June 3, 2020

Grateful for Family

Now, more than ever, is a time to take stock of what – really who – really matters and be grateful. Today happens to be a very special day for me. It is […]
May 27, 2020

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lyon Village

Location, location, location! For those who need easy access to Washington D.C., but want a small-town vibe, there is no better location than Lyon Village. The idyllic Lyon Village neighborhood sits on just […]
May 20, 2020

Great Takeout and Delivery in Arlington: Part 2

Our Arlington restaurants still need our help. Much of Virginia began to reopen last Friday as part of Phase One of the Forward Virginia Plan. Phase One includes a limited re-opening of restaurants, among […]
May 13, 2020

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Our Real Estate Market (Part 4): Moving During Corona

In trying to assess the health of the real estate market in Arlington, the best metric remains the number of new contracts compared to the same time-frame last year. This is because the […]
May 6, 2020

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Shop Local, Virtually

Times are strange. When I started hearing ads for Mother’s Day a couple of weeks ago, I thought to myself, “it is a little early for this, isn’t it?” Then I looked at […]
April 29, 2020

Great Takeout and Delivery in Arlington: Part 1

Our local restaurants are facing a crisis and desperately rely on us to keep them afloat during this difficult time. From fast-casual to fancier fare, here are some of my favorites that continue […]
April 22, 2020

Support Our Local Fitness Studios by Taking Online Classes

One of many heartbreaking things that happened following the COVID-19 outbreak is the necessary closure of all the wonderful fitness studios in Arlington. A lot of us are turning to the internet to […]
April 15, 2020

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Our Real Estate Market (Part 3)

Two weeks ago, when I provided my last market update, Arlington real estate was still going strong despite the devastating impacts of the coronavirus on our economy. It was still a sellers’ market; […]
April 15, 2020

What We’re Doing at Home

It’s going on day…oh gosh, who can even remember what day of the quarantine we’re on anymore?! With many of us staying in our houses, we thought we’d let you know what our […]
April 8, 2020

Easter Eats

This spring is certainly not what anyone expected it to be. I almost forgot that this coming Sunday is Easter Sunday! (I am going to need to take advantage of Michaels’ curbside pickup […]
April 1, 2020

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Our Real Estate Market (Part 2)

Just a little over a month ago, the economy was strong – the stock market had reached a new high, while unemployment was at an all-time low. The housing market was also solid. […]
March 25, 2020

Arlington Real Estate in the Age of Coronavirus

In the last week, all of our lives have changed dramatically, but one thing has not – the real estate market is still booming in Arlington. We have seen a slowdown in the […]
March 18, 2020

Look for the Helpers

I love this quote for Mr. Rogers: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will […]
March 11, 2020

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Arlington

*Update 3/12/20: Please reach out to the below venues before heading to any of these events as there may be cancellations due to coronavirus. The Four Courts Four Miler has officially been canceled. […]
March 4, 2020

Jen’s Residential Rundown: Spring 2020

The other day, I was speaking with a friend and she asked if I was ready for the spring housing market. She looked at my expression and then asked, “has it already started?” […]