THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
MAIN STATE OR FSI BOUND?
For nearly 30 years, I have guided
hundreds of Foreign Service clients through the real estate process. Real
estate is among the most important financial and life decisions most of
us make. You deserve to have the guidance and expertise of a seasoned
real estate professional.
Contact Marilyn Cantrell, Associate Broker, licensed in VA and DC.
1320 Old Chain Bridge Rd., Ste. 350
McLean VA 22101
Tel: (703) 860-2096.
LOOKING TO BUY
, sell or rent property in Northern Virginia? This for-
mer SFSO with 15 years of real estate experience understands your needs
and can help. References available. David Olinger, GRI Long & Foster,
Tel: (703) 864-3196.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA REAL ESTATE
—I’d be happy to help you buy,
sell or lease a home in NoVA. Former FS and CS living in NoVA since
2001. Michelle Cannon, Weichert Realtors.
Tel: (571) 594-3445.
Weekender tri-level cottage near four-seasons resort (www.
bryceresort.com). Sleeps six. $87,000.
Tel: (815) 299-0736.
RELOCATING TO SARASOTA, FLA.?
Call Marian Walsh, Realtor and FSO spouse.
Berkshire Hathaway Florida Realty
Tel: (941) 483-0803.
SARASOTA, FLA. PAUL BYRNES, FSO
retired, and Loretta Friedman, Coldwell
Banker, offer vast real estate experience in
assisting diplomats. Enjoy gracious living, no
state income tax and an exciting market.
Tel: (941) 377-8181.
FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST
—Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero. Excel-
lent amenities, activities, cultural events in beautiful Southwest Florida.
Outstanding home values.
Thomas M. Farley, LLC. Retired SFS.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.
LOOKING FOR A MOUNTAIN VACATION RETREAT?
How about Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for skiing, hiking, fishing and fun?
FSO family member has a beautiful, fully-remodeled, 2-bedroom, 2.5-
bath condo for rent in the Aspens neighborhood about 4 miles from
world-class skiing at Teton Village and the north entrance to Grand Teton
National Park. We offer premium amenities and a great rate. For more
information, contact Ali email@example.com
FIRST HOME MORTGAGE CORPORATION
—Matthew Prehn NMLS
Sr. Loan Officer with over 24 years of experience. Licensed in VA, MD
and DC. Meeting the needs of Foreign Service families in securing
financing for their home purchases, loan refinances or renovation
Direct Line: (703) 402-1568.
This is not a guarantee to extend consumer credit. All loans are sub-
ject to credit approval & property appraisal. FHMC NMLS ID #71603(www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org
). Equal Housing Lender.
MOVING TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA?
Now is the time to start plan-
ning a fall/winter move. Let Door2DoorDesigns prepare your home for
your arrival. We specialize in working with Foreign Service and military
families living abroad. From kitchen/bath remodels to new roofs and
everything in between. Trusted and licensed/insured contractors. Many
Contact Nancy Sheehy.
Tel: (703) 244-3843.
ADOPTWHILE POSTED OVERSEAS!
Adopt Abroad, Incorporated, was
created to assist expatriates with their adoption needs. U.S.-licensed and
Hague-accredited, we conduct adoption home studies and child place-
ment services, using caseworkers based worldwide.
Adopt Abroad, Inc.
1424 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg PA
4213 Sonia Ct, Alexandria VA
Tel: (888) 526-4442.
PACKAGE RECEIVING AND SHIPPING
. The UPS Store Clarendon in
Arlington, Va., is your source for package management and shipping solu-
tions. We offer several options for package receiving, including storage
and consolidation for shipment to your duty station abroad. Further,
we are able to provide you with a U.S. street address that many retailers
Let us help with your moving plans by sending items overseas before you
leave. We offer express shipping services via UPS or DHL. As a USPS-
Approved Postal Provider, we can ship items to a DPO address via USPS.
We can pack your items for diplomatic pouch service, too. No need to visit
the store to arrange one-time or continuous service. Call, email or visit
our website for more information.
Tel: (703) 527-4700.
PET TRANSPORTATIONPET SHIPPINGWORLDWIDE: ACTION PET EXPRESS has over 44 years in business. 24-hr. service, operated by a U.S. Army veteran, associate member AFSA. Contact: Jerry Mishler. Tel: (681) 252-0266 or (855) 704-6682. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: WWW.ACTIONPETEXPRESS.COM