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Genie Giao Nguyen, president/CEO of Voice of Vietnamese Americans, takes to the mic with several questions for the panel. Nguyen attended the summit primarily to gather information for her weekly radio show, broadcast in Vietnamese. "Home ownership is important in our culture," said Nguyen. "We have a saying. 'An Cu, Lac Nghiep,' which means you cannot advance in your career path or in life until you are settled."

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Good News on Housing Market

Realtors host economic summit.

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR), in partnership with the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis hosted their Annual Economic Summit at the Mason Inn Conference Center. The housing market is a key driver of the economy and home ownership is almost synonymous with the “American Dream,” so it’s no wonder that this year’s distinguished panel played to a packed house of realtors, brokers, economists and area business people.


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