Susan Fitzpatrick

April 9, 2020

Homeowners insurance and coronavirus: what you need to know

The coronavirus pandemic won’t affect your homeowners insurance too much, but given the temporary lifestyle change, there are a few coverage considerations you should be made aware of. The claims process may also be a little different.


·       The coronavirus won’t directly affect your homeowners insurance coverage ...

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Feb. 20, 2020

February Item of Value

There’s quite a bit going on in the world right now—impeachment hearings, Brexit, tensions with Iran, trade issues with China and, more recently, the coronavirus. 

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, you may be wondering what effect, if any, these domestic and global events ...

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Dec. 23, 2019

December Item of Value

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home next year, you’re likely wondering what’s expected to happen in the housing market. Here are a few trends that our team at Long & Foster Real Estate expects to impact the market in 2020.


Resolution of uncertainty in the world ...

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Nov. 29, 2019

Small Business Saturday 2019 Recap

Thanksgiving is done and Christmas will be here before we know it, so let the holiday shopping commence!  Take a break from the shopping madness on Black Friday and save your energy for Small Business Saturday because there are plenty of small businesses to choose from in the Washington, DC ...

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Nov. 29, 2019

8000 Barber Shop

This family friendly barber shop, located on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, Maryland, is a favorite among the locals, kids and adults alike. The customer service at 8000 Barber Shop is outstanding with welcoming and professional staff who know how to make their clientele happy.  Their friendly barbers are patient and ...

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Nov. 28, 2019

Farm Station Cafe

The culinary team at this eatery, located in Vint Hill, Virginia, prides themselves on their deep love and passion for their work, which is built on bringing its customers responsibly sourced, bright-flavored food. The goal at Farm Station Café is to connect people to the food they eat, and they ...

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Nov. 27, 2019

Hidden Julles Cafe

If you’re looking for a local, organic, and natural restaurant to start off your day, Hidden Julles Cafe may be just the spot for you.  It is a family-owned and operated cafe that was named after the owners’ mom, who had a major influence on so many lives and on ...

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Nov. 26, 2019

K9 Aquatic Center

If you’re looking for a wellness center for dogs and you live in the Maryland, Washington, DC, or Northern Virginia area, K9 Aquatic Center is ready to serve you.  Their swim coaches welcome dogs of all ages and are there to help your dog have fun, get some exercise, or ...

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Nov. 25, 2019

Rocklands Farm Winery


Rocklands is a family-owned winery and working farm, owned by Greg Sr. and Janis Glenn.  They opened in 2010 and take their responsibility as stewards of the land and caretakers of their historic buildings seriously.  The mission at Rocklands Farm Winery, which you’ll notice repeated throughout their website, is ...

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Nov. 24, 2019

Old Town Man Cave

This full-service barber shop located in Manassas, Virginia, is set in an atmosphere that is meant to feel like your own personal man cave.  It is touted as a men’s spa that offers select services exclusively for men, while their customers are able to enjoy being treated like a king ...

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