Condo Sales in D.C Healthiest in the Nation

December 30, 2010

Become a real estate owner in the market that is the healthiest in the nation. According to the BizJounal, D.C. has been appointed as the healthiest market when it comes to condominums. Compared to November of 2009, median prices for a condo in D.C. has gone up 4.15% where as closed sales have depleated to under 40%.

D.C. Condo Prices UP        D.C. Show Healthiest Rebound


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What Will Your Property Sell For?(Average Sold Price) Arlington, VA

December 21, 2010

Average Sold Price, Arlington, VA

  This recent statistic from a Real Estate Businss Intelligence are the  average prices of what properties  in Arlington, VA were sold for in month of November versus the average sold property price fo the past four(4) years. As you can see, prices for property have been pretty stable these past couple of years. Due to economical outside forces, these prices have fluctuated a tad bit but have not been anything extravagent.

It’s evident that these last couple of months in our current year, prices have been steady at around $600,000 for the average property in Arlington, VA. 

 This second bar graph, is the median sold price of property in Arlington, VA. As you can see, out of all the homes sold these past couple of months, the price of property fell within the limits of $500,000.

When comparing both the average and median sold price of property in Arlington, VA the median falls below that of the average. Take a look at the below line graph. Median has always fallen below the average sold price in this area but have been relatively parallel amongst each other.

When selling or buying a property, many factors need to be taken into consideration so that a home is sold at its most reasonable price.

If you are intersted in selling or purchashing property in this area or interested in receiving further statistical facts regarding property in Arlington, VA contact me.   


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November Real Estate Market Statistics Arlington VA

December 15, 2010

November 2010 Real Estate Market Statistics Arlington VA

If you are considering moving into Arlington, VA or selling your property located in Arlington, VA take into consideration some statistical data which will make the real estate business easier to understand.

Statistic Values YoY MoM
Total Sold Dollar Volume $90,427,960 -22.76% -5.79%
Closed Sales 165 -28.26% -4.07%
Median Sold Price $500,000 +7.18% -1.23%
Avg Sold Price $548,048 +7.67% -1.79%
Avg Days on Market 70 days +32.08%

+20.69%

Avg Sold to Avg List Ratio 95.16% +0.67%

-0.23%

The above table are calculated averages that have been taken from all the homes sold in this area for the month of November. This table will help in understanding what the average home in this area is going for and what the average time frame they are on the market right now.

The bar graph below is a comparison of the total closed sales for the past five(5) years including our current year, 2010. It is evident that these past couple of years the total of closed sales has been fluctuating but has recently become steady. There are many reasons behind what affects closed sales( i.e. economy.)



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Ballston, Arlington’s technology hub and Educational Center

December 10, 2010

Ballston, the Arlington VA technology hub

for Research and development and  Science and technology


Our area of Ballston here in Arlington VA has acclaimed research centers,  and distinguished technology centers, Arlington Virginia is an ideal location to apply your work and educational experience. The technical research of DARPA, the Office of Naval Research and advanced learning aspects of the Virginia Tech Research center and George Mason University provide many of the nation´s finest and skilled scientists, faculty, researchers and students to create the perfect environment to begin, continue and develop their careers in the field of science.

 










When you choose a career in the research field, we know that the demands of your occupation come first.  Whether you are student, parents of a student or a scientist looking to find a home to reside in while you embark on your professional journey in the Ballston area of Arlington, The CallNorm.com Team is here to help.  We understand your tight schedules, commuting requirements and infrequent trips both in and out of the area, so let us help you find the right home in the right location.  As your Arlington and Northern, Virginia area  REALTORS®, we have the proven experience when it comes to relocating to the area.

We realize that as dedicated Doctors, Researchers, Interns and Students, that your time is extremely valuable, and relocation is probably one of the last things on your mind.   That´s why we´re here to help you make your move go as smooth as possible.   If you´re ready to begin looking for a home, please contact us right away or use our property search tool to search for a home online, or contact us and we can do the searching for you.   Please don´t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you might have!


  • DARPA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Office of Naval Research
  • The National Science Foundation building at 4201 Wilson Boulevard in Ballston
  • Information Sciences Institute
  • Virginia Tech Research Center
  • close by are George Mason University and Marymount University
  • The Nature Conservancy  Worldwide Office 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
    Arlington, VA 22203


for homes townhomes and condos for sale please see the following.


Ballston homes condos and townhomes for sale            click here


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Artisphere-New Arts Center in Arlington

December 9, 2010

ARTISPHERE
1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209
703-875-1100
Hours:   Monday – Friday: 11 am – 11 pm;  Saturday: 11 am – 2 am;  Sunday: 11 am – 9 pm

The latest Art sensation in Arlington is the Artisphere which is located just two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Within you will be emersed to 3 floors worth of creativity and dedication to art.

1st Floor: Artisans Center of Virginia, a fine craft store
2nd Floor: Wi-Fi Town Square
Two story video wall
Cafe and Bar (coming soon!)
Ballroom with 3,000 square foot dance floor
5,000 square foot Terrace
125 seat Black Box Theatre
220 seat Dome Theatre
3rd Floor: 4,000 square foot Terrace Art Gallery
Mezz Gallery 
CoZone Office Space  
WIP Gallery

You will be exposed to the great contemporary art from Arlington artists, curators and organizations, the philisophical and architectural signature of the Dome where concerts, films and presentations take place. Presentations include those previously mentioned but are not limited. Consider attending one of the many musical performances from international and local singers, film and play presentations in the Black box of contemporary classics and a revolving bandstand where regional and national bands will perform from rock, salsa, the blues and more.

If no plans have been made for this upcoming weekend or for future plans it is imperative that you make a visit to the Artisphere and open your creative and artistic mind to a side many individuals don’t entertain. Check out upcoming events at the Artisphere.

Richard III & Mary Stuart (In Repertory)  (theatre)

The Nutcracker(Dance)

11:01 Saturday Nights (Dance

Party Crashers (Comic)

Holiday, Hugs & Kisses (Special Events)

Check out the Artisphere main website for further details on listings above or other events at the Artisphere for the rest of the year.


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Military personnel and lease agreements

December 6, 2010

In general how do leases in Virginia work for military personnel?


1. Military personnel can be released from lease agreements under which circumstances?
  • A. Becomes active duty military
  • B. Deploys for more than 90 days
  • C. Relocates because of active duty orders.
  • D. All of the above









D is the correct answer.   Read your lease to be sure.


Fairlington Townhomes/Condos For Sale Arlington VA

December 3, 2010

Search Fairlington Townhomes/Condos For Sale and Fairlington Real Estate Arlington VA

This is a great community don’t miss out on the available townhouses and garden style condos: There are no detached homes or fee-simple ownership townhouses in Fairlington:

Fairlington Condo and townhome  Listings

  1. Fairlington Arbor Condominiums
  2. Fairlington Glen Condominiums
  3. Fairlington Green Condominiums
  4. Fairlington Meadows Condominiums
  5. Fairlington Village Condominiums




Contact me   with questions about Fairlington Condo and townhomes for sale


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