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Real Estate

Despite concerns, home-builder confidence edges up

Builder confidence inched up in September on lower lumber prices and strong housing demand, even as the housing sector continues to grapple with building-material supply-chain issues and labor challenges, according to a monthly survey. Ending a three-month decline, builder sentiment...

‘Balance’ is back in N.Va. homes market

A “more balanced” homes market between buyers and sellers isn’t the worst thing in the world. In fact, it can be healthy. And that’s the phase the local area appears to be moving back into. “Homes continue to sell at a...

Regional homes market cooling, but nowhere near cool

After a year in which the local real-estate market was turned higgledy-piggledy – first shut down briefly by COVID, then roaring back to life with a vengeance – it appears to be settling back into a more normal seasonality. And...

Fairfax homes market may be cooling, but prices still on rise

Fairfax County’s real-estate market shows signs that cooling may be in the offing, but the average single-family-home price remains within shooting distance of the $1 million mark, according to new data. A total of 1,719 properties went to closing in...

Fairfax, Philly neck and neck for real-estate supremacy

Fairfax County remains in the hunt for real-estate supremacy in the Mid-Atlantic, but will have to jump past Philadelphia to get there. With 13,331 home sales during the first eight months of the year, Fairfax is slightly behind the City...

Home-buyer interest across Fairfax runs from warm to cool

Home-buyer interest in Fairfax County real estate appears to be holding steady, according to new data. The Home Demand Index, created by the Mid-Atlantic multiple-listing service Bright MLS, uses a variety of data points to settle on a monthly score...

Survey says: Local region a good spot to spend golden years

The Washington region does well in a new study of best places to retire, although one will need a somewhat substantial nest egg to do so successfully. The local area comes in 32nd in a study of 182 urban areas...

Outer suburbs see more home construction, cities less

Residential construction continued to shift toward the suburbs and lower-cost markets, and this trend is especially pronounced within the multi-family sector, according to the latest Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). During...

Report details impact of housing industry on Va. economy

Despite impacts of COVID, the real-estate/housing sector contributed nearly $52 billion to Virginia’s economy in 2020 and supported more than 325,000 jobs with a total income of nearly $16 billion statewide, according to new data from the Virginia Realtors...

Vienna publishing list of tax-delinquents

Following their annual tradition, the Vienna Town Council on Aug. 30 agreed to publish a list of property owners who have been delinquent in paying their real-estate taxes. Taxes were delinquent for 13 properties in town as of the end...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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