Let’s take a look at some of the best deals in the Northern Virginia rental market today.

Rentals in Metro Crystal City

618 19th St S #2

THIS BRICK 1 BEDROOM, UPPER FLOOR UNIT IS WITHIN BLOCKS OF THE PENTAGON CITY & CRYSTAL CITY METROS. *ALL UTILITIES AND TRASH REMOVAL INCLUDED IN RENT. PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INCLUDED.SECURE ENTRANCE AND ASSIGNED PARKING.EXTRA STORAGE WITH SHARED LAUNDRY IN BASEMENT. NO SMOKERS [Addison Heights - $1,700]

1300 Crystal Dr #1507s

Great Location! Beautiful 2BR & 2BA condo in fabulous Crystal Gateway. Large balcony with beautiful views of Potomac River, Reagan Airport and Crystal City. Spacious living room, hardwood floors, crown molding. Upgraded kitchen. All marble MBA. Indoor/Outdoor pools, Exercise room. Party room. Walk to Metro, Pentagon City... [Crystal Gateway - $2,850]

1805 Crystal Dr #411s

PRICE IMPROVEMENT! 2 bedroom, 2 full bath condo located in Crystal City. 1 block to Metro! Walk to restaurants, shops & parks. Minutes to Pentagon City. Convenient to National Airport, Washington, D.C., & Old Town Alexandria. Farmer's Market. POOLSIDE VIEW. 1220 S.F. New carpet & paint! Full size W/D in unit. 2 walk-in closets. Secure & quiet bldg. Home Warranty. Garage parking for 2 to 3 cars. [Crystal Prk - $2,600]

1200 Crystal Dr #614/611

Rare opportunity to lease two contiguous units combined into one spacious condominium home with almost 2000 square feet of luxury and convenience at a great location. Underground access to Washington Metrorail system. Walking distance to Pentagon and DCA. Shows nicely with recent remodelling. [Waterford House - $3,800]

520 12th St S #Varies

Brand new, one-of-a-kind apartment community designed to give a living experience unlike any other in the DMV. Soaring 23 stories, The Bartlett boasts 699 units, on-site Whole Foods, a coffee shop, Commonwealth Joe, unparalleled amenities, superior services, & panoramic DC views. This 1bd+den has s/s appliances, gas ckng, 986sq ft + balcony. MUST SEE. Prices and availability subject to change. [The Bartlett - $4,386]

Finding a rental is not always easy. Depending on occupancy rates in a particular area, it actually might be quite difficult to find available rentals that are also within your price range and meet all of your pre-determined requirements. However, even in areas where there is not a great deal of competition for the available rentals, renters may still have some difficulty finding the perfect home.

Figure Out Your Needs

The first step of any rental search should begin with the potential renter carefully identifying all of their needs in a home. This list of needs will be different for every renter. While some renters are simply looking for a place to eat, bathe and sleep other renters may be looking for a living space which will serve a number of purposes including working, entertaining and participating in leisure activities or hobbies. Do you need to be close to the Metro? Do you want granite counters? Do you need a washer and dryer in the unit? What’s your budget?

It is important to prioritize your needs and distinguish between needs and wants because you’ll probably have to compromise.

Use Our Website

Once a renter has a good idea of the basic features he or she needs in a rental, it’s time to use our website to identify neighborhoods, condos and properties.  This research will give the renter an idea of the types of properties available for rent in Northern Virginia. Many people are shocked by the prices and what’s actually available.

Get Our Recommendations

Renters can also help themselves in their search for a rental by seeking recommendations from a rental agent. Our agents know the area and know the market. Once you’ve identified your needs and wants, we can probably take you directly to the best option for you. [Read more about rental agents]

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.