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K. Hovnanian Homes

‘The name behind the American dream’

K. Hovnanian Homes wants to thank the dedicated military service members and government workers who protect the freedoms and way of life that all Americans hold dear. While we can never truly repay your sacrifice, we can stand behind you and make finding your new home in the land you keep safe a little more affordable. K. Hovnanian Homes is thrilled to honor our heroes in communities across Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Delaware. Convenient to local military bases like Joint Base Andrews, Fort George G. Meade, Marine Corps Base Quantico and Fort Belvoir, K. Hovnanian communities boast premier locations perfect for military and government families. In 1959, K. Hovnanian Homes was founded on the principles of providing lasting quality and long-term rewards for new homeowners. For more than 50 years, we have been one of the nation’s most respected and sought after homebuilders. Whether you are purchasing your first home, moving up to a larger one or just want a change of scenery, K. Hovnanian Homes has the home design, distinguished community and convenient location to suit your needs. K. Hovnanian Homes ensures thorough inspections at each phase of construction so that workmanship and building techniques offer the latest

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and highest standards. Our national strength, abundance of new communities and established relationships with industry professionals enable us

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to offer a more durable home at the best possible value. Engineered and built to a higher standard with innovative technologies and better materials, K. Hovnanian homes are designed to save energy and put money back into your pocket every day. Warmer in winter and cooler in summer, our highperformance homes offer a more comfortable, more affordable and more environmentally friendly lifestyle. K. Hovnanian Homes is proud to

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be known as “The Name Behind the American Dream,” and it’s our pledge to pursue excellence in everything we do. At every one of our communities, you will find available K. Hovnanian sales professionals who are happy to answer your questions and make sure that each step of the home buying process leaves you satisfied. Customer satisfaction is measured by the many families now living in their second, third and even fourth K. Hovnanian home. Proudly serving Washington DC and Maryland

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Gibson’s Grant

A great place to call home

Gibson’s Grant is an exclusive Eastern Shore community located in Chester, Maryland, only minutes from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Scenic views, immaculate homes, wildlife, walking paths, kayaking and more are all part of this beautifully planned community. Gibson’s Grant is part of a 138acre waterfront parcel on the shores of the Chester River and Macum Creek, which feed into the Chesapeake Bay. This neotraditional community consists of 280 units, which include 239 single family homes, 19 townhomes and 22 duplexes.

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The design of the community focuses on elegant front porches, detached garages, well-lit alleys, sidewalks and a community center that boasts a swimming pool, a well-equipped gym, and an incredibly spacious and beautiful community room for entertaining family, friends and colleagues. Home sites are available from $185,500–$479,650. Bring your own builder, or choose from one of ours. Come and see all that we have to offer at Gibson’s Grant, a great place to call home.

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Hazel Homes

‘Wow, this is living’ Life is all about the moments—by yourself, with friends and, of course, those moments with family—inside your stunning new home or in the great outdoors. At Hazel Homes we’re committed to building you a new home where you can have and cherish those moments. Choose between two awesome new home communities to suit your lifestyle and enjoy living more. Hazel Homes offers an additional $1,000 toward closing cost assistance or free options along with additional incentives to government employees, as well as active and retired military. We support our military and their loved ones. We always have new, quick move in homes. Learn more and take real virtual tours— even on your smart phone—at HazelHomesVA.com. Enjoy single-family homes with the lowest taxes in the entire Washington, D.C.-metro area at our Hopyard Farm community, where there are also incredibly low HOA fees that include a boat ramp, a tot lot, walk-

ing trails, a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with a state-of-the art fitness center, gigantic pool, billiard room, media room and more. Hopyard Farm is situated along the Rappahannock River in King George, Virginia—15 minutes to the downtown Fredericksburg Virginia Railway Express station—and offers 10 beautiful single-family homes with convenience to Quantico and Dahlgren in Virginia, and Indian Head in Maryland, as well as other bases in Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia. Located between the downtown Fredericksburg VRE station and the new Spotsylvania station under construction, our new Townhomes at Lakeside community is a small enclave of townhomes with stunning water and wooded views in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where you can still walk to shopping, dining, a grocery and more. These luxury, three-level garage townhomes start from the low $200,000s and have easy access to Interstate 95, downtown Fredericksburg and the new Spotsylvania train

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station, giving commuters two locations for the VRE. Lakeside is also an easy distance from Quantico, Dahlgren, Fort A.P. Hill and other bases in Northern Virginia. Whether you’re looking for your family’s first home, downsizing or

need a bigger home, let Hazel Homes and our decades of building experience help you build the home you’ve been looking for and give you that moment where you say, “Wow, this is living!”

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Timberlake Homes

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A proud veteran tradition, A promise of excellence If military relocation means you’re moving to the Washington, D.C. region, you should visit a Timberlake Homes community. With a 50-year reputation for building beautiful homes, Timberlake Homes is a veteran-owned-and-operated company with a proud tradition of building homes known to offer a lasting value. Our Timber Ridge neighborhood is convenient to Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and downtown Washington. If you’re relocating to the greater Baltimore area and seek proximity to Fort George G. Meade, you will find that Creekstone Village might offer exactly the home you desire. In desirable Pasadena, Maryland, you can own your very own townhome for what you’d pay in area rents. Our newest community is Creekstone Village, which offers one- or two-car garage, three-level townhomes with prices starting in the $300,000s. Our spacious floor plans feature many customization options. The community features numerous amenities and is in a super-convenient location just off Route 2. Located in Clinton, Maryland., Timber Ridge features wooded home sites from a quarter acre and larger with prices starting in the upper $390,000s. Located minutes from Interstate 495, Route 5 and Route 301, the location offers many options for your commuting ease including Metrorail service from the Branch Avenue Station. All active-duty, reserve and retired military personnel are eligible to receive an extra buying incentive as a gift of appreciation to honor your service to our country and your fellow Americans.

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Built With Pride

As a veteran-owned-and-operated

company, it is important to us that we have pride in everything we do. Since the 1960s, we have worked hard to build a reputation as a company built on integrity and backed with pride. Our team brings uncompromising service and individual care to every homeowner relationship we develop. This is your new home, and we want the entire process to be as exciting and stress free as possible. Together, we will work to ensure that this will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life.

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Choosing a Timberlake home is the right decision and a wise investment. Our spacious and thoughtfully designed homes offer the absolute best value. Our communities are within minutes of major commuting routes, schools, shopping, dining and entertainment venues, and they feature elegant architecture and an upscale feel. But don’t assume that the charming living environment and gorgeous residences mean a Timberlake home is out of your reach. To the contrary, our homes are offered at affordable prices and our team of mortgage specialists will help you make the most of your Veterans Affairs loan. We’ve also got your “must haves” covered, since each Timberlake home offers a long list of included features, many of which are comparable to what other builders offer: gourmet kitchens with center islands and lots of cabinet space; Energy Star-rated appliances; hardwood flooring; distinctive brick front façades; 9-foot and volume ceilings; and premium Andersen Low-E windows for enhanced comfort and energy efficiency. Visit www.TimberlakeHomes.com today.

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Avalon

Dream up. Live up at Avalon in North Bethesda.

Avalon at Grosvenor Station and Avalon Grosvenor Tower are proud to salute your service by delivering upscale apartments filled with extras that come standard. You’ll love living in North Bethesda, in an apartment home on the edge of the beautiful Rock Creek Park. Choose from one-, two- and three-bedroom models complete with full-size washers and dryers, gourmet kitchens, high ceilings, spacious linen and walk-in closets, hardwood floor entries, large showers and soaking tubs, reserved parking, and classic architectural details such as crown molding and optional bay windows. Avalon makes it easy to stay in shape, entertain and enjoy free time with family. Each Avalon community in North Bethesda features a state-of-the-art fitness center, landscaped courtyards with barbecue areas, and a sparkling outdoor pool and sundeck. Avalon extras make it easy to live easily. Our WAG Pet Program offers events, play spaces and special services for pets, and we even have complimentary pack-

age acceptance service for everything you shop for online. We believe in being green, with energysaving and conservation efforts throughout each of our apartment communities. Avalon is ideal for families, with apartments as large as three bedrooms with 1,594 square feet. Can’t bring your furniture? No problem. We make it simple to outfit your apartment with rental furnish-

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ings by CORT Furniture. The finishes, fixtures and freedom you’re looking for— plus available upgrades—make Avalon a place that is truly yours. Our service is award-winning, and everything we do helps you live effortlessly. Additional benefits include being able to pay your monthly rent and submit maintenance orders online. Our goal is to make it easy to enjoy the life you’ve

worked so hard to earn. Never worry about middle-of-the-night maintenance calls, with Avalon’s 24-hour emergency maintenance service. Tucked away in premier Bethesda neighborhoods, these Avalon communities are close to it all, perfect for short commutes and long afternoons by the pool. Close by is the Grosvenor-Strathmore Red Line Metrorail station, Strathmore, and first-class shopping and dining at the Pike & Rose shopping center. Outdoor adventurers can connect to Rock Creek Park via a trail right from Avalon Grosvenor Tower. Foodies will love the local restaurants and all the offerings of the Washington, D.C. restaurant scene with a quick ride on the Red Line. Everything else you could need—from schools and job centers, to grocery stores, coffee shops and movie theaters—are all nearby. AvalonBay Communities is a name you can trust in upscale apartment living, with hundreds of communities in major cities and towns across the U.S. We invite you to learn more and explore our apartment homes at avaloncommunities. com.

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The Hylton Group

Everything you desire, a price you can afford For a limited time, The Hylton Group, a family homebuilder with a history stretching back to 1947, is offering fabulous savings and special incentives on luxurious condominiums, townhomes and single family estates for immediate delivery. The Hylton Group builds new traditions for today’s faster pace of life, with homes that feature spacious, light-filled rooms specially designed to ensure homeowners get the most out of their time at home. With fine features, details, craftsmanship, personal touches and luxuries you simply will not find anywhere else, to say they’ve included everything would be an understatement. In a time when national builders have lowered their level of standard features and removed luxury from their homes in order to reduce their starting prices, The Hylton Group stands apart. Every one of The Hylton Group’s condominium, townhome and single-family home styles feature details such as 30-year architectural shingles, custom-style trim pack-

ages, wood-cased windows, 9-foot ceilings, designer two-tone paint schemes and much more that are included in the price.

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The Hylton Group has always stood behind the quality of every home that it put its name on. Every condominium, townhome and single family home by

The Hylton Group comes with the peace of mind of a 2:10 extended warranty. Close to Washington, D.C. and all of Northern Virginia through easy access to Dale Boulevard, Prince William Parkway, Fairfax County Parkway, Interstate 95, I-66 and the Capital Beltway (I-495), our luxury townhomes, condominiums and single family homes offer easier commuting than other new homes and resale homes available throughout the area. The Dale City area is also known for fine amenities ideal for family living, such as community pools, water parks, tennis courts, youth centers and churches. You will also find award-winning Prince William County schools, shopping, dining, entertainment, national and regional parks, and golf courses all within a close drive. Including everything you desire at a price you can afford. The Hylton Group. The tradition continues. Visit www.thehyltongroup.com for more information.

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Southern Management

No games. No gimmicks. No strings attached. Who we are. As the largest privately owned residential property management company in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions, Southern Management Corporation has it all. From cozy garden apartments to lavish penthouses, we offer apartment homes in a variety of great locations that are close to the places you go and the things you need. And no matter what apartment you select, you can be confident your home will be well maintained—and you will always be treated to world-class customer service. You serve us admirably. Now let us serve you. We have taken a leading role in the innovative Military Set AsideHousing Program and offer discounts on apartment rentals to military families at every major military base in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas. We proudly created this program more than two decades ago to support men and women serving in all branches of the military. Benefits of this program include: • No application fee, no deposit, no credit check and no income requirements • 24-hour emergency maintenance, 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a transfer clause • Option to move out within 30 days, for any reason, without penalty, even if you receive a permanent change of station (PCS) or a 120-day temporary duty (TDY) At Southern Management people come first. This statement embodies the core culture of Southern Management. People are at the heart of everything we do. Since 1965, our innovative approaches have positioned Southern Management as an industry leader. Our unique organizational structure and learning environment empower team members to “own their jobs” and make a true difference in our customers’ experiences. Our customer-oriented focus and commitment to excellence are so fundamental to how we do busi-

ness that we call it “the Southern Difference.” Southern’s Seal of Satisfaction. We’re confident you’ll enjoy calling your Southern Management community home, and we’re dedicated to providing outstanding customer service— and exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction will always be our number one priority. To demonstrate our commitment we offer the Southern Seal of Satisfaction, which includes: our pledge to our residents, the resident bill of rights, 30-day satisfaction guarantee and service guarantee. Reinvesting in our communities. Many companies boast of reinvesting in their businesses, but reinvesting in the communities we serve is of far greater importance to Southern Management. This brings full circle the notion that our business is people. Southern Management is proud to donate time, effort and money to numerous health, education, and public welfare initiatives in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C.metropolitan areas. Free Apartment Locator Service. Southern Management offers a free service to help find your ideal apartment home. Apartment Locator Service representatives are available seven days a week to help filter the details and find what you’re looking for. Just call, send an email or initiate a Web chat to give our team some specifics about your desired location, price range or any other needs or apartment features that are important to you. Our team will not only tell you which apartment communities match your wish list, but can provide real-time information about pricing and availability, as well. No games. No gimmicks. No strings attached. Southern Management believes in offering a great apartment at a fair price. For more information please visit www.SouthernManagement.com.

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Winchester Homes

Celebrating the grand opening of Watson’s Glen Winchester Homes is celebrating the grand opening of Watson’s Glen, a highly anticipated new townhome community in Millersville, Maryland. The fully decorated Kelson model is available for tours daily. Watson’s Glen will have only 103 homes at completion in one of the most desirable locations in Anne Arundel County. Phase 1, opening now, will offer just 45 homes. Townhomes in Watson’s Glen start in the upper $300,000s. For more information about Watson’s Glen, the Kelson model or Winchester Homes, please contact Ginny Waters at Virginia, Waters@WinchesterHomes.com or 240-6143241. “We’re so excited to open the first phase of Watson’s Glen with the Kelson model,” said Lisa Conyer, marketing manager at Winchester Homes. “This community is so special—homebuyers can get Winchester craftsmanship and value in an amazing location, and the Kelson model has such a variety of luxury features.” The opening of Watson’s Glen presents a rare opportunity for homebuyers to get an expertly crafted Winchester townhome in this choice location. Convenient to many major roads, including Interstate 97, I-695 and I-295, this enclave community is ideally located for easy commutes to Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Fort George G. Meade and other employment centers. The Kelson, a brand new plan offered by Winchester Homes, is the first fully decorated model open for tours in Watson’s Glen. This luxurious townhome features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 2,306 square feet of living space, and offers many personalization options that allow homebuyers to choose the features that best suit their families’ lifestyles. Homebuyers at Watson’s Glen will have access to great amenities including a tot lot, an open play area and nearby Kinder Farm Park. Shopping and dining are also conveniently located near the community in the upscale Annapolis Mall.

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Watson’s Glen Sales Center 2 Arrowleaf Drive Millersville, MD 21108 Hours: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. daily Phone: 240-614-3241 About Winchester Homes Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Winchester Homes is one of the area’s premier homebuilders. By focusing on personalization and unique features, Winchester Homes has helped more than 11,000 families create their perfect homes. This focus on personalization is backed by award-winning craftsmanship, sound environmental building practices, a commitment to charitable giving programs and the financial support of TRI Pointe Homes.

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SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES FROM THE LOW 400S 300 APRICOT STREET, STAFFORD, VA 22554 540-659-8118

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Integrity Homes

Wydler Brothers

Building quality homes by building quality relationships At the core of Integrity Homes’ philosophy is our belief in building quality homes by building quality relationships. That all starts with you. It’s why we only build our authentic, handcrafted homes in distinctive places with honest personality, because we are committed to providing you with the highest quality lifestyle to complement all that matters most to you today. At Integrity Homes, we’re true to our homes, we’re true to our vision, and above all, we’re true to you. Our mantra has remained the same since we opened our doors in 2007. We offer today’s discerning homebuyers an unprecedented choice in the Washington market. Our passion is viral, and our approach is simple: building quality relationships while building quality homes. We are a small company with

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big connections. This helps us focus on relationships throughout every step of the process while leveraging our hands-on approach to every home we build. In short, more and more homebuyers are choosing the Integrity difference as we continue to stay true to our commitment from neighborhood to neighborhood.

Relocating? Wydler Brothers can help Relocating? Whether relocating to the D.C.-metro area or making your exit, moving can be a daunting task. You need a team with the experience and professionalism to help with all of your housing needs in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The Wydler Brothers, a Long & Foster affiliate, have a wealth of talented Realtors at your disposal. One such Realtor is retired U.S. Navy Capt. John Breast, a 26-year naval aviator who understands the hardships of frequent relocations but also understands the rewards of homeownership. In the D.C. area, dynamic market conditions coupled with the lowest interest rates in almost two years have helped fuel an already fast moving real estate market. Visit our website, wydlerbrothers.com, for current listings and market conditions for your ZIP code.

Here are a few highlights:

• We sold more than 250 homes, worth over $210 million in 2014. Our team has grown approximately 30 percent per year

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for five years in a row. • We are among a handful of the very highest producing Realtors in the entire metro region and ranked No. 38 among all Realtors in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal. • Readers of Bethesda Magazine and Arlington Magazine picked Wydler Brothers as “Best Realtor” in 2014-15. • Wydler Brothers was recognized as the See WYDLER continued on page 19

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Stanley Martin Homes

Your life is our blueprint Stanley Martin Homes is one of the largest privately held builders in the Washington, D.C.-metropolitan area, and as we expand into new markets throughout Virginia and North Carolina, we will continue to pride ourselves on understanding the unique wants and needs of homebuyers everywhere we build. Stanley Martin Homes now delivers luxury single-family homes, villas, condominiums and townhomes in Maryland and Northern Virginia, in Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia, in and Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the most important factors when considering the purchase of a new home is timing, and often the delivery time associated with new construction means that buying new construction is not an option. Our Move-InReady program is designed for those who need to relocate on a tight deadline but are looking for all the current energy efficiency and design features that are not available in a resale home. With this program, buyers can enjoy all of the advantages of luxury, newconstruction homes without the four- to sixmonth wait usually required for a new home. Stanley Martin can turn the dream of owning a new luxury home into reality, even for

buyers with more urgent timelines. Stanley Martin’s Move-In-Ready program includes homes in a wide range of styles, locations and prices, and in varying stages of construction. These well-appointed homes are built with the same attention to detail and expert craftsmanship that Stanley Martin has become known for, and the homes include standard features like hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. For buyers who do have a more flexible timeline, Stanley Martin offers build-toorder homes for which the homebuyer can pick everything—from the home site to the house type and finishes of their new home. When purchasing a build-to-order home, active and retired military members can take advantage of Stanley Martin’s Real Heroes Program and receive an additional $2,000 toward design studio or structural options.* As well as building homes in great locations with curb appeal, functional floor plans and quality, all new Stanley Martin homes receive a certified Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index score provided by an objective third-party rater. The lower a home’s HERS rating, the higher the home’s energy

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efficiency. Stanley Martin is not satisfied with settling for the industry-standard rating of 100 HERS: All of our homes are designed to receive a 65 HERS Index rating or lower. This means that our energy-efficient homes save you money on energy costs. At Stanley Martin, buyers are encouraged to be involved throughout the entire home buying and building process—from your very first visit to our communities through

the home selection and design studio experience, to follow-ups after you move in. We realize that selecting and buying your new home requires big decisions, and with our process, you can be confident that your home will be everything you expected and more, and that the Stanley Martin team will be there to support you every step of the way. *Go to stanleymartin.com for more details.

Luxury Homes on 3+ Acre Wooded Homesites BOLD, BREATHTAKING HOMES IN AN INTIMATE, CHARMING COMMUNITY.

One visit to Wood Landing Estates and you’ll fall in love with this captivating community, tucked away in the scenic forests of Stafford, Virginia. The large, wooded homesites afford you all the peace and privacy you could ask for, while its premier location ensures that you’re never far from the amenities you need. Nestled near downtown Stafford and historic Fredericksburg, you’ll have access to shops, restaurants, and attractions, while being close to the commuting convenience of Route 1 and I-95. With nearby public access to the Potomac River, you’ll be able to boat and fish to your heart’s content. No matter your hobbies or your tastes, you’ll find your home at Wood Landing Estates.

TOUR OUR MODEL TODAY 540.656.2978 Model Address: 32 Pinewood Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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ReStore:

A home improvement store that supports affordable homeownership Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the Washington, D.C., metro area draw together the time, talent and resources of our communities to build decent, durable and affordable homes for people in need. Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (Habitat NOVA), local affiliates, provide homeownership opportunities to well-qualified first-time homebuyers who cannot afford a conventional mortgage due to high home prices in our area. Both affiliates rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations, faith groups and other organizations. Our ReStore resale shops also provide a key source of funds to support our mission by selling new and gently used appliances, building supplies, hardware and tools, furniture and more at 50 percent to 90 percent off retail prices. The net profits support the operations of Habitat for

Humanity Metro Maryland, which builds in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, and Habitat NOVA, which builds in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Falls Church. ReStores are open to the public. There are no memberships or fees to shop at the stores. Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland operates ReStores in Gaithersburg (9100 Gaither Road) and Silver Spring (12006 B Plum Orchard Drive), while Habitat NOVA operates ReStores in Alexandria (869 S. Pickett St.) and Chantilly (4311 Walney Road). Inventory constantly changes at the ReStores as new merchandise arrives each week. All ReStores depend on donated goods from generous individuals as well as businesses such as building contractors and suppliers, property management companies and others. By donating to ReStore, you can keep reusable items out of landfills while supporting affordable homeownership

in our area. ReStore trucks can pick up donations for free and ReStore provides a receipt for tax purposes. Just like Habitat for Humanity construction sites, our ReStores depend on the time and talents of volunteers. We welcome volunteers individually or in groups, with a range of skills. We are particularly thankful for the dedicated military groups that have volunteered at our stores over the years. Volunteers work with ReStore staff to receive and sort donated materials, price and stock items on the store floor, clean and organize the store, set up displays, and welcome and assist customers. To learn more about our ReStores, includingshoppinganddonationdropoff hours, visit www.ReStoreNOVA .org and www.ReStoreMetroMD. org. Please see the ReStore ad in this guide for a coupon good at Habitat NOVA and Habitat Metro Maryland’s ReStores.

“Most Innovative Realtor in America” by Inman News (2014). For 2015, we are teaming up with A Wider Circle, a wonderful local charity that is taking a broad-based approach to helping disadvantaged families break the cycle of poverty. The organization’s top-priority need is beds; therefore, we’re pleased to announce our “1,000 Bed Challenge.” We, in concert with several of our local partners, will donate a bed for every home we sell in 2015. If you would like to know more about this worthy cause, visit 1000bedchallenge.com.

Want to ask more for your home? Ask more for your Realtor

There simply is no substitute for professional advice. Whether you are using an online tech company and its team of field employees or a For Sale By Owner (FSBO), know what you are getting into. In a market as hot as the D.C.-metro area, sales are dynamic and often quite complicated. Don’t you owe it to yourself to have an agent with the experience, education and expertise to help with what could be one of your most important financial decisions? Take the worry out of your next relocation. Call or email John Breast today: 202-344-9497, John@ wydlerbrothers.com.

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