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    Golf is Back at Beacon Hill

    By Heather Elias | June 22, 2023

    There hasn’t been a round of golf played at what once known as the Golf Club of Virginia since 2006. According to an article published in the Washington Business Journal, however, “The Preserve at Beacon Hill” will debut in 2024, issuing in a new era of golf in the luxury community that was built to... Read More

    Happy Birthday, LoCoMusings!

    By Heather Elias | December 15, 2022

    15 Years of LoCo Stories Fifteen years ago today, was ‘born’ as a modest little corner of the internet to share my thoughts about life and real estate in Loudoun County. Long before agents were able to use social media to reach their clients, before Zillow’s home search and Zestimates were mainstream, I was... Read More

    Holiday Celebrations and Events Across Loudoun, 2022 Edition

    By Heather Elias | December 5, 2022

    Loudoun County has a ton of events and festivities lined up for the month of December, if you are looking to get out and celebrate the season locally. From parades and festivals to tree lightings and neighborhoods full of festive decorations, Loudoun always goes big for the holidays. Our favorite tradition is popping by to... Read More

    Loudoun Valley Viking Softball Summer Skills Camp

    By Heather Elias | June 11, 2022

    Our own Michael Elias will host a summer softball skills camp at Loudoun Valley in July Read More

    Sculpture Art in Raflo Park

    By Heather Elias | April 25, 2022

    Art Sculptures in Downtown Leesburg Have you driven past the big blue hand on Harrison Street near downtown Leesburg? If that caught your eye and made you wonder what was going on in Raflo Park, we’ve got the scoop. On Sunday, we spent a short time with Amy Bobchek of Loudoun Public Art Tours, as... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, 2021 Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 17, 2022

    We’ve been following the luxury market in Loudoun on our blog since 2010, writing yearly wrap-ups of the most expensive homes sold. (I even wrote about it for the Washington Post’s real estate column.) Despite our title as the ‘richest county in the country‘ by household income, Loudoun County doesn’t have a ton of ultra-high... Read More

    The Heart of LoCo Series: Dulles South Chantilly Automotive

    By Heather Elias | January 27, 2020

    Part of our Heart of LoCo Series, profiling Loudoun businesses that represent the best of our community An Uncommon Auto Repair Shop Five years ago, Linda Parrish had retired from the federal government and was planning to spend her time on charity work or a part time job to keep busy. Instead, her son Willy,... Read More

    Western Loudoun Artists Showcased at Purcellville Art Gallery

    By Heather Elias | October 11, 2019

    Our oldest daughter is a graphic design major and an artist. Ever since she was little, she drew on everything–paper, boxes, walls, pieces of wood, herself. While pursuing her degree at George Mason, she has never stopped painting and drawing. (She’s even designed a few tattoos along the way, including my own!) We’ve always enjoyed... Read More

    Farewell, Westpark Golf Club

    By Heather Elias | October 1, 2019

    Westpark Golf Club ceased operations on Sunday, September 29th, ending a 51 year run for the public track in Leesburg. There’s been a ton of attention on this mostly overlooked course in the last two years, ever since Dittmar Corporation decided they wanted to sell it. Not surprisingly, the prospect of losing a large amount... Read More

    Where did the summer go? For us, the hospital.

    By Heather Elias | September 26, 2018

    You might have noticed that it’s been a little while since we’ve published a post here. We thought it was time to catch you up on what’s been happening with us, and why you may not have heard from us in a few months. We’ve always been pretty open here at LoCoMusings about our life... Read More

    We Play (Golf) For 24 With Redwood Gives Back

    By Heather Elias | May 11, 2018

    Sunday afternoon, we had the pleasure of helping host a golf tournament at Top Golf in Ashburn as part of Century 21 Redwood’s charitable initiative, Redwood Gives Back. Redwood Gives Back has raised thousands of dollars for numerous charities, including building homes for hurricane displaced families in Haiti, but this is the first time we’ve... Read More

    Need Down Payment Assistance in VA?

    By Michael Elias | March 15, 2016

    We just met with our friends at Atlantic Coast Mortgage this morning and have a great first time home buyer program to share. The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) is once again offering a pool of money to assist with down payments. Available on a first come first served basis, last year’s fund had approximately... Read More

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