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Buying or selling an Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax or Washington, D.C. home?

I’m Jessica Richardson.  I’ve lived in this area my entire life and have been a Realtor for nearly 20 years. I have a reputation for exceeding expectations… by delivering stellar results with my white glove real estate service.

What Exactly is White Glove Real Estate?
When you choose to work with me, you’re backed by my ironclad promise to put your needs first—in everything I do. Here are just a few of the qualities that set me apart from the competition:

  • Lightning responsiveness—calls, emails, and texts are answered/responded to quickly
  • You can count on me to treat you and your transaction with the same seriousness I would if my property or hopes/dreams were on the line.
  • I’m a skilled negotiator who does the work necessary to help you master the negotiation game.
  • I’m a master marketer who has harnessed the best of old- and new-school marketing strategies to get deals done quickly and profitably (direct mail, postcard marketing, walkthrough videos, etc)
  • Honesty, integrity, and industry leading market knowledge are more than words—they’re a way of life
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Buying or selling a home in Alexandria, Arlington Fairfax or DC?

I’m Jessica Richardson. I’ve lived in this area my entire life and have been a Realtor for nearly 20 years. I have a reputation for exceeding expectations… by delivering stellar results with my white glove real estate service.

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  • September 23, 2016
    Del Ray - Location and Lifestyle
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    Over the past twenty years, Del Ray has experienced tremendous growth and transformation, becoming one of the most sought-after and cherished neighborhoods in Alexandria. Many residents echo the notion that Del Ray is “where Main Street still exists”. If you are thinking about buying your first home in Alexandria,...
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  • September 25, 2016
    10 Reasons to live in Beverley Hills
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    Beverley Hills has always been a popular place to live in Alexandria. Some have even called it the quintessential suburban oasis. The tree-lined streets and brick colonials just exude character and charm.  And while people are always moving into the neighborhood it's not uncommon to meet someone who has lived here...
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  • September 12, 2016
    New Luxury Clothing Boutique in Old Town
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    Today a friend and local business owner, Elizabeth Todd, opened the doors to her second Old Town boutique!  The Hive, located conveniently at the corner of Cameron and Fairfax is a fabulous addition to the vibrant Old Town shopping experience. I stopped by this  morning on my way to the office...
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  • September 11, 2016
    Thinking about New Countertops?
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    If you are thinking of changing your countertops - either for resale or as part of a kitchen remodel, you may want to consider Quartz.  For more than a decade granite has dominated the kitchen landscape but that trend is beginning to shift. According to the National  Kitchen and Bath Association,...
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  • August 30, 2016
    3 Hot New Dining Spots in Pentagon City
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    If, like most people in the DC area, you've been vacationing for the past two months - you may have missed it, but this summer Pentagon City became just a little more happening. The grand opening of a remarkable new Whole Foods and popular restaurants Matchbox and Shake Shake are definitely...
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  • August 30, 2016
    Make Your Kitchen to Feel Like a Model Home
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    There is nothing like walking into a model home. Designers pull out all the stops to dazzle homebuyers from the moment they cross the threshold.  With the today's discerning homebuyer demanding bigger and better kitchens with high-end finishes, we're seeing model homes turn out some truly magazine worthy kitchens. According to Pulte...
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  • August 30, 2016
    A Girl's Guide to Buying a Home
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    As a Realtor, I love to see women buying homes. I think there is something empowering about it and apparently I’m not alone. The National Association of Realtors reports that since the mid-1990s, single women have purchased homes at nearly twice the rate of single men. Last year, single female...
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  • August 30, 2016
    How To Properly Display the American Flag
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    July 4th is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to show your patriotism by displaying the American flag on your house. If you are thinking of flying Old Glory, you'll want to keep proper etiquette in mind. Based on the official Flag Code, here's what you need to know...
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  • August 20, 2016
    Living with Your Parents Again - Could You Really...
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    We know that young adults are living with their parents. That's been happening at an increasing rate over the past ten years. But the really surprising trend I'm seeing is people in their 30s and 40s, with children of their own, making the decision to live with Mom and Dad....
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  • August 30, 2016
    These Home Improvements Will Pay Off in 2016
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    When thinking about selling their home, people often tally up the price they originally paid for the house along with all of the money they've ever put into improving it and hope to get it all back when they sell.  While most home improvements won't add up to 100% of the...
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  • August 30, 2016
    7 Home Reno's That Will Increase Your Resale Value...
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    You want to make the most money possible when it comes time to sell your home. The way to do that is by improving and updating the things in your home that buyers look for the most. We compiled this list for those looking to boost their resale value. It's...
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  • August 30, 2016
    Should I Rent or Buy a Home?
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    Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you....
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