Market in a Minute: A Summary of Market Conditions in NoVA for April 2016

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MCE for sale sign“With the healthy increase in contract activity, the spring market in Northern Virginia is well underway. Those good contract numbers make it tempting to overlook some other fundamentals in the market, which are really just about where they were last year. The average number of days a home is on the market before receiving an offer is slightly higher, and the average sales price is actually down just a bit.

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Buying or selling a home in 2016 is both harder, easier than before; RA Garlic Mustard Challenge

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  • In case you missed it: Washingtonian magazine named Reston one of the top five best value areas in the Washington region.
  • Luxury-home buyers pay top dollar for white-glove movers that offer meticulous wrapping, climate control and custom crates to move rare items and other valuables (Wall Street Journal – Real Estate, April 27, 2016)
  • Buying or selling a home in 2016 can be both easier and harder than it’s ever been. For first-time home buyers or sellers, there is a lot to navigate. This is especially true for millennials, who are beginning to come out of their economic shells, get married, start families and buy their first home. (Forbes, April 27, 2016)

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