Turkey Trot Helps Those in Need in Arlington

turkey2 Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we at the Orange Line Living Team hope you have a wonderful holiday, and can spend some quality time with family and friends. When it comes to Thanksgiving and the holidays in general, it is a special time of year to share with others less fortunate than ourselves. Arlington has its own special way to help those in need, and bring our community together for a fun time. It is the annual Turkey Trot 5k fun,... Continue Reading >

Coming Soon! Renovated Arlington Home

Screen Shot 2014-11-10 at 9.57.42 AM Do not miss out on the rare chance to own a completely renovated home in Arlington! Located at 30 S. Park Street this home is nestled in a quite neighborhood, but is close to shopping centers, restaurants and major commuter routes just minutes from Washington D.C. This 4 bedroom and 2 bathroom home is undergoing a complete renovation. Enjoy new floors, completely updated and expanded kitchen with new appliances, cabinets and granite, updated bathrooms, new interior and exterior paint, newly finished... Continue Reading >

Coming Soon! Townes of Lyon Park

Screen Shot 2014-11-26 at 10.08.14 AM Do not miss out on this rare chance to own a 4BR/3.5BA townhome in one of Arlington's most desired locations. Located in Lyon Park at 2309 9th Street in Arlington, VA this townhome is only a few blocks from the Clarendon metro. Directly nearby are plenty of parks, restaurants and shopping. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the top level and an additional bedroom and bathroom on the lower level, this townhome has more space than most found on... Continue Reading >

Big Changes Coming to Ballston Metro Station and Plaza

Ballston Metro There has been a lot of talk and many projects underway to improve area neighborhoods along the Orange Line. Not one to be left out, Ballston is now up for some major improvements surrounding the Metro Plaza. Arlington County is now in the process of outlining what the improvements will be.  The first step is to gather public input. There was a meeting at the Arlington County Library at the beginning of November where the main plans were unveiled. The... Continue Reading >

Concert of Valor – November 11

Have you made plans to attend the Concert of Valor this evening? Tonight our military veterans and service personnel will be honored with a special concert at 7 p.m. on the Mall in DC. The Concert of Valor will feature music greats Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Black Keys, Carrie Underwood, Eminen, Dave Grohl, Rihanna and more. This free, three-hour Veterans Day concert is expected to be a mix of patriotic tunes and the artists’ biggest hits. A crowd of 800,000 is expected... Continue Reading >

US Route 50 Lights Up the Night at Courthouse

Courthouse ROute 50 Bridge art The newly constructed bridges along US Route 50 have been given their final touches and brought some new light to Orange Line Living in the Courthouse area. Back in September of this year, the updated construction on Route 50 provided new exits for east and westbound traffic, bicycle lanes, and two new bridges to help with traffic flow. The final stage of the new section of Route 50 was officially launched on Friday, October 24th, with new light displays created... Continue Reading >

NAR Reports Positive Home Sales for September

selling home September was a month of real estate growth for the country according the NAR (National Association of Realtors). For Orange Line Living, the data reported is reflective of our area as well, in particular when looking at year to year data. Arlington is on pace with continued real estate growth. Figures reported that September was the highest month for sales across the nation with $5.17 million in sales. The median home price listed for the country was up 5.6% compared... Continue Reading >

The Costs of Waiting for Lower Prices

30 Year Rate History Over the last three months a shift has taken place in the Greater Washington DC Real estate market. During most of the previous two years bidding wars were very common, especially in places such as Arlington, VA, Bethesda, MD and many parts of DC. Bidding wars still happen on some properties, but they are fewer and further between. Homes that once sold on the first weekend now might take a month or so. Market Fundamentals are Better than Ever If you are... Continue Reading >

Clarendon’s Only Condo with Rooftop Hot Tub

DSC_2502 Are you looking for one of the most unique condos in Arlington? Very rarely will you find over 1,500 square feet in a Clarendon condo. This one has it. Very rarely will you find a rooftop terrace in a Clarendon condo. This one has it. Not many condos in Clarendon have monument views. This one does. Even more rare is to have all of that, plus rooftop hot tub. This condo it all. 1201 Garfield Street, Unit 712, Arlington, VA  222201... Continue Reading >

Just Listed in Falls Church

The Orange Line Living team just listed this 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom condo located at 7024 Falls Reach Drive in Falls Church, VA. The location puts you within a  few short blocks of the West Falls Church metro stop as well as other major commuter roads such as I-66 and Route 7. The 2 levels of living offer abundant space with a family room with frieplace, dining room, eat in kitchen and balcony. The upper level has 2 bedrooms each... Continue Reading >