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Fredericksburg's Past is a Present

In honor of Avery-Hess’s 365 Things to Do in Fredericksburg photo contest, MyLifestyle is taking a closer look at some of the enjoyable things to do in the Fredericksburg area.

Fifty-two miles south of Washington, DC lies the small town of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Though only 22,000 people strong, the community is vibrant and alive. Located on the banks of the Rappahannock River, Fredericksburg offers old world charm less than an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C.

City of Fredericksburg, VA Market Report – 9/29/09

As with most area localities, the City of Fredericksburg is showing a year-to-date increase in pending sales due to the number of short sales in various stages of negotiation. Though not reflected in the data above, there has been a year-to-date drop in sale price of about 28% that can be attributed to the number of foreclosure sales. However, sale prices in the historic district have decreased at a lesser rate.

City of Fredericksburg, VA Market Report – 9/8/09

Historic City of Fredericksburg, sandwiched between Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties, is showing an increase in listings thus far in 2009. We have seen a 20.6% increase in July 2009 over July 2008, and an overall growth of 1.1% year-to-date. The July median price of $300,000 in Fredericksburg is lower than average for the larger market area and reflects a 9.6% drop from one year ago.