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    Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

    By Rhoda Wheeler | August 23, 2017

        We shared these great tips last year, and think it’s worth a re-post — Fall is just around the corner, after all! Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do 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

    Thinking of Renting? Advice from Arlington Realty Property Management

    By Rhoda Wheeler | July 11, 2016

    Thinking of Renting?  Basic Information from Arlington Realty Property Management If you are looking to rent a home, whether for your family or with a few colleagues, here a few important aspects of the process for you to know. Fees and Work and Residence History:    Most property management companies and even individual landlords charge... Read More

    Get Organized! Part 2 –

    By indvsmithva | July 1, 2016

    Imagine a more serene life where you never waste time looking for clothing, papers, or tools — a life where there is a place for everything and everything is in its place.  If  obtaining this life appeals to you, consider a professional organizer!  This week’s post continue’s our last post about the benefits of hiring... Read More

    Fresh Start tips

    By Rhoda Wheeler | January 1, 2016

      Happy New Year!  With a new calendar, full of 366 (this is a Leap Year) days of possibilities, we may look around our homes and wish for a fresh start.  Without spending any money, you can make your home, whether new or old, just purchased or on the market, look fresh and exciting as... Read More

    Selling Your Home – Appealing to Millennials

    By Rhoda Wheeler | December 1, 2015

    According to the National Association of Realtors, millennials (adults aged 18-34) account for 32 percent of real estate buyers.  What are they looking for in a home?  Here’s what sellers need to know — Unlike many previous generations, Millennials are not looking to buy something they need to fix up or expand; Millennials want the... Read More

    Home Staging Tips for the Seller

    By Rhoda Wheeler | November 9, 2015

    Seven great tips from About Home – staging your bedroom when you list your home for sale – #homesales. Selling your home is always stressful – it’s the largest financial transaction many people ever engage in – and there is no way to get around the inconvenience, time and plain hard work involved in a... Read More

    Open Floor Plans Trend Continues in Homes

    By Rhoda Wheeler | October 14, 2015

      The trend of open floor plans continue, but on a smaller scale.  Customized spaces with storage that lend themselves to multi-use are popular.  According to designer Seth Grizzle of Graypants in Seattle, “People want a fun edge that makes them smile, and they’ll give up space from some uniqueness.”  Ideas such a door that... 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