Market Update

The Fairfax City housing market sold at a rate of 12% last month. That means that it is taking the average house over 8 months to sell. This is down from a 14% rate in February and lags the Northern Virginia market as a whole which sold at a 17% rate in March. The difference between the Fairfax City and Northern Virginia as a whole …

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Farr House

I came across this profile of the Farr House today from a local wedding planner.  There are some good interior photos of the house and information on how much it costs to rent.  It is owned and operated by the Farrcroft Homeowners Association and you can find information about the house and how to rent it through the association. Related Posts:Fairfax City Real Estate Market …

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City Manager Proposes Increase in Property Tax Rate

City Manager Robert Sisson has proposed to the City Council that they raise the rate for Property taxes from the current $o.72 per $100 of value to $0.835, an increase of about 16% on the rate.  This comes after the assessments on most homes went down in the latest round of reassessments.  The amount would actually you pay is the new rate multiplied by your …

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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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Sales Statisitics Update for January

Sales in Fairfax City in January remained sluggish with only nine of the 166 houses on the market going under contract. That is a 5% rate of sale, which implies a 20-month supply of homes on the market. That is in sharp contrast to the 14% rate houses are selling in Northern Virginia as a whole. The market seems to be picking up in general …

Open Houses in Fairfax City this Weekend

There are 11 Open Houses listed in the MLS for this weekend (all on Sunday afternoon), and you can see the whole list here.  You can also do a search for open houses here.  We may get a few snow flurries  Sunday afternoon, but the weather should be fine for seeing homes.  Happy Hunting to all the buyers out there. Related Posts:Open Houses in Fairfax …

Can you help make ourfairfax.com a better resource for Fairfax City?

This blog/website is still in the infant stages of its development. My desire is to make this a great resource for residents of Fairfax City and for people considering moving to the city. In my work as a real estate agent with RE/MAX Choice, I spend a lot of time with people who are choosing a place to live. I often explain to clients the …

Fairfax City Open Houses this Weekend

There are six open houses listed in our MLS for this weekend.  You can see them all here.  You can also do your own search for open houses here.  Hopefully we won’t have any snow Sunday afternoon so buyers can get out and see some homes. Related Posts:Fairfax City Real Estate Market UpdateMarket UpdateOpen Houses in Fairfax City this Weekend