Real Estate


February 21, 2014

I am planning a series of posts about stupid photos taken by real estate agents and actually posted to their local MLS, supposedly in furtherance of their intention to sell a home. I know they were taken by agents because professional photographers certainly wouldn’t allow such trash to sully their equipment. I’m not the only […]

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Removing Wallpaper

February 19, 2014

I don’t know about you, but as Harry Homeowner* I have hung – and removed – all the wallpaper I ever will. I’m over it. I don’t care if it’s “coming back” in style or not – it’s never coming back in my house. That said, there is still wallpaper in my house to be […]

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Kingstowne Wegmans Delayed To 2015

January 22, 2014

According to a report from Washington Business Journal, the planned Alexandria-area Wegmans will not open in 2014, store officials say. They will open as the anchor to the new Hilltop Village Center in 2015, perhaps as soon as the first quarter. They had originally hoped to open by November 2014, but apparently the permitting process took longer than they […]

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More Springfield Town Center Shops/Restaurants On Tap

January 14, 2014

The Washington Business Journal reported today that they have pieced together from permit applications a number of tenants who will be populating the renovated Springfield Town Center when it finally reopens sometime later this year (or early 2015, my personal guess). They include Maggiano’s Little Italy, H&M, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Vans, LA Fitness (also coming to the […]

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Springfield Town Center – on Video!

April 26, 2013

Vornado has posted a new video showing their intended Town Center features. You can find it here. You may be confused by the map which opens the presentation. This is because the map is oriented to the SOUTH instead of the NORTH – so it appears that Springfield is northeast of DC, and to the […]

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Three Home Improvements To Tackle Now

March 8, 2013

Here’s the gist of a great post from LifeHacker on important improvements for your home. If you own a home, chances are you’ve got a long list of renovations and upgrades you’d like to do on it. (From painting to refinishing floors, it never ends!) When it comes to saving money and preserving the value […]

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Competition For FBI Heats Up

February 12, 2013

Capitol Business has a great article on developer competition for the FBI HQ in Springfield. From the article: Some of the most established, savvy and deep-pocketed developers in the Washington area have land holdings in the center of Springfield, and they all have experience with major projects in downtown D.C., where the J. Edgar Hoover […]

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