manage: On Art Deco Real Estate - 11/15/15 11:55 PM
The 1925 Paris Exhibition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs launched the Art Deco style, which echoed the Machine Age with geometric decorative elements and a vertically oriented design. This distinctly urban style was never widely used in residential buildings; it was more widespread in public and commercial buildings of the period.
Towers and other projections above the roofline enhance the vertical emphasis of this style, which was popularized by Hollywood movies of the 1930s. Flat roofs, metal window casements, and smooth stucco walls with rectangular cut-outs mark the exteriors of Art Deco homes. Facades are typically flush with zigzags and other stylized floral, … (1 comments)

manage: Dad, what do you do all day? - 10/05/15 06:39 AM
 
This is an old post first put up before 2009. I got a chuckle out of it and thought I’d share with you.
When I come home exhausted it’s tough to remember (much less explain) what the heck I did all day.
A lot of times, I answer calls.  I get calls from renters who want to rent condos and townhouses. I get calls from buyers who want to make appointments or who just have questions.  I talk to landlords who use  our property management services.
Sometimes I really don’t know the answer. But when I don’t know the answer, I don’t make it … (1 comments)

manage: What you might want to know about Marina Towers … - 06/04/15 01:05 AM
Marina Towers are located at 501 Slaters Lane in Alexandria, Virginia. This condominium community is located on the banks of the Potomac at the northern edge of historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of Old Town are all within walking distance.
Marina Towers is fully oriented toward the river. Its fitness center looks over the pool to the river beyond and there’s a barbeque area complete with grills, tables, and a gazebo bar at water’s edge. The Potomac Landing Sailing Marina is also walking distance, and the bicycle path, which parallels the river from Mount Vernon … (5 comments)

manage: What is there to know about Astoria? - 05/04/15 08:11 AM
 
Astoria are Victorian-Style mid rise condominiums located at 2100 Lee Highway in Arlington, Va. Having access to I-66 makes these condos very convenient for short commutes.
 
Construction of Astoria was finished in 1987. Moreover, the condos are close to Courthouse Metro on the Orange line. Schools that serve the neighborhood are: Key Elementary School, Swanson Middle School and Washington-Lee High School.
 
The Astoria Condominium is a red bricked gothic castle with round towers, cone roofs, and a fountain in the front comprised of a total of 240 units, The location is along Route 66 in the Rosslyn area of Arlington Virginia. Rosslyn’s location … (9 comments)

manage: Find a home for a McKinley Elementary School student! - 03/27/15 03:38 AM
McKinley Elementary School, located in Arlington, Virginia, serves grades PK-5 in the Arlington County Public Schools district.
1030 N McKinley Rd
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-5280
 
Homes for sale in the McKinley Elementary School District See all McKinley Elementary School District.
Filed Under: Arlington, Elementary Schools, School Districts Tagged With: 22205, Arlington, Elementary school, home, homes for sale, Public Schools, Sale, School district, Virginia … (4 comments)

manage: New homes in Huntington Mews - 03/27/15 03:34 AM
Huntington Mews  is a set of townhouses located near Old Town Alexandria. These spacious homes feature hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets and tiled floors in the bathrooms.
 
The townhouses are located just two blocks from the Huntington Metro Station. It is also a short drive away from both Target and WalMart as well as Old Town Alexandria. It’s the best of both worlds.
 
See all Real estate in Huntington Mews tract.
Filed Under: condos for sale, For sale in Alexandria, For sale in Old Town Alexandria, Huntington, Huntington Reserve, Listings Tagged With: Huntington, huntington mews, Old Town … (2 comments)

manage: Where is Old Town Village? - 03/24/15 12:27 AM
Old Town Village is in Old Town Alexandria VA. Old Town Village homes have colonial stylings and a convenient location near the bustling Carlyle District, the peace of Alexandria National Cemetery and the nostalgic charm of King Street shops and restaurants.
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Alexandria homes priced between $800,000 to $825,000 Alexandria homes priced between $825,000 to $850,000 Alexandria homes priced between $850,000 to $875,000 Alexandria homes priced between $875,000 to $900,000 Filed Under: Condo Communities, Maps of Real Estate For Sale, Old Town Village, Real Estate Tagged With: 22314, map, Old Town Village … (4 comments)

manage: Do you know about the waterfront townhouses at Harborside? - 03/24/15 12:23 AM
Harborside is a community of luxury townhouses located at the extreme southern end of Old Town Alexandria along Shipyard Park and not far from Jones Point. These homes offer quiet elegance in a waterfront setting.
See all Harborside.
Alexandria homes priced between $800,000 to $825,000 Alexandria homes priced between $825,000 to $850,000 Alexandria homes priced between $850,000 to $875,000 Alexandria homes priced between $875,000 to $900,000 Filed Under: Condo Communities, Harborside, Maps of Real Estate For Sale, Real Estate Tagged With: 22314, Harborside  
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manage: Where is Waterford House in Crystal City? - 03/23/15 04:03 AM
Waterford House is a high-rise condominium community in Arlington VA. Waterford House is known for spacious living areas and broad long balconies with views to the Capitol, Potomac and National Airport. Waterford House is located at the northern end of Crystal City closest to the Pentagon and Washington DC.
 
The building address is 1200 Crystal Dr. which puts it between 200 12 St South and Crystal Gateway Condominiums. Across the street from Waterford House is Crystal Park North.
See all Waterford House.
Compare to Arlington Homes Priced between $700,000 to $725,000 Arlington Homes Priced between $725,000 to $750,000 Arlington Homes … (6 comments)

manage: Why do residents love the Grove at Arlington Ridge? - 02/11/15 05:00 AM
The Grove at Arlington Ridge is a condo community located just of I-395 well inside the Capital Beltway. The location provides residents easy access to Pentagon City, Shirlington Village and downtown DC. This community has 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom condos that feature:
Hardwood floors in living and dining rooms Deluxe kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, maple cabinetry and stainless steel undermount sinks with designer faucets Ceramic tile in kitchens and baths Maple vanities In-unit washers/dryers Designer lighting Private balconies Nine-foot ceilings Plush carpeting in bedrooms Crown molding in living rooms  
Many condominums at the Grove … (3 comments)

manage: Old Town Gallery - 02/03/15 05:31 AM
Old Town is home to restaurants, nightlife, jobs, entertainment, arts and crafts, etc. Even on a winter day in the end of January it can be pleasant to people watch and see what is going on during an afternoon lunch break. Historically, Old Town is a diverse and unique city that is close to Del Ray, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Arlington. Old Town has a waterfront that is the Potomac River.

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manage: An awesome Fairfax County Real Estate Opportunity - 01/26/15 02:42 AM
Kingstowne is a relatively new planned community. Kingstowne is near a man made body of water that is surrounded with paved sidewalks that connect to amenities.
 
An advantage to Kingstowne’s new planned community, are the many retail establishments that serve this part of Fairfax County. For example, there is a Game Stop, a Wal-Mart, a Ross, a Safeway, a movie theater, and many restaurants that vary in price from Uno’s to Bone Fish to East Moon to Moby Dick, etc. For nearby nightlife there is Top Golf, which is a popular place for it’s driving range and bar.
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manage: Four Reasons to choose the Prescott - 01/26/15 02:39 AM
Schools: Students are served by Jefferson Houston Elementary School, George Washington Middle School, and T.C. Williams High School. Old Town: This neighborhood has many amenities including retail, dining, nightlife, and culture. New: This residence was built in 2007 and feature hard wood floors and 9 foot tall ceilings. View: From the rooftop terrace there are views of the surrounding neighborhood and the lower courtyard. See all Prescott.

Filed Under: Old Town Alexandria, Prescott Tagged With: george washington middle school, Jefferson Houston, new, T.C. Williams, with a view … (3 comments)

manage: On the Advantages versus Disadvantages of Condominiums - 01/12/15 04:32 AM
Advantages  
Condos on average are more affordable then other types of housing. Maintenance of the exterior of the building will be taken care of. The peace of mind living next to neighbors if help is needed. Condos can be located in major cities surrounded by restaurants, night clubs, and local bars. Many condos offer a pool, gym, and basketball/tennis court for those who are active.  
*Bonus* Condos are often located in high rise building making for spectacular views.
 
Disadvantages  
There are condo rules by the condo corporation that would have to be followed. Condos can have additional … (2 comments)

manage: Why chose a walkable property? - 12/30/14 03:06 AM

 Our site allows users to search for property by Walk Score.
Pedestrian-friendly homes for sale in Northern VA
I like walkable communities because fitness can be conducted while doing an errand. Additionally, walking can make a small cut back on gas expenses for short trips. Walking is nice for enjoying the seasonal weather, such as a chilly winter day. Walkable communities are nice for some animals, such as dogs.
Walkable community factors can include proximity to shopping, dining, parks, trails, and other amenities. An example of a walkable condominium community in Arlington would be Turnberry Tower, which is a luxury … (12 comments)

manage: Do you know where Eisenhower Valley is? - 12/23/14 03:46 AM

Eisenhower Valley is the site of a metro stop on the blue and yellow line, in Alexandria, Virginia. Additionally, Eisenhower is the site of a job center for some military personnel. Eisenhower has nearby homes and condominiums available. Carlyle District is walkable to Eisenhower Valley and features condos such as the Jamieson and Carlyle Towers.
Eisenhower Valley is the mid point between West End, Alexandria and Old Town, Alexandria. Amenities here include a movie theater, dining, a water park, and more. Eisenhower Valley is one stop after Huntington and one stop before King St. Eisenhower Valley takes it’s name from … (11 comments)

manage: Insight on Mount Vernon - 12/22/14 12:41 AM
Mount Vernon homes offer sprawling lawns with spacious residences. An advantage to these properties are their close proximity to urban amenities from their distanced wooded location. Waterfront properties are available in these parts. Boating is popular with some Mount Vernon residents.
 
Mount Vernon can be seen as a midway point between Alexandria and Woodbridge. As a middle ground between the two, Mount Vernon has some of the bargains of Woodbridge with the refinement of Alexandria. Furthermore, Mount Vernon is moments from Fort Belvoir. Mount Vernon is close to the historical site of George Washington’s home.
 
Mount Vernon is past … (0 comments)

manage: Insight on Villamay, Westgrove and Marlan Forest - 12/22/14 12:34 AM
This is wonderful neighborhood with easy access to parks, bike trails and jogging paths. These homes have generous proportions and ample lots.
 
Heading south from Old Town Alexandria, one will encounter Westgrove first. Westgrove’s homes, many built in the fifties and sixties, are sturdy, brick homes with tasteful, colonial touches. Like much of New Alexandria, Westgrove lies below the uplands, but still well outside most of the River’s floodplain.
 
Villamay homes are perched on the bluff, and many have wonderful vistas to the River and beyond the Potomac to Maryland. Villamay homes are often split level characterized by enormous … (2 comments)

manage: Real Estate by price range in Alexandria Virginia - 12/18/14 10:20 PM
Shopping for Real Estate by price can narrow down choices. Prices can factor in maintenance requirements, such as lawn care or renovations. Prices can consider condominium fees for the community amenities. Additionally, prices can factor in taxes.
 
Price can differentiate for square footage based upon the surrounding location. For condominiums, some features may adjust the price, such as a corner unit or a unit with a balcony. Working with a Realtor can provide insight into the most recent listings and professional edge on market conditions.
Alexandria homes priced between $100,000 to $200,000 Alexandria homes priced between $200,000 to $300,000 Alexandria … (6 comments)

manage: Carlyle Towers Has Breathtaking Views - 12/17/14 10:57 PM

 Carlyle Towers is highrise condominium located at 2151 Jamieson Ave Alexandria VA 22314. Carlyle Towers has a walk score of 80 and is in Carlyle District which is at the crux between Old Town and Eisenhower.
 
Carlyle Towers is just 7 minute walk North towards the King St. Metro; King St. has plenty of restaurants and shops. Carlyle Towers is a 10 minute walk to Eisenhower Metro which has the Hoffman Center .Carlyle District is in a part of town that isn’t crammed with tourists. Nearby amenities include Dog Run Park, several Federal employers like USPTO, and a Whole … (3 comments)

 
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