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I like 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611. This condo in Northern Virginia Virginia looks like a good value for several reasons. However, I'm not recommending you buy this property in particular. That's because, until I know your goals there is no way for me to know if this is the right home for you.

Photo of 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611

My dream in this commentary is to help you organize your essentials, so that you can move forward in your real estate search. You have a lot of condominium options in Alexandria. I'll mention just a few of your many options:

  • How many baths do you need? 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611 has 3 full baths. What about half baths? 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611 has 1 half baths.
  • Maybe you should rent? Do you like to live in a neighborhood with a lot rentals? Do you prefer to live in a neighborhood with few rentals? Currently for rent at Carlyle Towers
  • Do you like masonry condos? Do you prefer brick or siding? What type of siding?
  • Do you want the most expensive condo in the neighborhood, like 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611 or do you prefer the least expensive dwelling like 2151 Jamieson #411.
  • Do public schools matter to you? 2181 Jamieson Ave #610-611 is served by and .

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Many people picture a high-rise building filled with apartments when they think of a condominium. But, not all condos are high-rises.  In fact, not all condos are buildings, much less hi-rises! For example, a bare land condo  is a condominium in which the owner owns land only.

Even horses are getting into the act! Some stables have gone condo. In a stable condo, the owner purchases a single stall for his horse in a stable, but shares the stable and grounds with other horses and owners. At a marina, it is possible to condo a single slip from a dock. In both cases, the owners pay a fee to the association for maintenance, but in both cases, the owner is solely responsible for his interest in the condo.

A more common type of condominium is the garden-style condo. Garden-style condos are one to five floors of condominiums and usually don’t have an elevator. From the exterior, townhouse condos look exactly like regular condominiums.

It is even possible to have a single family residence titled as a condo. This can happen in a vacation community where the association maintains the exterior and grounds of the house, while the owners have possession of the interior of the house.

This article was reprinted by permission from CondoBenefits.com. If you are a condo expert or if you would like a link from CondoBenefits.com just drop me a line. I’m building a directory of condo experts from around the country at that site and would love your input!

 

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