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Trout Fishing at Lake Fairfax Park

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Foter / CC BY-SAIf you enjoy fishing but don’t want to stray far from home you may want to consider Lake Fairfax Park in Reston. The 20-acre lake at Lake Fairfax Park is stocked with trout and ready for the spring 2014 season. During the trout spring and fall season, daily passes can be purchased for $15, a spring pass for $60 or an annual pass for $70, this allows one person to fish and catch up to six fish per... Continue Reading >

Changes to Mortgages in 2014

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty It was just announced that the conforming loans ($417K and $625.5K for high balance) will remain the same in 2014 as they were in 2013.  No surprise, but still good to hear.  New jumbo and second trust products continue to come on the market, so (at least in the near term) more, not less, mortgage products are available now and in the upcoming months. Also, on January 1, 2014 the Qualified Mortgage (“QM”) rule be implemented that was created as part... Continue Reading >

2013 Leaf Collection Schedule for Arlington, Fairfax County & DC

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty seyed mostafa zamani / Foter / CC BYA sign of fall is the changing leaf colors, the vibrant red, orange and yellows seen throughout the metropolitan area, which shortly thereafter turn to brown and fall from the trees.  This season is once again on top of us, signaling the time to round up the leafs in preparation of the start of the 2013 area leaf collection period.  Below are details for the first round of leaf collection in Arlington County, Fairfax County &... Continue Reading >

NVAR Hosts 17th Annual Eco-Summit

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Thursday, September 5th, The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) hosted its seventeenth Annual Economic Summit, or Eco-Summit as they call it; this title really seems like it is going to have something to do with the environment because of the "eco" term, but no. It is about the economy- mostly regionally but a bit about the National situation as well. Maybe that does have some sort of connotation to the environment- though just the economic-environment. A Fine Selection of Panelists A... Continue Reading >

Construction Work on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) in Tysons Corner

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty ecstaticist / Foter / CC BY-NC-SAExpect delays on Leesburg Pike in and around Tysons starting the week of August 19th into September 2013, this is as a result of construction work on the planned silver-line metro project. Dulles Metrorail Project crews will start working each night to complete the paving and restoration of the east and west bound lanes . These lanes will reopen during the day, but expect a rough surface as a result of the two-step process that... Continue Reading >