Fairfax City Market Update

Below is a spreadsheet with the number of sales and listings in the City of Fairfax each month for the las 2.5 years.  The September numbers show that 18% of the homes on the market in Fairfax City sold.  This implies a 6 month market for the city.  I always hesitate to say that for the Fairfax City numbers because it is such a small …

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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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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 …

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 …

City of Fairfax Helps Owners Improve Homes

The Washington Post reported this morning on programs Fairfax City has to assists homeowners in making renovations to their homes:  Fairfax Makes It Pay to Stay.  The programs Fairfax City uses to encourage owners to improve their homes are unique and extremely beneficial to residents of the city.  The City uses several different incentives as part of the Neighborhood Renaissance Program including 0% interest loans …

Open Houses in Fairfax City this Weekend

There are nine open houses listed in the MLS for Fairfax City this weekend.  You can see them all by clicking here.  You can also perform your own search for open houses here. Open houses are great for getting the “lay of the land.”  I highly recommend that you use a buyer’s agent when you get serious about buying a home.  I wrote an article …

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Neighborhood Profile: Warren Woods (City of Fairfax, Virginia)

The Warren Woods neighborhood is in the Southwest corner of Fairfax City.  It is sandwiched between Joyce Heights and Westmore in the city, and Fairfax Villa, which is a neighborhood in Fairfax County.  It is made up of 153 homes that were built in the mid 1950s.  They are principally brick and block construction with a touch of siding on some of the models.  The …