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Senator talks business, economy as legislative session looms

Virginia’s economic recovery is slightly lagging the nation’s, but its financial situation and prospects are solid, Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax-Vienna) said Jan. 6 at his annual Business Leaders Breakfast. “Virginia tends to be less cyclical than the rest of the...

Sentiment among Va. Realtors takes another tumble

A combination of a rough economy, ongoing inventory challenges, skittish prospective buyers and the return of seasonal ebb and flow is likely to lead to a chilly winter in Virginia’s real-estate market. Nearly two in three respondents (66%) to a...

Editor’s Notebook: Crrrrrrash goes the housing market?

Quite the eye-opener from the Virginia Realtors trade group, which recently released the results of a late-May "flash poll" of its members. Remember how just a few months (weeks?) ago the real-estate market was tilted heavily toward sellers? Not anymore,...

Builder confidence tanks on bad economic news

In another sign that the housing market is now slowing and taking the economy with it, builder confidence took a steep drop in May as growing affordability challenges in the form of rapidly rising interest rates, double-digit price increases...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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