Buy Alexandria Real Estate: October 2009

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Mr. or Mrs. Buyer: Tear Down This House!

The location is Great, but I have to be honest, the house is Second-Rate.

Honesty is always the best policy when it comes to selling homes (or anything else in life for that matter.)

So, here it is.  I'm asking you to buy this house.

And while President Ronald Reagan asked Mr. Gorbachev to "Tear Down This Wall" (referring of course to the Berlin Wall), I'm taking it a step further, don't just tear down one wall, but

Mr. or Mrs. Buyer: TEAR DOWN THIS HOUSE!

309 Plum Street Vienna Virginia

Located at 309 Plum Street SW, Vienna, VA 22180, this Rambler was built in 1954.  The location within West Vienna Woods is terrific -- less than 1/2 a mile to the Whole Foods Market in downtown Vienna.  The home is just over a mile from Route 66, and an easy walk, bike or car ride to all the shops and restaurants of Vienna.  It's just down the road from Tysons Corner.

The house sits on almost 1/3 of an acre -- and it's a corner lot.  It's priced at just $425,000 which is a steal for this neighborhood!

NOT A FORECLOSURE NOR A SHORT SALE, it's just a house that needs a lot of work as you'll see from the pictures below.  While solid, intact, and livable, it's outdated, outmoded, and needs some repairs.  Oh, and it does have a 2 car detached garage.

Other re-builds in the neighborhood are selling in the $800Ks+.  This house and lot is primed for the same.

Vienna Virginia Real Estate  Vienna Virginia House Needs Some Work

Kitchen 309 Plum Street

Rear Deck

Basement 309 Plum Street Vienna VA

Here's a photo of a typical re-build home in the Vienna Woods neighborhood.  This one's right across the street:

Vienna Woods - Look at the Possibility

If you want to live in Vienna and you're ready for a project, this house at 309 Plum Street SW may just be for you!  And at a price of just $425,000, it can't be beat!



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