Client Testimonial

December 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s such a privilege to help clients during a transition as important as buying their first home.  It’s even more delightful knowing that they appreciate my help and recommend me to friends, as is the case with Dan & Beth, a Navy couple whom I recently helped as they sought to buy their first home. […]

What’s the cost of living in the Washington, DC, area?

December 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In a word: High.  You can use a calculator like this one to compare a salary in your current location to Washington, DC.  As of the date of this post, here’s a sample of how various locations stack up vs Washington, DC… Atlanta, GA – 45.3% higher in DC Dallas, TX – 44.7% higher in […]

City vs County: Falls Church City, Alexandria City, and Fairfax City

City vs County: Falls Church City, Alexandria City, and Fairfax City

December 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Learning a new city or county can be overwhelming enough, but to add insult to injury, here in Northern Virginia we have: Falls Church City AND Falls Church in Fairfax County Alexandria City AND Alexandria in Fairfax County Fairfax City AND Fairfax County It’s critical to know which area you’re talking about — services and schools are provided […]

What are the Best High Schools in Northern Virginia?

What are the Best High Schools in Northern Virginia?

December 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Several of Northern Virginia’s High Schools were recently named to US News & World Report’s “Gold Medal List” of Best High Schools in the nation! Alexandria’s own Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, with its application/merit-based admissions, was named #1!  Serving grades 9-12, it has 1805 students and scored a perfect 100 on […]

What is traffic like in the Washington, DC, area?

What is traffic like in the Washington, DC, area?

December 6, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In a word, terrible. Washington, DC, was recently named the second worst traffic city, right after Los Angeles. According to one study, drivers here wasted 62 hours in traffic annually. As a result, as you might imagine, property values tend to be higher in easy commute areas, or said another way, the closer you are […]

PCSing to Virginia?

December 2, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re currently building out this site.  Contact us with information you would like to see here!  Our hope is that we are able to provide you with helpful information about PCSing to the greater Washington, DC, area including the Pentagon/Navy Annex, Fort Belvoir, Fort Myer, Quantico, and other military installations.  We will be adding information […]