Since there are so many fantastic Alexandria condos, this “Top 3” list was a tough one to create. However, a few Alexandria condo communities really stand out to me as having a great balance of awesome location, lower condo fees, and good sales prices for first time condo buyers who might be on a budget:

1. Auburn Village

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Price Range:

1 bedrooms: $180,000s - $210,000s

2 bedrooms: $260,000s - $290,000s

Condo fees: Low $200s – low $300s/month

Located in the very popular Del Ray area of Alexandria, the Auburn Village condo community consists of cute, colonial style buildings set on 12 acres of beautiful grounds. This garden style condo community is within walking distance of the Potomac Yard Metro station.

2. Exchange at Van Dorn

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Price range:

1 bedrooms: $210,000s - $220,000s

2 bedrooms: 270,000s – 320,000s

Condo fees: high $200s – mid $300s/month

The Exchange at Van Dorn condo community consists of newer garden style condo buildings located within walking distance of the Van Dorn Metro station. Residents like the spacious floor plans, garage parking, and the many amenities this community has to offer, which include a basketball court, gym, swimming pool, and dog park.

3. Pointe at Park Center   

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Price range:

1 bedrooms: $170,000s - $280,000s

2 bedrooms: $260,00s - $290,000s

Condo fees: high $200s – low $400s/month

The Pointe at Park Center condo community is a garden style community located just off Rt. 7, a couple blocks away from I-395. Its location makes it a popular choice for people who commute into DC. The community boasts a gym, swimming pool, volleyball court, and basketball court. A lot of the condos here have garage parking.