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

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Rentals in 22314

Easy access to DC, Pentagon, Fort Myer, Fort Belvoir, close to Reagan National Airport while enjoying all benefits of Old Town Alexandria. House offers two bedrooms, one and one half baths, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, two FP & off street parking. Private walled patio for outside relaxing, entertaining, & gardening. Burgess Square is a great place to call home.Tenants moving. Excuse packing. [813 Wolfe St, Alexandria, VA]

What a find! Beautiful furnished apartment in prestigious Carlyle Towers featuring 2 level plus terrace for BBQ overlooking city scape and balcony with street scene. Elegant remodel for owner – never rented. Beautiful lobby and up to date gym and pools.Blocks to Metro, recreation, restaurants, and shopping. [2151 Jamieson Ave #411, Alexandria, VA]

Top Floor Unit * Newly Renovated with New Kitchen, New Bathroom, Carpets throughout and brand new HVAC System * View of Courtyard & Masonic Temple * Cathedral Ceiling and Skylights in Living Room * Washer/Dryer In Unit * Plenty of Parking * Minutes to Subway [2704 Dartmouth Rd #10, Alexandria, VA]

Charming 2 BR 2.5 BA Rowhouse located in the heart of Historic Old Town. Unique, two story sky light provides great light. Open floor plan on first floor, leading to large kitchen. Huge Master BR with en suite bath and high ceilings. Back patio with built in charcoal grill is a quiet oasis in the city. Steps from King Street, shops, restaurants, nightlife. [308 Alfred St N, Alexandria, VA]

Spacious top floor condo! Great location – Metro, VRE, Whole Foods, shops and restaurants of Old Town Alexandria. Natural light fills the entire space. Balcony with small storage closet. Walk-in closets, plantation shutters in bedrooms.Tenant pays modest rent and small electric bill for plug-ins only. Major cost of heating, AC, water, parking, amenities, etc are included in the rent. Pool/tennis. [122 Roberts Ln #401, Alexandria, VA]

Across the street from the Braddock Rd. Metro. New carpets. Fresh paint. Newly refinished hardwoods in living/dining room, private patio. Custom granite dining area with pass through from kitchen. Linier park runs along the edge of the property. Restaurant in building. Walk to Old Town. [545 Braddock Rd #103, Alexandria, VA]

Light & bright. Wood floors in Kit, DR, LR, just painted & new BR carpet & granite. Unit features: 2 master suites, perfect for roommates, home office, etc. Separate DR w/pass thu to kitchen, great encl balcony, not incl in 1100 sqft. Walk to metro, Whole Foods, shops, restaurants, movies & PTO. Enjoy pool, tennis, 2 gyms, putting green & 24-hr security. 1 garage &storage. Pay electric/phone/cable [2121 Jamieson Ave #507, Alexandria, VA]

Large 2BR, 2BA condo in great Old Town location! Wall-to-wall neutral carpet, cozy fireplace in living room, large master suite, and washer/dryer in unit. Use of community pool, parking, and water/sewer included in rent. A couple of blocks to Alexandria Commons shopping center and less than a mile to King St. metro! Sentrilock LB on unit door — please call tenants to schedule. [1100 Quaker Hill Dr #125, Alexandria, VA]

$2400 concession for quick move in.Fabulous patio level condo home in ULTRA CONVENIENT COLECROFT. 2 MSTR BR’s each w/ own full bath. Fully equipped kitchen w/ granite & SS. Wood look vinyl plan flooring. Fenced patio ok for BBQ! THISCLOSE to Braddock Metro & all the cool stuff!. Parking for 1 + tons of street. Pets CBC ( weight, breed, # restricted) w/$100 monthly fee. Min inc – $79200. HURRY! [1413 Oronoco St #1413, Alexandria, VA]

Oh My. Directly across from BRADDOCK METRO. Fabulous rental with city views in highly desired COLECROFT STATION. THISCLOSE to EVERYTHING. Updated kitchen and baths. In unit washer/dryer. Community fitness center. Garage parking for 1. Min inc to qualify = $79,200. Certified funds required. Pet CBC <50lbs/$100 month pet fee. $2400 LEASING CONCESSION FOR QUICK MOVE IN! [545 Braddock Rd #505, Alexandria, VA]

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.

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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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Julie Nesbitt is an ABR who has served buyers in some of Alexandria’s most exclusive neighborhoods.  She is a top producing agent who has listed and sold property in Northern Virginia. In addition to helping folks buy, sell and rent property in Northern Virginia, Julie is the primary administrator of the property management services performed by Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. Call Julie at (703)765-0300.