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Centreville Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 120 Centreville homes sold between $925,000-$92,500.

Centreville Home Sales: April, 2016

Burke Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 45 Burke homes sold between $742,500-$145,000.

Burke Home Sales: April, 2016

Arlington Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 264 Arlington homes sold between $2,391,430-$120,000.

Arlington Home Sales: April, 2016

Alexandria Home Sales: April, 2016

In April, 2016, 231 Alexandria homes sold between $2,500,000-$83,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: April, 2016

Fairfax: Preparing for City’s Aging Population

The need for senior housing is becoming a consideration.

Like cities and towns everywhere, the City of Fairfax has a growing percentage of older residents.

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Local Designer Honored for Remodeling Reston Townhouse

Home transformation gives family of five more living space.

Mina Fies, CEO of Synergy Design and Construction, was recognized for remodeling a Reston townhouse that was built in 1968.

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Creating Space for Family Oasis or Outdoor Entertaining

Local designers unveil recent projects and offer tips.

Lured outside by rising temperatures and blue skies, homeowners are deciding that it’s time to spruce up patios, gardens and other outdoor living spaces. Local tastemakers are hard at work transforming winter-worn al fresco spaces into lively oases in time for a season of warm-weather entertaining.

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Potomac Gardening: The Asparagus Story

A visit to Tyler and Bess Abell’s garden.

Sometimes things are bound to grow on you. From an early age, Bess Abell (born Elizabeth Clements) knew that asparagus held an important place in the life of her family. Her mother was a great fan of the leggy vegetable, as was her father, Earle Clements, former Governor of Kentucky (1946-1950), who was an avid gardener and talented chef, too.

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Clifton: Annual Home Tour To Benefit Local Charities

Clifton Community Woman’s Club’s event set for May 19.

The 44th Annual CCWC Homes Tour, Silent Auction & Book Signing, hosted by the Clifton Community Woman’s Club, will be held Thursday, May 19. Tour hours are 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The silent auction and book signing with local authors is 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. the Clifton Presbyterian Church, with additional authors at Clifton’s Acacia Masonic Lodge.

Burke and Fairfax Station: Mother’s Day Marketplace in Fairfax Station

The event is sponsored by the new ridesharing company for women, SafeHer - Driving women towards safety.

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Bear-ing Witness on What Makes Great Falls Great

Lions and tigers, maybe not. But bears we got.

Yes, Virginia, there are bears in Great Falls.

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Great Falls: Stormwater Task Force Holds Town Hall Meeting

On April 12, the Great Falls Citizens Association’s (GFCA) newly formed Stormwater Task Force (SWTF) sponsored a Town Hall meeting at the Great Falls Library, which attracted 60 residents and ran from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

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Historic Garden Week in Virginia

Elegant homes and gardens in Old Town, Arlington and Falls Church will be open to the public.

Some of the most spectacular gardens will be in bloom and on display during the 83rd annual Historic Garden Week in Virginia.

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Modular Homes Come of Age

What's behind the growing popularity of modular homes? Recent research shows that a house comprised of architecturally-specific, pre-constructed modules can be assembled on a homeowner’s lot for 10-15 percent less than of the cost of a comparably-sized “stick-built” house.

Fairfax: Nominate Residential Properties for Awards

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time for City of Fairfax residents to start thinking about the 2016 Residential Appearance Awards.