How Much Home For $300K in LoCo, May 2014
Last week when we wrote about homes in the $500,000 price range there were 1346 active listings. Here we are a week later and 45 more homes have hit the market. If you are searching in the $300,000 price point, you have 87 of the 1391 homes currently on the market from which to choose. (As shown in the multiple listing service this morning, excluding new construction.)
- Ashburn: 14 homes. As you might expect, there are no single family homes available in this price point. Five townhomes, three of which are in Ashburn Village. Most offer 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths on 3 levels, with 1333 square feet. The nine condos are all slightly bigger with 1570 square feet, and most only offer 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. There is one outlier property that has been on the market for over 300 days, otherwise the average is 24 days.
- Leesburg: 36 homes. Two single family homes, two of which is over 150 years old. Of the twenty-six townhomes, almost all have 3 bedrooms and eleven of those have 3.5 baths. The Exeter and Sycamore Hill neighborhoods account for over half of the homes available, and you will get about 1434 square feet for your money. The remaining eight homes are condos averaging 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1502 square feet.
- Sterling: 21 homes. The only single family homes are both in Sterling Park, ramblers built in the late 1960’s with 3 bedrooms on a .25 acre lot. Nineteen townhomes for sale, four each in Countryside, Fox Creek, and Sugarland Run. Offering 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1232 square feet, only one has been built since 2000.
- The rest: 16 homes. Seven single family homes from Aldie to Lovettsville, you have your pick of architectural styles. Buyers would expect 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1394 square feet on just over an acre. Seven of the remaining 9 homes are in Aldie, and all 9 are condos. Most are one car garage units on three levels with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 1759 square feet.
If purchasing a home this year is on your agenda, check out our Doorsteps program, a step by step interactive guide to the home buying process. For our market, quick action is critical to securing your home of choice. You can combat that by asking up for instant updates to receive emails with the information on homes you want immediately.
Whether you are buying today, next month, next year, or just need to figure out your options, I’m here to help. Feel free to reach out to me at Mike@LoCoMusings.com, or call or text 571-233-5495. Happy house hunting!
Here’s a sampling of what’s available today:
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Michael and Heather Elias are full time real estate professionals and licensed REALTORS at Century 21 Redwood Realty. They sincerely hope you enjoy reading this blog, and would love the opportunity to work with you.