We are talking local D.C. area here. Prices vary from community to community like they vary from market to market. This morning in the Washington Post Real Estate section there were "Ten Tips for Today's Market." If you are planning to sell, you may want to take a look at this article.
For example, buyers want updated amenities in older homes. You can thank HGTV for those expectations. And about prices, good news depending on how you see it. Northern Virginia home prices are now at 80% of the peak. 67% in suburban Maryland. So, although it is not 2006 or 7, It's not 2009 either. Some useful tips.