Why do people love wood floors?

Step onto any wood floor and you’ll appreciate the warm and inviting tones and colors. As one of the world’s most versatile floor coverings not only do you get traditional beauty but also practical advantages:

  • Looks great and that great look endures;
  • Hardwood resists stains, including wine and food;
  • Wood is warm to the touch;
  • Wood floors are easier on your feet and knees than concretes and ceramics;
  • Wood flors are easy to clean;
  • Real wood floors are fully restorable;
  • Hygienic and dust free, especially good for allergy sufferers.


Properties in Franconia

For more information or to set up an appointment call Nesbitt Realty at (703)765-0300.

5 Signs a Home Has Potential

The best deals on homes are often on properties that aren’t perfect, but how do you spot a home with potential?  These are the 5 factors we’ve found:
Home shoppers looking for a great deal should keep these factors in mind when they are looking for a place with potential:

  1. Location, location, location. You can fix a home’s condition, but you can never change it’s location..
  2. Less than 50 years old. Properties older than a half century are likely to have more fundamental problems — like aging wiring, inadequate plumbing and sagging foundations. But when examining a home take care to note the difference between a home’s actual age and it’s age since it was refurbished or renewed.  You may  find that a home in Old Town Alexandria which was built in the 19th Century is “newer” than a home built in 1990 in Kingstowne.
  3. Livable floor plan. Paint and carpet are relatively cheap, but moving walls can quickly get expensive.
  4. Light. Houses with the most potential have plenty of natural light.
  5. Good storage. Adding storage isn’t cheap, so it’s smart to choose a property that already has it.
For more information or to set up an appointment call Julie at (703)765-0300.

Properties in Fort Hunt

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Charming Row Homes on Pommander Street

The Pommander townhomes are located in Old Town Alexandria, South near the Potomac View Park.  Built in the late-1960’s and early 1970’s, these townhomes were designed in the style of redbrick, colonial row houses. The homes are relatively large, and vary in size from 1,000 to 3,000 square feet.  The location of Pommander is perfect for strolling down to the Potomac riverfront or over to the busy and historic King Street in Old Town with its boutiques, dining, and nightlife.

Sailing on the Potomac

Conveniently located in Old Town Alexandria, South, the Pommander townhomes are only a short drive away from the King Street Metro, Washington, D.C., and Ronald Reagan National Airport.  Residents can also walk to coffee, restaurants, shops, and Balducci’s food market.

Pommander is served by  Lyles-Crouch Elementary SchoolGeorge Washington Middle School, and  T.C. Williams High School.

Pommander townhomes for sale:

Rentals in Old Town Alexandria

Rent in the Carlyle District of Alexandria VA for less than $2900 per month!

The Carlyle District of Alexandria is popular because of it’s upscale urban feel and close proximity to culture, restaurants and metro. It’s also very popular among employees and contractors at the USPTO and will be popular with the soon to be completed National Science Foundation. Is is possible to find a decent rental here for less than $2900 per month? Yes. It most definitely is.
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6 Newly Built Detached Homes For Sale in Southern Fairfax County For Less than $700k

Properties in Southern Fairfax County

4203 Corcoran St

Don't miss this opportunity to own a beautifully renovated home in a great location with no HOA. This house boast a large flat lot and a pool for the family. New appliances, flooring, paint, cabinets, open floor plan! House also has a large shed/workshop and house is generator ready. House is conveniently located near Old Town and DC for you commuters. [Fairfield - $489,900]

8306 Fitt Ct

Excellent opportunity to own a 4BR 2BA SFH w/a 2-car garage in sought-after Raceway Farms! Cozy KIT w/black appliances, double sink & an overhang for bar-stool seating, spacious Fam Rm has brick-front fplce & walks out to side-yard. Formal LR w/crown molding & DR w/SGD to backyard & patio! MBR w/private BA & ceiling fan. Tons of storage on LL! Moments to Hilltop Village Center & Springfield Metro! [Raceway Farms - $514,950]

4021 Colonial Ave

Great opportunity to get into Mount Vernon. Nestled amongst higher end homes Sold as is and with a little TLC could make a wonderful home. Lots of potential. Tons of possibility with this little diamond in the rough. Around the corner from Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington. Close to Fort Belvoir, Old Town Alexandria and GW Parkway path. [Colonial Acres - $370,000]

4337 Upland Dr

Spacious Clermont home on large, flat lot! 4 bed/2.5 bath home has been meticulously maintained by original owner. Make this your dream home! Great layout with 3 bedrooms/2 baths on main level. Additional bedroom and half bath on lower level that includes. rec. room and storage galore. Walkout basement - light-filled with access to your private yard. Driveway and carport. Hardwoods under carpet. [Clermont - $475,000]

6831 Cabin John Rd

4 level SFH w/ gleaming hardwood floors throughout, updated & open kitchen. Top floor bonus room, finished lower level Rec-Room. Front porch, one car garage, spacious fenced in backyard w/ patio. Great neighborhood, great location & easily accessible by highway! [Lynbrook - $409,000]

6325 Gentele Ct

Move-in ready! Charming & updated rambler in popular Virginia Hills. Restored original hardwood floors. Open floor plan. Finished walk-out basement (rec room+bonus room+BR) opens to Large private fully fenced yard w/ new sod and shed. Great commuter location: 2 mi to Huntington Metro, 11 miles to downtown DC easy to Beltway. Minutes to Parks & Nature Preserve. Convenient to dining and shopping. [Virginia Hills - $430,000]

John Hechinger’s version of a ribbon cutting at his new Alexandria store, in 1961

John Hechinger’s version of a ribbon cutting at his new Alexandria store in 1961.

Properties in Huntington

Southern Towers, in 1967

Southern Towers in 1967

Properties in Montebello