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    How to Keep Your Family Safe from Residential Locksmith Scams

    By Rhoda Wheeler | October 25, 2016

      How much should you pay your locksmith? When you are locked out of your home, it can be tempting to opt for the quickest and most inexpensive option you can find in order to get inside. The anxiety caused from being locked out is understandable, but throwing caution to the wind for a quick... Read More

    “Hardest Working City in the United States” – Arlington, Virginia

    By Rhoda Wheeler | August 29, 2016

    Arlington County is the hardest-working “city” in the United States, at least according to a new set of rankings. The financial website SmartAsset has Arlington ranked No. 1 on its list of the “hardest-working cities in America.” The website ranked 113 U.S. cities by labor market data on the average number of hours worked in a week and the average number of... Read More

    Arlington County, VA named “Third Healthiest City” in America

    By Rhoda Wheeler | August 10, 2016

    ARLNow online magazine reports that Arlington, VA has been named among the nation’s healthiest places to live. Arlington County, VA has been awarded the title of  “third healthiest city in America” by  The rankings site previously called Arlington the No. 2 “Best City for Millennials,” “Best City to Live in America” and the No. 7 Suburb to Live in... Read More

    Arlington Named No. 2 ‘Best City for Millennials’

    By Rhoda Wheeler | July 12, 2016

    Arlington County is the second-best place for millennials in the United States. That’s according to, the same rankings website that recently pegged Arlington as the “Best City to Live in America” and the No. 7 Suburb to Live in America. In the latest rankings, Arlington received high marks for the number of millennial residents, job opportunities and... Read More

    Great Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

    By Rhoda Wheeler | October 12, 2015

    A great article on fabulous places to venture out to in D.C., from D.C.’s very own The Scout Guide.  “When planning a weekend in Washington, D.C., there are few people better to turn to for tips than The Scout Guide’s very own D.C. editor, Shelby Samperton. A third-generation Washingtonian, Shelby was born and raised, and even attended college,... Read More

    Arlington Realty, Inc. supports Linden Resources, Inc.

    By Rhoda Wheeler | September 14, 2015

    Arlington Realty, Inc. loves supporting our community! So nice to receive these sweet thank you notes from Linden Resources, Inc. — all addressed to “Aunt Virginia” – our broker, Virginia Smith!   Tags: Community Outreach, Thank you, Appreciation Read More

    Neighborhood spotlight: Old Town, Alexandria

    By Rhoda Wheeler | August 27, 2015

      A beautifully-preserved historic district on the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria is the heart of the city George Washington called home. Today Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks hum with an energy that attracts everyone from presidents to pet lovers to some of the city’s best restaurants, arts events, shopping and historic attractions. •The area is anchored in... Read More

    Ten (more!) tips for Moving into a New Home

    By Rhoda Wheeler | August 20, 2015

    Our final ten tips and life hacks for making moving less stressful and a bit easier! Make sure you understand the rules/regulations of the moving company you hire.  Some movers will only move items in boxes, for example, so you’d be paying extra for boxes that you don’t need because you cleverly packed your suitcases... Read More

    Congratulations on your new home purchase! Now what?!

    By Rhoda Wheeler | July 21, 2015

    Congratulations on your new home purchase!  Now what?   You’ve unpacked the last box and are now settling in. Here a few tips to make your life as a new homeowner more secure:   Keep Saving.   With homeownership comes unexpected expenses, like replacing the roof or getting a new water heater.  Even with new... Read More

    Arlington, VA has been chosen “America’s Most Walkable Suburb”

    By Rhoda Wheeler | July 21, 2015

    Arlington, Virginia has been chosen as “America’s Most Walkable Suburb” by Prevention Magazine.  It’s no surprise that Arlington has been selected “walk friendly” as it has great public transit as well as extensive sidewalks and trails throughout the community. Arlington’s quality of life is consistently voted high by its residents, and part of this is attributable to... Read More