Facts to Consider about Condominiums

Condos:

Carlyle Towers Condominiums
Carlyle Towers Condominiums
  • Many condos are located in high rise building providing spectacular views
  • Are more affordable than other types of properties but may and will have additional fees such as corporation fees
  • Offer maintenance of the exterior along with the condo fees
  • Units are the only piece of the property owned by you
  • Offer neighbors when you need help urgently
  • Have rules that will have to be followed
  • Are usually surrounded by night clubs, bars, recreational opportunities, restaurants and shops
  • Provide pools, gyms, basketball and tennis courts for recreational and fitness activities
  • Community means that all amenities such as pool, etc will have to be shared with neighbors
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Single Family Homes or Condo – Townhouse Homes?

Deciding on whether a single family home is much more suitable than a condominium or townhouse home requires much thought and consideration. But in the end it still comes down to what you want.

Here are a few facts to consider:

Single Family Homes

  • Close knit community with possible green spaces
  • No monthly homeowners/condo fees
  • Less strict community rules and regulations
  • Restrictions cannot be imposed by an association without your consent.
  • Less restriction and fees with parking

Condo and Townhomes

  • All expenses towards maintaining your home is covered by the condo fees such as common area repairs, roof repairs, other maintenance and repairs.
  • Controlled access for some
  • Amenities available for the community such as clubrooms, pools, gyms and more
  • Shuttle services are offered as well as public transit service

Floorplans of Cardinal Forest Condos

Situated on a rolling forest terrain in West Springfield, Cardinal Forest is a condominium development that was constructed in 1968 and converted into a condominium community in 1978.
Below are the available floorplans at Cardinal Forest:

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Cardinal Forest
Cardinal Forest
Cardinal Forest highlights 130 acres of landscaping with trails and pools near Lake Accotink offering tranquil living near nature.

The community of Cardinal Forest comprises of 1050 units wherein 501 are townhouses and 549 are condominium units. The units have brick exteriors while some are stucco that results in reduced maintenance fees for condo owners. Cardinal Forest offers a variety of 26 floorplans which are 1 to 3 bedroom townhouse style floorplans and 1 to 3 bedroom apartment style floorplans.

Available Homes at Cardinal Forest

What to Find at Lee District RECenter

Located off Telegraph Road near Kingstowne and Rose Hill in Franconia, the Lee District RECenter is situated on a 193 acre park with 84,000 square feet of recreational facilities.

For more information, contact the Lee District RECenter at 6601 Telegraph Road in Franconia, VA or call 703 922 9841.

Recreational Outdoor Amenities:

  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 2 Football Fields
  • 4 Basketball Courts
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Playground
  • Tot Lot
  • 4 Picnic Areas
  • Amphitheater
  • Walking Trails
  • Carrousel
  • RECenter

Amenities inside the RECenter:

  • Natatorium
  • Gym
  • Fitness Center
  • 3 Multipurpose Rooms
  • Dance Rooms
  • Volleyball – Racquetball Courts
  • Mezzanine
  • Pre-School

Amenities of the Natatorium inside the RECenter:

  • 50 Meter Heated Pool
  • Spectator Seating
  • Super Slide
  • 3 Diving Boards
  • Spa
  • Locker Rooms
  • Family Chaging Rooms
  • Saunas
  • Showers
  • Sun Deck
  • Grass Sunbathing Area

Amenities of the Fitness Center inside the RECenter:

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free Weights
  • Workout Machines
  • Stretching Area

Homes Available in the Lee District

Roses and Leisure at Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden

Floral Grandeur at Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden
Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden
850 North Lexington St.
Arlington, VA 22205

Situated at the corner of North Lexington and Wilson Boulevard at North Lexington Street in Arlington, The Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden features 135 rose varieties and over 2500 plant species It is the scenic location for botanical aficionados, lovers or for those who would just like to enjoy the 23.65 acres of nature.

Amenities offered at Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden:

  • 3 Water Fountains
  • Picnic Shelter
  • 1 Open Leisure Space
  • Grills
  • Paved Trails
  • Stream
  • Restrooms
  • Playgrounds
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Basketball Court
  • 1 Volleyball Court

The highlights of the Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden, where “All American Roses” is held yearly, are the rose garden, azalea garden, shade garden, sun garden and ornamental tree garden showcasing miniature roses, Hybrid Tea Roses, Floribunda, Grandiflora and more. The rose garden is managed by the Arlington Rose Foundation. For more information about the rose garden, please contact the Arlington Rose Foundation at 703 358 4747.

The Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden is open from Sunrise till half an hour after Sunset throughout the year.

After Presenting an Offer

After the process of picking out your dream property, the offer is to be written along with proof of Earnest Money and lender approval, your real estate agent will present the offer to the selling said.

This is where we, real estate agents use our expertise in presenting the offer, because it just doesn’t end there. It’s not simply handing the documentation to the listing agent and then wait patiently for their response. It is essential that the offer be over and for the fact that bargains do not last forever, we call up the listing agent to inform that the offer had already been sent over.

It is during this conversation that details be shared with the listing agent such as background information about our clients as to what would reflect as to what you would be looking for. We can describe as to how qualified you are to buy the property and how many properties we have looked at and that there are certain aspects or features about that home you sincerely appreciate.

As real estate agents, we review and explain all details of the offer such as inspections, date of closing, contingent or non contingent, pricing and the like. We also discuss a timeline to outline the milsestyones from the offer to settlement.

Contact Nesbitt Realty

https://nesbittrealty.com
1451 Belle Haven Rd. #222
Alexandria VA 22307
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703 765 0300
888 783 6391 (fax)

Let a Real Estate Agent Help You Buy or Sell Your Condo

When buying or selling a condo in Alexandria, VA, the role of a real estate agent plays an important part during the process and the closing of a sale.

As a seller, your real estate agent –

  • Help you in analyzing its fair market value
  • Help prepare the condo for selling quality
  • List your condo to get it out in the market efficiently
  • Negotiate in pricing with potential buyers
  • Complete your sales agreement and finally close the sale smoothly

As a buyer, your real estate agent can –

  • Help you decide what is better for you, renting or owning
  • Assist in preapproval in mortgage
  • Locating, viewing and selecting the right condo
  • Help you in analyzing its fair market value
  • Help prepare the condo for selling quality
  • List your condo to get it out in the market efficiently

Get your dream condo with a real estate agent’s help. Contact Nesbitt Realty
https://nesbittrealty.com
1451 Belle Haven Rd. #222
Alexandria VA 22307
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703 765 0300
888 783 6391 (fax)

Pre-approvals Before Home Purchasing

Purchasing a home is a process that cannot go smoothly unless you take it step by step. This is where having a real estate agent is important.

It is essential that you are prepared and already have a loan secured. Securing it early will assist you in making decisions with your home purchase.

With a secured loan, you can either broaden or lessen your prospective homes as you would need the price to be within your budget while your offer will be good one as you are ready to buy. Getting the finances in order will make the process quicker without hindrances.

Let a real estate agent assist you with your home purchase decisions.

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A Realtor’s Purpose

Finding a quality home to suit your taste will require a licensed real estate agent who offers expertise and connections if it is to purchase or rent a home. What would a realtor’s purpose be then?

  • Security. Even if you know what exactly what you are looking for in a home, you’ll need a realtor’s expertise to assure the quality of your potential home
  • Economy. You wouldn’t want to pay more for your new home and sell your old home for less than what it should be. A realtor has the access to the market information to make sure you get your right price.
  • Diversity. You may be able to view homes through public listings, but many of the best and perhaps your desired home will require you to have a realtor to view them.

Most of all, the whole process of hunting for your new home will be time consuming and challenging and that includes the right title transfer, financing and negotiating. If you want the peace of mind of finding your dream home, a realtor’s expertise serves its purpose.

Let our licensed real estate agent assist you, contact us at:

Nesbitt Realty

nesbittrealty.com
1451 Belle Haven Rd. #222
Alexandria VA 22307
LICENSED IN VIRGINIA
703 765 0300
888 783 6391 (fax)

  • Julie Nesbitt

    Julie Nesbitt
    Julie Nesbitt knows the back trails and by-ways of Northern Virginia real estate.

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  • Enjoying Winkler Botanical Preserve

    We had a great time walking the trails. 

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  • Don’t take chances with real estate.

  • REDUCED: 7202 Churchill Rd, McLean

    Open House, Sunday, 1-4 BIG PRICE DROP! 7202 CHURCHILL ROAD McLean, VA 22101 6 Bedrooms 5.5 Bathrooms 6,752 SF $1,695,000

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Manassas Farmer’s Market

The Manassas Farmer’s Market is held every Thursday from the 3rd of April to the 20th of November and every Saturday from the 5th of April to the 22nd of November at the Harris Pavilion located on 9201 Center Street in Manassas, VA 20110.

A wide variety of home grown products can be found at Manassas Farmer’s Market sponsored by Historic Manassas, Inc. All products sold are locally grown alongside organic meat and seafood.

Schedule as follows:
April 3 to November 20 (7am to 1pm) at Harris Pavilion
April 5 to November 22 (7am to 2:30pm) at the Visitor’s Parking Lot on West Street.

The Manassas Farmer’s Market is only open in November if weather permits.