Regional Sales Continue to Increase…

The Washington, D.C. Metro Area housing market continued to see increases in closed and pending sales in October, with pending contracts at the best levels in a decade.  Median sales prices were comparable to both last year and last month [but showed a decline in the year over 5 year average].  Inventories continue to grow,... Continue Reading →

Safely Exchange Online Purchases & Sales

We have all heard the stories of terrible things happening to innocent people who's only mistake was shopping online and agreeing to meet someone they don't know in a strange place to complete a transaction. The risk can range from simple theft, to assault, to murder. Does this mean you should stay off of craigslist or... Continue Reading →

Housing Inventory Snapshot – June 2015

We hope you will find the following snapshot of June’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types/values in our Northern Virginia Real Estate market informative. This snapshot features new data points that we introduced a couple of months ago. They show the trend of changes across several categories from 30 days prior. This can be... Continue Reading →

Housing Inventory Snapshot – April 2015

We hope you will find the following snapshot of April’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types/values in our local Real Estate market informative. This snapshot features new data points that we introduced last month. They show the trend of changes across several categories from 30 days prior. This can be a good... Continue Reading →

Housing Inventory Snapshot – March 2015

We hope you will find the following snapshot of March’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types in our local Real Estate market informative. This snapshot features a new data point, showing the trend of changes across several categories from 30 days prior. This can be a good way to lend some perspective... Continue Reading →

Home Improvement Projects with the Best Return on Investment

The characteristics that define a good Return on Investment (ROI) for your home meet these four criteria; Low-Maintenance, Good (not necessarily the highest) Quality, Energy-Efficient, and Relatively low cost. The top ROI projects in order, one being the best, are as follows: 1. Replacing Your Front Door 2. New Siding 3. Minor Kitchen Remodel 4.... Continue Reading →

Housing Inventory Snapshot – January 2015

We hope you will find the following snapshot of January’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types in our local Real Estate market informative. As compared to the January 2014 report Fairfax County's numbers are down in all categories except Condo/Townhouses over $600K. In that category average and median list prices are up... Continue Reading →

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