1000 Galium Ct McLean Va 22102 – Just Listed by The Belt Team

1000 Galium Ct McLean Va 22102 was just listed by The Belt Team.

Beautiful, quiet Lot backing to trees on a culdesac in super McLean location. Easy access to Tysons, McLean, Washington DC. Great renovation or tear down and build new opportunity. Home and tennis court sold ~as-is~.

Price and LOTS more photos of 1000 Galium Ct McLean Va 22102

Call Terry Belt & The Belt Team at (703) 242-3975 to schedule a showing!

2822 23rd Road N, Arlington, VA 22201 – Listed by The Belt Team – Open Dec 3

2822 23rd Road N, Arlington, VA 22201 –  listed by The Belt Team and OPEN SUNDAY, December 3, 1-4pm.  Take a peek….

Price and LOTS more photos of 2822 23rd Road N Arlington VA 22201

Call Terry Belt & The Belt Team at (703) 242-3975 to schedule a showing!

Another stunning new home by Sarantis Properties! No attention to detail spared in this 7,600+ square foot, 4 level, 6 bedroom/7.5 bath property with high ceilings, high end custom finishes & fixtures, a gourmet kitchen with a large island & open to the family room with fireplace, a main level den/office & mud room, spectacular owner’s suite, 4th level bedroom/guest suite, a finished lower level with wet bar, game room, bedroom & more! Front porch & fenced-in back yard. Minutes from Georgetown & DC!

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10 Tips To Keep Your Home Safe During The Holidays

Holiday Meal

Have you figured out what you’re making (or what you’re bringing) for Thanksgiving dinner yet? I bet you have! But don’t forget to think about how to keep your home safe if you’re traveling during the holidays.

Here are 10 Tips To Keep Your Home Safe

(1) Be careful with your status updates on Insta, Facebook, etc. Don’t be too specific. For example: “Can’t wait to see Grandma & Grandpa” might be better than “Leaving for Ohio in 2 hours. Back on Sunday.

(2) Take advantage of the “nosy neighbors” you have (assuming you trust them!). Ask them to keep an eye out while you are away. Make sure they know how to reach you in case of an emergency.

(3) If you still have a newspaper delivered instead of reading online, make sure you suspend delivery. (And ask a neighbor to keep your driveway clear of the various “throwaway publications” that appear.)

(4) Think twice about setting up an auto-responder or voice mail message that says you’re out of town – especially if you work from a home office. A better idea might be to just say you are not checking messages until a certain date (as if you’re taking a “Stay-Cation”.)

(5) Set up timers on certain lights in your house. Install motion detector lights outdoors.

One of my neighbors (who happens to know a bit about this topic since he is a Sheriff!) gave me some extra advice about this particular item. He said,  “My two cents on timers. If you use them, stagger the times they go on and off, create the illusion of movement in the house. Most people have them go on and off at the same time. Instead, have downstairs timers go on during normal dinner & TV time, and then go off. Then have upstairs timers go on like you’re going to bed. Works great and gives the bad guys doubts if you’re home or not.” GREAT ADVICE!

(6) Don’t forget to lock the interior garage door. Exterior doors are relatively easy to compromise. And lock ALL of your windows.

(7) Stop your mail. Or have a neighbor collect it daily.

(8) Don’t publish your physical address or personal information on your social media profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. It’s amazing how many people advertise their birthdate, home address and more – just because the site asked you to fill it in when you set up your account. It’s not just children who do this, but many adults who are new to the world of social media are guilty of this as well. Even if your site is “friend-protected”, you’d be surprised at what web-savvy folks can find out. Be discreet!

(9) If your home is in an area of the country where it’s cold (as in freezing), don’t turn your heat off. You don’t want your pipes to freeze!

(10) You can always employ the tactics of Kevin McAllister in “Home Alone”!

SELLERS: Make sure you read our blog post about whether or not it’s a good idea to sell during the holidays. In general, low inventory & low housing supply mean good things for you. But there are lots of things to consider.

BUYERS: Inventory is low and even as we approach the holidays, homes are selling quickly. If you would like to buy now & celebrate the New Year in your new home, make you use our state-of-the-art home search site. Listings are updated on our system faster than other sites so you won’t miss out on your Dream Home!

If you’’re thinking of buying or selling a home, Contact The Belt Team at (703) 242-3975 for a more in-depth discussion & analysis – because it’s only the neighborhood YOU live in (or you WANT to live in) that matters. We’ll be happy to schedule a consultation and get very detailed about “YOUR Market” so that you can make the decision that is best for YOU!

2822 23rd Road N, Arlington, VA 22201 – listed by The Belt Team – Open Nov 19

2822 23rd Road N, Arlington, VA 22201 –  listed by The Belt Team and OPEN SUNDAY, November 19, 1-4pm.  Take a peek….

Price and LOTS more photos of 2822 23rd Road N Arlington VA 22201

Call Terry Belt & The Belt Team at (703) 242-3975 to schedule a showing!

Another stunning new home by Sarantis Properties! No attention to detail spared in this 7,600+ square foot, 4 level, 6 bedroom/7.5 bath property with high ceilings, high end custom finishes & fixtures, a gourmet kitchen with a large island & open to the family room with fireplace, a main level den/office & mud room, spectacular owner’s suite, 4th level bedroom/guest suite, a finished lower level with wet bar, game room, bedroom & more! Front porch & fenced-in back yard. Minutes from Georgetown & DC!

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2109 Whippoorwill Rd Vienna VA 22181 – JUST Listed by The Belt Team

2109 Whippoorwill Rd Vienna VA 22181 was JUST listed by The Belt Team!

Under construction now on a simply spectacular wooded 5 acre lot! Close to downtown Vienna, Oakton, RTC & Tysons! Late February delivery. Taurus Enterprises’ finest! Custom plan w approximately 6,800 finished square feet on 3 levels. 3 car side garage, welcoming front porch, “limitless view” deck off family room/kitchen, delightful patio off walkout lower level. High end design, finish, quality & craftsmanship! Easy commuting! Top schools!

Features and Floorplans for 2109 Whippoorwill Rd

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1414 Valebrook Lane Herndon VA 20170 – JUST Listed by The Belt Team

1414 Valebrook Lane Herndon VA 20170 was JUST listed by The Belt Team! Here’s a sneak peek:

Price and LOTS more photos of 1414 Valebrook Lane Herndon VA 20170

Call Terry Belt & The Belt Team at (703) 242-3975 to schedule a showing!

Welcome to this lovely colonial sited on a peaceful cul-de-sac in the popular Kingstream subdivision! Fantastic location mere minutes to the new Silver Line Metro and convenient to local jogging paths! Enjoy an open floorplan with an abundance of natural light. Updates include windows, washer & dryer and flooring. You’ll love the welcoming front porch AND the fenced in backyard – as perfect for entertaining & recreational activity as it is for just relaxing!

Kingstream Subdivision

Kingstream Subdivision

Kingstream Subdivision

Kingstream Subdivision

Belt Team 50th Anniversary and Client Appreciation Event!

2017 marks 50 years for The Belt Team. We are grateful to have been invited into so many clients’ lives over the years. To end our year of celebration, we invite YOU (our past & current clients) to bring your family and join us for dessert, coffee & hot chocolate in The Atrium at Meadowlark Gardens.

The first 100 guests to RSVP will also receive free entry that night to Meadowlark Gardens’ Winter Walk of Lights courtesy of Mark Kilfeather (George Mason Mortgage) and Manuel Sanchez (our favorite handyman!) (Tickets are normally $8-$16 each.) Don’t miss this! Take a peek!

We’re looking forward to seeing you. Come say hello to the entire Belt Team – Terry Belt, Gail Belt, Kevin Kleifges, Beth Dadisman, Tom Hanton, Jerry Belt & Christy Belt Grossman!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fun Facts About The Winter Walk of Lights

  • This is the 6th year for the Walk of Lights.
  • It takes 3 MONTHS to install the lights & displays!
  • You can ask for a Scavenger Hunt form at the front desk.
  • The huge tree at the end of the walk has 50,000 LED lights.

SPONSORS:

The Belt Team chooses our partners VERY carefully. Serving our clients well is our number one priority. We are happy to share our sponsors with you and highly recommend their services. Mark Kilfeather is a great resource for refinancing your mortage or for securing a new loan. Manuel is our “go-to” guy for handyman repairs and home improvements.

Mark Kilfeather, Assistant Branch Manager, George Mason Mortgage

Manuel Sanchez, Owner, Sanchez General Contractor Inc

  • Phone: 571-212-3657
  • Email: sanchezgcontractor@gmail.com

Fun Facts About The Belt Team

  • 2017 is the 50th year The Belt Team has been in business.
  • The Belt Team’s Mission is “Changing Lives For The Better“.
  • One member of The Belt Team struck out the Homerun King (Frank Howard) four times in one game.
  • One member of The Belt Team was VP of the Student Body at Wolftrap Elementary the year the time capsule was buried.
  • Meadowlark Gardens is in Vienna & The Belt Team has sold more homes in Vienna than ANY other Realtor or Team. (And we’ve sold more outside Vienna than in!)