Neighborhood Profile: Fair Ridge in Fairfax, Virginia

Fair Ridge is located in western Fairfax, just west of Fair Oaks Mall. It is the area north of Route 50 and west of West Ox Road. The neighborhood consists of about 500 town homes that were built in the late 1980s. The town homes are generally between 1400 and 1800 square feet on the upper two levels, plus a basement, many of which are …

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Northern Virginia Market Update

The numbers below reflect the market for all of Northern Virginia (Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church City, Fairfax City, and Fairfax County). Real Estate market are really very small, right down to the neighborhood level, but this gives a picture of the broad market around Northern Virginia that is compromised of the many smaller markets. May was a slightly better month than April (which was surprisingly …

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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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 …

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

Sales Statistics

This is my first post on this blog related to sales statistics for houses in Fairfax City.  I intend to give an update around the 10th day of each month on the sales from the previous month.  I will always include the data for months going back about two years for comparison sake.  It is hard to tell if a month was good or bad …