Best Outdoor Activities in Northern Virginia

By Cathleen Rodgers / September 8, 2020

There is certainly no shortage of activities to do and places to see in Northern Virginia. We’ve rounded up some of the best (family-friendly!) outdoor activities to enjoy during the warmer seasons of the year. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens A beautiful, expansive garden where you can find ponds, gazebos, bell garden,…

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Salona Village McLean VA

By Will Rodgers / July 6, 2020
A 3d rendering of a new home to be built in McLean VA. White with dark roof and large windows.

Welcome Residents of Salona Village in McLean have it good. They can walk to restaurants or get a cup of coffee on one end of the neighborhood, and on the other walk along a nature trail. On top of that, Salona Village has some of the best new homes in…

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West McLean Communities, McLean VA

By Will Rodgers / July 4, 2020
A modern style home with fading blue sky at night. Well manicured landscaping.

Living in McLean McLean is one of the most sought after areas in Northern VA. There are areas that are lush with densely wooded forest. And you can find miles of some of the best hiking in Northern VA. And yet, a short drive in multiple directions puts you right…

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Condos Vs Townhomes: Which Should You Choose in Northern VA?

By Will Rodgers / June 23, 2020
Two portions of a row of townhomes and two condo buildings are shown.

The Great Debate I am going to tell you upfront, this question does not have an easy answer. You want to know which is better, condos vs townhomes? Or, more specifically, which should you buy? Like most questions in real estate, the answer is, “it depends on your situation”. For…

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Is Selling to an iBuyer Worth It?

By Will Rodgers / June 15, 2020
A blue and cream colored large colonial home with a small garage. Manicured lawn in front and stone siding.

Selling Your Home….Online? The internet has changed the way that you sell a home, whether you realize it or not. More and more buyers are finding the homes they buy online every year. Listing your house with a tech savvy is a smart investment for this reason. However, sellers are…

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Multiple Offers On a Home: A Buyer’s Guide to Winning

By Will Rodgers / June 9, 2020
A blue colonial home with a black roof, and light coming from the windows. There is a small garage and pillars that lead to the door.

The Buyer’s Challenge “We have multiple offers on the home, so give us your best and final by Monday morning”. This is very close to the statement that the listing agent told me the first time I was helping a client write an offer on a townhome in Fairfax. That…

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Whisperwood Townhomes Cluster Reston VA

By Will Rodgers / June 6, 2020
A sign at the entrance to a community in Reston VA. The sign reads "Whisperwood". Landscaping surrounds the sign and the road to enter is seen.

Welcome to Reston If you are just starting to look into Reston, welcome. Reston is a gem of a town and community in Northern VA. The area is a perfect blend of nature, art/culture and convenience. Reston has many clusters of townhomes built during different eras and of different size…

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Seller Closing Costs in Virginia

By Will Rodgers / May 30, 2020
A calculator and a sheet of ineligible math. Meant to represent a seller calculating their closing costs.

What Will You Need To Pay to Sell a House in Virginia? If you are thinking about the possibility of selling your home, whether it is a month from now or a year down the road, there are two numbers that every seller needs to focus on. Maybe you have…

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Greenbriar Fairfax VA

By Will Rodgers / May 28, 2020
A white sign with green posts and lettering that reads "Greenbriar" at the entrance of the Fairfax VA neighborhood. Green grass and a fence can be seen behind it.

Welcome to Greenbriar in Fairfax VA If you are looking for centrally located neighborhood that is rich with amenities and filled with quaint single family homes, Greenbriar could be a perfect match. Located just off Rt 50 and 66, this neighborhood has all the perks of a large subdivision. Walkable…

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New Homes in McLean VA

By Will Rodgers / May 26, 2020
A large home in McLean, VA. The home has stucco and stone siding, a brown roof and a dark brown metal awning and portico by the entrance. A wooden garage door in front of the brick driveway.

Intro McLean is easily among the best of the best in Northern VA. It has premier land, located along the Potomac river and stretching to Tysons Corner. And unlike some of the neighbors to the east, the lots are large with ample green space. McLean also has among the best…

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