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Category: Purcellville

    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

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, 2020 Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 14, 2021

    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.) As the ‘richest county in the country‘ by household income, you’d think that we’d have a large volume of multi-million dollar... Read More

    Starting 2021 With a Seller’s Market in Loudoun

    By Heather Elias | January 5, 2021

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware that it’s a seller’s market in Northern Virginia right now. I’ve been a Realtor since 2004 and these are easily the lowest inventory levels I can remember seeing. Every morning, I log into our multiple listing service to take a look at new listings,... Read More

    Village Case New Construction Homes Update

    By Heather Elias | May 14, 2020

    The Village Case neighborhood in Purcellville popped up in 2003 on what was the Case farm property. (We were one of the first five families to move in, and we’ve been here ever since.) The first wave of construction screeched to a halt in 2007 when the recession hit. Construction resumed in earnest in 2010... Read More

    New Construction Homes Coming to Village Case

    By Heather Elias | December 9, 2019

    UPDATE: May 14, 2020… Brookfield Homes has released pricing and models! Read more here. When we moved into the Village Case neighborhood in Purcellville in 2004, we were the 5th or 6th completed home in the front section. Behind us was wide open farmland and roughed in streets; Michael even used it as his own... 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

    Hotlist: New Construction Homes in Loudoun

    By Heather Elias | August 17, 2019

    Looking for your next home but really want to buy one that’s brand new? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of the 12 most popular new construction listings in Loudoun, followed by a link to ALL new construction listings. Keep in mind that the information on those listings is typically the base price for... Read More

    How to Sell Your Home and Buy Another Without Losing Your Mind

    By Heather Elias | July 15, 2019

    Worried about how to sell and buy at the same time? It’s okay: I get this question from just about every client who is thinking about selling. Keep in mind that we operate in Loudoun County, so this information is specific to our area. If you live in another state, you’ll want to check in... Read More

    Worth the Wait: a LoCo HappyDance

    By Heather Elias | July 11, 2019

    We are doing a bit of a happy dance here at LoCoMusings World Headquarters…because this is a moment we’ve been waiting for. You are now able to see SOLD listing information on our site! For years, our multiple listing service didn’t give us the option to be able to include that data on our website.... Read More

    Virtual Staging? Absolutely Works.

    By Heather Elias | February 18, 2019

    “Is it better to show our home empty, or with our furniture in it?” That question inevitably comes up in most of our pre-listing conversations with our seller clients. And it’s a fair one: would a buyer more easily be able to envision living there if the space was empty or if the home still... Read More

    Commuting from Loudoun to DC

    By Heather Elias | January 22, 2019

    How can I commute from my Loudoun home to work in DC? Working with so many clients relocating to  Loudoun over the years, I have had plenty of opportunity to see firsthand how much of a role commuting distance plays in the home buying decision. With so many Loudoun residents commuting to Herndon, Reston, Tysons/McLean,... Read More

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Michael and Heather Elias are full time real estate professionals and licensed REALTORS at Century 21 Redwood Realty. They sincerely hope you enjoy reading this blog, and would love the opportunity to work with you.

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