Reston Town Center Reboot

Reston Town Center Reboot In the past few years, several long-standing Reston Town Center locations decided to close their doors permanently, paving the way for some new restaurants and retail to fill the gap. Though

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Best Pizza In Reston

Best Pizza in Reston If you are craving pizza and live in Reston, you are in luck. Reston boasts an impressive number of pizza restaurants sure to satisfy even the most discerning pizza lover. In

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Discover Reston

Discovering Reston’s Neighborhoods  There is something for everyone in Reston, Virginia! Between North, South, Central Reston, and the Uplands, buyers are sure to find a vibe that fits their personal needs and current lifestyle. Whether

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Prep Your Reston Home For Sale

Prep Your Reston Home for Sale Continued low mortgage rates, tight supply and strong demand have put home sellers in the driver’s seat, making this a great time to consider selling your Reston home. This

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Virtual House Hunting in Reston

Virtual House Hunting in Reston Your search for a new home in Reston begins and ends at your computer keyboard. Although the pandemic shut things down starting back in March, the real estate market is

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Reston Lakeside Communities

If you have ever dreamed of living on the water, you definitely need to check out Reston’s lakeside communities! Reston boasts four lakes – Lake Audubon, Lake Thoreau, Lake Anne, and Lake Newport – and

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5 Good Reasons To Refinance

Five Good Reasons to Refinance Interest rates have been hitting record lows over the past few months, so you might be wondering if you could benefit by refinancing the mortgage on your home in Reston.

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Multiple Offers, Reston Real Estate

Multiple Offers, Multiple Options! The Reston real estate market is still smoking hot, despite the unprecedented times we find ourselves in due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Many lucky sellers find themselves sifting through multiple offers,

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Reston Real Estate and Covid-19

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected everything comprising life as we know it, and the Northern Virginia real estate market, including the Reston area, is no exception. However, a strong economy and low interest rates have

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Winter Fun In Reston

Winter Fun in Reston       There is no need to hibernate during the cold winter months when you live in Reston. With a variety of fun indoor and outdoor activities available around town, you’re sure to

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Amazon in Northern Virginia

Amazon is Coming to Town Get ready, Reston. Internet giant Amazon is coming to Northern Virginia in 2019! Amazon’s second headquarters, known as HQ2, is being split between Northern Virginia and New York City, locations

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Buying Your First Home In Reston

Reston is a great market for first time homebuyers, with condos, townhomes, and single-family homes available at a variety of price points. As you begin your search for the perfect first home in Reston, here

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Reston Real Estate Market Overview

What does the Reston Real Estate Market Look Like?  If you’re in the market for a new home, Reston could be the place for you. Choose from luxury hi-rise condos, lakefront property, townhomes, and single-family

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Best Salons In Reston

If you are in need of a little pampering, you won’t have far to go if you live in Reston. Whether you want a new hairstyle, a manicure or pedicure, a facial, body scrub or

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The Reston Association

The Reston Association is the glue that holds Reston together, giving residents assurance that living in Reston is the best experience possible! Bylaws and guidelines for homeowners, along with a host of amenities are part

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Reston’s Best Burgers

Nothing beats a good burger, and when you live in Reston, satisfying that craving is easy.  With several restaurants in Reston boasting delicious, juicy burgers, your biggest problem will be deciding where to go.  The Counter

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Reston Happy Hours

If you live in Reston and are looking for a place to unwind after a long day, the possibilities are endless! There are dozens of restaurants throughout Reston, giving residents a lot of options not

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Back To School In Reston

If you own a home in Reston and have school aged children, they will have the advantage of being able to attend Fairfax County Public Schools.  Reston has a whopping eight Elementary schools, along with Hughes

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Living In Reston

So, you want to buy a home in Reston?  Good choice! Whether you’re single or have a family, this D.C. suburb is the place where dining, shopping, parks, recreation, and culture meet, providing a rich lifestyle experience

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The Truth About Zillow Zestimate

Do you know how much your home is worth? No, really, do you? Homeowners and buyers across the country often answer this question by turning to a figure known as a Zestimate, produced by Zillow.com. Zillow’s

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Assuming A Mortgage 101

It’s the little things that really matter sometimes. The cherry on top of a sundae, the light scent of gardenia on a warm spring breeze and a mortgage that’s assumable are each all about the

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Pricing Your Home

When you decide to sell your home, naturally you want to get the best price you can. Setting the right price to maximize your profits all begins with finding out how much your home is

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Is a Home Warranty Right For You?

Whether you’ve recently purchased a home or are considering renewing the home warranty that came with your home, chances are good that you’ve got questions. Big ones. You’ve probably heard a lot of different things

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Reston Pool Info

I just moved to Reston! How do I get into the pools for the 2018 season? If you are a part of the Reston Association, the Homeowners Association for the area, you can get into the pools by

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Reston Virginia is for Wine Lovers

Whether you’re a casual wine drinker or a wine connoisseur, Reston is the place to be! With several great wine-themed restaurants, wine stores, and stellar grocery store wine departments, there are many options to explore

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Free Fitness In Reston

The best way to commit and stick to an exercise program is to find something you enjoy.  There are so many gyms, fitness programs, and exercise classes in Reston it can be hard to decide which

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Grocery Stores Galore in Reston

Grocery shopping. There is no avoiding it. Whether this is a chore you endure or something you love, Reston boasts a wide variety of grocery store options, from traditional chains to gourmet markets. The best thing

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Reston Pet Guide

RESTON PET PERKS A pet-friendly community like Reston recognizes that pets are more than just pets. They are a beloved part of the family.  Walking trails, an off-leash dog park, pet-welcoming restaurants, medical services, and specialty

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Reston Farmers Market

The Reston Farmer’s Market One of the most enjoyable perks of living in Reston is the vibrant, bustling farmer’s market held Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Lake Anne Village. The market runs from April

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

The housing market continues to thrive across much of the country as we head into the spring months. Additionally, many of the markets that burst with the bubble of 2008 are mostly recovered. This has

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2018 Inventory Shortage – Why?

If you’ve been house hunting in 2018 then you are well aware of the housing inventory shortage Northern Virginia is facing.  The low supply has continued to push prices up and create scenarios of multiple

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The “Zestimate” Decoded

Zillow’s property-value estimates, called Zestimates, are a popular consumer tool for seeing how much homes are worth. Whether you’re curious about how much your home’s value has changed, wondering if your home’s appraised value is

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Active Adult Communities

What comes to mind when you see communities with an age restriction?  Well unless you’ve been to some of the newest 55 and better communities, thoughts of walkable developments, urban living, modern homes, amenities, lock

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Reston – Where to Live?

Where in Northern Virginia would you live if you could choose anywhere? I choose Reston!  Reston was designed so you can get anywhere easily. You can walk to anything you could possibly need; the grocery store,

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Intro to Buying Foreclosures

Before we start, let us first discuss, what is a foreclosure. Foreclosure occurs when a mortgage lender sells the property to pay off a defaulted mortgage loan. Foreclosed properties are much cheaper than the standard

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Home Maintenance Tips

Proper and routine home maintenance is an essential tool to preserve the life of your home. When you own a home, you also need to take care of it. The status of your home is

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Home Buying Transaction

What are the steps in buying a home? Follow the illustration below to see what the process looks like. We can work together and define what home means to you. As your buyers agent I will

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Home Buying Tips

Buying Secret #10: Keep Your Money Where It IsIt’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a new home. You don’t want to take

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Home Selling Tips

Selling Secret #10: Pricing it rightFind out what your home is worth by having a professional CMA (comparable market analysis) done on your home by an expert real estate agent. Pricing your home right, is

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