Laura Rubinchuk

About Laura Rubinchuk Laura J. Rubinchuk calls Arlington home. Prior to becoming a full-time Realtor, Laura served as an analyst and consultant in the finance realm of the Federal Government. Laura completed her undergraduate work at the University of Rochester and holds a dual degree in Economics and Statistics, as well as a Master’s Degree

VA Insider Tips

Photo Sue Goodhart When is a Deal a Deal? Insider tips McEnearney Associates in Alexandria, VA How can you Be sure that your purchase in Northern Virginia is really a deal?  Understanding your position as a buyer in Virginia when buying in the Washington DC metro area is an important first step in finding a

Stairs can pose a problem as you get older

Maryann Haggerty Stairs can pose a problem as you get older, so take steps now to ease the climb Article Maryann spent two decades as a business reporter and editor at The Washington Post. Web: Eventually, the 17 steps became too much for Karl Schwengel.Schwengel, 79, a retired business manager for a D.C. nonprofit

Adams Morgan: Looking beyond nightlife

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Double Dip? Not in Washington D.C.

Double Dip? Not in Washington D.C. David Abromowitz dabromowitz /@\ Jobs and housing prices are strongly connected. The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va metropolitan area has a 5.4 percent unemployment rate, second lowest in the country for any area over 1 million in population. Conversely, foreclosures in most parts of America are now driven by job loss,