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Cool Contemporary in Reston! (sold)

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

We just listed a great contemporary townhome in Reston for sale. This is not your typical narrow and dark townhome - this one has large windows throughout and an open floor plan that lets in a lot of light. With 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths the home is a lot larger than it looks from the outside with over 2,000 sq/ft of total space. There are two yards, one landscaped front yard off the rec room and one rear yard off...Continue Reading!

What is this Buyer Agreement thing?

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

If you are used to calling up an agent at random to see a home you found online you now have to jump through one extra hoop.  Unless you are calling up the listing agent directly you are now required in most instances to have a written agreement for another real estate agent to show you a home. Prior to July 2012 it wasn't so - you could call up an agent and ask to see a home - and in many cases...Continue Reading!

Great 1br/1ba For Sale at Idylwood Towers (sold)

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

The greatest value in Tysons Corner and Falls Church! We just listed a wonderful (and large ~862sq/ft) 1 bedroom 1 bath unit at Idylwood Towers. It is on the 7th floor in the east building with great views of the area. The unit has new carpet and paint as well as updates in the kitchen and bath. Amenities include things like landscaped grounds, tennis courts, exercise rooms, party rooms, extra storage units and a swimming pool. Parking is by permit and is located outside....Continue Reading!

Prices Flat at the Fountains at McLean in Tysons Corner

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

Tysons Corner is bustling these days with the completed HOT Lane, Silver Line metro nearing completion and the Tysons West and Walmart. Many new communities will now be within walking distance to the metro for the first time – Fountains at McLean is one of them. The number of sales in 2012 were slightly up from 2011 at the Fountains at McLean. (more…)Continue Reading!

Woodburn Village Prices and Rents Going Up!

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

There was an ok level of activity in Woodburn Village in 2012 with 22 sales. Last year there were a total of 28 sales - hence a little bit less sales volume. A great piece of news is that the number of distressed sales keep going down. In 2009, only 23% of the sales were normal sales, in 2010 33%, in 2011 57% of the sales were normal and this year about 70% are regular sales. That is great news for the owners and...Continue Reading!

Pimmit Hills still a Great Value in Tysons Corner!

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

Real estate in the Pimmit Hills subdivision in Falls Church did well in 2012. 47 homes sold in the MRIS in 2012 with a high demand for homes. Like in the past, any home listed in the $300s sell very quickly. Not a surprise - where else would you get a single family home on a quarter acre lot minutes from Tysons Corner at that price? The number of foreclosures and short sales in the community keep going down – last year  so there were...Continue Reading!

Idylwood Towers Prices Going Steady

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

The market activity at Idylwood Towers slowed this year with prices remaining flat.  There were 16 homes sold in 2012 – down from 22 in 2011.  The lowest price was a junior 1br/1ba at $135,000. The highest price was a 3br/2ba property at $300,000. As of today there are 6 homes listed for sale ranging in price fro $188,000 for a 1 bedroom to $349,000 for a 3 bedroom/2bath. You can see the homes currently for sale here. To get a better understanding of the overall...Continue Reading!

Are Fairfax County Foreclosures and Short-Sales Disappearing?

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

The market in Fairfax County Virginia is doing great in 2012. The number of transactions are down slightly for 2012 keeping inventory low in most areas. The prices have held up well and increased some in many areas thanks to low interest rates and good employment opportunities. A lot of the attention in real estate has been towards distressed sales the last few years. While foreclosures and short-sales never really ruined the market in Fairfax County, some local areas did see values decimated by distressed...Continue Reading!

Gates of McLean for Sale – prices are going up!

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

The sales prices at the Gates of McLean continued their upward trend in 2012. With the new Silver Line McLean Metro stop scheduled for completion in December 2013 the community desirability is great and the community remains very popular with homeowners and investors. One of our 1 bedroom listings at the Gates of McLean had 6 offers – almost all above asking price and 5 out of 6 were by investors. It ended up selling for above the asking price. It is clear that people believe...Continue Reading!

Jones Branch Connector Planned for Scotts Crossing

Tysons Corner Real Estate For Sale

If you live at the Gates of McLean you may or may not have heard of the new road ramp being planned right outside the community. The ramp will connect Scotts Crossing Road to Jones Branch on the other side of I-495. The connector will create an alternative route across the beltway and also connect to the new HOT lanes. The new access point will help traffic flow in the area and also create alternate access to the three new developments planned in...Continue Reading!