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CORPORATE APARTMENT SPECIALISTS:
Abundant experience
working with Foreign Service professionals and the locations to best
serve you: Foggy Bottom, Woodley Park, Cleveland Park, Chevy
Chase, Rosslyn, Ballston, Pentagon City. Our office is a short walk
from NFATC. One-month minimum. All furnishings, housewares,
utilities, telephone and cable included.
Tel: (703) 979-2830 or (800) 914-2802. Fax: (703) 979-2813.
E-mail:
sales@corporateapartments.com
Web site:
www.corporateapartments.com
TUNRKEY HOUSING SOLUTIONS.
Experience working with
Foreign Service professionals on standard and distinctive tempo-
rary housing solutions in the D.C. area’s best locations (NWDC, North
Arlington, Crystal/Pentagon City, Suburban Maryland). Northern
Virginia-based company offering local customer service and a per-
sonalized touch.
Tel: (703) 615-6591.
E-mail: eric@tkhousing.com
Web site: www.tkhousing.com
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
NORTHERN VIRGINIA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT.
Are you
looking for a competent manager to take care of your home when
you go to post this summer? Based in McLean, Va., Peake
Management, Inc., has worked with Foreign Service officers for over
30 years. We are active boardmembers of the Foreign Service Youth
Foundation and many other community organizations. We really
care about doing a good job in renting and managing your home,
so we’re always seeking cutting-edge technology to improve ser-
vice to our clients, from innovative marketing to active online access
to your account. We offer a free, copyrighted Landlord Reference
Manual to guide you through the entire preparation, rental and man-
agement process, or just give our office a call to talk to the agent
specializing in your area. Peake Management, Inc., is a licensed,
full-service real estate broker.
6842 Elm St, Suite 303, McLean, VA 22101.
Tel: (703) 448-0212.
E-mail:
Erik@Peakeinc.com
Web site:
www.peakeinc.com
REAL ESTATE
LOOKING TO BUY,
sell or rent property in Northern Virginia? This
former FSO understands your needs and can help. References avail-
able.
David Olinger, GRI Long & Foster, Realtors.
Tel: (703) 864-3196.
E-mail:
david.olinger@LNF.com
Web site:
www.davidolinger.lnf.com
DEBRA HENKE
like to help you buy or sell or rent your home in
McLean, Falls Church, Arlington and surrounding neighborhoods.
Licensed in Virginia, Debra is a member of the team of real estate
professionals with Weichert Realtors at the McLean-Dolley Madison
office. Equal Housing Opportunity. FSO references are available.
Tel: (703) 907-9805.
E-mail:
dhenke@weichert.com
PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE
services provided by John Kozyn
of Coldwell Banker in Arlington, Va. Need to buy or sell? My exper-
tise will serve your specific needs and timeframe. FSO references
gladly provided. Licensed in VA and DC.
Tel: (202) 288-6026.
E-mail:
jkozyn@cbmove.com
Web site:
www.cbmove.com/johnkozyn
CONVERTED 19TH-CENTURY
Amish barn with exposed oak
beams for sale in Shipcarpenter Square, Lewes, Del. Ground floor:
handicapped-accessible bedroom/ bathroom suite and sun room.
2nd floor: 3 bedrooms, play area, full bath. $795,000. Contact Bill
Peiffer, Sotheby’s International Realty MLS 592416.
Tel: (302) 542-9318. E-mail:
billpeiffer@hotmail.com
SARASOTA, FLA. PAUL BYRNES, FSO
retired, and Loretta
Friedman, Coldwell Banker, offer vast real estate experience in assist-
ing diplomats. Enjoy gracious living, no state income tax, and a cur-
rent “buyer’s market.” Tel: (941) 377-8181.
E-mail:
byrnes68@gmail.com (P
aul) or
lorbfried@gmail.com (Lo
retta)
HOME REPAIRS
NOW IS THE TIME
to think about getting your home in NORTH-
ERN VIRGINIA ready to occupy or put on the market. Whether it’s
a fresh coat of paint or a bathroom and/or kitchen remodel,
Door2Door Designs will do the work for you while you’re away. We
specialize in working with Foreign Service and military families liv-
ing abroad. Many wonderful references from happy families. Contact
Nancy Sheehy. Tel: (703) 244-3843.
E-mail:
Nancy.Sheehy@verizon.net.
Web site:
www.DOOR2DOORDESIGNS.COM
TRANSPORTATION
PET MOVING MADE EASY.
Club Pet International is a full-ser-
vice animal shipper specializing in domestic and international trips.
Club Pet is the ultimate pet-care boarding facility in the Washington,
D.C., metropolitan area. Tel: (703) 471-7818 or (800) 871-2535.
E-mail: dogman@clubpet.com Web site: clubpet.com
VACATION RENTALS
PROVENCE COUNTRY HOUSE:
Olive grove, vineyards, bike trails,
wifi, two bedrooms+; FSO-owned.
E-mail:
harre.dominique@gmail.com
Web site:
http://tinyurl.com/carombhome
MONROE BAY INN
bed and breakfast in Colonial Beach, Va., wel-
comes you for anything from a weekend getaway to a longer stay
while you are on home leave. Located only 1.5 hours from DC;
owned and operated by an FSO/Returned Peace Corps Volunteer.
Web site: www.monroebayinn.com
SHOPPING
SHOP IN AN AMERICAN DRUG STORE BY MAIL!
Morgan Pharmacy
3001 P St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202) 337-4100. Fax: (202) 337-4102.
E-mail:
care@morganRx.com
Web site:
www.carepharmacies.com
CRAVING GROCERIES FROM HOME?
We ship non-per-
ishable groceries to you via the Dulles mail-sorting facility or
your choice of U.S. shipping facility. www.lowesfoodstogo.com
• Choose the Reynolda Rd. store in Winston-Salem, N.C.
• Choose Delivery
• Pay through PayPal
BOOKS
Funny in Parts:
The Diary of a Foreign Service Officer
www.authorhouse.com