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Tony Award-Winning Avenue Q comes to Lorton

The Sunday before last, Tom, Susan, Stu, Brenda, Andy and Theresa caught the matinée performance of Avenue Q at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. The Tony Award winning musical was fantastic! Definitely not for kids (explicit language and content throughout), or the faint-of-heart, but boy did we laugh! It is hilarious, has a timeless, uplifting story and features wonderful acting a...

We are hiring – assistant closing manager!

Tom & Cindy and Associates is looking for an experienced person to be our assistant closing manager. We’re looking for a very detailed and friendly team player that has worked for a title company or real estate team before. Excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude are must haves. The right hire will also be cross-trained as an executive assistant to the owners. Duties ...

Headed Home Magazine: February 2018

The most recent issue of Headed Home, our digital magazine, is here! Whether you are looking for fun shopping and dining recommendations, open houses, homes for sale, or a market update, we've got you covered. Just click on the image and you'll be taken directly to the magazine. If you'd like to receive this magazine in your inbox each month, click here to sign up!  

Why some homes don’t sell-even in a great market

As we move enter the last week in February, the market certainly favors sellers. Inventory is very similar to the crazy days of 2004-2005. Multiple contracts on properties are not uncommon. Serious buyers are having to hustle to quickly see homes that come on in the price range they are searching for. But against this back-drop, there are many homes that are behaving like it’s a total buyer...

Chili for a Cause

Tom, Cindy and Susan went to a chili cook-off on January 20th to benefit Simple Changes Therapeutic Riding Center. Our past client, Jay Aronowitz, is on the board and let us know about this wonderful organization. The mission of Simple Changes is to “enrich the lives of individuals, their families and community through exceptional therapeutic programs, especially therapeutic horsemanship.”...

Model is open at the Crest of Alexandria!

https://youtu.be/_qGYhhZFGTc We are happy to report that there is a model now open at the Crest of Alexandria! Our team recently toured the Ward model and got to meet the sales manager from Van Metre. Per Van Metre's website, the homes at the Crest are a "modern take on classic Tudor style" and are designed with an eye towards entertaining as well as relaxing and offer open-concept living. ...

Market Update: January 2018

We are pleased to share our latest market update for January 2018. Sellers, as the graph above shows, this is your time! Inventory, which usually starts to rise after everyone puts their holiday decorations away and starts the new year, has actually fallen in the last two weeks. Thus, interest in homes that look great and are priced correctly is lively, even into the million dollar range. We’ve ...

Headed Home Magazine: January 2018

The latest issue of our digital magazine, Headed Home, is here! Click below to see homes for sale and coming soon, open houses, a "don't miss" market update and fun things going on around town. From two cool art exhibits, to the new Isabella Eatery, and a spotlight on a local charity, there is something for everyone!

New Construction: Avenshire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXrd955o6uU Built by NV Homes, Avenshire is located super-close to Wegmans and Fairfax Corner. There will be a total of 40 single family homes, with the community about 65% sold already. Prices for the Baldwin and Tyler models start in the upper $900s and buyers will have a variety of upgrades to choose from, including a covered rear porch like the photo below...

Market Update: December 2017

A look at these four graphs tells you all you need to know about our local real estate market as we near the end of 2017. We've used data from Springfield, but the information would be similar for Alexandria, Lorton, Burke and other areas of Northern Virginia. Sales are down, but only because of the lack of inventory. At the same time, prices are up and sellers are getting 9% more in 21% l...