02.24.16

radon testing: why you need to now

Can you name the second leading cause of lung cancer in America?  Hint: it might be in your basement right now. Scary, right? So while you’ve heard about the dangers of carbon monoxide […]
02.18.16

downsizers vs. millennials

We’ve long known that Old Town has a lot to offer—shops, restaurants, culture, neighborhoods with a lot of character, history, waterfront views, etc. (I could go on, but I’ll spare you). The area […]
02.11.16

recently opened restaurant report: hank’s pasta bar

The wait is over for one of Old Town’s most anticipated restaurants. Hello again, readers! Thank you so much for the positive feedback on our first restaurant report! The feedback was so great […]
02.03.16

the importance of staging in selling your home

In our last post, we offered steps to take if you’re thinking about selling your home in 2016. We emphasized decluttering and depersonalizing and then choosing which updates or repairs will have the […]
01.26.16

Selling in 2016? Take these steps now

Are you thinking of selling your home in 2016? Are you worried about the time and money that getting your home ready to sell will require? Don’t be. The Patterson Group has seen […]
01.20.16

q&a with snaidero kitchen designer shawna dillon

After the fun and, let’s be honest, stress of holiday entertaining, many homeowners use January as a time to think about how they might do things differently in their homes in the holidays […]
01.14.16

what’s coming to old town: 7 development projects to watch

2016 will bring several exciting development upgrades to familiar spaces in Old Town. Below are seven projects we will be tracking in the months to come. 802 and 806 N Washington Street The […]
01.06.16

recently opened restaurant report: mackie’s bar & grille

My love of Alexandria is not a secret. A lot of things happening in our town excite me, but nothing excites me more than the opening of a new store or restaurant.  I often drag […]
12.29.15

alexandria’s top 10 sales of 2015

2015 marks another great year in Alexandria real estate. Let’s take a closer look at 22314: year over year, the average sales price of homes was up 12 percent in November, 6.6 percent in […]
10.28.15

“hey, britt! how’s the market?”

There is so much great publicity out about our wonderful town right now! In the past 12 months, we’ve been voted #47 Best Place to Live in America, Fifth Most Romantic City in […]
08.11.15

meet mount vernon’s first ever smart home

Smart Homes are up-and-coming in Alexandria and REGENT, a real estate investment firm, is paving the way with their first project in Mount Vernon, a Smart Home located in Wellington. This Smart Home […]
10.09.14

stage in style: waterfront living

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you some of my staging (and decorating) dos and don’ts based on my own home. As some of you may know, I work with my […]
09.23.14

stage in style: old town living

True confessions from Brittany: I moved into my house the first week of July. I’ve really enjoyed “decorating” this home, pulling together the contemporary floor plan while reflecting my personality but also keeping […]


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