Around Reston: Meet Caliber Home Loans’ Scott Silverstein

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Scott Silverstein, Caliber Home Loans

Moving to Reston is interviewing members of the community who are a part of small businesses that serve the Reston area. Next up is Scott Silverstein, a loan consultant with Caliber Home Loans.

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Achieving the American Dream: What I actually do as a real estate agent

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Lauren Budik

How did you get started in the real estate industry?

My background is in journalism, and I used to work as a newspaper reporter. As my husband and I were planning to move back to the States after serving two years overseas with the State Dept., a colleague suggested to me that I’d be great in real estate. I looked into what it would take to get a license. I ended up taking the licensure classes and sat for the national, Virginia and D.C. exams when we got back. And that was almost two years ago!

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Around Reston: Meet Mvix’s Director of Business Development Mike Kilian

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MVIX Director of Business Development Mike Kilian. Photo credit MVIX.

Moving to Reston is interviewing members of the community who are a part of small businesses that serve the Reston area.

Meet Mike Kilian, the Director of Business Development for Mvix, a leading provider of turnkey digital signage, video wall, and interactive kiosk solutions with enterprise content management systems (CMS). Mvix is a member of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.

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More Reston development news; 5 Q’s to ask about flood insurance

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    CoreSite to spend $60M in acquiring Sunrise Technology Park, $90M on first phase of new development, $500M on building out space over time (via RestonNow)

  • Of the roughly 20M sqft of vacant office space in Fairfax County, JBG principal Greg Trimmer said a disproportionate amount sits in suburban office parks, while Reston Town Center has just 3 percent vacancy(via BisNow)
  • Charts: D.C.’s rents rising, homeownership dropping (via Curbed DC)
  • 5 questions to ask about flood insurance (via PBS, NPR, Frontline)
  • For fun: Woman who now owns the “Brady Bunch” house thwarted burglars attempting to enter her home (via realtor.com)

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Around Reston: Meet Geoff Crawley of Champagne Services

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Champagne Services co-owners Dawn and Geoff Crawley

Editor’s note: Champagne Services changed its name to Rescue Me Cleaning in March 2017. 

Moving to Reston is interviewing members of the community who are a part of small businesses that serve the Reston area. Up next is Geoff Crawley of Champagne Services, a chemical-free, organic house cleaning company. Champagne Services is a member of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.

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Ceilings, D.C. rents reach new heights; Summer Restaurant Week

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Clinton campaign office coming to Lake Anne; Update on St. Johns Wood and One Reston Town Center

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Pedestrian bridge to Reston-Wiehle metro station

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Three important Reston real estate development updates, thanks to RestonNow:

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