With military and government personnel plus a fair bit of private-sector employees always on the move, we've had plenty of opportunities for answering their relocation questions.
Below are 3 of the Top 10 frequently asked questions for Moving to Fairfax, VA:
a) How good are Fairfax County Schools?Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) are ranked by Newsweek in the top 6% of all the High Schools in America. And, from that top 6%, Newsweek's 2009 report ranked the median of all Fairfax high schools in the top 12%.
b) Where to find additional information about Fairfax County Schools?There is a booklet called the 2011 Handbook "Building the Future... Child by Child" available on the official Fairfax County Public Schools website
This handbook includes information about:
• Registering your child for school
• Before- and after-school care
• Special programs
In addition to asking about the quality of the Fairfax County Schools, one of the top questions that people ask about moving to Fairfax VA is about home prices:
c) What is the average home price in Fairfax County VA?The average home price in Fairfax County VA varies significantly by area but, in general, the average sold price is about $400,000.
Kinds of homes in Fairfax County VA
Throughout Fairfax Virginia, you’ll primarily find three kinds of homes:
- Condos (apartment style)
The average sold price for condos is of about $225k
- Townhomes (attached single family homes)
The average sold price for townhomes is $350k
- “Single family homes” (detached homes)
The average sold price for detached homes varies between $420k and $635k
These are only 3 of the "Top 10 FAQs for Moving to Fairfax, VA". The entire list (with links to more resources) is available for download on our Fairfax Home by School Facebook Page
See you on the other side! :)
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