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Guide to Alexandria VA Real Estate

This comprehensive guide to the neighborhoods of Alexandria VA is provided by a family-run local brokerage. Using the tabs and links below you can drill down into important information that will help you understand how the city is organized and which neighborhoods will best suit your tastes. In addition to detailed notes about neighborhoods, you can find homes by school district or you can compare homes in the same price bracket.

Real Estate and Neighborhoods of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria dates back to the colonial era and many of the neighborhoods of Alexandria reflect that heritage. However, Alexandria is also home to newer and relatively new neighborhoods. [Overview of Alexandria Neighborhoods]

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    About Alexandria VA

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    George Washington Masonic Temple

    Alexandria is a highly livable city with enviable amenities, culture and attractions. The Commonwealth of Virginia considers Alexandria an “independent city” which means that Alexandria is not in any county. However, parts of Northern Virginia have an Alexandria postal address, but are actually in Fairfax County. All this can be confusing for newcomers to the area, but we try to simplify this in our guide by organizing things so they make sense for the home buyer. You won’t have to be a Virginia jurisdictional authority to find the home you want to buy, but start here for a primer on Alexandria.
    According to US Census Data, as of 2010 Alexandria had a population, the City of Alexandria had a total population of 139,966. Alexandria is one of the largest independent cities in Virginia and is home to a variety of neighborhoods and communities.

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Recently Listed for Sale in Alexandria VA

  1. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,136 sqft
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 826 sq ft
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,846 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,846 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,415 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,444 sqft
  5. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 20,174 sqft

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(all data current as of 5/28/2015)

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Homes for sale in Alexandria VA

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Featured Property For Sale in Alexandria VA

  1. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,116 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,975 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0

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    Fort Hunt is located in Fairfax County, Virginia. As one of the wealthiest locations in Virginia, it was one of the first suburbs in Fairfax County and named for a former military base.  There are many sites to see in the Fort Hunt area including: Fort Hunt National Park – plenty of room for picnics, […]

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  • Live near Fort Hunt Park

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    Fort Hunt Park consists of 105 acres located along the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, approximately 6 miles south of Old Town Alexandria. The Park is a part of the over 7,000 acres that make up the George Washington Memorial Parkway. The lands of Fort Hunt Park were originally a part of George Washington’s personal […]

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