Buy Alexandria Real Estate: February 2008

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Believe it or Not -- Single Family Homes for Sale in the City of Alexandria

Even the rabbit doesn't believe it!Single family homes in Alexandria?  No way!  Alexandria's a condo and townhouse kinda town, you say.

Yes, that's true.  Many of the homes in the City of Alexandria are spread throughout some of the large townhouse communities such as:

Cameron Station


The Townes at Cameron Parke


Condominiums are located throughout Alexandria:

Watergate at Landmark

Carlyle Towers

Various Alexandria Condos 



Yet single family homes in the City of Alexandria remain more elusive.  In fact, less than 16% of the homes currently on the market in Alexandria are single family homes.  Believe it or not, the 118 currently available detached single family homes in Alexandria are available in all price ranges from $400K up to $3.5 million. 

Review the chart below for the number currently available in each price range.

Alexandria single family homes

Including all housing types, there are 755 available homes in Alexandria Virginia.  With just 77 home sales in January 2008, the inventory is creeping up on 11 months worth.  Single family homes are closely aligned with the overall housing picture.  January 2008 saw just 11 sales (or 10% of current inventory) of Alexandria single family homes.  One of these sales included the over $5.1 million sale of a historic Old Town Alexandria home.

While single family homes are scattered throughout Alexandria, 40% of the ones available for sale are concentrated in 6 neighborhoods.  Click on each link to view details on a representative home in each Alexandria community:

Beverley Hills            Braddock Heights            Del Ray            Old Town            Rosemont            Rosemont Park 

Many more single family homes are for sale (almost 550 homes as of 2/25/08) outside of the city limits in Alexandria (Fairfax County).  Confused?  Read When is Alexandria NOT Alexandria?




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