Mortgage Rates at 16 Month Low and Close to All Time Low

Last week investors put money into the US Treasury market, pushing mortgage rates down.  As money flowed out of stock markets and into bond market yields on key government bonds went down, with the 10-year Treasury going below 1.9% for the first time since June of 2013 and only the second time ever. 30 Year Mortgage Rates Back Below 4% This movement in the markets sent 30 year mortgage rates below 4% for the first time in 16 months and only the second... Continue Reading >

Arlington #3 Place to Live In the Nation

arlington Skyline2 Arlington has been named one of the top three best places to live amongst small to mid-sized cities in the United States. According to an annual in depth study done by, our urban village way of life and Orange Line Living is definitely where it’s at. Not only was Arlington in the number 3 spot on the list of the top 100 cities across the country, it was the number one location within the Washington DC Metro region. More... Continue Reading >

Just Listed at Rhodes Hill Square

1511 N Rolfe St Unit A303-large-001-Exterior  Front-1500x1000-72dpi This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo at Rhodes Hill Square offers convenience and luxury. Located at 1511 Rolfe Street, Unit A303, Arlington, VA, this home is situated right in the middle of all the Orange Line has to offer. Walk to the Courthouse metro and farmer's market and plenty of restaurants, bars and shopping. Enjoy cooking in a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel Jenn-Air appliances and granite counters. Other luxuries include hardwood floors, laundry room with washer/drier and bathrooms with large... Continue Reading >

We Just Wrote these Buyers a $1,150,000 Check

$1,150,000 Check In the greater Washington D.C. real estate market, buying a new home when you already own one can be challenging. This is especially true in high demand areas such as Arlington, Mclean and Bethesda to name a few. Most sellers in these markets will not take a contract that is contingent upon the sale of another home. This can create a dilemma for buyers. Buying First The challenge with buying a home first for many buyers is qualifying for financing. Many buyers... Continue Reading >

Rosslyn: Urban Village of Parks, Arts & Monuments

Rosslyn Ped Bridge When it comes to urban living, Rosslyn is a place full of art, monuments and natural beauty in Arlington. For the best of Orange Line Living, Rosslyn is worth a closer look. The neighborhood has long been a location with easy access to all major roads, highways, bridges and public transportation options. Rosslyn gives commuters a central location to live and play if they work in the capital. For those that work in Rosslyn, life can be readily enjoyed in... Continue Reading >

Have a Spooktacular Halloween in Arlington

halloween1 Halloween is right around the corner, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate. There are several pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and area farms outside of Arlington, but for those that are looking for something fun to do close to or along the Orange Line, there are some great choices too. With Halloween on a Friday this year, many a family will be busy trick or treating or passing out candy, so Arlington has unofficially made Saturday October 25th the... Continue Reading >

Record Setting Sale at Rhodes Hill Square!

The Orange Line Living Team sold this luxury condo at Rhodes Hill Square for the highest sold price in the building. Located at 1418 Rhodes Street, Unit B409, Arlington, VA, this condo offers the rare combination of location, space and luxury. In addition to two levels of luxurious indoor space, the condo also has a large rooftop deck. Dan Lesniak and the Orange Line Living Team sold this condo for a record price of $872,000. Do you have a home to... Continue Reading >

Millennials Come Home to Arlington

A study recently released by RealtyTrac, a real estate information and data website, shows that Arlington, and the Orange Line is the place where Millennials want to live. Defined as the generation born between 1977 and 1992, Millennials are in their early 20s to mid-30s and know what type of lifestyle they want to have.  Fast paced, tech savvy and connected, they are seeking an urban village life. Arlington is the top-rated place to provide that lifestyle according to the... Continue Reading >

Parkmobile App Along the Orange Line

paytopark1 Orange Line Living just got more convenient for drivers. The Parkmobile App, launched by Arlington County this past July has come home to the Orange Line and is now available in Ballston, Clarendon and Virginia Square. In use since 2011 in Washington D.C., Parkmobile app users can sign up to make paying for parking easier.  Arlington County came on board this year rolling the app out in Crystal City, Pentagon City and Shirlington. The app has been so popular and... Continue Reading >

Annual Scholar’s Cup Supports Arlington Students

minigolf1 School is back in session, the kids are in classes and our fall routines have begun again along the Orange Line. Now is a great time to support our community, and in particular our students. The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has provided a great event to do just that. Coming up on Wednesday, September 17th, the 9th Annual Scholar’s Cup will be held to raise scholarship funds for two Arlington students. The scholarship funds will go to assist two graduating... Continue Reading >