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Stealing Black Gold

Deck view of pond

We are really excited about the new technology we've been able to use for our listing at 40748 Black Gold Place in Beacon Hill. Click on the picture above to take the 3-D interactive tour which literally allows you to walk through the house. Let us know what you think, we're convinced it will become the standard for future listings. We're … [Read more...]

Market Update: Leesburg, June 2014

King Street in Leesburg

It's the first week of summer and the end of the spring market. Let's take a look at how Leesburg's market fared during our busiest selling season... The chart above shows the total number homes sold by zip code in Leesburg. May marked the third straight month where volume has been down compared to 2013 with 33 fewer homes sold. There were … [Read more...]

LoCo Update: Midyear Luxury Report

front 5

We currently have a beautiful home for sale on Black Gold Place in Beacon Hill. The list price is $849,000 and as we have been updating our clients on the market activity one thing is clear, the pool of buyers seems to have shrunk! So far this year, 54 homes have sold between $800,000 and $999,000. Two key points: They spent between … [Read more...]

Black Gold Found in Beacon Hill!

Black Gold Exterior

Welcome to 40748 Black Gold Place in Leesburg, our newest listing here at LoCoMusings. Nestled on a cul-de-sac in Beacon Hill, this Colonial style home offers four bedrooms, four and a half baths, and 6216 finished  square feet on three levels. Gleaming hardwood floors on the main level, elegant moldings, and an open floor plan are just a few … [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...]

2013 Year in Review: Beacon Hill

Beacon Home

One of our more popular pages on LoCoMusings, Beacon Hill has typically had at least one entry every year in our most expensive homes sold series (the home pictured above was from 2012). Let's take a look at the 2013 real estate market for Leesburg's premier luxury community... There are two types of home sites at Beacon Hill, estate lots … [Read more...]

Look Back: Leesburg Market in 2013

Leesburg in the fall

The 2013 Leesburg real estate market was a tale of two zip codes. Folks living in the 20176 portion of town watched sale prices rise moderately, while those living in the 20175 zip code saw prices remain steady. That's a little different than LoCo's averages, which we wrote about earlier this week. Let's take a look... The first graph shows … [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...]

Buying A Home In A Golf Community

Creighton Farms and River Creek

If you're looking to purchase a home in a golf course community there are a few different items to consider compared to buying a typical single-family residence. In my former life as a PGA Professional (club pro not the guys on TV) I had a number of tricky situations with homeowners living around my course. Nine times out of ten, the issue … [Read more...]

LoCo’s Most Expensive Homes Sold in 2012

Beacon Home

Back by popular demand, here are the top 5 most expensive homes sold in LoCo during 2012. Compared to 2011's top seller at $4.5 million, this past year's winner was in another stratosphere! Money can't buy you love, but it can buy you fantastic properties in LoCo. 16775 Whirlaway Court, Leesburg: $2,000,000 Sold by Iris Burkhart of … [Read more...]