• "Bette and Betsy were very professional and made themselves available to me at the hours that worked best for me and through whichever form of communication I chose." -Wendy R.
  • "We enjoyed the experience of two professional agents who worked together to accomplish our mission." -Katie and Clark O.
  • "This is a true team-both are strong realtors in their own right." -Lauren G.
  • "Very professional. Incredibly knowledgable. We had worked with many Realtors and none of them compared to Bette and Betsy. They are fabulous. I would recommend them to everyone." -Jessica J.
  • "I have bought and sold 6 other properties and working with Bette and Betsy was by far the best sale/buy. Personally they are delightful to work with." -Heather C.
  • "Betsy rocks!" James B.
  • "Very efficient and professional.  They know what to do and I had a contract in 6 days!" -Penny S. 
  • "Bette and Betsy represent you not only in making a smart howeowner decision but also in the negotiating process-your agents really are on your side."  -Meleah and Mark B.
  • "The transaction went incredibly smoothly and I knew where I stood throughout the process." -Wendy R.
  • "Working with Bette and Betsy put me totally at ease because I was totally confident in them."  -Evan S.
  • "Betsy certainly goes above and beyond. Wouldn't use anyone else."  -Julia and Dan L.
  • "Betsy worked very hard dealing with our very difficult buyer. The transaction would have fallen apart if not for her persistence." Carol H and David T.
  • "Awesome. No drama. Helpful every step of the way. Very professional and gave honest opinions." Elizabeth and Richard H.
  • "They really know the business and what they are doing. They came highly recommended-they exceeded our expectations." -Barbara and Ted K.
  • "I have made 6 corporate moves and Betsy is hands down the best realtor I have worked with. She worked tirelessly to ensure I was paying a fair price and getting a quality property." Tricia B.
  • "Betsy has a strong set of ethics and was excellent in providing her professional opinion at all the right moments. We love our home!" -Lauren G.
  • "We were in the process of moving out of state and Bette and Betsy took care of everything for us regarding the closing. We didn't worry-they are so trustworthy." -Barbara and Ted K.
  • "Bette and Betsy were both very personable and professional.  They were perceptive to my needs and wants and were also very knowledgable for a first time home buyer." Evan S.
  • "Betsy's expertise in Old Town was invaluable.  It was very apparent why she and her mom have such a fantastic reputation."  -Tricia B.
  • "Both Bette and Betsy were awesome to work with.  Their knowledge and expertise in the field of real estate went a long way.  We'll definitely work with them again." S. Goodman & J. Luckett
  • "Service above and beyond my expectations-highly recommend. Customized level of service to the needs of their clients. Excellent communication and very professional." -Gwen A.
  • "First class.  Betsy worked with us for a long time, so we got to know her well.  Her knowledge and professionalism were outstanding."  Julia and Dan L.
  • "Love the home warranty and help with subcontractors." -Sherwood T.
  • "Bette and Betsy are easy to get in touch with and fast moving." -David M.
  • "Betsy was wonderful to work with. Very professional." -Coleen M.
  • "Bette and Betsy are great in every way." - Shelley Y.

Betsy Gorman
(703) 861-4825
betsy@gormangroup.net

Bette Gorman
(703) 585-2235
bette@gormangroup.net

Long & Foster
400 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-0400 - Phone
(703) 763-5750 - Fax

The Most Glorious Time of Year

 

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Spring, the most glorious time of year! I love that the weather turns warmer, outside events populate our calendars, everyone’s mood lifts, the real estate market heats up and, it’s Spring Clean Up in the City of Alexandria! What’s Spring Clean Up you ask?  It is the day the City expands the refuse program and picks up unusable items, including items not usually permitted. Of course, it’s always best to donate or recycle as much as possible, but sometimes there are items that have to go to the landfill.  This is your opportunity to get rid of them without calling for a special bulk pick up or paying someone a disposal fee.

 

Even though the rules regarding permitted items are loosened on Spring Clean Up Day, the follow items remain impermissible:

Yard Waste
Concrete
Improperly prepared paints
Hazardous Materials
Unbundled brush or loose yard waste
Incorrectly prepared sharp items
Building materials (such as drywall, shingles and lumber)

You don’t have to be preparing your home for sale to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to clean out the basement or attic and rid yourself of extraneous items weighing you down.

Consult the schedule and map to determine when your neighborhood pick up will be. The City is divided into 4 quadrants and spring clean up happens on four sequential Saturdays, starting April 14 in Old Town and Del Ray.

Happy Spring Cleaning!

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