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Preparing Your Home For A Home Inspection

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty A professional home inspector will go from room to room testing the heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, appliances and smoke detectors.  He or she will also evaluate the structure, roof, interior and exterior of the home.  What the home inspector finds to be positive and negative about the home will greatly shape the homebuyers perception of the investment they are in the process of making. Don’t forget that the standard home inspection contingency usually provides them with the ability to cancel the... Continue Reading >

2013 Concert Series in Arlington VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Here we go again, great summer events right in your backyard for those living in Arlington VA.  What fun to have free outdoor concerts, which give you the opportunity to enjoy local bands, hangout with other Arlingtonians, enjoy the outdoors and break up the long work-week. The Pentagon Row concert series kicks off on June 6th 2013 with a Bon Jovi Tribute by Slippery When Wet. The weekly concerts will continue through to August 29th 2013 with a performance... Continue Reading >

Lubber Run Amphitheater Arlington VA

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty In my opinion the perfect way to spend the evenings in Arlington VA during the summer is attending one of the many different outdoor events.  There are plenty to choose from whether it be open air movies, plays or concerts, you will never find yourself bored and always spoiled for choice. A new venue to add to your list this summer is the recently renovated Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington VA. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00pm; Sundays - 6:00pm June... Continue Reading >

Understanding Condo Living!

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Living in a condominium is very different from living in a single family home. For a majority of people living in Northern Virginia and the metropolitan area condo living is a way of life.  Property prices are high, and for most people buying a single family home in Northern Virginia, especially in areas close to DC like Arlington VA and Alexandria VA, is just not possible as it is out of their price range.  Condo living can be fun, and allows you... Continue Reading >

Top 10 Condos & Townhomes on the Orange Line – 2013

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty There is a lot of movement this year from my 2011 and 2012 rankings.  I'm taking some off and adding others.  I'm even including a condo in Vienna this time.  What?!?  I know, it seems weird to me too, but they are selling like crazy. Disclaimer: the following ranking is purely subjective, based on what I am seeing out there as an agent on the "streets" of Northern Virginia. 1) The Phoenix (Clarendon Metro) Obviously location is a huge attraction at The Phoenix. ... Continue Reading >