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How Much Home for $500K in LoCo, Sept 2014

Log cabin in Waterford

It's been a while since we wrote about what you can get for your money in LoCo so let's take a look. On May 21st there were 1346 total homes on the market with 84 in the $500,000 price range. Today, if you are searching in the $500,000 price point, you have 119 of the 1706 total homes currently on the market from which to choose. (As shown in … [Read more...]

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

Candlewick_00-225x300

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...]

Slow Rising Tide in LoCo

Dunrobin home

A month ago we wrote about how few listings there were on the market, 660 non new construction homes to be exact. Here we are one month later and we've only climbed to 835 on the multiple listing service. How did we get there? 680 homes have been listed since February 26, with 251 of those currently under contract or already sold. That's … [Read more...]

This LOL Doesn’t Come With a Smile (Lack of Listings)

Broadlands home

Two weeks ago I wrote about the lack of homes on the market, and it got me doing a little more digging. About two years ago Heather wrote something similar for the Washington Post. It's scary to see how close the numbers are: Ashburn Village:  18 now/ 20 then Ashburn Farm: 12 now/ 13 then Broadlands: 10 now/ 20 then Brambleton: 30 … [Read more...]

How Much Home for $750k in LoCo Today?

Stoneleigh Home

Sitting here on another sub zero day, our second extended break with the kids off school, and one of the fun things we like to do is dream about what might be the "next" house. Here's a little taste of the top end of the market, hope you enjoy. If you are searching in the $750,000 price point, you have 29 of the 676 total homes currently on … [Read more...]

Look Back: Ashburn Market in 2013

Cameron Chase Home 2

Ashburn has always been one of the most active real estate markets in LoCo. As Brambleton, Broadlands, and One Loudoun continue to grow, that should continue for years to come. Let's take a look at the year that was 2013... Our first chart shows the month by month breakdown of last year's 1827 total sales (15.5% more than 2012). The blue … [Read more...]

Pam & John’s New Construction Story: Part 11

Brambleton home 11.2

Heather and I have had the good fortune to build two homes from scratch. Not everyone has had that opportunity, so over the next several months I am detailing the process my clients, John and Pam, are going through during the construction of their new Miller & Smith home. This is Part 11 of that story, you can catch up by reading Part … [Read more...]

Pam & John’s New Construction Story: Part 10

Brambleton Home 10.1

Heather and I have had the good fortune to build two homes from scratch. Not everyone has had that opportunity, so over the next several months I am detailing the process my clients, John and Pam, are going through during the construction of their new Miller & Smith home. This is Part 10 of that story, you can catch up by reading Part … [Read more...]

Pam & John’s New Construction Story: Part 9

Brambleton home 9.2

Heather and I have had the good fortune to build two homes from scratch. Not everyone has had that opportunity, so over the next several months I am detailing the process my clients, John and Pam, are going through during the construction of their new Miller & Smith home. This is Part 9 of that story, you can catch up by reading Part … [Read more...]