The Foreign Service Journal - December 2017

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | DECEMBER 2017 105 n REAL ESTATE LOOKING to BUY, SELL or RENT REAL ESTATE in NORTHERN VIRGINIA or MARYLAND? Former FSO and Peace Corps Country Director living in NoVA understands your unique needs and can expertly guide you through your real estate experience and transition. Profession- alism is just a phone call away. Call Alex for solutions. Alex Boston, REALTOR, JD, MPA Long & Foster 6299 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church VA 22044 Tel: (571) 533-9566. Email: Website: THINKING OF MOVING? Want to upsize or downsize? Call Katie to help you buy, sell, rent or rent out your home in your desired time frame, for the best price and with the least amount of stress. FS references avail- able. Katie Kujawa BHHS PenFed Realty Tel: (703) 582-0478. Email: Website: ARE YOUMAIN STATE OR FSI BOUND? For more than 30 years, I have guided hundreds of Foreign Service clients through buying and selling real estate. When making such an important financial and life decision, you deserve to have the guidance and expertise of a seasoned real estate professional. Contact Marilyn Cantrell, Associate Broker, licensed in VA and DC. McEnearney Associates 1320 Old Chain Bridge Rd., Ste. 350 McLean VA 22101 Tel: (703) 860-2096. Email: Website: FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST —Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero. Excel- lent amenities, activities, cultural events in beautiful Southwest Florida. Outstanding home values. Interested in another area? With an extensive network, I am able to assist statewide or nationwide. Thomas M. Farley, LLC. Retired SFS. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. Email: SARASOTA, FLA. PAUL BYRNES, FSO retired, and Loretta Friedman, Coldwell Banker, have vast real estate experience and cite excellent weather, amenities, health facilities and no state income tax to explain Sarasota’s mounting popularity. Enjoy gracious living, no state income tax and an exciting market. 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We offer a free, copyrighted Landlord Reference Manual to guide you through the entire preparation, rental and management 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. Email: Website: