December 2009 had 635 listings ,down 33% from 952 in 2008. For the entire year in 2009, there were 11, 312 listings, down 33% from almost 17,00 from the previous year. Meanwhile, 542 homes closed in 2009, compared to almost 1,000 in 2008. A total of 8,654 homes closed in all of 2009.
Centreville is located in Fairfax County, one of the largest counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Over the past few decades, Centreville has blossomed with home developments and shopping and restaurants.
Lindsey Jones, the Administrative and Marketing Assistant at Avery-Hess' Tysons Corner office, has coordinated a fundraiser to help people affected by the earthquakes in Haiti. Visit the American Red Cross to find out more about how you can help the victims in Haiti: www.redcross.org
At Avery-Hess, Realtors we follow the weekly tradition of Casual Friday when agents and staff may dress-down on the final day of the workweek. However, in light of the recent earthquakes in Haiti which have claimed thousands of lives and displaced thousands more, we hope to turn this weekly routine into something to help others.
Burtonsville is located at the crossroads of Maryland Route 29, which is a major north-south road, and Maryland Route 198, which is a major east-west road. It is very close to the Howard County border and the Prince Georges County border. It is also near the midpoint between the employment centers of Columbia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
The following describes the market conditions in Burtonsville, Maryland:
Homes for sale: 73
Closed sales: 7
Average sold price $254,286
Average days on market: 66
Average sales prices in Burtonsville are down 11% from one year ago, but with an average sales price of $254,286, houses are being scooped up fast. Available housing inventory is down 20%
Avery-Hess, Realtors would like to invite members of the community to a fundraising event hosted by Prospects Sports Training. Please join Prospects Sports Training on Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 3pm to 6pm as they preview their facility to the public with this fundraiser.
2010 has started off with a bang. The phone is ringing and properties are being shown, but don't forget you must be under contract by April 30th to receive the Federal Housing Tax Credit for first-time and move-up homebuyers.
After reporting last month that prices in Leesburg were down 20% from one year ago, this month shows that prices are up 15% when compared to December 2008. Since December 2008 was the lowest point for home prices in most of the Northern Virginia market, going forward the price comparisons may get harder to beat.
Located to the south of Washington, DC, Fredericksburg has everything from acres of land and suburban neighborhoods to a historic downtown area. Learn more about Fredericksburg, Virginia and how it offers big city amenities while keeping its small town feel.
Prices in Urbana are still about 13% below where they were one year ago, but the trend is rising prices. The number of houses available for sale is 25% lower compared to the same time last year, and the time it takes to sell a house is about half as long as it was one year ago.