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.


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5 Signs a Home Has Potential

CheckThe 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.

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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.

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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:

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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 Fairfax County up to $700,000

4220 Pennsboro Ct

Beautifully updated and freshly painted 5 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 bath home nestled in at the end of a cul-de-sac. Large bonus room ready for your touches! Will it be a play room? An office? A studio? Fully fenced large back yard with a storage shed. Conveniently located just off Route 50. Community pool membership available. No HOA! This home is truly move in ready! [Brookfield - $519,900]

12255 Exbury St

Fantastic opportunity to own a beautiful home in Herndon. This detached, 2 car garage beauty has been delightfully refreshed with new flooring and paint throughout. New stainless steel appliances. New granite countertops. Enter into the expansive main level with open living and dining room and loft overlooking the space. A separate dining can entertain tons of your friends and family this holiday season. Set up the kids table in the eat-in kitchen or breakfast bar. Sing carols around the wood burning fireplace in the family room. The sunroom addition makes for the perfect toy room or set it up with all the exercise gear. The upper level has 3 bedrooms with the 4th bedroom being used as a loft. The loft has unlimited potential - office, entertaining room or close it up for the 4th bedroom! Huge master suite with bathroom and walk in closet. Hall full bath and 2 ample guest rooms round out this great home. The back deck and yard are perfect for the gardener in the family and the fully fenced yard will keep the doggie safe! Downtown Herndon festivities are just a few miles away. Munch on freshly made tres leches from the Herndon Bodega, get your morning joe at Green Lizard and dance the night away at Friday Night Live in the summer. There is something for everyone in Herndon! Also, just minutes to major commuter routes of Leesburg Pike, 286, 28, Toll Road and Metro.Roof 2012 ~ Water Heater ~ 2016 ~ HVAC 2000 - new motor in October 2018 [Dranesville Estates - $539,000]

2860 Stuart Dr

OPEN SUNDAY 1 TO 4 !! Come and See! Fully Remodeled Home, Brand New Luxury Appliances. New paved asphalt driveway with oversize detached garage. Huge size back yard with new deck. Two fire places, wet bars!! Granite tops for kitchen and all baths !! [Fenwick Park - $657,000]

10205 Steamboat Landing Ln

Beautifully updated and well-maintained colonial in sought-after Burke Centre 'The Landings'. Granite, recessed lighting, and stainless appliances in the kitchen, 2 baths nicely updated, and gorgeous hardwoods extend through most of the main level. Family room has cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, new paint and new carpeting to make this room a favorite space. Outdoors boast a covered porch at the front of the home, and a spacious stone patio in the backyard with in-ground sprinklers. Backyard is fenced, and seasonal blooms are an added bonus! [Burke Centre - $675,000]

5800 Channing Rd

Beautiful Brick 3-Lvl Home in very nice neighborhood*NO HOA*Nice Floorplan w/A lot of Natural light and Spacious Living/Dining combo*Hardwoods on Main Large Rec Room in Basement Large Deck for Entertaining* Minutes to 495/395/95*Close to Lake Accotink, Shops & Restaurants*Just Move In! [Lynbrook - $459,500]

7214 Rebecca Dr

On the market for the first time since 1964, this one level expanded Goodman contemporary has four to five bedrooms, one and a half baths and is sited on a lovely corner lot. Eason Cross designed addition adds a breezeway entrance and a separate bedroom wing. Flexible living spaces, original parquet wood floors, wood-burning fireplace, two sheds, great curb appeal. This home is being sold "as-is" but has been well-maintained. [Hollin Hills - $599,000]

11320 Henderson Rd

This exceptional and unique Split Foyer home is perfectly sited on a 1.10-acre lot in the beautiful countryside of Fairfax Station, Virginia - just outside the capital beltway of Washington, D.C. It's mature trees, open pasture and fenced in backyard with an in-ground swimming pool and pool house offers simple quiet living! This little bit of heaven is also just minutes to the historic town of Clifton,Virginia and features 5 bedrooms, 2 full, 1/2 bath & a separate shower, 2-car garage and a masonry fireplace in the walkout basement is simply delightful! You'll be able to enjoy approximately 2,700 square feet of updated living space while living so very close to everything. Shopping, restaurants, theatre, schools and more are only 5-6 miles! It's close to Fountainhead Regional Park, local horse trails and area parks. It is a great location for commuters, too, within an easy drive to Ox Rd (Route 123), Fairfax County Parkway, Route 29, I-95 and I-66; plus, the VRE access as well. This is truly a peaceful country setting in dynamic, bustling Fairfax County, Virginia! [Henderson Woods - $595,000]

6900 Jackson Ave

A Winter Treat...Sited on a quiet cul-de-sac in the sought after City Park neighborhood of Falls Church, this inviting light and airy brick cape is ready to go! Refinished original hardwood floors grace the main level, a warm wood burning fireplace adds a welcoming glow in the living room. The dining room features a period built-in cabinet and leads to the expansive family room/kitchen addition, the heart of the home. This large extension features a granite island, loads of cabinetry, gas cooking, recessed lighting, skylight and sliding door to the fenced yard boasting a handy shed plus a greenhouse. On the main level find a master bedroom across from the spacious master bath with walk-in glass shower and dual vanity. A handy separate laundry is perfectly located. Upstairs you'll find two generously sized bedrooms sharing a 2nd full ceramic tile bath and lots of cubbie storage areas. Freshly painted throughout, architectural shingles, walk-in crawl space area, flagstone patios and more! [City Park Homes - $579,000]

4806 Flower Ln

Welcome to 4806 Flower Lane. This one-level rambler presents great potential with the right vision and renovation team. Positioned on a 0.24-acre lot in the Rose Hill community, this property has 3 bedrooms, tons of windows, and a fireplace in the family room. Close to 95/395/495 and Fairfax County Parkway, you will be just a short drive from Kingstowne and Springfield Town Centers, Old Town Alexandria, and downtown D.C. [Rose Hill - $375,000]

6005 Mineola Ct

Beautiful 5BR 3BA split foyer in Springfield's sought after Cardinal Forest. Lovingly cared for home with lots of recent updates. Private lot on quiet cul-de-sac. Large kitchen has breakfast room, ceramic tile flooring, newer appliances & oversized pantry. Move-in ready. Sold as-is & waiting for your updates. Recent updates include newly refinished HW flooring, new carpet, paint, driveway, walkway, HVAC & more! Home backup generator. Huge deck with gas grill connection. Short walk to Lake Accotink. West Springfield HS pyramid! [Cardinal Forest - $599,900]

1746 Gilson St

Only minutes from the McLean Metro Station and shopping centers, this beautifully remodeled rambler is one-of-a-kind with an airy, open floor plan! Stunning refinished hardwoods and eye-catching brick fireplace with a raised hearth in the spacious living room! The updated kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, center island with bar seating, and abundance of cabinetry. With space for a dining table, this kitchen offers everything you could desire! 4 bedrooms (including a spacious master bedroom with a walk-in closet) and 2 full baths complete the home. Huge fenced backyard with a storage shed, patio perfect for an outdoor kitchen, and private off-street parking on the large driveway. [Pimmit Hills - Tysons - $699,000]

6934 Weston Rd

Bright, sunny, expanded and fully renovated 2 level cape cod. Open kitchen/dining/living areas. Separate Laundry room, Upper level with full bath can be bedroom, office, playroom, craft room. Close to parks, shopping, restaurants, No HOA. Minutes to Dunn Loring Metro AND East Falls Church Metro, Rt. 50, 495 and 66. Walk to park and elementary school. Mosaic District, City of Falls Church, Restaurants, Groceries...everything you need close by. [West Lawn - $564,900]

4439 Majestic Ln

Home in sought after Greenbriar area - Convenient to schools, shopping and public transportation * Handyman lSpecial" Sold "as is" but everything is in working order * Roof and siding replaced * Several newer items i.e. washer/dryer oven * Large fully fenced lot * Screened-In porch * If you like to provide your own upgrades this one is for you - just needs some TLC * [Greenbriar - $489,000]

5620 Overly Dr

ALMOST 3,000 SQUARE FEET!! 6 BEDROOMS 3 FULL BATHS! THIS HOME IS BUILT FOR A LARGE FAMILY. UPGRADES INCLUDE LARGE PRIVATE FENCED IN BACK YARD, HOT TUB HOOK UP, OVERSIZED PATIO DECK & GAZEBO, NEW DRIVEWAY, 2 HOT WATER TANKS, VAULTED CEILINGS, DUAL STAIR CASE, HW FLOORING, UPDATED KITCHEN AND MUCH MORE! [Fairfax Homes - $599,990]

3305 Dairy Lou Dr

Brick front colonial in sought-after Franklin Farm. Main level addition with skylights extends breakfast area and family room. New hardwood flooring throughout main level. Inviting family room with wood burning fireplace. Expanded kitchen with granite countertops and island w/ breakfast bar. Upper level with 4 spacious bedrooms & 2 full baths. Huge master suite with walk-in closet. Fully finished lower level with rec room, den, and bonus storage area. Newer roof, siding, and gutters. Irrigation system. HMS Home Warranty in place. Oak Hill ES, Franklin MS, Chantilly HS. MAIN LEVEL BEDROOM/FULL BATH. [Franklin Farm - $689,900]

7111 Fort Hunt Rd

Fully renovated single family home boasting 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. All the bells and whistles. New hardwood flooring, quartz countertops, SS appliances, HVAC. Located on a private lot. [Marlan Forest - $650,000]

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