Are you are buying your first home, need a second home in the DC area, downsizing, new to the area and suffering from sticker shock (due to high home prices), looking for an investment property? Well, you might want to look at Huntington in Alexandria, VA.
About 558 homes, mostly duplexes, make up Huntington. Huntington is a quiet community situated between Telegragh Road and Richmond Highway. Homeowners and renters enjoy being within walking distance to Huntington Metro Station and buses. If you drive you can I95 is at one end of Huntington Avenue (the main strip) and I495 is on the opposite end. Drive a few miles and you are at GW Parkway. Take metro one stop and you're at the Alexandria Amtrak Station. Ronald Reagan Airport in Arlington is a short drive or 4 metro stops away. Drive to Greyhound Bus Service in Springfield is about 20 minutes.
Huntington has a fitness center, dry cleaner, car rental, small grocery stores, several restaurants, laundromat, day care center, community center. Crystal City Mall, Springfield Mall, Landmark Mall, Old Towne, Potomac Yards, Kingstowne, Beacon Mall and other shopping centers are within a short drive of Huntington.
Midtown Station Condos, Parker Apartments, Huntington Station Townhomes and Huntington Mews are luxurious recent additions (within 1 to 6 years) that exist along Huntington Avenue along with the comfortable duplexes of Huntington.
"I love it here, it's so convenient to everything", It's a nice community and the neighbors are really nice", It's quiet here" are comments I often hear from residents of Huntington.
It's a good time to buy in Huntington because:
1. Excellent value, low prices, great location.
2. Interest rates are low.
3. Build equity - prices are increasing as popularity of this area continues to go up.
4. The homes are easy to rent.
5. The homes sell well.
If you are interested in buying, selling, renting, or investing in the Huntington area or other areas in Virginia call me at 804-548-3637. I'm always happy to help.