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How Much Home For $300K in LoCo, May 2014

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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, … [Read more...]

How Much Home For $500K in LoCo, May 2014

Log cabin in Waterford

Since we last wrote about this, the number of homes for sale in Ashburn, Sterling, and Leesburg have doubled while the rest of LoCo has stayed constant. If you are searching in the $500,000 price point, you have 84 of the 1346 total homes currently on the market from which to choose. (As shown in the multiple listing service this morning, … [Read more...]

Ever Heard of a CSA?

Hydroponic vegetables

About nine years ago Heather began having migraines on a regular basis. After a few doctors appointments and some research on our own, we realized many were being caused by chemicals in our food. If you actually read what is on the label of stuff you buy in the grocery store you might never eat! Now we didn't go all doomsday prepper and start … [Read more...]

Luxury Home Outlook for 2014

Dunrobin home

We started the year off with one of our favorite posts, 2013's Most Expensive Homes Sold in LoCo. Over the last few weeks we've reviewed the 2013 real estate market for most of our towns and many neighborhoods. Let's take a look at last year's luxury market and see what that may bring for 2014... The number of homes selling with a $1,000,000 … [Read more...]

How Much Home for $300K in LoCo Today?

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  Last week when we wrote about homes in the $400,000 price range there were 1500 active listings. Here we are a week later and only 2 more homes are on the market, maybe the weather is slowing things down. If you are searching in the $300,000 price point, you have 59 of the 1502 homes currently on the market from which to choose. (As shown … [Read more...]

How Much Home for $400k in LoCo Today?

South Riding townhomes

Guess the cold weather isn't slowing the market down, last week when I wrote about homes in the $750,000 price range there were only 676 on the market! If you are searching in the $400,000 price point, you have 56 of the 1500 total homes currently on the market from which to choose. (As shown in the multiple listing service this morning, … [Read more...]

Look Back: LoCo Market in 2013

Farm outside of Waterford

2013 was the year of the seller in LoCo as every statistical measure of value increased. A couple of my buyers experienced this first hand with multiple offer situations, but we were still able to find them a home. Probably the most shocking stat was a 21% increase in total sales volume to almost $2.9 billion! That's enough to buy the … [Read more...]

2013 Most Expensive Homes Sold in LoCo

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Always fun to start the year with one of my favorite posts. Last year's top 5  had only one home eclipse the $3,000,000 mark, this year only one didn't! Without further ado, here are the top 5 most expensive homes sold in LoCo for 2013: 22553 Creighton Farms Drive, Leesburg: $2,497,000 After just missing out the last three … [Read more...]

How Much House for $500K in LoCo?

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  The Spring market is in full swing and inventory in LoCo is still very low. If you are searching in the $500,000 price point, there are currently 42 homes from which to choose, just over one month's worth of inventory. (As shown in the multiple listing service this morning, excluding all new construction.) The average home in this … [Read more...]

Big Selection in the Luxury Market

Grenata home

Every day I search the multiple listing service looking for something that sticks out. Sometimes it's a neighborhood that's really active, others it is a price point which is unusually quiet. Poking around this morning, I found there are 42 existing homes for sale over $2 million in LoCo (10 yet to be built new construction are listed as … [Read more...]