Recent Articles by Cheryl Spangler

A checklist Your real estate 'to do' list for 2017

Your real estate 'to do' list for 2017

Maybe you are super-organized with your business and you did your new business plan in November (like you were supposed to), and by this time in February, your weekly to-do list is all planned out ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Monday, February 13, 2017
4 moves to get back in the real estate game

4 moves to get back in the real estate game

The 2017 real estate market is a great opportunity to get back into real estate if you have been out for some time, taking a career break. ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, February 10, 2017
2 crucial things I’ve learned about loyalty in real estate

2 crucial things I’ve learned about loyalty in real estate

The 18 months it took to get to my first closing was the best thing that ever happened to me. ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Wednesday, February 8, 2017
3 seller conversations you can't afford to ignore

3 seller conversations you can't afford to ignore

Whether you are just starting out in your real estate career or 15 years in and reinventing yourself, failing to have any one of these seller conversations will cost you and your client money, time and frustration. ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Why extending your niche mentality to the rest of your life is enriching

Why extending your niche mentality to the rest of your life is enriching

Create a rich life using your niche. By "rich," I mean full of meaning, enriching, living in the now, experiencing every moment of your life and business by knowing that when you do something you do it to the fullest experience. ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, November 18, 2016
DC community profile: Cameron Station

DC community profile: Cameron Station

Located at the intersection of Cameron Station Boulevard and Duke Street on the west end of Alexandria, Virginia, sits a popular community of single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums located on 164 acres of beautifully landscaped and planned s...
By Cheryl Spangler | Tuesday, September 13, 2016
DC development profile: Oronoco

DC development profile: Oronoco

Located at 601 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, the Oronoco (pronounced "or-oh-no-co") was once touted as one of the ugliest buildings in the city. However, it got an extreme makeover by EYA builders from 2012 to ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, August 26, 2016
DC community profile: Logan Circle

DC community profile: Logan Circle

Logan 13 is a condominium building in Logan Circle with 67 units. Although it's still being finished, the development is already 73 percent sold out, and only 9 percent of those are investors. Built by Holladay Corporation with one-bedroom and two-be...
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, July 1, 2016
DC community profile: Fords Landing

DC community profile: Fords Landing

Fords Landing is a sought after luxury townhome community located in Alexandria, at the corner of Franklin and South Union Streets. The development consists of around 136, four-level townhomes selling from $900,000 to $2 million. Directly on the Poto...
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, May 20, 2016
DC community profile: the Clara Barton at Penn Quarter

DC community profile: the Clara Barton at Penn Quarter

The Clara Barton is one of the few modern high-rise towers in Penn Quarter, with floor-to-ceiling windows and lots of natural light. There are 255 one, two and three-bedroom condos at Clara Barton, including two penthouses. Located at 616 E. St. NW,...
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, May 13, 2016
DC community profile: Rivergate

DC community profile: Rivergate

Rivergate is a community in Alexandria, Virginia, with 58 luxury townhomes. Originally sold for $375,000, these homes have continued to rise and will continue to do so as the waterfront renovations in Old Town Alexandria get underway. This community ...
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, May 6, 2016
DC community profile: The Henry

DC community profile: The Henry

The Henry is a two-building, six-floor condo development with 172 units ranging from one-bedroom to two-bedroom and a den. Built in 2007, the buildings are located on Fayette St. and Oronoco St. in Alexandria. ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, April 29, 2016
Letters From: real estate broker Marian Keriakos

Letters From: real estate broker Marian Keriakos

Welcome to “Letters from,” a column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Thursday, April 28, 2016
DC community profile: Midtown Alexandria Station

DC community profile: Midtown Alexandria Station

Midtown Alexandria Station is a 16-floor building with 368 condos ranging from studios to two-bedroom units. Built in 2007, the tower has units that range in price from $225,000 to $450,000 and feature stainless steel appliances and updated fixtures....
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, April 22, 2016
DC community profile: VIO at the Wharf

DC community profile: VIO at the Wharf

The VIO at the Wharf is a 12-story tower with 112 units spanning from a studio to a penthouse, and ranging in price from $400,000+ to $1.5 million. The building is located between 7th and 9th streets on the waterfront in Southwest Washington, ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, April 15, 2016
Letters from: real estate broker Jim Roy

Letters from: real estate broker Jim Roy

Welcome to "Letters from," a column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Friday, February 12, 2016
Letters from: Shane Pendley, owner of Parus Solution Marketing and Homes2Value

Letters from: Shane Pendley, owner of Parus Solution Marketing and Homes2Value

My family has been in the real estate industry since I can remember. Having a background in coaching as well as design, I always felt there was a serious need for video and advertising to be done the right way, an aesthetic and educational way that a...
By Cheryl Spangler | Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Letters from: Juwai.com’s Robert Purdy, vice president of sales, North America

Letters from: Juwai.com’s Robert Purdy, vice president of sales, North America

Welcome to “Letters from,” a column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry. Today's subject is Juwai.com's Robert Purdy, vice president of sales, North America ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Wednesday, December 30, 2015