Virginia Grantor's Tax Set to Increase July 1st.

The Virginia General Assembly enacted a landmark transportation law (HB 2313) to raise new revenues to pay for transportation initiatives across the commonwealth, with an emphasis on funding capital projects in the Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads areas of Virginia. Effective on July 1, 2013, transferors of real estate located in Northern Virginia will be […]


The Avery at 1200 N. Rolfe St.

The Avery, located at 1200 N. Rolfe St., is situated in a park-like setting adjacent to Fort Myer, The Avery enjoys a highly convenient location just an eight-minute walk to the Courthouse Metro station. Residents will enjoy easy access to Routes 50 and 66, the George Washington Parkway, and to the shops, restaurants, culture and […]


Pike 3400 Towns at 2408 Columbia Pike

Located at 2408 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, Pike 3400 Towns offers hard to find new construction from the areas premier luxury builder. Nestled within metropolitan Arlington, our townhomes offer close access to the region’s myriad attractions. Greater Arlington is home to some of America’s most fascinating historical attractions, and is also nationally recognized as an […]


Lacey Lane Subdivision Preview

A new subdivision is being developed in the North Arlington neighborhood of Waycroft-Woodlawn, and the developer, The Barrett Companies, is giving us a preview of what to expect. The Chamberlin family has run The Barrett Companies since the 1980s and prides itself on designing homes that are an alternative to “McMansions.” Their vision of Lacey […]


2001 Clarendon Blvd. in Courthouse

The former site of Dr. Dremo and Taco Bell are about to be transformed into a 7-story mixed-use project. The project will have 154 residential units and 30,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Arlington County approved a site plan amendment in December 2009, which reduced the amount of retail space and increased the […]


An Early Spring for Home Buyers

All signs point to an early thaw in the Northern Virginia real estate market. The Washington Post reports a marked increase in home buyers this winter as compared to last. Heavier foot traffic in homes listed for sale, more buyers requesting “pre-approval” letters from mortgage companies and banks, and more visitors to real estate websites […]




UPDATE: Northern Virginia Property Tax

In the recent issue of Northern Virginia Association of Realtors’ (NVAR) Update Magazine, I fell upon the recent changes in property tax rates within our area. Check out the tablesbelow and compare rates with neighboring cities/counties for both residential and commercial properties.  FY 2012-2013 Residential Real Estate Tax Rates – All rates are per $100 […]