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.
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:
Location, location, location. You can fix a home’s condition, but you can never change it’s location..
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.
Livable floor plan. Paint and carpet are relatively cheap, but moving walls can quickly get expensive.
Light. Houses with the most potential have plenty of natural light.
Good storage. Adding storage isn’t cheap, so it’s smart to choose a property that already has it.
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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.
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.
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. Continue reading
Great property , renovated, 4 bedrooms 3 full bathrooms , bonus rooms, new floors, new roof, new appliances new washer and dryer. Granite counter tops, freshly painted. near to Springfield Mall, beltway, Springfield parkway, I-95 and minutes to DC. [Loisdale Estates - $495,000]
Well built & beautifully updated! Pristine condition with a garden you will love. 3 lvls of living space in this all brick 1800+ sqft home in Yates Village. Elegance is the word here! Private seclusion in the fully fenced backyard surrounded by trees, bring your own Koi fish to add to the pond. 4BD, 2 BA., lndry room,formal dining room, living room. Restored hardwood floors throughout the house. [Yates Village - $520,000]
Updated Colonial in the heart of Alexandria. Amazing price for a Single Family Home with a private lot. 4 large bedrooms on upper level with Master Suite. Fresh flooring and paint throughout home. Deck off of family room to large rear yard. [Gustafson - $379,000]
OPEN HOUSE SUN. JUN 25 1 PM- 3 PM. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING,FULLY RENOVATED HOUSE IN A FANTASTIC LOCATION,4 BEDROOMS,3 FULL BATHS W GLASS SHOWER, BIG RECROOM, PLUS A FAMILY ROOM! OPEN CONCEPT WITH NEW MODERN KITCHEN,NEW CABINETS W/GRANITE COUNTER TOPS,NEW SS APPLIANCES & RANGE HOOD,NEW RECESS LIGHTS, NEW CARPET, NEW WOOD FLOORS,NEW CARPET, NEW FIXTURES,NEW FRONT DOOR. CLOSE TO FT BELVOIR,METRO,GW PKWY. [Woodlawn Terrace - $449,900]
PRICE REDUCED! Play in the yard, trade in your container gardening for a backyard vineyard, tinker in the detached garage or curl up to the fireplace because you won't need to remodel this charming updated cape! NEW kitchen! NEW windows! NEW roof! NEW hot water heater! NEW AC! NEW electrical panel! 3 Beds, 1.5 baths, wood burning fireplace, detached garage. Move~in now! Close to DC, Old Town, MD! [Groveton Heights - $460,000]
GREAT LOCATION. WALKING DISTANCE TO THE METRO/SPRINGFIELD MALL, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER SHOPS. CLOSE TO I95/395/495. KITCHEN APPLIANCES. ALL NEW BATHS. FRESHLY PAINTED INSIDE/OUT. LR/DR BOAST 14 FT. CEILING. ELEGANT BUILT-INS. RECESSED LIGHTING IN THE BASEMENT. HUGE YARD. CLOSE TO FRANCONIA-SPRINGFIELD METRO [Springfield Estates - $429,000]