McEnearney Market in a Minute (April 2016): “We’ve seen something in the first quarter of the year that we’ll be keeping a close eye on. For the first time in a long time, new contract activity for areas of Northern Virginia inside the Beltway is down while those outside the Beltway are higher. We’re not convinced that three months of activity is enough to say there’s a trend, but it’s possible that the higher prices of close-in communities are causing some buyers to look elsewhere. Stay tuned.”
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Finally the snow has melted and we are ready to see what changes the new season will bring. Whether you are planning a move or are simply anticipating new life in the garden, here are a few gardening tips and tricks to get your home looking great this spring.
The Walker Nature Center will host a “Parents’ Night Out” from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 so parents can get a head-start on their Valentine’s Day celebration. Kids will play nature games and go on a night hike (weather permitting), design a special clay Valentine, make a red treat and watch classic cartoons.
Drop off begins at 6:45 p.m. For ages 5-12; $15/child RA members, $20/child non-members. Reservations required by Feb. 9 to 703-476-9689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Real Estate News Global government services company, Vectrus Systems Corporation, has opened a new office at 11730 Plaza America Drive, Reston. Headquartered out of Colorado Springs, the office will serve as the company’s IT & Network Communication Operations Center and will support the company’s pursuit of additional business in this market, according to a release.