September 2016

Found 2 blog entries for September 2016.

Fairfax – Home sales spiked more than 11 percent this past August with 2,104 closings compared to the 1,891 transactions that closed in August 2015 in the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® territory, which consists of Fairfax and Arlington counties, Falls Church and Alexandria. 
“The 11 percent spike in home sales shows that during an unprecedented election season, the Northern Virginia real estate market sustains itself on firm footing,” says NVAR CEO Ryan Conrad. 
“Based on the 10 percent boost in total pending contracts, our fall market could lead into a strong close for the year.” Northern Virginia’s local sound economy is one reason that prospective buyers see now as an opportune time to buy a home, he explained. 

Realtors® observed

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Labor Day: What it Means

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

The First Labor Day

The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day holiday just a year later, on September 5, 1883.
In 1884 the first Monday in September was selected as the holiday, as originally proposed, and the Central Labor Union urged similar organizations in other cities to

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