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Buying a Home in Alexandria VA - Your Complete Guide

 

You've landed on this page because you're probably in the initial stages of the home buying process.  Buying a home is a huge step, even though this might not be your 'first rodeo', you can probably count on one hand the number of times you'll do this in your lifetime. You owe it to yourself to research, learn what you can, and most importantly, have the right agent and resources by your side to guide you along the way.

The #1 mistake buyers make is starting the home search without a mortgage approval.  This is critical.  Your mortgage approval helps you by providing information such as:

  • Your sales price - It's a emotional disaster when a buyer falls in love with a house, then attempts to get a mortgage approval only to get declined for a loan, or realize the payments are out of reach. 
  • Your estimated monthly payments - A reputable mortgage loan officer will provide you with an estimate of your monthly payment that includes principal, interest, insurance, taxes, and monthly condo/HOA (homeowner association) fees.
  • Your loan type - Do you qualify for a conventional, FHA, VHDA, or VA loan?  These loan types have different qualifying guidelines, different interest rates, and different down payment requirements.  Also, some loan types will have restrictions on the types of properties you can buy.  For example, if you are approved for an FHA loan and are buying a condo, you can only look at condos that are FHA approved. If you are using a VA loan, you can't expect to buy a fixer-upper that needs to be gutted and is inhabitable.
  • Your closing costs - Down payment and closing costs are two different things.  Your down payment is a percentage of your purchase price.  Closing costs are the total costs to close your real estate purchase.  It sounds confusing, but that's exactly why you should know and understand before starting your home search.

When you're ready to buy a home, make sure you understand the Alexandria VA real estate market conditions.  You've heard the phrase, "real estate is local," it's true. Market conditions vary between jurisdictions, zip codes, and subdivisions. Is it a buyers market, a sellers market, or a balanced market?  How long are homes staying on the market?  Are sellers getting their asking prices?  Are sellers contributing toward buyer closing costs?  Once you have a firm understanding of the local market conditions, you'll be in a better position to make an offer on a home.

Get instant email notifications of new listings as they come on the market. We have access to new construction homes, resales, foreclosures, short sales, and For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes. Use this site to search and access the MLS for homes for sale in Potomac Yard, Old Town, Del Ray, and surrounding areas.

Just Listed in Alexandria VA

$878,762
3 Beds 5 Baths VAFX2175426 MLS
MOVE IN THIS SUMMER! This four-level townhome with two-car garage and main level rec room with powder room has some wonderful upgrades built into the price. Upper level 1 includes a great room and large ultra contemporary gourmet kitchen with a pantry, an oversized island with pendants above, upgrade stainless steel appliances and upgrade cabinets with quartz countertops and an adjoining dining area, plus a 20 x 10 deck for outdoor space enjoyment. Upper level 2 includes three bedrooms. Primary bedroom has ultra en-suite bath with large shower & rain shower feature, upgrade cabinets on double vanity, upgrade ceramic tile & vanity cabinets with quartz countertops, plus large walk-in closet. Bedroom #2 includes a walk in closet. Plus bedroom level laundry room and second full bath. And, for that private getaway, there is a spacious 4th level with loft, wet bar and access to the 21 x 13 balcony.***North Hill is a community of contemporary new townhomes in Alexandria, VA. The sought-after location is 4 miles from Old Town Alexandria and 11 miles from DC adding to the appeal of this affordable new neighborhood, featuring a wide selection of townhome floorplans. You will find your home here! PHOTOS/RENDERINGS REPRESENTATIVE ONLY AND MAY SHOW OPTIONS OR DECORATOR ENHANCEMENTS.*****Ask about special promotion that may be available for qualified buyers - subject to terms*****Price and terms subject to change.

2826 Hokie Ln Unit #LOT 79, Alexandria

$1,195,000
3 Beds 3 Baths VAAX2033246 MLS
Welcome to your dream home in the heart of Del Ray, Alexandria City! This stunning end unit boasts over 2000 square feet of fully updated, modern living space spread across two levels. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by an open and airy floor plan flooded with natural light, accentuated by stylish white oak hardwood floors and chic light fixtures throughout. The main level is a true entertainer's delight, featuring a dream kitchen with a 10ft island, perfect for gathering around with friends and family. Adorned with sleek two-tone cabinets, elegant quartz countertops, and high-end Thermador stainless steel appliances, this kitchen is both functional and fashionable. A striking black and white marble gas fireplace adds a touch of sophistication to the separate dining and living areas, while sliding glass doors lead out to a spacious trek deck and fenced-in backyard, ideal for outdoor entertaining. Upstairs, retreat to the expansive owner's suite complete with vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet, and a lavish spa-like bath featuring a double vanity, oversized spa shower with rainfall and double spray wall handheld mounts, and a separate tub for ultimate relaxation. Two additional generously sized bedrooms and another chic full bath with tub/shower offer ample space for family or guests, while the convenience of a washer and dryer on this level adds to the ease of living. This home is not only aesthetically pleasing but also boasts practical updates including a new 2-zone HVAC system, new roof, and a new tankless water heater. Outside, the beautifully landscaped yard, driveway, and off-street parking provide both curb appeal and convenience. Conveniently located, this home offers easy access to all that Del Ray has to offer including shopping, restaurants, local events, and nearby parks and playgrounds. With the upcoming Potomac Metro stop within walking distance, as well as close proximity to the VT Campus, Amazon HQ2, National Airport, National Landing, and more, this is truly a location that can't be beat. Welcome home to luxury living at its finest!

322 Clifford Ave Unit #A, Alexandria

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