Arlington, Virginia was originally an area donated to the U.S. government and was later returned to the State of Virginia in the mid 1800’s. Since then, it became a singular county encompassing only one town Arlington. As a result, it represents the smallest, self-governing county in the nation with a big profile in business and residential interests.
Arlington VA consists primarily of Northern Virginia real estate covering no more than 26 square miles. Although neighborhoods and homes have a prominent presence here in an area just across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. and next door to much larger Fairfax County. Arlington VA homes for sale appear primarily in a variety of townhomes and condos. These can be found in both low rise and high rise complexes near every convenience. They typically appear within walking distance, easy car or local transit access.
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Arlington has a great profile in business and residential vitality. Its has a markedly friendly vibe in a mix use back drop where urban villages make up much of the main residential centers. Some of the most popular villages include Rosslyn, Turnberry, Ballston and Clarendon. They host the most in luxury, modern amenities.
While Arlington County real estate has not been included as part of the Washington D.C. real estate market for over one hundred years, it is still a hub for many government facilities. These include the Department of Defense and numerous others. These government entities in the county help to keep the economy of Arlington strong and promote growth in the Arlington homes market for those who want to live, work and play close by.
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