Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means temperatures are heating up and so is our local market! Whether you're looking for a place to have a little fun this weekend or a permanent place to call home, I'm here to help you find your place in the world!
Median Home Price in Arlington Jumps More Than $100K Since Amazon HQ2 News
Amazon’s impending move to Northern Virginia has had a significant impact on home list prices in Arlington County, a new analysis by online real estate platform Realtor.com finds. The median list price for a home there has grown 17 percent since last November, when the Seattle-based tech giant announced that it would locate its “HQ2” corporate offices in what Virginia officials, local developers, and Amazon have dubbed the “National Landing” area. Read the full article here
Things to Do in Dc This Weekend
Washington, DC is the perfect place to celebrate Memorial Day. Events like the Rolling Thunder Run, and the National Memorial Day Parade provide the perfect opportunity to pay tribute to military service members, Veterans and family members of POWs and MIAs. You can also partake in America's favorite pastime by catching a game at National's Park. Check out all the weekend events here
Exciting New Developments Coming to DC
While it often feels like every corner of Washington, DC is under construction, that won't always be the case. There are 6 exciting projects slated to finish in 2019. Click here
for Marisa Kashino's rundown of what's coming soon to a DC neighborhood near you.
Washington, DC Park System Reigns Supreme
The nation's capital and surrounding areas boast a diverse range of national parks. Discover stunning landscapes, vital history and eye-catching wildlife at the dozens of National Park Service sites
in and around the Washington, DC metro area.
Marc's Wine Recommendation
Click here to take a walk with Marc as he visits Bacchus Wine Cellar where you can purchase this week's recommended wine - Ame du Vin "Soul of Wine"- A fabulous Cote De Provence Rosé - embodies the sun drenched beauty of Côtes de Provence with elegance. Fresh apricot, jasmine and citrus delight the senses, producing an exceptional rosé. Perfect for our increasing temperatures and a welcome reward after contending with my backyard....Enjoy as an aperitif and canapés, soft cheeses and fresh seafood - priced at $19.75.
Marc's Restaurant Recommendation
If you're on the hunt for a meticulously crafted meal, look no further than L'Auberge Chez François
in Great Falls. François Haeringer, the founder of L’Auberge Chez François was a pioneer when he opened the original Chez François in the heart of Washington DC in 1954. Haeringer’s goal was to operate a restaurant with “a nice ambiance and good honest food at affordable prices.” The restaurant’s enduring popularity is a testimony to his success with this approach. Trust me, you won't be disappointed!
Your Home Reimagined
Marc Talks About the Importance of Staging
Staging your home not only makes it more appealing to potential buyers, it also brings you a higher sales price. We do all our own staging for our clients with a custom plan tailored to the individual home. Click here for a behind the scenes sneak peak of Marc during the witching hours of a recent Wednesday night.
20+ Luxury Rooftops and Patios Made for Summer Entertaining
With summer just around the corner, the anticipation of rooftop BBQ's, sunny day parties, and sunbathing sessions are among us. With a rooftop terrace or patio, the al fresco opportunities are endless. Click here
to get inspired.
40 Breathtaking Summer Houses You're Sure to Love
Summer homes are meant to be stylish and relaxing. Light color palettes, no-fuss furniture, and beachy patterns are just a few elements top designers often rely on to craft an inviting summer home. These well-designed spaces
will satisfy your travel dreams.