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Recapping the 3rd Annual Boulevard Manor Neighborhood Yard Sale

Our much-anticipated neighborhood annual yard sale took place September 30, 2023. It was a day filled with treasure hunting, neighborly connections, and a strong sense of community spirit.

The event brought together the entire neighborhood as participating homes opened their yards to offer a diverse array of unique vintage pieces and gently used household items. Shoppers had the chance to discover hidden gems while enjoying the festive atmosphere that permeated the neighborhood.

But this yard sale was more than just a chance to buy and sell items; it was an opportunity to strengthen community bonds. Residents mingled, new friendships were formed, and a powerful sense of togetherness pervaded the event. It was a reminder that the neighborhood is not just a collection of houses, but a vibrant and connected community.

The event’s success was thanks to the hard work and dedication of Marybeth G. Fraser and the Magnificent Manors Team of KW Metro Center, who proudly organized the event. Their efforts created a day of fun, discoveries, and community spirit that left everyone eagerly anticipating next year’s yard sale.

If you missed this year’s event, be sure to follow us for updates on the 4th Annual Boulevard Manor Neighborhood Yard Sale. It’s an event you won’t want to miss, filled with the promise of unique finds and the warmth of community togetherness. Stay tuned for more updates as we look forward to yet another fantastic neighborhood gathering.

 

 

 

 


The Magnificent Manors team turns 10 Years Old!

Thank You for Celebrating with Us!

We are thrilled to all who could join us to celebrate the Magnificent Manors Team’s 10 Year Business Anniversary! We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent together and the outstanding performances by the award winning actors Bobby Smith and Natascia Diaz. It was a magical evening thanks to  you all!

Your energy, enthusiasm and the incredible performances were captured in photos by the gifted photographer and friend, Cameron Whitman. Please take a moment to view the photos (click here) and relive all of the magnificent moments. The photos are available for you to download for free, just use PIN: 7090

You are so dear to us and have contributed in so many ways to the success of our business. We have worked with many of you to buy, rent, sell or invest in real estate. You have sent us referrals and trusted us to serve your friends, families and colleagues. Many of you have provided support, advice and guidance as we hit challenges along the way. Most importantly you have blessed us with your friendships. You are such an important and valued part of our lives. Thank you!

For those who couldn’t attend, we missed you and hope you are able to attend our next Magnificent Manors Team event. In the meantime, cheers to all of you and cheers to our future success together. 


Virginia Health Center Women’s Health Circle Joint Health Event

Yoga was practiced. Food was enjoyed. Knowledge on joint health was shared. What a wonderful evening of self care and fellowship spent with a group of wonderful women.

 Thank you to the VHC Women’s Health Circle Board of Directors for providing the opportunity to learn what we can do to promote joint health. A huge thank you to Dr. Jamie Grossman, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon at VHC Health Center for sharing valuable insight and knowledge on ways to promote and maintain joint health. And, to 24 Hour Fitness – Falls Church  for sharing their space.

To learn more about the Women’s Health Circle and information on becoming a member, visit here.

As a Co-Chair and Board Member on the VHC Women’s Health Circle, I’m passionate in ensuring women’s health care needs are met with the most comprehensive, compassionate and advanced level of care. Looking forward to the next event and hope you can join us!


Join us! Virginia Health Center Women’s Health Circle Joint Health Event 

As a Board Member on the Virginia Hospital Center Women’s Health Circle, I would like to invite you to our Joint Health Event for an evening of exploring ways to promote women’s joint health.

This event is free, but we kindly request you pre-register here.

To start the evening, we will begin with a relaxing yoga session, aimed at releasing tension and stiffness and leaving you feeling calm and grounded. After the yoga session, a VHC Health physician will provide valuable insights and knowledge, sharing ways to promote and maintain joint health. Additionally, we will offer healthy finger foods, clean-crafted wine and drinks to replenish you after yoga. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about women’s joint health and how to take care of your joints. We look forward to seeing you!
 
Thurs., May 18 from 6:30-8:30 pm
24 Hour Fitness, 1000 E Board St, Falls Church, VA.
The VHC Health Foundation ensures the needs of each patient are met with the most comprehensive, compassionate and advanced level of care through the power of giving. 

First Time Home Buyers Seminar | February 2023

Thank you to all who joined us at our First Time Home Buyers Seminar. The information was valuable and the food and drinks were delicious! Thanks to our co-host Katie Kelley, Sr. Loan Officer, CMG Home Loans, who offered ideas on mortgage programs available to first time buyers and how you can purchase a home on your budget.

If you have wondered about buying your first home, contact us and we can walk you through the entire process from home search to closing day. 

To those who couldn’t attend, we hope you will be able to join us at one of our future events. To be sure you’re on the invite list, send a text or email to either Kevin Fraser at 703.798.1803, [email protected] or Michael Fraser at 571.268.6743, [email protected] 


Holiday & Art Show Party | December 2022

What a magnificent evening! It was so exciting to kick off the holiday season together with a delicious dinner, drinks, and an exciting and unique opportunity to support women in the arts. Thank you to our talented and award winning artists and jewelry maker. We are so grateful you were able to share your fine work with us and even more excited that many of your beautiful art pieces and jewelry went home with our dear friends.

To those who couldn’t attend, we hope you will be able to join us at one of our future events…look for an invite to another opportunity in the spring. I would love to hear from you if hosting another art show next year would be an event you would like to attend.  

 

 


The 2nd Annual Boulevard Manor Yard Sale | October 2022

Our second neighborhood yard sale was a great success with 28 families participating! Thank you to all our neighbors for participating!

Many found some “new” treasures and everyone was rewarded with delicious Nicecream. We are humbled by this wonderful community and grateful for the opportunity to work together with you on this event. For invites to next year’s yard sale & other events like these contact [email protected] with your name and email. We’ll get you on the list!

 


Margaritas & Manors – An Informative Dinner | May 2022

 We had a blast at this casual gathering where we enjoyed dinner (tacos and margaritas). Marybeth shared the  top 10 secrets to increase the value of your home – whether you are planning to sell or stay.

Thank you to Kelly Wyatt from KW Metro Center for speaking to the group on what the KW team has to offer and what a career in real estate looks like. 

We are always honored to have the opportunity to get together with our community at an event such as this. We can’t wait until the next onw! For invites to next year’s yard sale & other events like these, email marybeth@magnificentmanors.com.


Fitness Fun & Dinner Client Appreciation Event | February 2022

Thank you to everyone who came to our event this weekend. It was wonderful to get together to work out, socialize over dinner and catch up after so much time not seeing each other. For those who could not make it, we hope you’re able to make one of our future events. Looking forward to the next time!

The Magnificent Manors Team was also able to show its support to local non-profits, companies and athletic teams with our theme of fitness and health.

Alana Andrews, shared what inspired her to develop SWEY and tips on how to start a business from scratch. Swey is a natural athletic fuel packed with only the good stuff. It uses only natural sugars and is packed with the essentials to replenish your body. Swey is our go-to sports drink we feel good about drinking. To order your own, visit here.

Erin O’Connor, an Independent Consultant for Scout & Cellar, joined us to talk about a new movement in wine – clean crafted wines made with grapes not treated with toxic pesticides, no added artificial processing aids or ingredients, no added sugar, and no more than 100 ppm of sulfites. Find out more here.

Jessica Warren from Warm Peet socks – a great company with a great cause – spoke with guests on how staying active and being outdoors is an integral part to our mental and physical health. Guests were also given a pair of socks compliments of Magnificent Manors.Warm Peet donates 100% of their profits to Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, Outdoor Recreation, and Nature Preservation Non-Profits. They also make the coziest socks. Visit here to learn more about their vision or to try them for yourself.

We were thrilled to have Jack Russell, a professional rugby player recently signed with Old Glory DC Major League Rugby Team, working out with us and speaking about the importance of staying active and life as a major league rugby player. Thanks, Jack!

We invited Shelters to Shutters, a non-profit organization that transitions individuals and families out of homelessness to economic self-sufficiency by educating and engaging the real estate industry to provide employment and housing opportunities. Thank you to all you gave. For more info, visit here.

Finally, thank you to 24 Hour Fitness in Falls Church, VA for sharing their space with us. It is a state-of-the-art facility that has just about every feature you could wish for in a gym membership. Learn more here.


Magnificent Manors Team Neighborhood Yard Sale | October 2021

Thank you Boulevard Manor neighbors and friends for participating in our 1st Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale. Over 27 households participated and there was a huge turnout of buyers from all over Northern VA. The Magnificent Manors Team also sponsored a free Ice Cream Truck by Goodies’s Frozen Custard and Treats! It was a magnificent day!

We are always honored to have the opportunity to work together with our neighbors at an event such as this. We can’t wait until next year! For invites to next year’s yard sale & other events like these, email marybeth@magnificentmanors.com.


“Welcome Summer” Client Appreciation Event | July 2021

What a wonderful afternoon we had with our friends, clients and colleagues! Wine tasting, snacks, kids activities, and lawn games were had! We hope you all are enjoying your Magnificent Manors folding chair!

Thank you to all who donated and supported a few of our favorite local organizations. You are all magnificent!

If you would like to join our next event in the fall, email Marybeth at [email protected].  We’ll get you on the list!

Scout & Cellar has a mission to offer wines free of synthetic chemicals and additives through their Clean-Crafted Commitment®.  The New Hope Academy Lady Tigers program offers an environment to help create strong, motivated, and successful members of society – to carry them forward in all their future endeavors.⁠ Swey, a natural athletic fuel uses only natural sugars and is packed with the essentials to replenish your body. Made by Gen Z for Gen Z.  It’s our go-to sports drink, that we feel good about drinking.


“Thankful For You” Client Appreciation Event | November 2020

What a wonderful evening spent saying hello “social distance style” to our friends, clients and colleagues that we haven’t seen in a very long time! Thank you to all who donated and gave to support a few local organizations that are dear to us. You are all magnificent! We hope you enjoyed the pie! For those who couldn’t attend, we missed you and hope you can attend our next event. 

Shelters to Shutters, a non-profit organization that transitions individuals and families out of homelessness to economic self-sufficiency by educating and engaging the real estate industry to provide employment and housing opportunities. 

Arlington Pediatric Center allows every patient to take a book home after every appointment to promote literacy, school readiness, and encourage parents and children to read together. They rely on donated books. 

Acme Pie Co. makes amazingly delicious pies. Highly recommend stopping by and grabbing a pie…or three for your holiday dessert. They are located at 2803 Columbia Pike, in Arlington VA .


 

The Magnificent Manors Team Hosts Numerous Virtual Forums During the COVID-19 Pandemic | 2020-2021

These events were hosted by Marybeth Fraser, CEO, Magnificent Manors Team of KW Metro Center with featured speakers, on various educational topics.

As members of the Arlington community, we believe it’s important to provide our friends, family, colleagues and clients information and insight on topics unrelated to real estate and the home buying market. To join future information forums, be sure to follow us on social media! Stay healthy and safe!

 

 


“Cheers to You” Client Appreciation Event | February 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our Cheers to You Party! To Mercedes-Benz of Arlington for hosting such a beautiful event space.  To our sponsors, Universal Title, Fitzgerald Financial Group, and Redmon, Peyton & Braswell.  You’ve supported our business over the years and made it what it is today.  Our gratitude is endless and, and we hope we showed you that.  We raised over $1,000 for Doorways for Women & Families!  

We are touched by our guests’ outstanding generosity and commitment to giving back to the community. We hope to see more of you next year!  Cheers!


We Support our Local Frontline Workers and Local Restaurants

KW Metro Center partners with New Hope Housing to support front line workers in hospitals, clinics, fire stations, and other care facilities with a hot meal from local restaurants. Donations to this magnificent program support our local community and small business owners!  

 

 

 

 


Opioid Epidemic Discussion at VHC | October 2018

As a Board Member on the Virginia Hospital Center Women’s Health Circle, we participated at our sponsored community forum on how the opioid epidemic is affecting our community on October 10th, 2018.  According to NIH, unintentional overdose deaths involving opioids have more than quadrupled since 1999 and have outnumbered deaths involving heroin and cocaine since 2002.

This was an enlightening evening. For upcoming community forums, please click here.


Bridging the Gap Gala | November 2016

Bridging the Gap Gala - 2016The Keller Williams Metro Center Office held its 9th Annual Bridging the Gap Gala at the Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington, VA, on November 3, 2016.

Proceeds from the Gala benefitted two organizations working to end homelessness and provide critical services to those in need in Arlington County-A-Span and Bridges to Independence.

 


Client Appreciation Movie Night | 2016

The Magnificent Manor Team hosted a Movie Night for clients and friends. We had a magnificent time connecting with our valued clients in a fun setting. 


KW Gala Benefiting Doorways for Women and Families | 2013

KW Teams attended the KW Arlington Gala which raised over $55,000 for Doorways for Women and Families.