Discovering The World by Small Ship

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Your Next Vacation Awaits! The Jessica Richardson Team, in conjunction with Bluetail Travel, invites you to join us for a glass of wine, tropical fruit, light nibbles, and tales of the South Pacific! Discover what it’s like to travel to destinations such as rivers of Europe, Asia and the intoxicating Islands of Tahiti on an intimate, yet luxurious small ship. …

So You Bought a New Home….Now What!?

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Congratulations, new homeowner! Now that the buying process is out of the way, here’s a quick and easy checklist of things to do to help you get settled. Security – Change locks: Did you know you can change your locks yourself to save money? – Reprogram automates locks and garage keypad: It’s hard to know who might have had access …

Gardening With Intention: Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds, Repel Mosquitoes.

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The joy you get from your garden comes from the beautiful visual display of flowers and greenery, but why not add to the beauty with the wildlife your plants attract? You can strategically add specific plants and feeders to an outdoor space to attract certain creatures while repelling others! Here’s a quick list of plants to keep in mind when …

Amazon HQ2 and North Ridge Home Sales

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The number one question Realtors are asked lately is “How will Amazon’s selection of Crystal City affect the housing market?” And especially this past week, when Amazon pulled out of Long Island City, NY. At the Jessica Richardson team, we believe the effect of Amazon will be a slow boil. Amazon’s 10 year plan allows Northern Virginia officials to set …

Vision Zero Initiative in Effect

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Vision Zero is an ambitious plan to reduce the number of traffic deaths in the City of Alexandria and drivers should be prepared for upcoming changes. Before you make a right turn on red, be sure to take a second look to make sure you’re not at a newly changed intersection.With Alexandria implementing parts of its “Vision Zero Initiative” in …

Fun things to do in the DMV area before Thanksgiving

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With holiday parades, special cocktail events, and a plethora of musical performances, November in the DMV is a fun time for people of all ages! We’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite events happening around the area. DC Cocktail Week The DC Cocktail Week, from November 12th to November 18th, is a foodie’s dream week! With over 60+ …

Our Favorite Dog Parks in Alexandria

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While Alexandria is an amazing place to live for people, it is also a great place for dogs! With parks, dog friendly events and tons of places to explore, it is almost as if Alexandria was built for dog owners! Some canines even hold jobs in the city, such as Cooper Jackson. You know it’s a dog loving town when …

Alexandria Experiences

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Fall has arrived in the DMV area! With colorful leaves,crisp air, and pumpkins comes the area’s annual autumn events and festivals! Here are some of our favorite events that will be coming to the community in the upcoming months: Pumpkin Patchin and a Corn Maze One of the best aspects of the Fall is the pumpkins and all of the …