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Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

The December 2008 numbers have been released and are in the spreadsheet below.  Please note at the bottom of the spreadsheet, you can click on the various tabs to see the sales statistics for homes in different jurisdictions of Northern Virginia. For the most part sales remained fairly steady from Novemeber to December.  For “Northern […]

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Seaching for a House near a Metro in Northern Virginia

If you are searching for a house near a metro, you’re probably not finding them all.  And it’s not your fault.  It’s the listing agent’s fault. Agents who list houses within walking distance of Metro Stations are NOT including that in their listings.  So when you search for them, you’re not finding them. (You’ve GOT […]

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Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Report (New & Improved!)

Below is a spreadsheet of the latest statistics for the Real Estate Market in Northern Virginia.  A lot has changed (hopefully improved!) this month so take a close look at the spreadsheet.  A few of the changes: Different Jurisdictions are on separate tabs of the same spreadsheet.  As always I have stats for Northern Virginia […]

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Video on Finding Low Priced Homes at FranklyMLS.com

I put together this video with detailed instructions on how to use FranklyMLS to find houses that are under-priced.  If you have any questions about the process, leave them in the comments section below and I’ll answer them for you. UPDATE NOVEMEBER 26, 2008:  New features were added to FranklyMLS that allow you to get […]

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Real Estate Tax Rates in Northern Virginia

What do various counties and cities charge for property taxes on homes in Northern Virginia? The following figures are per $100 of assessed value in the tax year 2008: Arlington County:  81.8¢ Alexandria City:  84.5¢ Fairfax County:  92¢ Falls Church City:  $1.03 Fairfax City:  79¢ Loudon County: $1.14 Prince William County:  97¢ Most of the […]

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