Shop Local ~ The Driftwood Home

Jessica Richardson Blog , Client Stories , Real Estate

The best thing about being a Realtor is the opportunity to meet a wide range of people who have very diverse and interesting backgrounds. Recently, we helped a young, dual-military couple find their perfect home in Fairfax County. What made the house perfect for them is the large workspace for their furniture refurbishing business called The Driftwood Home. They have …

Books to pack this spring break

5 Books to Pack this Spring Break

Jessica Richardson Blog

With Alexandria Public Schools going on Spring Break March 26-30, it’s time to start planning what books to pack for the plane or car ride and, hopefully, to enjoy by the beach.  Below are some favorites I’ve been seeing on social media and popular in book clubs.   1. All the Light We Cannot See This novel by Anthony Doerr …

Society Fair Happy Hour

Our Favorite Happy Hour Around Town

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

The DC area sure does love happy hour, and honestly, what’s not to love?  Great deals on food and drink, an excuse to leave the office at a reasonable hour, and still making it home for a full eight hours of sleep.  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite happy hour specials, and hope you will enjoy them as much …

ICE at National Harbor

A Quick Trip Across the Wilson Bridge

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle , Our Areas

I don’t know about you, but for as close as National Harbor is, I really don’t spend much time there. However, now is the perfect time to head across the Potomac River to see ICE! at the Gaylord National Resort, and enjoy dinner at one of National Harbor’s numerous restaurants. @gaylordnational Now through January 1st, enjoy ICE! at the Gaylord …

The Wharf DC

4 Reasons to Visit The Wharf

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

I’m sure many of you have heard of DC’s newest large development project, The Wharf, but have you visited yet? If not, or if you’re looking for another excuse to head down to the waterfront, here are my top 4 reasons to make a trip. 1. Celebrate the Holidays @thewharfdc The Wharf has numerous holiday events over the next month. No …

7 Favorite Holiday Events in Alexandria, VA

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle , Our Areas

Every first Saturday of December, the Scottish Day Parade and the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights launches the month-long festivities in Alexandria. It’s always a great way to kick off the Holiday Season. There’s still a lot more holiday cheer to come & we’ve listed our  favorite events in Old Town and Del Ray… Del Ray Ladies Night Out. Sip, …

Why Acting Now Could Benefit you NOW

Jessica Richardson Real Estate

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, the holidays are upon us. The real estate market has wrapped up for the year. Or has it?   We all know that spring is a usually prime time for real estate but selling during the winter months has some advantages. Here are some the perks to selling during the holiday season. 1. …