Wow, when we last looked at Ashburn and Loudoun County in July we saw huge gains for the County and Ashburn. Now the news is not so good. Even though the average sales price continues to lead the County’s $391,485, sales volume has dropped 10% since October, 2010, the County has dropped 15%.
The Springfield area has remained relatively stable with some increases in particular zip codes. The majority of originated mortgages were conventional financing indicating homes in the higher price range were moving more quickly than the lower priced properties.
With Thanksgiving finally wrapped up, many of us are shifting our attention to one of the biggest holiday events left this year – Christmas. The standard style of preparing, going to the mall to shop and see Santa, is what just about everyone in this city will do in the weeks leading up to December 25th. But we live in a multicultural city, so there’s no reason not to break the typical holiday routine and do something completely different.