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    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

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, Decade Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 17, 2020

    Time for a decade-spanning look back at the luxury home market in Loudoun County! We’ve been formally tracking the luxury market in Loudoun 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, you’d think... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, 2019 Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 17, 2020

    It’s January, so you know what that means– it’s time for our annual look back at the most expensive homes sold in Loudoun County. This year, we also published a special Decade Edition of our series. None of the homes on the 2019 list made the decade’s top 10, but it was actually a very... 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

    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

    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: “How can we do this so that I don’t have to move twice? Is there any way to make it work so that we can sell and buy... 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

    Hotlist: 12 Newest Listings in Leesburg

    By Heather Elias | May 3, 2019

    Another week, and another crop of new listings! And this week, we are looking squarely at Leesburg. Inventory remains tight: there are only 201 non-new construction homes on the market at the moment, across all price points. Honestly, there are only 43 homes priced at or under $500,000 right now, so it’s not surprising that... Read More

    How to Rent a Home in Loudoun in 7 Easy Steps

    By Heather Elias | April 29, 2019

    We understand that if you are looking for the next place you’ll live, buying that home might not be your plan right now. No matter your reasons, sometimes renting is your best option. Guess what: you don’t have do all the work yourself! You can have a Realtor help you find your rental home- which... Read More

    Falling in Love With an Historic Home?

    By Heather Elias | April 25, 2019

    I have a confession to make. I have a soft spot for historic homes, probably because I grew up in one. There’s something about living in a space that has a story, wondering what the walls would say if they could talk. As a kid, I wondered if there were ghosts hanging around our 1900s... 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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