New Listing in Franklin Farms!

This listing just went up yesterday. It is ideal for people looking in Oak hill, Franklin Farms, or Chantilly. 3 Bedrooms 2 Full / 2 half bathrooms. In walking distance to Franklin Farms Shopping Center. Includes access to pool, tennis courts and new playground facilities.  If you want to see it give us a call... Continue Reading →

Home Improvement Projects with the Best Return on Investment

The characteristics that define a good Return on Investment (ROI) for your home meet these four criteria; Low-Maintenance, Good (not necessarily the highest) Quality, Energy-Efficient, and Relatively low cost. The top ROI projects in order, one being the best, are as follows: 1. Replacing Your Front Door 2. New Siding 3. Minor Kitchen Remodel 4.... Continue Reading →

According to Wikipedia, "Diestrammena is a cricket genus in the family Rhaphidophoridae. It is native to Asia, including Japan. The United States is currently undergoing a camel cricket census conducted by researchers and citizen scientists at North Carolina State University. Citizen scientists were asked to survey their homes for presence or absence of camel crickets... Continue Reading →

Support Our Troops with Confidence

I was speaking with my father during his visit this past fall and mentioned that I was considering donating my horse to the PATH Intl. Horses for Heroes Therapeutic Riding Program which prompted a discussion about how much of the donated proceeds raised by the several Wounded Warrior type organizations actually go towards helping veterans and their... Continue Reading →

30 Things Every Homeowner Should Know     I don't know about you but I grew up watching Bob Vila on "This Old House". Bob has put together a really good list of helpful tips for homeowners, some more than others. I recommend you take a few minutes to read his suggestions, numbers 12 and... Continue Reading →

What will become of Margaret’s Garden?

  A Vienna based developer, Sekas Homes, has purchased The Iris Lady’s 5.26 acre property for $2,375,000 in the name of Iris Hills LC. The property was sold by the estate of Margaret Thomas, known to many in our community as The Iris Lady for her remarkable garden. Margaret lived to be 89 and died... Continue Reading →

Northern Virginia’s Housing Market Shows Confidence

January 2014’s “Active Listings” show a 25% improvement over last year at 2,391 on the market verses 1,909 a year ago, indicating an increase in confidence in the Northern Virginia housing market. Experts suggest that continued increases in sales prices will support the further growth of our region’s realty market.On the other hand, “Existing Home... Continue Reading →

Is USAA’s Movers Advantage Program Really an Advantage?

Use caution when selecting vendors for your next real estate transaction. Mistakes like this can be costly! Update: We were contacted by USAA’s General Counsel regarding the article below. They have requested that Williams Realty amend the language under the section “How It Works”. It is our intent to be accurate, so to that end,... Continue Reading →

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