Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population is estimated to be approximately 150,575 people. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C.Alexandria is considered to be an affluent and desirable suburb of D.C. with a diversified real estate market. Homes in Alexandria offer ease of access to all the city has to offer, the abundant job market downtown, and various military installations around D.C. while providing a quaint hometown feel. Alexandria’s vast real estate portfolio includes urban mixed uses, cozy rural enclaves, waterfront estates, and of course stunning streetscapes lined with historic architecture. Start your home search in Alexandria, Old Town, Kingstowne, Fort Belvoir, Mount Vernon, or any of the nearby areas and enjoy all that Northern Virginia and D.C. Metro has to offer.