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With our Nation’s capital only 15-minutes away, Alexandria, Virginia is a great place to call home. Culturally diverse located on the beautiful Potomac River and only a few hours from the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, Alexandria is one of the best places you’ll ever live.

Whether you’re looking for a town home, condo, single family home, or an apartment to rent, the city of Alexandria has something to offer everyone. From studio apartments to large estate’s you’re sure to find a home that suits all your needs in Alexandria.

The proximity to Washington, D.C., Arlington, Falls Church, and McLean makes for a very desirable job market when you live in Alexandria. There are many employment opportunities for recent grads to experienced workers in many different industries both white collar and blue collar.

Companies headquartered in Alexandria include Oxford Finance, Boat U.S., the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Institute for Defense Analyses, VSE, and many other companies in various industries and trades.

Federal agencies based in Alexandria include the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, National Science Foundation, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Defense, as well as many trade associations, charities, and nonprofit organizations including the Salvation Army and the United Way.

Things to Do
If you live in historic Old Town where everything is walkable, you’ll enjoy great restaurants, shops, and plenty of recreational activities and you’re just moments away from the National Harbor and the MGM Grand Casino. And there is the beautiful Mt Vernon bike trail along the river too.
In the Alexandria area there are plenty of outdoor recreational activities to partake in all year round, as well as numerous restaurants to enjoy, boutiques, malls, and cultural attractions nearby including museums, art galleries, and theaters.


Arlington is an urban county in Virginia, located directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., seamlessly linked together by the Metro system. Therefore, Arlington offers great access to the orange and blue metro lines, bus access as well as some great bike trails.

Arlington was recently rated the best city for millennials to live. Last year, it was rated the best place in the country to retire.If you’re looking for a condo, town home, single-family home or an apartment to rent, Arlington Virginia has just what you’re looking for in close proximity to all the area has to offer.

Arlington is well-connected to neighboring areas since it forms the region’s primary transportation network. The area has two interstate highways; Interstate 66 on the north and Interstate 395 on the east which makes for easy commuting for work.

The Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of State as well as Accenture, Deloitte, the FDIC, and the National Science Foundation are located in Arlington along with many other small and large corporations making it a good area for job opportunities.

Things to Do
There are countless shopping destinations in Arlington, VA. The most notable is; the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. This shopping mall offers world-class shopping experiences in over 170 stores including Armani Exchange, Macy’s, Ann Taylor, Nordstrom, and Apple to name just a few.

There are plenty of leisurely pursuits and recreational activities, and cultural experiences to enjoy as well. Arlington Cinema and Draft House, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Synetic Theater at Crystal City, The Comedy Spot as well as a plethora of restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes.

If you’re ready to research properties and schedule a few open houses in the area, contact us,

we’d love to give you a personal tour of the Arlington area.


Eugene Northrop, REALTOR®
Your Realtor For Life