around Fairfax County VA, remember to save the date for the Springfest 2013 on Saturday April 27th 2013 at the Workhouse Arts Center on 9601 Ox Road Lorton. Springfest is a celebration of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and a... Continue Reading >