August Newsletter | Listings for an A+ Education

Dear Friends,

Back-to-school season brings a mix of emotions as my daughter, Emma, takes her next step in education at UC Berkeley. Just as families seek the right learning environment, I’m here to help you find a home that fits your unique needs. Let’s navigate this journey together and make your real estate dreams a reality. Welcome to our August newsletter!

Jill Park

Real Estate Professional
25+ years selling at all price points
Speak English/Korean
Working in N. VA & Global Referrals
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Back to School Tips & Tricks

Top Ten College Transition Tips

Consider these tips from professionals who have helped young adults and their families through times of transition.

Courtesy of Forbes
Your Ultimate Back to School Guide: College

Be productive this semester with these top-rated supplies.

Courtesy of The Washingtonian
How to Prepare Your Child for a New School

Here are 10 ways to make the school transition a good one.

Courtesy of

Spotlight on Local Businesses

Photograph by Sgt. John Linzmeier/U.S. Air National Guard. 
Chef Roberto Donna to Open New French Bistro in Vienna

When one door closes, another one opens. Celebrated Vienna restaurant Blend 111, will close on Saturday, August 12. In it’s space a new pop-up French bistro will emerge.

Courtesy of Northern Virginia Magazine
Best of Arlington 2024 Readers Survey

Vote for the best that Arlington, McLean and Falls Church have to offer! The results will be published in the January/February 2024 Best of Arlington issue. Support your local favorites.

Courtesy of Arlington Magazine
DC-Area Businesses That Are Supporting Maui—and Other Ways You Can Help

The Maui fire is now considered the deadliest US wildfire in over 100 years. Support several DC-area businesses that are sending help to locals in need.

Courtesy of The Washingtonian

Weekend Getaway

9 Airbnbs for a Last-Minute Labor Day Getaway

Want to get out of town for the long weekend? These spots are an easy drive from DC—and currently available.

Courtesy of The Washingtonian

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Delaware’s Cutest Beach Town Is Calling

Low-key Lewes is prized for its quiet shoreline, maritime history, bike trails, great restaurants and intimate charm.

Courtesy of Arlington Magazine
Tips for planning the perfect long weekend trip

Hannah Sampson has two rules for every trip she goes on: She always tries to visit a bookstore (ideally one that sells used books), and she always gets some local ice cream.

Courtesy of NPR

Kaz Fantone/NPR

Featured Properties

509 Creek Crossing Rd NE
Vienna, VA
4 BD | 3 BA | 0 HB
921 N Jacksonville St
Arlington, VA
3 BD | 2 BA | 1 HB

1761 Old Meadow Rd
McLean, VA
2 BD | 2 BA | 1 HB

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