What You Should Know About: Settlement

wyska Welcome to the “What You Should Know About…” series where we take you though what you should know about the home buying, listing, and owning process, and everything in between. In the video below, Eriola Jahollari, of Capstone Title and Escrow, and Sarah Kim, of the City Smart Living Team, explains what you should expect on the day of settlement! Continue Reading >

Earth Day in Arlington

Earth Day “Every day is Earth Day in Arlington! Let’s celebrate the many ways our County and residents are working to enhance our environmental sustainability. And let’s renew our commitment to reduce our carbon footprint and help preserve our natural environment for future Arlingtonians," said Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette. The county has taken several steps to ensure a more sustainable future for its residents. These steps include installing energy-efficient streetlights and adopt a Community Energy Plan. In January, Arlington County's Community Energy... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 4/21/14 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 >

Capital Bikeshare Supplier Has a New Owner

DSC_0034 Bixi, or the Société de Vélo en Libre-Service, who filed for bankruptcy in January of this year has a new owner, Bruno Modi, the owner of  Canadian furniture empire. This is good news for Capital Bikeshare since Bixi is the sole supplier of the bicycles and docks. Before Bixi went bankrupt, Capital Bikeshare had been planning on expanding their reach in the metro region and even into College Park. With Modi's purchase of Bixi, this means these plans could be come reality,... Continue Reading >

The City Smart Living Client Event is Tonight!

Team Photo You've given your dues to Uncle Sam, you deserve a drink ! Join the team tonight, April 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Elephant and Castle in Penn Quarter for a night of good food, drink, friends and fireworks! Please arrive before 8:00 pm because Penn Ave will be closed for the Emancipation Day Fireworks Show. Continue Reading >

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 >