How Much Will $500,000 Get You in Alexandria?

As of the publishing of this post, November 3, 2017, there are currently four properties in the Alexandria region priced from $490,000-$510,000. While a half $1 million may seem like a lot in some markets, for the Alexandria area is actually the average price. The median list price and sale price are between $490,000 and Read more…

Home Prices in Reston VA – Good Time to Buy or Sell?

October 27, 2017 – Reston Virginia is seeing a buyers market right now, it is great news for buyers, not so great news for sellers. There’s only a 1% change over last year with home increases, however, there is an increase, not a decrease. Currently, the home value average is about $438,000 with the median Read more…

The Real Estate Market in Bethesda MD and what buyers are doing about it

Why does the real estate market in Bethesda Maryland matter? The Washington DC, Northern Virginia and even parts of Maryland all have very different real estate markets. Where it might be a seller’s market in Alexandria, it might be a buyers market in Bethesda, and that’s actually what we are seeing right now. As of Read more…

Bethesda MD Housing Market May 2017

Home prices and real estate listings in the Bethesda Maryland area have increased 2.4% over last year at this time. Currently, the home value index is about $836,900. That brings the median sales price of about $839,000, or $482 per square foot. The median rent is currently $3500. Inventory is very similar to what it Read more…

Will Rates Increase in May?

  The federal Open Market Committee met this week to talk about potential hikes in mortgage rates. This is a rotating, 12 person subcommittee within the Federal Reserve and they meet eight times annually on predetermined schedules, and on an emergency basis when needed. They are loosely known as the keeper of the Feds Fund Read more…

What to Expect from the Housing Market in 2017

2016 was a relatively calm real estate market. Houses gradually increased, some markets inflated higher than others and rates remained relatively low. But, is this what we are to expect for 2017? According to a recent article in the Washington Post, don’t expect any big catastrophes in the housing market over the next year. One Read more…

Lovettsville VA Real Estate Market Report

Lovettsville, VA Real Estate an ever-changing market. Gain instant access, month-to-month of Lovettsville market activity right here, and compare it to previous year and past 5 years history below. If you’re considering a move to Lovettsville or would like to sell your Lovettsville VA home, stay educated about your neighborhood and market area, how competition Read more…

Business Is Booming around D.C.

Washington D.C. is the center of the country’s political power, but it’s also becoming the center of something else – big business. A wide range of big businesses have relocated to the D.C. area, whether in D.C. proper, or in the connecting sections of northern Virginia or Maryland. These firms run the gamut from airlines Read more…