This week’s Q&A column, sponsored and written by McEnearney Associates Realtors®, the leading real estate firm in Alexandria, is a bit of a departure from our usual format. To learn more about this article and relevant Alexandria market news, contact us at 703-549-9292. You may also submit your questions to McEnearney Associates via email for response in future columns.
Beyond Selling Homes
As we head into the holiday season, it’s a wonderful time to give back and thank the communities that helped McEnearney Associates grow to the number-one hyper-local firm it is today.
For forty years, our firm’s focus has been on going above and beyond selling and buying homes for clients and building a brand that invests in the communities where we live and work.
In partnership with Rebuilding Together DC • Alexandria and Atlantic Coast Mortgage, McEnearney Associates rolled up their sleeves and got to work on 4 homes in our Alexandria community. We painted, landscaped, decluttered, organized, and rebuilt to help revitalize our communities.
We would also like to highlight some of the community organizations we have worked with over the years. Our individual Associates have also supported many more throughout the DMV. We offer our sincere thanks to these organizations that strengthen our communities and to all those whose donations of time, money, and resources make it all possible.
- ACT for Alexandria
- Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
- Carpenter’s Shelter
- Community Lodgings
- Hopkins House
- SCAN of Northern Virginia
- Senior Services of Alexandria
- The TWIG
If you would like a question answered in our weekly column or to set up an appointment with one of our Associates, please email: [email protected] or call 703-549-9292.
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If you had a chance to enhance a child’s future with a time commitment of less than 2 hours a week, how would you respond? You have that opportunity right now to join over 200 Alexandrians as a reading tutor volunteer with the Alexandria Tutoring Consortium (ATC).
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This year, ATC plans to significantly increase the size of the program to reach over 250 students and to serve every elementary school in Alexandria. This is very exciting news, but we will only succeed if we can recruit more tutors. ATC trains you, matches you with a child, and provides ongoing lesson materials and support.
If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!
In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!
We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.
Mark your calendars and join us for the Family Fun Fall Fest on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 11am – 2pm!
This FREE in-person event will be held at the Shoppes at Foxchase, located at 4641 Duke St, Alexandria, VA