First Look with City Smart Living: 4/14/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here. Arlington 2 bedroom/2 bathroom top floor condo with 3 parking spaces in The Astoria, Courthouse, Arlington 6 bedroom/5.5 bathroom 4716 square foot single family home in Clarendon 3 bedroom/2.55... Continue Reading >

Open Houses This Weekend

Madrigal 811 4th St NW #1114, Washington 1 bedroom/1 bathroom Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm Virtual Tour 824 S. Arlington Mill Dr #202, Arlington 2 bedroom/1 bathroom Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm Virtual Tour 19418 Newton Pass Sq, Leesburg 2 bedroom/2 bathroom Open: Saturday 2:00-4:00 pm, Sunday 1:00-3:00 pm Virtual Tour Continue Reading >

Just Listed in the Park Glen Community in Arlington

DSC_0053 A recently updated home in the Park Glen Community in South Arlington! This home features 2 bedrooms, 1 updated bathroom, a renovated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and new flooring throughout. The large bay window allows for abundant natural light, while the garden style community gives residents a secluded, park-like landscape.  This home is close to restaurants, parks, trails and the major Columbia Pike redevelopment project. Continue Reading >

Just Listed in the Linden Row Condominiums in Lansdowne!

DSC_0085 A gorgeous home in the Linden Row Condominiums in the heart of Lansdowne! It is the embodiment of  modern living featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 designer bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, large windows that allow for abundant natural light, and modern finishes throughout. Lounge and relax on the back deck, or entertain family and friends in the large open-concept living area. Just a few blocks from the Lansdowne Town Center, this home is in one... Continue Reading >

The Silver Line Could Debut in July

390px-WMATA_Metro_Logo.svg Several news outlets have stated that the Silver Line could be up and running on July 4th; how patriotic! After an embarrassing amount of delays in the last few months, it seems as though the Dulles Transit Partners, the contractors tasked with building the line, have gotten their act together as of late. We reported in several earlier posts that the DTP had reached substantial completion in February but later found several problems. The speakers installed were a fire hazard,... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 4/7/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here. Arlington 2 bedroom/2 bathroom top floor condo with 3 parking spaces in The Astoria, Courthouse, Arlington 6 bedroom/5.5 bathroom  4716 square foot single family home in Clarendon 3 bedroom/2.55 bathroom... Continue Reading >

Open Houses This Weekend

Madrigal Join the team this weekend to take a look at this amazing home! 811 4th Street NW #1114, Washington 1 bedroom/1 bathroom Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm Click here for a virtual tour.  Continue Reading >

Traditional Rent vs. Own Comparison

Atlantic Coast Mortgage By Thaddeus Musser, Vice President ~ Atlantic Coast Mortgage (NMLS #186842) Many potential first time home buyers evaluate year-over-year appreciation as a key deciding factor on whether to enter the housing market. In DC proper from February 2013 - February 2014 the average home price in the District increased nearly 9%. Obviously this return on investment outpaced many traditional investment outlets such as 401ks, TSPs and high-yield savings accounts earning right around 1%. However, conservative fundamental rent vs. own analysis in our local... Continue Reading >

Architectural Style: Federal

Exterior-Front Welcome to"Architectural Style", a blog series that will take you through the architectural styles seen in the DC metropolitan area.  Gaining popularity in the early 19th century, Federal-style homes are still quite common in the DC Metro region, particularly in older parts of the area and historic districts. It is derived from Greek and Roman Revival style architecture that was very popular in public American architecture when Washington DC was being planned and built. Federal-style homes often include flat facades, influenced... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 4/1/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here. Arlington 2 bedroom/2 bathroom top floor condo with 3 parking spaces in The Astoria, Courthouse, Arlington 6 bedroom/5.5 bathroom  4716 square foot single family home in Clarendon 3 bedroom/2.55 bathroom... Continue Reading >