VRLTA: What You Need to Know

VRLTA: What You Need to Know

The Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act was passed in 1974 to streamline certain elements of rental law.  Most people associate VRLTA with being more “tenant friendly”.  While the act does protect tenants in ways common law leases had not previously, there are also many cases where VRTLA makes it easier for landlords to evict tenants.  The act was designed to settle landlord and tenant disputes in a fair and efficient way; favoring neither side. (more…)

"Big Kid" Room Inspiration

Big Kid Room DesignReady to “grow” your little one’s room? Whether you are looking to move from nursery to big kid room or big kid room to bigger kid room, we’ve got your Tuesday inspo!
Take what you like from each and maybe you’ll find something you can really work with in your own update!
Now, if only we could find a way to work some GIANT picture windows into our children’s rooms…

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Win VIP Tickets to Taste of Arlington!

Win Tickets!What’s this about?

As promised in our Spring Newsletter, Peake Management will be running a hashtag/photo contest and the winner will receive two VIP Tickets to the Taste of Arlington on Sunday, May 20, 2018!  It’s a super fun festival in Ballston that highlights local restaurants and businesses.
VIP tickets include exclusive access to the lounge which will open at 11am (one hour prior to the festival). Enjoy a VIP happy hour until noon where they will be serving complimentary food in addition to free liquor sampling.
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It’s Almost Farmer’s Market Season!! Here is Your One Stop Guide…

Farmer's Market Time of YearFarmer’s markets are the heart of any community where people come together, once a week, to support local farmers and artisans while filling their bags with quality goods.  You’ll often find live music and laughter filling the air as neighbors bump into each other and vendors provide an experience and quality that the grocery store just can’t compete with.  While some markets are available year round, many will open next month for the season.  Below is a list of opening dates for farmer’s markets in and around Arlington, Fairfax , Prince William and Loudoun Counties.  Mark your calendars!
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The Best Damn Cornbread Dressing You Ever Did Have

Homemade Thanksgiving CornbreadThanksgiving is tomorrow and if you’re still looking for a way to make a big impact on your guests (or host), TRY THIS RECIPE!!  I grew up eating your standard (and delicious) herb stuffing around The Holidays.  Why mess with a good thing, right?  Wrong!  I was inspired five years ago when my husband and I (who were dating at the time) were invited to bring a dish to his parents’ house for Thanksgiving.  His mother is an amazing cook so I wanted to try something new (to me) that I could impress with.   Being a New Englander, I was unfamiliar with the concept of cornbread dressing and was intrigued when I came across this recipe from Southern Living:
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