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~ The Shirlington Report ~ The Shirlington real estate report for April shows the impact of an increase in quality listings throughout the Spring, increased units under contract and sold. There were 28 units that reached the settlement table, the same as in March, which shows that if a move-in re...
~ The Shirlington Report ~ The Shirlington real estate report for March shows the impact of the increase in quality listings in February and March. There were 28 units that reached the settlement table, up from 17 in February.  To put the activity in the Shirlington real estate market into contex...
AJ Heidmann | (703) 474-1260 4550 Strutfield Ln Apt 2123, Alexandria, VA1BR/1.0BA Single Familyoffered at $225,000 Year Built2000Sq Footage819Bedrooms 1Bathrooms1.0FloorsUnspecifiedParking UnspecifiedLot SizeUnspecifieddescriptionLargest 1 bed & balcony in complex, sundrenched w/walls of windows ...
  HAMP for Investors Announced I just saw an announcement on Bloomberg TV that the HAMP or Home Affordable Modification Program will be extended to investors for up to 4 rental properties.  Starting in May, investors can make application for a loan modification that can include reduced interest r...
        Weekend Street Parking at the Palazzo After 18 months of research, compiling data, communicating with the association in numerous meetings, and a public hearing last week; we have 24 hour parking on Northampton Drive on weekends! The City of Alexandria approved the change from parking fro...
  ~ The Shirlington Report ~ The Shirlington real estate report for February shows the impact of the huge jump in contract activity in January. There were 17 units that reached the settlement table, which was just one unit shy of the results in February 2011.  Coincidentally, there were 17 new li...
The Shirlington real estate market has been plugging along, steady eddy style for the past 4 years, with the number of units sold has staying within a narrow 5% range.  This is a contrast to the 2006-2007 years that marked the end of the market bubble in condominiums in our area.    However, it i...
  Here in the close-in Northern Virginia market, (which is composed of Fairfax & Arlington Counties and Alexandria, Fairfax & Falls Church Cities), the lack of quality inventory is THE story now.  This is particularly true in the $500K-$300K and <$300K price ranges, where available inventory is d...
~ January 2012 ~   The Shirlington real estate may have limped in with just 9 condos going to settlement in January, which was below the 13 units that sold in January 2011, though it is historically a slow month following the holidays.  What does stand out is the number of units with ratified off...
I had previously written about an EMT of the Alexandria Fire Department that died last week in the line of duty, Tribute to Fallen EMT at Fire Station 206 in Alexandria.   His memorial service starts in about 15 minutes and a huge turnout is expected.  We live just around from Station 206 where J...

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