Is Your House Ready for Colder Weather?

When I think of what I do to prepare for colder weather, I think of rearranging my closet to put my sweaters and boots front and center, stocking my refrigerator and pantry with […]
Pumpkin Patch

You Don’t Have To Drive Far or Pay Admission for this Pumpkin Patch

Listen up, Weather Forecast: it’s fall. F-A-L-L. Sweater weather. Pumpkin spice latte weather. Pumpkin patch weather. Pumpkin EVERYTHING weather. And it’s time we start acting like it, because these warmer days have a […]
Alexandria, Va Real Estate

What this Price Will Get You in 3 Areas of Alexandria, v.2

Although I’ve found that people are generally not surprised by how widely price points range in Alexandria’s different neighborhoods, looking at homes side-to-side by the numbers can be a valuable exercise in determining […]
Forge Industrial Works

Welcome, Forge!

We would like to extend a very warm and excited welcome to Forge Industrial Works, Old Town’s newest destination shop for antique and industrial furniture, décor, candles, gifts, jewelry, and much more. Located […]
Potomac Yard - What's Happening?

What’s Happening in Potomac Yard?

We’re eagerly tracking all of the new developments coming to Alexandria City in the next few years but we’re particularly excited about JBG Smith’s redevelopment of Route 1. Based around a metro station […]
September Events Calendar 2017

September Events Calendar

How is it September already?! Labor Day has come and gone and The Patterson Group has mixed feelings about wearing white at this time of year. What we can all agree on, though, […]
Before + After Renovation Photos

These Before + After Renovation Photos Will Blow Your Mind

The last time 9387 Mount Vernon Circle was for sale, it was a completely different house. What sold in 2012 has since been utterly transformed from a classic Colonial with wood paneling and […]
2017 Restaurant Week Has Come Again

Restaurant Week Has Come Again!

It can’t just be a coincidence that Alexandria’s Summer Restaurant Week perfectly aligns with times of transition. For some, that transition involves heading back to school; for others, it entails saying, “’Til next […]

3 Lessons from a Realtor Who Just Bought Her First Home

Having worked as a real estate agent with The Patterson Group for four years, I’ve had the privilege of helping several clients purchase their first homes. Earlier this year, it suddenly came time […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kingstowne

We often talk about how much Old Town has to offer, but Old Town certainly is not the only place to have a good time in Alexandria. Just about fifteen minutes away sits […]
Sherwood Gourmet

Life Hack: Sherwood Gourmet

Do you ever just want a sandwich really badly? Something simple that has only what you want on it and not all that overly fancy stuff? If that’s what you’re craving, Sherwood Gourmet […]

Are These Kitchen Trends Too Trendy?

Last week, we discussed paint trends and how various colors can impact the sale of your home. This week, we’re talking about trends in another crucial element of your home: the kitchen. In […]

Stylebook Recommends: Beach Reads

We’ve talked blockbusters and binge TV, today we recommend these books for your beach or poolside pleasure.     Celeste, Kiskadee When I hit the beach I want an easy read that helps […]

Does the Right Paint Color Increase Value?

“A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money,” claims a recent article published by Zillow Porchlight. We’ve found this to be very true, which is […]

King Street Ice Cream Crawl

As much as I love my job, it is pretty tough sometimes. Take last week, for example. I had to try four different ice cream places—that is one ice cream shop almost every […]


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