property: What a landlord can expect from a property manager - 10/17/13 01:02 AM
If you are a landlord, then you need a company you can trust to handle your operational responsibilities. Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria have the experience you want in your property manager. Will has been a landlord for over 20 years and is a full service broker trained in property management. Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria offers full service management for condos, townhouses and single family residential properties. Condo Alexandria is dedicated to maximizing your profits without sacrificing on service. Here’s some of what we do for you:
Lease Administration Our brokerage will prepare your lease, find and screen tenants.
Rental … (0 comments)

property: The Lyceum - 10/17/13 12:56 AM
 
Lyceum museum and arts center
The city of Alexandria in Virginia has a rich history that spans over a century and is home to The Lyceum. The Lyceum was built in 1839 and was founded by a group of gentlemen who formed with the Alexandria Library Company. Over the years the Lyceum has served many purposes.
Before the Civil War, the Lyceum was a cultural center in Alexandria but this was ended when the war came to the city. During the Civil War, the Lyceum was a hospital by the Union Army. It has been an office building, a private … (0 comments)

property: Latest Real Estate Scam Has Agents on Alert - 10/17/13 12:54 AM
Scammers are scraping rental listings off the Internet and using real estate agents’ identity from the listings to dupe would-be clients.
Many consumers have serious doubts about the accuracy of Zillow home value estimates.
Practitioners may not even discover it until the clients confront them, demanding keys for a property they believed they rented and had already mailed a deposit check to the individual they believed was the agent.
Scammers are reportedly taking rental listings off Web sites and reposting them at a lower rent than the original listing. The renter than corresponds with the scammer, often through e-mail. Scammers will … (0 comments)

property: About Kingstowne — A planned community with a great plan - 10/16/13 12:43 AM
 
Nesbitt Realty sells houses, townhouses and condos in Kingstowne
Kingstowne is a planned community with nearly 5400 residences, built in 22,000 acres. The Northern Virginia region is home to many planned communities such as Reston and Dale City. Kingstowne, the newest of the planned communities in this area, seemed to get things right than other planned communities.  Kingstowne with multiple entry points through broad rolling boulevards has a nice mixture of condos, townhouses and single family homes.
As Kingstowne is so large, some refer nearby subdivisions such as Island Creek and Manchester Lakes, general area near Springfield and Franconia in … (0 comments)

property: March of Dimes at Reston Town Center - 10/15/13 12:24 AM
 
Reston Town Center
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yesterday I completed the March of Dimes at Reston Town Center. Surprisingly it only took 30 minutes to get there from Springfield using the Dulles toll road. Four miles with the kids was great exercise and Reston is beautiful.
This acclaimed outdoor venue offers more than 50 retail shops, 30 restaurants, a multi-screen cinema, and the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel. And at the Center’s hub, the Pavilion hosts special events, concerts, festivals throughout the year and ice skating in winter, making this the focal point of the community and Northern … (1 comments)

property: History of Lyon Village - 10/10/13 02:47 AM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Most of Lyon Village was originally part of Robert Cruit’s estate, which was purchased in 1846 and 1847 as a weekend and holiday retreat and later used as a dairy farm. The property was purchased by Frank Lyon in 1923 and divided into lots for real estate development. Approximately thirty-seven percent of the existing homes in Lyon Village were built in the 1920′s, another thirty-six percent in the 1930′s, and the remainder since 1940.
The Lyon Village Citizens’ Association was formally established on February 24, 1926 in the real estate office of Lyon … (4 comments)

property: Restaurant Row in Aurora Highlands - 10/10/13 02:03 AM
Aurora Highlands‘ historic “Restaurant Row” is located at 23 St South between Eads and Fern. There is a variety of restaurants to suit any palate here.
Bonsai Grill 703.553.7723 Cafe Italia 703.521.2565 Cafe Pizzaiolo 703.894.2250 Cantina Mexican 703.979.7033 Cesar’s Diner 703.920.2700 Crystal City Sports Pub 703.521.8215 Cucina Vivace Trattoria e Enoteca 703.979.7676 El Pollito Enjera Eritrean Restaurant 703.271.0815 Freddie’s Beach Bar and Restaurant 703.685.0555 Harar Mesob Ethopian Restaurant La Bettola Italiano 703.486.9816 Lilian’s Restaurant 703.769.8999 The Portofino Restaurant 703.979.8200 Top Thai Restaurant 70.521.1305 Tortoise & Hare Bar and Grill Urban Thai Restaurant 703.979.0777 Other nearby restaurants
Athena Palace, 556 S 22nd … (2 comments)

property: Condos of Skyline: Prices and Features - 10/09/13 04:03 AM
 

Skyline Square, a two tower 26-story condominium residence located in Falls Church is on a premium location seven miles away from the Reagan Airport and five miles from the Pentagon. The towers are surrounded by 10 beautiful acres of highly maintained landscaped ground. Skyline Plaza has easy access to I-395 which grants easy access to DC and destinations around the Beltway such as Tysons Corner.
The towers of Skyline Plaza were developed in the 1970s near historic Bailey’s Crossroads. Skyline Plaza is just minutes away from many strip malls (such as the Skyline Shopping Mall and Bailey’s Crossroads Shopping … (0 comments)

property: Homes and Condos Near King St. Metro - 10/08/13 12:37 AM
 

The King St. Metro is a great station for commuters, day-trippers or tourists. Near the Metro, one will find many interesting things to fill an afternoon, an evening or an entire day.

The King St. Metro serves both the Yellow and Blue Lines. It is a hub for many bus routes and the King St. Trolley. Most hours there are cabs waiting at the station to serve as needed.
In addition, this station links the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and Amtrak to the Washington Metro Transit Authority. There are a variety of fun things to do here, just … (0 comments)

property: What is a condo? - 10/07/13 05:59 AM
A condominium is real estate with certain specific properties. Although there are various types of condominiums, the most common legal arrangements involve individual ownership of each unit, with joint ownership of the communal or common areas by all of the residents in the building. Condominium developments can be commercial or residential.
 
In the case of residential property, a condo can be composed of one or more a high-rise buildings, garden-style buildings, townhouses and—in special causes–even consist of individual houses. While some condominiums are located in large multi-unit buildings, others may be detached form each other and be located in a … (2 comments)

property: Why choose a condo? - 10/07/13 05:57 AM
 
Watergate at Landmark
People choose condominium life for a number of reasons. Some condos are less expensive than a traditional single-family house. Additionally, many condos have added amenities and facilities which an individual cannot afford on his own. Most condominiums have amenities you won’t find on a similarly priced single family residence.
For example, a typical condo has (at minimum) a pool, a work-out room, and party room. A similarly priced house would not enjoy these amenities. Another benefit of condo living is that owners share in the burden of maintenance and lawn care. This means that some of the … (0 comments)

property: About Crystal Gateway - 10/02/13 03:41 AM
 
Crystal Gateway at 1300 Crystal Drive is one of the original anchors of Crystal City, a so-called urban village in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, just south of Washington, DC.
 
Constructed of cast concrete in the mid-Sixties, the condominium community comprises 17 floors and a two-story penthouse. The curvilinear Crystal Gateway adjoins Waterford House, which houses both condos and office space and fronts 12th Street. Together, the two buildings form a horseshoe embracing a landscaped courtyard and pool.
 
Crystal Gateway houses no more than four condominiums on each floor, with some floors having only three. They … (2 comments)

property: 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying Wood Floors - 09/30/13 02:56 AM
 
What color range do you want — light, medium, or dark? Do you want a floor with more natural character, or less? What board width do you want? Do you want engineered or solid-based floors, depending on your home’s conditions? How critical is length to you in reducing the overall number of seams? Do you want more aggressive graining like oak or a mellower grain like walnut? Do you want flooring prefinished or unfinished? How thick is the wear layer in the floor you’re considering, which will affect your ability to refinish it over time? What type of finish are … (1 comments)

property: Millennials Poised to Put Their Mark on Housing - 09/30/13 02:53 AM
Sixty-five percent of the millennial generation, ranging in age roughly from 18 to 34, say that their intention to purchase a house has significantly increased in the past year, according to a survey from PulteGroup.
“As the economy continues to stabilize, more young adults will wean off of mom and dad and start to live on their own, spurring added economic growth,” HousingWire reports.
Nearly 20 percent of men ages 25 to 34 reportedly live with their parents, while 9.7 percent of women that age still live at home.
Your Realtor Stuart Nesbitt
As this generation gains greater financial security, more … (0 comments)

property: Shirlington is a transportation hub - 09/30/13 02:05 AM
 
For real estate in Shirlington and surrounding areas contact Nesbitt Realty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shirlington is known for its extensive network of Metrobus routes that shuttle commuters to the Pentagon City and Crystal City Metro stations and many other destinations. The Shirlington Station is located at 2975 South Quincy Street. There are presently plans to expand Shirlington as well in order to add more commercial and residential space. With a nice mix of leisurely activities and great housing as well as an outstanding public transit system, Shirlington is yet another unique neighborhood … (0 comments)

property: 5 Steps to Buying a Home - 09/27/13 06:30 AM
Step 1: Defining What You Want
Inside the Consultation Room at Nesbitt Realty
Start by creating a prioritized list of features you want in your home and the reasons why. Use it as your search guide, but remember that depending on your budget and funding, you will probably need to make some compromises.
Your Nesbitt Realty real estate professional can you information about communities which fit your criteria. Of course, location is a huge part of any move. If you’re new to the area, keep in mind the distance traveled during your commute is not so important as the time traveled. … (2 comments)

property: About the Torpedo Factory Art Center - 09/26/13 06:16 AM
The Torpedo Factory is a beautiful art center with six galleries, over eighty artist studios, two work shops, and the Alexandria Archeology Museum. The Torpedo Factory Art Center is located on three floors for your viewing pleasure and is one of the largest art centers in the entire United States.
All this is located on the Potomac waterfront, which is a prime location for any important cultural center. With over one hundred-sixty artists producing original works, there are many opportunities to buy one of a kind high quality works from all types of mediums including paintings, print making, jewelry, ceramics, stained … (0 comments)

property: What’s for sale in Del Ray Alexandria? - 09/25/13 06:13 AM

at the center of Del Ray in Alexandria VA
Although its history doesn’t stretch to the colonial days, Del Ray is another old neighborhood. Del Ray was founded in 1894 as a “streetcar suburb” to Washington, DC. Most of Del Ray was built from the 1890′s to the 1950′s and retains that small town charm despite being so close to the center of the universe. Quaint streets with brick or stone homes are found on streets that branch off from Del Ray’s arteries.
At the heart of Del Ray is the main street: Mount Vernon Avenue. This where you’ll find … (2 comments)

property: Fashion Center at Pentagon City - 09/25/13 06:09 AM

Fashion Center at Pentagon City
Located just a few minutes from the nation’s capital, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is a high-class shopping environment which offers a wide variety of shopping venues. With more then 170 stores and restaurants, Fashion Centre will provide its shoppers with an enjoyable shopping experience. Some of the stores include
Macy’s Nordstrom, Armani Exchange, Apple and Victoria’s Secret just to name a few. The skylit Food Court features food from all over the world, some familiar such as McDonald’s, Panda Express, and Starbucks Coffee. You might prefer something more like Au Bon Pain and A … (1 comments)

property: Landmark Mall Redevelopment - 09/24/13 12:53 AM
According to the City of Alexandria:
Landmark Mall Redevelopment
 
The Howard Hughes Corporation, which owns the central section of the Landmark Mall site, has submitted plans to the City of Alexandria for redevelopment of the portion of Landmark Mall between the existing Sears and Macy’s stores.  Landmark Mall is located at 5801 Duke Street.
 
The proposal calls for demolition of the two-story central area of the mall and replacement of this portion with a mixed-use residential and retail complex with a traditional street grid, sidewalks, trees, and open space. This application calls for approximately 250,000 to 300,000 square feet … (0 comments)

 
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