va: Amenities at Watergate of Alexandria - 07/10/14 06:38 AM
These 2- and 3-story townhouse condos are located in North Old Town, very convenient to the GW Parkway, National Airport and the Beltway. The architectural style conforms to the colonial-federal feel of Old Town, and the homes surround gardens in a central courtyard.
In addition to a choice location in Old Town Alexandria, residents of the Watergate enjoy:
Grounds maintenance and clean-Up Pest Control Snow Removal Driveways Fences & Gates Fish Pond Garages Garden Benches Storage Rooms Meeting Space & Services Filed Under: Amenities, City of Alexandria, Garden-Style Condos, Luxury homes, Neighborhoods, Old Town Alexandria, Watergate of Alexandria Tagged With: fish … (0 comments)

va: Where can I live in Burke? - 07/10/14 04:11 AM
Burke Centre Burke Ridge Cluster Burke Station Square Burke Village Burkes Way Cardinal Estates Cardinal Glen Cherry Run Dunleigh Edgewater Homewood Keene Mill Woods Lake Braddock Longwood Knolls Rolling Valley West Signal Hill Shannon Station Southport Tripolis at Lake Braddock Walden at Burke Centre
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va: International Country Club in 22033 - 06/25/14 12:51 AM
Family Oriented and Environment Friendly  
Situated in western Fairfax Virginia, International Country Club is a private member owned club with top ranking golf course and amenities in a friendly membership and family oriented setting.
 
International Country Club is a premier private country club with 9 hole and 18 hole women groups.
 
Amenities:
 
Banquet Rooms / Meeting Rooms Locker Rooms Card Rooms Pro Shop Swimming Pool 8 Tennis Courts Fitness Center  
The hills and woods at International Country Club houses a bird sanctuary and animal habitat offering a lovely combination of land use and environment preservation.
 
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va: Quick Home Sale: Tips from a Realtor - 06/18/14 02:24 AM
Julie Nesbitt of Nesbitt Realty recommends the following preparation tips for those who are selling their homes:
 
 
Create a neutral environment by boxing up personal items such as knick-knacks, family mementos, and books. Make the rooms seem more spacious by removing excess furniture. Thoroughly clean carpets, windows, closets, and ovens. Assess needed household repairs and make them. Clear debris from sidewalks, decks, and driveways. Get a qualified HVAC specialist to certify that the furnace and air conditioner is in good condition. Replace dated kitchen and bathroom hardware and fixtures. Remove heavy curtains that block light. Repaint rooms that look … (9 comments)

va: To Do For the Kids In the 22308 Zip Code - 06/17/14 07:03 AM
The Fort Hunt area is filled with history and has many sites to see that the kids will enjoy along with adults. Some of these sites include:
The Mount Vernon Estate-The estate was owned by our first president,George Washington, and is filled with historic information. Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum-This shop catered to the Washington’s and Robert E. Lee The Freedom House Museum-This historic site is a very educational journey U.S. Patent and Trademark Museum-Another interesting educational opportunity for your children See all Real estate in 22308 zip code.
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va: 7 Reasons That You Can't Find a Home to Buy - 06/13/14 02:36 AM

Seven reasons that you can not find a home to buy, is a information filled article that can help buyers find a home to own. For the full text on seven reasons you can not find a home to buy, continue reading below.
You can’t find a home and you’re not alone. The housing inventory shortage in Atlanta is genuine and the squeeze in the highly desirable micro markets is a tight one. The reasons vary and the impact is broad and not only affecting buyers, but sellers as well. There are inventory challenges to be sure and issues plaguing buyers … (1 comments)

va: Tips for Agents: Best Paint Colors for Home Staging - 06/13/14 02:31 AM

Tips for Agents: best paint colors for home staging, is an interesting article that can help those market their home for sale.  For more specific details about the best paint colors for home staging, continue reading below.
As an agent, we know that your job will bring something new every day.  Some days you may feel like a lawyer navigating contracts and then others a designer as you show clients new homes and prepare to sell their existing homes.   This week in honor of Sherwin Williams’ National Painting Week we joined a Twitter chat with LA interior designer to the stars, … (1 comments)

va: Will an Increase in Interest Rates Decrease My Opportunity to Sell? - 06/12/14 03:52 AM

Will an increase in interest rates decrease my opportunity to sell, is an interesting question for those thinking of selling. To find on the details on interest rates and selling, continue reading below.
As a seller, it is wise to be sensitive to an increase in interest rates, as it could impact how many potential buyer can purchase your home, and how much they can pay for it.
However, the impact on your sale is regional. In the area where I practice, the increase of 0.25% in interest might result in the increase of $200 per month. For a buyer with … (0 comments)

va: What To Consider Before Buying A Second Home - 06/12/14 03:51 AM

What to consider before buying a second home, is an interesting article that potential buyers might find as an adequate source for  guidance. For more specific details on buying a second home, continue reading below.
Are you thinking of buying a second home? Perhaps as a vacation residence, a rental property or an alternative place to live near your family? A second home can be a great investment, can improve your lifestyle and can bring you rental money. However, there are a number of things that you need to keep in mind when you are buying a second property.
Do Your … (0 comments)

va: Listings at Stratford Place Condominium Village - 06/05/14 03:39 AM
Stratford Place is one of the villages of Kingstowne where you’ll find condominium homes at a good price in a great neighborhood. The three-story garden-style condominiums are served by stairways. (No elevators keeps the condo fees lower.) The stairways are under roof but open to the elements. The hallways are nicely carpeted.
 
The buildings have a modernized colonial-style architecture with staggered roof-lines and dormers. The mix of brick and siding give the community a suburban welcome-home feel. Though difficulty to see in these pictures, the entrances are under large archways housing the open stairways.
 
There is no shortage of … (8 comments)

va: Jones Point Park on Memorial Day Weekend - 05/27/14 05:15 AM
On Memorial Weekend 2014 my brother took me out to Jones Point Park.This was my first time seeing this place since I was in High School, when I would go there to fish for catfish with chicken livers. The development since the completion of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge adds to the beauty of Alexandria. Cruising on the Mount Vernon Trail, Stuart & I took the fork in the road towards Jones Point Park, which is just after Porto Vecchio Condominiums. The other alternative fork goes across the Woodrow Wilson bridge and enters Maryland, as opposed to sticking on the Mt. Vernon … (6 comments)

va: What is a VA No No? - 05/27/14 04:24 AM

What is a Veterans Affairs No No, is an interesting question that can help vets understand the home buying process. For more specific details about Veterans Affairs home buying processes, continue reading below.
Most Veterans already know that the VA loan program allows for Zero down financing. But what many Veterans don't realize is that they still need to deal with closing costs and prepaid expenses. Depending on the purchase price and date of closing, this could easily add up to 2% of the purchase price. With a little planning it is possible to close a transaction where the Veteran does … (2 comments)

va: Wordless Wednesday: Potomac Waterfront Video - 05/21/14 03:43 AM

For more information about waterfront properties, click the following link: http://nesbittrealty.com/guide/homes-sale-northern-va/waterfront-waterview-homes-northern-virginia/
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va: 10 Home Buying Tips Richmond VA - 05/21/14 03:34 AM

Ten home buying tips is an interesting article that offers insight on the home buying process. For more specific details about buying a home, continue reading below.
Making the decision to buy a new home is a life-altering event…in a good way. But the process can be daunting. Take the following advice from the Marcus Rice Team  into consideration before heading out on your home-buying journey.
Don't buy if you can't stay put. Given today’s challenging marketplace, don’t buy a home unless you can commit to staying there for at least a few years. The days of flipping for profit are … (0 comments)

va: 5 Steps to Purchasing A Fixer-Upper Home - 05/20/14 06:34 AM

Five steps to purchasing a fixer upper home, is an interesting article that can help new buyers invest in a fixer upper. For more specific details about a fixer upper purchase, continue reading below.
5 Steps to Purchasing A Fixer-Upper Home If you're planning to purchase a "fixer-upper home" and then renovate it, be sure to review the deed, the property survey and the tax value of that property before you make an offer to purchase.  If the deed names a corporation or an "estate of" as owners of the fixer-upper property (which indicates that the transaction may get complicated), if … (7 comments)

va: Westbriar and Westbriar Plaza - 05/19/14 03:28 AM
If you’d like to learn more about Westbriar and Westbriar Plaza click here?
 
Check what’s available now.
 
Here’s a price report based on the last two years of sales and rentals.
 
 
Westbriar is located near the intersection of Route 66 and I-495 in Vienna, VA. Westbriar was built in the late 90′s and early 2000′s, and is a 15 minute commute to D.C. Westbriar is a short walk to Dunn Loring Metro located near the end of the Orange Line
 
Amenities include:
 
Garage and Outdoor Parking Gas Heat and Hot Water In Unit Washer/Dryer (Westbriar … (0 comments)

va: Find homes for sale in the Mantua Elementary School District - 05/19/14 03:25 AM
Fairfax’s Mantua Elementary School serves grades PK-6 in the Fairfax County Public Schools System.
 
9107 Horner Court
Fairfax, VA 22031
Fairfax County
See all Mantua Elementary School District.
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va: About the benefits of living at Old Town Village - 05/19/14 03:19 AM
Old Town Village is is a combination of beauty and convenience in a historical neighborhood. Old Town Village, established in 1998 on Old Town Alexandria’s south side near the Carlyle District, contains 155 townhomes and 125 townhouse-style condos. Located on the southwest intersection of S. Henry and Duke streets, Old Town Village homes and condos are within walking distance of many appealing destinations, including:
 
King Street Metro Station Nesbitt Realty can help you buy and sell real estate in Old Town Village
King Street The Torpedo Factory Potomac River waterfront Alexandria National Cemetery  
Plus, Old Town Village is a short … (0 comments)

va: Is Zillow Bad for Home Buyers? - 05/16/14 01:10 AM

Is Zillow bad for home buyers, is an interesting question that those shopping for a home, might want to consider. For more specific details about Zillow, continue reading below.
Is Zillow bad for Home Buyers?   So, just to clarify, first Zillow shows homes as being available when they are actually contingent.  Then, in the fine print, it states they are "pending sale" - even if the buyer asks not to be shown pending homes.  Its no wonder that my buyers are dazed and confused.   The bad news is that the inaccuracies are far more pervasive when you dig deeper … (2 comments)

va: Performance Art at the Artisphere - 05/14/14 11:44 PM
Visiting the Artisphere in Rosslyn was very enjoyable. I was there to see Kaki King, a critically acclaimed female guitarist. Taking the some what spiral stairs past the lounge, and up to the second floor was neat. There were a few art related quotes to read from the walls display, as well as a series of artistic photographs streaming from a projector onto a wall.
 
Entering the Dome Theatre, there were steep seats which created an immediate intimate closeness with the stage. Looking up, the spherical shape of the Dome Theatre reminded me of a planetarium. During the performance everything … (6 comments)

 
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