Most Millennials in D.C. can’t afford to buy a home (Curbed D.C.) — “The factors holding them back? 81 percent say they can’t afford it, 49 percent are waiting to get married before buying and 51 percent say they’re simply not ready to settle down.”
Reston made the list of five metro D.C. neighborhoods where home prices remain steady (Washingtonian, April 18, 2016)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is seeking a zoning change in order to build a 16,558-square-foot location at Crowell and Hunter Mill roads, according to RestonNow. The church plans a one-story building with 292 seats and 233 parking spots.
Lake Anne Brew House opened April 16 to so many customers that it’s taking time off to brew more beer, according to RestonNow. It will re-open April 29.
Madewell will open April 27 in the former Ben & Jerry’s space in Reston Town Center.
Ben & Jerry’s is scheduled to re-open April 30 at 11916 Market St.
If joining the 65 percent of Americans homeowners in the U.S. is important to you, but funds are lacking, fear not! We are fortunate in the DMV region that there are many First-Time Home Buyer programs that will accommodate reduced availability of funds. And, in addition to negotiated seller credits an experienced Realtor can negotiate on your behalf, a first-time home buyer could potential come to the table with ZERO out of pocket costs. This is the biggest hurdle I have seen for those considering the purchase of a first home. But it does not have to be, as the programs reviewed below are meant just for YOU!
The Reston Regional Library offers the opportunity for students to read to trained therapy dogs for 15 minutes on April 12. Sign up here.
From RestonNow: Food Truck Thursday has returned to Reston Town Center. The vendors will park at Reston Town Square Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Thursday of the month through the summer and early fall.