Market Trends

November 1, 2019

Third Quarter 2019 real estate market update for Arlington VA and surrounding DC area

While real estate is hyper-local and each area experiences its own ebbs and flows, a number of trends still affect the market as a whole. Throughout the third quarter of 2019, inventory challenges and declining mortgage rates certainly remained a […]
July 25, 2019

Home Price Appreciation Forecast

Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources […]
July 3, 2019

Real Estate Market Update

It’s hard to believe we’re more than halfway through 2019. For those of you who are thinking of buying or selling a home this year, you might be wondering how the real estate market is shaping up so far this […]
March 25, 2019

Real Estate Market Update

Click into the blog page for a short video highlighting the real estate market movement in various micro-markets around the area:  Fairfax, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Alexandria, Arlington, and more.  Each geographic area is slightly different and comparing the median […]
February 27, 2019

Arlington market update: It’s crazy out there

Not a day goes by that I don’t discuss the impact of Amazon with someone.  The good folks are Urban Turf recently reported the statistics that show what is going on, on the ground, in Arlington, VA: “The Amazon real […]
January 11, 2019

Let’s talk interest rates…again

“Keep your eye on the ball.”  I can’t seem to get away from the sports metaphors.  The “ball” is interest rates.  Keep your eye on “interest rates”. Why?  Because despite the Federal Reserve raising the federal fund rate by another […]
December 18, 2018

Slower Arlington VA real estate market in 2019?

This just in …. though I’ve been hearing many similar rumblings recently about a market slow-down and better balance between seller supply and buyer demand …. RISMEDIA, Tuesday, December 18, 2018— With the economy expected to slow in the upcoming […]
November 12, 2018

4th Quarter Real Estate Market Update

Current conventional wisdom is that our real estate market has transitioned from a sellers market to a buyers market.   Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, writes that home prices have been rising too much relative to income for many buyers to […]
August 23, 2018

Taking stock

As we enter the second half of 2018, I wanted to share with you my perspective on a few key economic metrics and how they are affecting home buyers and sellers in today’s real estate market. Mortgage interest. Rates are […]