Post Content

History and Realty Intertwined at McEnearney Associates

(Updated at 13:25 p.m.) The home at 209 S. Lee Street isn’t just another brick building in Old Town, it’s a building with a rich history dating back to ownership by Augistine Washington Jr., half-brother of George Washington, and a design that shows an evolution of Victorian styles.

It’s the example of the kind of local history real estate agents at McEnearney Associates, a real estate company that celebrated its 39th anniversary this year (and a sponsor of ALXnow), need to be intimately familiar with to work in Alexandria.

“Our agents are often historians, people who really understand the tempo and the culture of Old Town,” said Jeanne Choi, vice president of marketing and communications for McEnearney Associates. “They live and work in the community. We have people who live blocks from the office.”

In the same breath as describing the number of bathrooms and bedrooms, Choi describes how one home in McEnearney’s lineup has ties to the Female Stranger mystery and another housed Marquis de Lafayette.

Choi said Alexandria’s strong sense of community is one of its strongest selling points for the real estate company, from the Old Town farmers market to the local restaurants and retail in Del Ray.

“In Del Ray, community is the word,” Choi said. “[Jennifer Walker] could walk down the street and run into five or six people. That’s hard to find, that sense of community and that synergy that you find… She’ll do whatever it takes to support the people that live and work in the community.”

While McEnearney has 10 offices around the D.C. region, it is headquartered at 109 S. Pitt Street in Old Town.

Photo via McEnearney Associates/Facebook

Recent Stories

Updated at 6 p.m. Old Town residents and business owners are up in arms for not being officially notified of a route change for the George Washington Birthday Parade on…

As rainfall travels down the hills of the Parkfairfax neighborhood, the momentum sweeps it past the slim gutters meant to catch the water, propelling it further downhill to devastating effect….

Cloud is a 10-year-old black and brown medium-haired cat searching for her forever home. Currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, she has a decade of…

A 23-year-old Lorton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing into four cars in Old Town. The crash occurred near the intersection of S. Patrick Street and…

Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list