Fairfax City Market Update

Fairfax City continues to lag behind Northern Virginia as a whole in terms of percentage of homes going under contract. In May, 15% of the homes for sale in the City of Fairfax went under contract compared to over 20% for all of Northern Virginia. Fairfax City numbers did improve in May, both compared with April and with the previous May. You can see the …

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New Bike Map Published by Fairfax County

Fairfax County has completed their work on a map of good bike routes in in and around Fairfax.  The map is available online and at the Fairfax County Government Center in paper format.  The two links below are each half the map, and are extremely large .pdf files, so be on a high speed connection and be patient.  They will open in a new browser …

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The Blogger Brawl at the Virginia Association of Realtors

The Virginia Association of Realtors is hosting a Blogger Brawl it is a tournament style competition to see which Real Estate Blogs people like (or at least vote for).  I’d appreciate your vote for OurFairfax.com.  You can vote at the VAR Buzz Blog.  Thanks for your vote. Related Posts:Reading Real Estate Listings with a Contrary MindHouse Searches for Walkers, Bikers, Boaters and CheapskatesHow’s the Market …

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Open Houses in Fairfax City this Weekend

There are 10 open houses listed in the MLS for the City of Fairfax this weekend.  You can see them all here.  You can also do your own open house search here. The weather is supposed to warm up on Sunday, so it should be a good day for seeing Open Houses.  Happy Hunting to all of you buyers out there. Related Posts:Open Houses in …

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Neighborhood Profile: Fairchester (Fairfax, VA)

Fairchester is an enclave of 215 single family detached homes in the middle of Fairfax City. Most of the lots in the neighborhood are between 1/4 and 1/3 of an acre. The homes were built in the mid to late 1950s. Like most neighborhoods built at the time, Fairchester has a spacious yet community-minded feel to it. Neighbors know each other, but at the same …