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Spring in Ashburn

So we've turned another year in our never-boring real estate market here in Loudoun County. It has certainly earned it's "LoCo" nickname.  Going into last year, I was cautiously optimistic about the spring market, and whether the market would stabilize here, at least in terms of prices. Looking at the year ending stats below, it looks like the … [Read more...]

Oooh, Festival of Lights Time Again

holiday light show in centreville

Update...2010 information available here... It's that time of year again! Throw everyone in the car and head to Centreville for the Bull Run Festival of Lights! This has become a family tradition for us,  my kids love to go drive through all the light displays and listen to holiday music at the same time.  The light show is open every … [Read more...]

Monday Stats Roundup…Yeehaw!

rodeo

I don't typically post market data here on LoCoMusings now that I have LoCoMarketStats up and running. However, I wanted to give you some links to this week's market update posts so you can click on through if you are interested... At LoCoMarketStats... Western LoCo Looks Like This At AshburnMarketStats... Nothing Shocking, Stability is … [Read more...]

Barely a Ripple Since Last Year

Leesburg Loudoun County courthouse in autumn

Leesburg Single Family Homes [altos_flash_chart st="VA" cid="1977167" zid="2888603" rt="sf" ra="a" q="a" right="median_price" left="mean_dom" mini="median_inventory" width="530" height="350" /] Leesburg Condos and Townhomes [altos_flash_chart st="VA" cid="1977167" zid="2888603" rt="mf" ra="a" q="a" right="median_price" left="mean_dom" … [Read more...]

Martin's Chase: Lots Available Now

Martin's Chase in Ashburn

Since Lennar reopened at Martin's Chase in June, they have sold out each section right as it opened, offering new construction, single family homes on quarter acre lots for right around $500,000.  I just got word that they opened 11 more lots as of yesterday, so if you are interested, now is the time to reserve one. They are advertising this … [Read more...]

LoCo Seems Drama Free, Stable For Now

LoCoMarketStats

Single Family Home Median Price [altos_regional_chart regionId="49461971" rt="sf" ra="a" q="a" left="price" size="m" timeSpan="e" endDate = "2009-10-23" /] Condo/Townhome Median Price [altos_regional_chart regionId="49461971" rt="mf" ra="a" q="a" left="price" size="m" timeSpan="e" endDate = "2009-10-23" /] Inventory [altos_regional_chart … [Read more...]

Redwood Kicks Off 2009 Toys for Tots

Donations From the 2008 Drive

Century 21 Redwood Realty, the office where I hang my hat, is once again doing their holiday Toys for Tots Program! Starting November 1st, we will be accepting donations of unwrapped toys until December 16th, when Santa will stop by with the Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department to collect them. Here's the word from Redwood on the annual effort: … [Read more...]

Spooky… Scary…Haunting Time..

Happy Halloween!

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, the Loudoun Museum is once again doing their Hauntings tours of downtown Leesburg, on Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th from 6 to 10 pm.  Meet at the Town Hall to tour historic homes, businesses, and town buildings, getting the ghost stories from each site. Included on the tour is … [Read more...]

Van Stemple Wins the LoCo Open!

Van Stemple Wins Inaugural LoCo Open at Westpark

Van Stemple was crowned the champion of the Inaugural LoCo Open Amateur Championship at Westpark Golf Club, with a two day total score of 153.  Second place in the championship flight went to Rex Close, at 161.   Mike Lucchino placed third, finishing at 165.  Jonathan Ford won the first flight, Butch Parish took the honors in the second … [Read more...]

LoCo Open Sunday Pairings

Are we in Ireland? Blustery in Leesburg today...

Congratulations to Nigel McWilliam for winning the Cheers Saturday Shootout, beating out eight other golfers by knocking a wedge shot 8 feet 6 inches from the hole.  Closest to the pin winners for today were Van Stemple, Mike Lucchino, San Sridharan, Rex Close, and Manny Singh, with prizes sponsored by Mid-Atlantic  Settlement … [Read more...]