A townhouse can be a good option for first-time buyers because it typically costs less than a single-family home, requires less exterior maintenance, and has lower monthly homeowners association fees than most condominiums. . Another option in a high-cost housing market like Washington, DC’s is to consider suburbs farther from downtown.
For example, the median sale price in Manassas, Va., was $425,000 in February, according to Bright MLS, compared to the regional median sale price of $659,950.
One-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in Alexandria, Va., costs $375,000
The townhouse on the market at 9186 Landgreen St. in Manassas is priced at $370,000. Monthly homeowners association dues are $70 and annual property taxes are $3,875.
Built in 1974, the 1,440 square foot townhouse has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The colonial-style brick-fronted townhouse has three finished levels. The townhouse has been completely renovated and includes hardwood floors, ceiling fans and fresh paint.
The main level includes a living room, a powder room and a few steps leading to the kitchen and the dining room. The dining room has exposed beam ceilings and the kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and white cabinetry. Upstairs, three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The basement is finished and the townhouse has a front patio.
Several restaurants and shopping centers are within two miles of this townhouse, which is near the UVA Prince William Medical Center and Routes 66, 29, and 28. The Manassas VRE station is two miles from the townhouse. city.
The townhouse is part of the Point of Woods community, which has a swimming pool.
Affected schools include Weems Elementary, Mayfield Intermediate, Grace E. Metz Middle and Osbourn High.
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For more information, contact Realtor Sandra Canete Reardon with Century 21 New Millennium at 703-608-4621.