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If you're in McLean, Virginia, here's another reason: If you throw a rock, your more likely than not to hit a million dollar home. Take a look at this chart below which shows the distribution of prices for all McLean homes currently on the market.
Out of 264 homes on the market in McLean Virginia as of April 28, 2011, there are 175 priced (1 comments)
This evening photo above is a great view of the Old Town Alexandria Waterfront. On the far right-hand side, you can see the outside deck of the Chart House restaurant and past the boats, in the background you can see the Torpedo Factory which houses local artist studios. During Spring & Summer evenings, the waterfront is bustling with musicians and other entertainers. (Photo credit: A Belani) What's Happening today in the Alexandria, Virginia Real Estate Market? Here's a snapshot of Alexandria Virginia home sales in the last 30 days from mid-March through now: ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA HOME SALES: Active homes for sale: 595 -- 246 (or 41%) (2 comments)
Move On Down to Virginia: It's One of the Best States for Earning a Living - 04/19/11 05:26 PM
Are you ready to get the heck outta Dodge? Perhaps times are tough in your neck of the woods and you can barely eke out a living, let alone a career where you are now. Chances are your state falls squarely on the 10 Worst States for Making a Living list. Well, I'm happy to report that you've got a great option open to you. Move on Down to Virginia! Money-Rates.com recently issued a list of the Top 10 States for Making a Living and Virginia ranked #4.
The list was compiled by looking at four factors involved in making (4 comments)
Invitation to Attend a Free Northern Virginia Homebuyer Seminar on May 7th - 04/19/11 04:19 PM
Are you thinking about buying a home? Perhaps a townhouse, a condo, or a single family home. You've been watching the market for a while and think now might be the right time. Tired of writing that rent check each month, with nothing to show for it and not even being able to paint the walls in your apartment? Maybe you just completed your taxes and realize that you don't have enough tax deductions. These are just a few of the reasons that now might be the right time for you to buy a home. The weather is starting to get a (0 comments)
Richest of the Rich: Falls Church City! - 04/18/11 03:16 PM
Forbes Magazine recently released its annual list of the richest counties in the United States. To those who live here, it should come as no surprise that 4 of the 5 richest counties in America are in the D.C. suburbs. What may come as a little bit of a surprise is that tiny Falls Church City is on the list. While technically not a county, Forbes list included Falls Church City as Number One on its list with median annual household income of $113,313!
Joining Falls Church City are Loudoun County & Fairfax County with median household incomes of $112,021 (0 comments)
Sales volume for March 2011 is down a bit in terms of number of sales and in total closed dollar volume comparing March 2011 with March 2010. However, this is likely a reflection of the increased 2010 activity due to the federal homebuyer tax credit last year. Days on market is up from last March but sales prices are up over 6% in Arlington. Here's a snapshot of the current market for Arlington Virginia home sales in mid-April 2011: Active homes for sale: 680 (2 comments)
Northern Virginia's Most Expensive Home Sales for March 2011 - 04/05/11 06:05 PM
Are you wondering about Northern Virginia real estate and pondering what has sold recently? Here's some information about the most expensive home sales in Northern Virginia (Arlington County, Alexandria City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County, and Falls Church City) for March 2011. All information was obtained through MRIS. Overall, there were 60 Northern Virginia home sales topping $1 million during March 2011. This is a 33% increase from the 45 that sold in February. The spring market in luxury homes is definitely heating up! Currently, there are 678 homes on the market in Northern Virginia with list prices topping $1 million - this is a (1 comments)
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