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1st-quarter N.Va. home sales up nearly 20% from 2020

Total home sales during the first quarter of 2021 stood a whopping 19.9 percent higher than at the same period in 2020 in Northern Virginia’s five major jurisdictions, marking essentially the last comparison to a pre-COVID environment. A total of...

Editor’s Notebook: How high can real-estate market fly?

As part of our spring real estate guides coming out this week, we checked in with a good number of top real-estate pros to get their take on the current state of the market. Specifically, the question was: How much...

Remodelers bullish on future prospects

The pandemic has done many unpleasant things. But on the up-side, it’s made the nation’s home-remodelers ever more bullish on the future. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the first quarter...

New data suggest geographic reshuffling is at hand

Call it “the great reshuffling” – one in 10 Americans moved during the year of the pandemic, and with the health situation (hopefully) stabilizing through the widespread accessibility of vaccines, more may be on the way. “Millions of additional households...

Report: Va. among more urbanized states in U.S.

It’s no New Jersey (with a whopping 1,200 people crammed into every square mile) and New York (fuggedaboutit!), but Virginia does rank as among the more urbanized states in the nation, based on a new analysis. The Old Dominion sits...

Arlington home-sellers getting about 98.5% of asking price

If Arlington homeowners appear to be getting a little too aggressive in setting listing prices for their homes, they are in good company.The same seems to be true for neighboring Alexandria and Falls Church, as well. For the first two...

Homes market is so good, even California thrives

For all the talk of “will the last person leaving California please turn out the lights,” the Golden State’s real-estate market seems to be doing just fine. Homes that sold in February garnered a median $338 per square foot, the...

Forecast: Sunny for N.Va. real-estate market in 2021

More sales and ever-upwardly spiraling prices are expected to continue throughout 2021 in the Northern Virginia real-estate market, despite a number of potential headwinds. The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) and the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason...

Affordability, inventory impacting homes market

Existing-home sales declined in February, following two months of gains, according to the National Association of Realtors. Month-over-month, only one major region saw an increase in February, but all four U.S. regions recorded year-over-year gains. Total existing-home sales decreased 6.6...

Virginia home sales start year strong, but will it hold?

A combination of more sales and higher prices last month led the total sales volume across the Virginia home-sales market up more than 31 percent from a year ago, according to new data. A total of 8,804 homes went to...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

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