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Pike 3400 Towns – Now Available

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Good news to all those of you who have been waiting for a brand new townhouse option in Arlington.  Sales have begun for the highly anticipated urban townhouse development at the corner of Columbia Pike and Glebe Road.  This was once the home of Rosenthal Chrysler/Jeep.  Now, Pike 3400 Towns will consist of 4 level townhomes with rooftop terraces and 2 car garages.  There are two models, the Monroe and the Quincy. Monroe Approximately 2036 square feet. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. 2 car... Continue Reading >

Arlington New Construction Update

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty As of September 2013, these are the new condos and townhomes being constructed in Arlington. Ballston Green This development will bring 28 new townhomes to the western edge of Ballston. These homes are located off of Wilson Blvd., behind the Virginia Tech Research Center. Prices are in the $900’s. Sales have recently resumed and a brand new model is now available. Pike 3400 Towns This is the development replacing the former Chrysler / Jeep dealership on Glebe and Columbia Pike. Once complete, this development... Continue Reading >

NVAR Hosts 17th Annual Eco-Summit

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Thursday, September 5th, The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) hosted its seventeenth Annual Economic Summit, or Eco-Summit as they call it; this title really seems like it is going to have something to do with the environment because of the "eco" term, but no. It is about the economy- mostly regionally but a bit about the National situation as well. Maybe that does have some sort of connotation to the environment- though just the economic-environment. A Fine Selection of Panelists A... Continue Reading >

Is the size or location of a home more important?

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty If you live in Northern Virginia, you are no stranger to the huge new homes being built around town. Appraisers, Realtors and homebuyers have adopted cost-per-square-foot as a method of determining value. This trend is forcing builders to maximize the square footage of the homes they build in order to increase value and make a profit. Evidence of this trend is the proliferation of homes that are outgrowing their yards and the addition of a fourth level. My point is that... Continue Reading >

SEED Homes targets LEED Gold Certification for Custom Contemporary in N. Arlington

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Tucked away on a quiet street in N. Arlington is another new striking model from SEED Homes. The newly designed Fillmore model, now occupied, is targeting LEED Gold Certification. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consists of a suite of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is intended to provide building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing... Continue Reading >