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Lightning Struck One Year Ago

One year ago today lightning struck my condo building.

I wasn't home, but my wife was.

That's something that doesn't happen every day. Read about it here: When Lightning Strikes... Your Condo!

We have some crazy electrical storms here from time to time:

Alexandria Knolls WestI live in Alexandria Knolls West in Alexandria, Virginia.

Our building was built in 1975 and has 191 condo units, an outdoor pool and hot tub, men's and women's gyms and saunas, a large party room, extra storage, and huge huge balconies.

Things were a little hairy after that lightning strike, but the condo management was quick to react and fortunately the residents of Alexandria Knolls West did not face a special assessment nor an inordinate increase in condo fees.

Since that fateful night, I've sold 4 condo units in the building.

If you are looking to sell or buy in Alexandria Knolls West, give me a call.

Brian Block, RE/MAX Allegiance, 703-626-0715


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Comment balloon 3 commentsBrian Block • August 25 2008 05:41PM


I remember that....all safe and solds even after :)

Posted by Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE (Liberty Homes) almost 10 years ago

It just electrified the building and made it the place to be!

Posted by Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale ( |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living) almost 10 years ago
No we have not been hit by lightning...just tornadoes and hurricanes. I am looking forward to a few more years of calm weather...if that is possible.
Posted by Michael Sahlman, e-PRO - Miami Beach Florida Luxury Homes ( - Keller Williams Realty) almost 10 years ago