Buy Alexandria Real Estate: Put a Spring in Your Step: Alexandria Homes on the Market

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Put a Spring in Your Step: Alexandria Homes on the Market

Spring tulipsTomorrow marks the official first day of Spring in Alexandria, Virginia.  Well, actually it's the first day of Spring everywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, but for purposes of this blog, we're only concerned with Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.

 

The next four months are typically the busiest real estate selling season in the entire year.  It's a good time to focus in and take a look at the available inventory in various price ranges.  Many more homes will likely be coming on the market in the next few weeks as the Spring market (and hopefully the weather) heats up.

 

 

As more properties come on the market, you'll likely see prices reduced on homes that have been on the market throughout the Wintertime as sellers become more anxious to get a deal.  Coupled with this week's interest rate reductions by the Fed, the environment has become very favorable for Northern Virginia homebuyers. 

 

 

 

Here's a look at currently available inventory of homes in Alexandria as of March 19th, the eve of Spring:

Alexandria Virginia Homes on the Market -- March 2008

If you are unfamiliar with the area, it may help to have a breakdown by price range of the types of housing available.  Click on any of the links for samples of available homes in each price range and location.

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$0-$100,000:  There are no Alexandria homes available for sale in this price rangeNone.  Nada.  Zilch. Zip.  The unfortunate truth is that if this is all you can afford, you better look elsewhere (like Texas or Ohio).  In Northern Virginia, you may be better off renting.

 

 

 

 

Less than $200K in Alexandria$100K-$200K:  76 Alexandria homes available.  In this price range, you're mostly looking at small condos (studios and one bedrooms) in older buildings, both high-rise and garden style.

Forty Six-Hundred Condos        Highpointe                Mayflower Square 

Park Place                                     Saxony Square   

 

$200K-$300K:  180 Alexandria homes available.  The largest category of available homes falls into this price range.  There are lots of 1 and 2 bedroom condos in Alexandria for under $300,000 all throughout the city.  Some popular choices include:

Alexandria Knolls West            Marina Towers                        Northhampton Place   

Olympus at Landmark              Watergate at Landmark

 

$300K-$400K:  111 Alexandria homes for sale.  Larger, newer, and some great deals.  Still mostly condos.

Cameron Station Condo                Carlyle Towers                Hillwood        

Exchange at Van Dorn                   The Royalton   

 

$400K-$500K:  107 Alexandria homes for sale.  At this price point, you'll find quite a few townhouses throughout the City.

Beauregard Heights                Del Ray                                            Old Town Greens       

Quantrell Mews                        Townes at Cameron Parke

 

$500K-$600K:  81 Alexandria homes.  A sweet spot in the townhouse market.  Luxury condos, and some small single family homes.

Beauregard Station (new construction)             Cameron Station              Prescott Condos                Stonegate

 

$600K-$700K:  52 Alexandria homes for sale.  Some high-end townhouses & some single family homes.

Cameron Station        Del Ray        Stonegate

 

$700K-$800K:  49 homes in Alexandria.  Single family homes and luxury townhouses.

Beverley Hills        Cameron Station        Old Town        Potomac Greens        Yates Garden

 

You're So Money!$800K-$900K:  26 homes in Alexandria.  You're getting into the luxury market.  Movin' on up to the East Side... of Alexandria.

Harborside                    Old Town       

Potomac Greens         Rivergate

 

$900K-$1M:  27 homes in Alexandria.  How about living on the Potomac River?  Bigger, newer, better.  Granite counters.

Fords Landing            Rosemont Park      

Kings Hundred           Dulaneys

 

$1M+:  61 homes in Alexandria.  Cream of the crop.  If you've got it, flaunt it.  Some of the nicest homes in Northern Virginia.

Beverley Hills        Fords Landing        Harborside

Liberty Row           Old Town             Seminary Ridge

 

 

 

Enjoy the springtime, the upcoming Cherry Blossoms, and put some spring in your step by getting a jump on the Spring real estate market.  Click here to start your home search.

 

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Comment balloon 2 commentsBrian Block • March 19 2008 04:37PM

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Goodness, you certainly put a lot of work in this Brian. I'm impressed. 

Of course, you know you will get a call for a condo in Alexandria for less than $100,000.

Posted by Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate) almost 10 years ago
LENN:  Thanks for your comment.  I know I'll get one of those calls.
Posted by Brian Block, Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate (RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President) almost 10 years ago

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