Weichert, Realtors Recognizes McLean/Dolley Madison Office, Top Associates

McLean/Dolley Madison office was recognized for outstanding performance in August - Bruce L. Green, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced.

Local Real Estate: July, 2014 Top Sales in Great Falls and McLean

In July 2014, 16 Great Falls homes sold between $2,200,000-$512,500, and 116 homes sold between $3,022,000-$188,000 in the McLean and Falls Church area.

Local Real Estate: July, 2014 Top Sales in Great Falls and McLean

Potomac Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

In July 2014, 63 Potomac homes sold between $2,580,000-$284,900.

Potomac Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

Alexandria Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

In July 2014, 233 Alexandria homes sold between $2,575,000-$85,000.

Alexandria Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

Arlington Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

In July 2014, 281 Arlington homes sold between $2,000,000-$125,000.

Arlington Real Estate: Top Sales in July 2014

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End-of-Season Swim

The River Falls Doggy Swim attracted four-legged swimmers on Sunday, Sept. 7.

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Transit-Oriented Apartments Open

The Shelby promotes multimodal travel, community, art.

Though named for the innovative automotive designer and racer Carroll Shelby, the team behind the recently opened Shelby apartment building on North Kings Highway has made alternate forms of transportation a priority.

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‘Recession Ripple Persists’ at Realtors’ Summit

Private sector job growth key to strengthening regional economy, housing demand.

“There’s no question the primary economic driver of this region has always been Uncle Sam,” said David Versal, senior research associate at the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis. “That said, we’re not Detroit.”

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House Tour For Charity

Potomac Country House Tour & Festival set for Oct. 3-5.

Four of the area’s homes will open their doors to visitors next month in the name of charity. Officials for the 58th annual Potomac Country House Tour & Festival announced which four of the area’s homes will be part of the October tour.

Senior Centers in Fairfax County

A list of senior centers in Fairfax County.

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Quilting Studio Adds to Dream Home

At 72, Wanda Rogers engages in an early American craft she first learned from her grandmother.

Quilting takes patience; ditto the steps entailed in setting up a quilting studio all of one's own. Such are the reflections of Wanda Rogers, 72, who is now tapering off a 51-year professional career, and increasing precious hours spent in the pursuit of a mountain-state handicraft she learned from her mother and grandmother.

After The Fall

McLean couple works together on husband’s road to recovery after brain injury.

It started off like any other February day with our usual trip to the fitness club for morning exercises. What made this day different was that Bill, my 93-year-old husband, slipped and fell on some ice on our driveway, striking the back of his head. He said it didn’t hurt.

The Village Movement Comes to Arlington

Arlington Neighborhood Villages (ANV) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling Arlington seniors to continue living in their homes as they age. ANV combines elements of a senior cooperative, a social club and a concierge service. ANV opens in Arlington County in April. County residents 55 years of age and older are eligible for membership. They will pay an annual fee based on the level of services desired.

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Time to Downsize?

Suggestions for seniors looking for homes to fit the next phase of their lives.

When Beverly Quinn’s fourth child, a daughter, got married, she decided it was time to downsize. The 69-year-old widow moved out of the 4,000-square-foot home in Vienna, Va., where she and her husband raised their children and into a 1,300-square-foot townhouse in North Potomac, Md., which meets her new needs perfectly.

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New Yorker Discussion Group

Members enjoy intellectual stimulation, camaraderie over long term.

There was a time when 83-year-old Bob Kanchuger spent most Friday mornings on a 30-mile bike ride with friends.