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There is great excitement in Tysons Corner these days with the HOT Lanes and new Silver Line metro nearing completion. Many new communities will now be within walking distance to the metro for the first time - Fountains at McLean being one of them. The number of sales in 2012 seems to be on track for the Fountains at McLean. This year there has been 11 sales so far (versus 15 in 2011 and 24 in 2010.) The prices in 2012 are still struggling to...Continue Reading!
The market in Fairfax County (Virginia) is still holding up well in 2012. The number of transactions for 2012 seem to be on par with 2010 and 2011. The prices seems to also have held up well 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 as a whole, some areas did see...Continue Reading!
While home sellers curse the occurrence of foreclosures in their neighborhoods, home buyers have taken advantage of the cheap homes on the market for years. Regular home sellers are typically limited by the equity in their homes when selling - banks are willing to accept whatever the market is willing to pay. Banks can (and will) reduce the price until the home sells. The sales price of a home in 2006 is pretty much irrelevant to the bank. While foreclosures were a great deal back in 2008,...Continue Reading!
After the severe thunderstorm that took place in July there has been concerns from many homeowners regarding their own and the trees of their neighbors. The storm caused a number of trees to fall completely and also left others in a damaged and potentially hazardous state. If the tree is on public/county land, contact the following agencies: Near public streets and roads: Call VDOT at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623), TTY 711 Fairfax County Parks: Call the Park Authority’s Operations Division at 703-324-8594, TTY 711 Northern Virginia...Continue Reading!
With the development of the new Silver Line metro the communities near the new metro stations are getting more popular. As Tysons Corner is a commerical area more than a residential one, the number of residential communities is limited. In addition to the great feature of having a metro within walking distance, there are also lots of related development taking place - see our various articles on the area developments for more information. Here is a list of some of the Tysons Corner communities that will benefit: Mclean station Gates...Continue Reading!
Based on the first five months of 2012 the Tysons Corner (Vienna and McLean) market this year will remain strong. Based on the data this year, the spring market pretty much mirrored 2011 market with the same amount of homes coming on the market. The number of closings are up some but overall I expect this year to be the same as last year. For the rest of the summer we'll probably be at about 65 homes a month selling before things...Continue Reading!
Which inspections are common when buying a home in Northern Virginia? The short answer is that it varies depending on the age and type of home. In the Northern Virginia area (like Fairfax County, Loudoun County etc) the most common inspection would be a general Home Inspection. As this area also has radon, radon testing is also done regularly. A general Home Inspectionis a great way to get an overview of the condition of the home and to identify potential trouble spots. I recommend...Continue Reading!
We just listed a wonderful 2br/1.5bath conondominium in Woodburn Village. Open House on Sunday 6/3/2012 from 1-4pm. The market at Woodburn Village is hot these days so hurry! Woodburn Village is a garden style community tucked away behind Fairfax Hospital and across the street from the Pine Ridge Park and Bo White Community Gardens. The garden style community itself was built in the 1960’s as apartments and converted to condominiums in the 1980’s. The community and consists of courtyards and walking paths...Continue Reading!
The market in Pimmit Hills has been going strong this spring and prices have worked their way upwards. For a standard 3/1 rambler the average price is now about $340,000. The last sale on Magarity Road of a basic rambler was $350,000 (and it sold in 2 days.) It was a corner lot on a busy street - Magarity is a popular street for teardowns though. It was also close to the new metro station. On average ~4 homes are selling per month -...Continue Reading!
Lots of activity at Woodburn Village these days. As Woodburn Village has been discovered as a great investment, buyers have been flocking to the community driving prices up. One recent listing had more than 5 offers - most reasonable priced ones get at least multiple. The inventory is low though - only 2 homes selling on average per month. The two bedroom (1.5ba) homes are now selling up towards $170,000 - they used to be in the $150's earlier this year. Rents have also...Continue Reading!