Fairfax, VA Real Estate News

By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyFairRidgeHome.comRelevant Real Estate Information for the Fair Ridge Townhome CommunityINTRODUCTIONFair Ridge has not been that active in the market this year. There are 2 TH available, both are regular sales. One has been totally redone and looks great, but probably still priced a little bit high. If you are thinking about selling your place or know of someone looking to buy in Fair Ridge. Contact us today.  We would be honored to help. As of today (May 12, 2009 11 AM) there are 2 active homes in Fair Ridge and 3 homes that are currently under contract and 1 home that has sold in the last 30 days.Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS:Townhomes- 2 ( 2 regular sales)NEW LISTINGSAccording to MLS, there was 1 new listing this week.UNDER CONTRACT4249 Fox Lake Dr - 4bd/4ba (12...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyFairfaxRidgeCondo.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Fairfax Ridge Condo Community INTRODUCTION We havnt had an updated section on Fairfax Ridge in a while because nothing is happening.  There are only 4 condos currently available and they are all short sales.  I do have good news, we helped a buyer buy a short sale that is closing next week ! We have had 4 closings in Fairfax Ridge since our last update.  Check out the numbers below. As of today (May 8, 2009 11 AM), there are 4 active listings in the MLS and 11 Condos are currently under contract and 4 Condos have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: 1 - 1 bedroom units ( 1 short sales ) 3 -2 bedroom units (3 short sales) 0 - 3 bedroom unit  NEW LISTINGS According to MLS, there was 2...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VA INTRODUCTION 5 new homes came on the market again this week. PLUS 19 homes are under contract!!! WOW There are still 28 active homes but these are going fast. Penderbrooks location and community ammenities are definitley contributing to these stats. As of today (May 7, 2009 11 AM) there are 28 active homes in Penderbrook and 19 homes that are currently under contract and 5 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Townhomes- 10 active 4 regular sales , 3 bank owned , 3 short sales Condos - 18 active 1 bedroom condos - 6 2 bedroom condos - 11 3 bedroom condos - 1 Heights at Penderbrook (Condo/Townhome) - 8 condos (...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
1 bedroom / 1 bath Condo - 3rd Floor   We helped our client negotiate this short sale at a steal of a price !  Info on the sale will be posted at the end of this month ! If you are looking to buy or sell in the next 3 months.  Please call me 703-725-2929    
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyCedarLakesHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Cedar Lakes Condo & Townhome Community INTRODUCTION All of the TH in Cedar Lakes are Under Contract or have sold. These have been priced so well, they go very quickly.  3 homes have gone to closing in the last 2 weeks and we have the numbers updated below!    Read our observations about the real estate market at the bottom of the blog! As of today (May 4, 2009 11 AM) there are 5 active homes in Cedar Lakes and 9 homes that are currently under contract and 3 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Condos- 6 Cedar Lakes A - 0 Christopher at Cedar Lakes - 5 (3 short sale, 2 regular sale) Townhomes- 0 Carr at Cedar Lakes -0 NEW LISTINGS According to MLS, there was 0 new listin...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.comRelevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VAINTRODUCTION5 new homes came on the market this week at Penderbrook.  4 of them are overpriced and in time they will come down.  We had 3 bank owned properties close this past week.  We should have alot more closing next week as it draws to the end of the month.  Penderbrook is still hot! You need a good agent to help negotiate these regular sales down.  Contact us today !As of today (April 23, 2009 11 AM) there are 31 active homes in Penderbrook and 12 homes that are currently under contract and 5 homes that have sold in the last 30 days.Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS:Townhomes- 11 active5 regular sales , 3 bank owned , 3 short salesCondos - 20 a...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyCedarLakesHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Cedar Lakes Condo & Townhome Community INTRODUCTION All of the TH in Cedar Lakes are Under Contract or have sold. These have been priced so well, they go very quickly. As of today (April 21, 2009 11 AM) there are 6 active homes in Cedar Lakes and 9 homes that are currently under contract and 3 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Condos- 6 Cedar Lakes A - 0 Christopher at Cedar Lakes - 6 (3 short sale, 3 regular sale) Townhomes- 0 Carr at Cedar Lakes -0 NEW LISTINGS According to MLS, there was 1 new listing this week. UNDER CONTRACT According to MLS, there are 5 townhomes and 4 condos under contract Condos 12461 Hayes Ct #203 -(51 DOMP) 2bd/2ba 4200 Mozart Brigade Ln #P...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
Nate | Keller Williams Realty | Johnson 11345 ARISTOTLE DRIVE #208, Fairfax, VA Luxury 2nd floor Apartment that shows like a model. 2BR/2BA Condo offered at $1,600 Year Built 2003 Sq Footage 1,104 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 1 Lot Size Unspecified HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Luxury 2nd floor Apartment that shows like a model. Features include: gated community, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, den, deck off the family room, walk in closets, community pool, fitness center, game room. Commuters dream: Near Metro, 66, & Rt 50 see additional photos below PROPERTY FEATURES Central A/C Central heat Family room Office/Den Dining room Dishwasher Refrigerator Stove/Oven Microwave Stainless steel appliances Washer Dryer Laundry area - inside Balc...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VA INTRODUCTION No closings in the last 2 weeks.  We should expect of the 12 under contract right  now at lest 3-4 will close at the end of this month.  We will have those updated numbers for you soon. We are seeing alot of the TH in the Wedgeway streets come and go quickly.  These have been priced perfectly for first time home buyers.  Alot of the newer brick front TH on the other side of Penderbrook are priced just slightly to high right now and are averaging 2 months+ on the market. As of today (April 16, 2009 11 AM) there are 29 active homes in Penderbrook and 12 homes that are currently under contract and 5 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the bre...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyFairfaxRidgeCondo.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Fairfax Ridge Condo Community INTRODUCTION First of all. I have a buyer who is looking to buy a 1 bedroom condo here at Fairfax Ridge. If you know of someone thinking about selling, contact me ASAP! This will save you a lot of time in this market.   Second the Fairfax Ridge market has slowed down.  We are helping a couple people sell their home, where they owe more than it is worth.  If this is your case. Contact us today!  There are only short sales on the market right now and there has not been a foreclosure here at Fairfax Ridge in a couple weeks.  Which is good.   There are 14 condos under contract. But this number is skewed because 12 of these are short sales.  These will sit under contract for weeks if not months.  T...
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By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
Yesterday I gave up and pulled the For Sale sign out of the ground of my listing in Kings Park West. Fortunately the sign that replaced it said SOLD! Actually once an offer came in on the property the transaction went fairly smoothly. They way we like them to go. The only glitch came at the settlement table when a question was raised about the difference of opinion between “code requirement” from a home inspector and an electrician who said “no it isn’t.”   Now here is where working with reasonable people and settlement companies that are on the ball always helps. Instead of trying to figure out who might be right the settlement company made a call to county building department and found out that the electrician was correct. Had they not been willing to make that call the sellers might ...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VA INTRODUCTION We have updated sales #s for 5 homes that just sold in this community. Check it out below.  If you are thinking about selling.  Contact us today !   If you want to get top dollar for your home, you need to list with us, your neighborhood expert. As of today (April 2, 2009 11 AM) there are 30 active homes in Penderbrook and 9 homes that are currently under contract and 7 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Townhomes- 10 active 5 regular sales , 2 bank owned , 3 short salesCondos - 20 active 1 bedroom condos - 7 2 bedroom condos - 93 bedroom condos - 4 Heights at Penderbrook (Condo/Townhome) - 8 c...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
Go to www.MyPenderbrookHome.com for a Virtual Tour 12107 Green Ledge Ct, Fairfax, VA Exclusive Condo Rental in Penderbrook 2BR/2BA Condo $1,400/month Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Sq Footage 940 Parking 2 dedicated Pet Policy Cats, Small dogs (< 25lbs) Deposit $1,450 DESCRIPTION 2nd Floor 2 BR/ 2 FB with updated kitchen including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Sun room off the living room. Community amenities include golf course, pool, tennis and more! Pets allowed under 30lbs. Commuters dream: close to 66,rt50,FFx Parkway. Available Today see additional photos below ADDITIONAL PHOTOS Photo 2Photo 3Photo 4Photo 5Photo 6 Contact info: Equal Opportunity Housing Posted: Apr 2, 2009, 6:31am PDT
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyCedarLakesHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Cedar Lakes Condo & Townhome Community INTRODUCTION We have had some movement over the last 2 weeks here at Cedar Lakes.  Townhomes seem to do being much better than the condos.  This is also because of the Christopher at Cedar Lakes condos, they are dragging behind. They are newer and less likely to drop their price.  So this is expected.  Townhomes under 350k in Fair Lakes !  Check out Cedar Lakes   We have been helping alot of people sell their homes, yes even in this market.  If you would like a free consultation to see if selling now is the best thing you should do. Please contact us asap.   As of today (April 1, 2009 11 AM) there are 6 active homes in Cedar Lakes (- 2) and 9 homes that are currently under contract and 3...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyFairfaxRidgeCondo.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Fairfax Ridge Condo Community INTRODUCTION First of all. I have a buyer who is looking to buy a 1 bedroom condo here at Fairfax Ridge. If you know of someone thinking about selling, contact me ASAP! This will save you a lot of time in this market. Second today is a good day !  We are the first to successfully sell a short sale here at Fairfax Ridge in the last 5 + months.  Short sales are all over Fairfax Ridge right now.  There are lot under contract.  Lets hope the banks works with these agents to get these sold !     If you need help selling your condo, contact us today !   As of today (March 20, 2009 11 AM), there are 7 active listings in the MLS and 12 Condos (+4) are currently under contract and 5 Condos have sold in...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VA INTRODUCTION Interest rates dropped to 4.25% yesterday !!!  If you have been thinking about buying at all, you definitely need to now.  Affordability, lowest interest rates of all time, many homes to choose from.  Contact me if you are thinking about buying soon. I would be honored to work with you. As of today (March 19, 2009 10 AM) there are 30 active homes in Penderbrook and 13 homes that are currently under contract and 7 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Townhomes- 7 active 5 regular sales , 2 bank owned Condos - 23 active 1 bedroom condos - 9 2 bedroom condos - 10 3 bedroom condos - 4 Heights at Pend...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyCedarLakesHome.com   Relevant Real Estate Information for the Cedar Lakes Condo & Townhome CommunityINTRODUCTION Townhomes in Fair Lakes under 400k ! Here you go there are 3 really nice TH for sale under 400k. The condos here that are regular sales are priced way to high for this market. There is a short sale condo 3bedroom that is definitely worth checking out. There are no bank owned properties suprisingly here at Cedar Lakes. They come and go quickly ! As of today (March 13, 2009 11 AM) there are 8 active homes in Cedar Lakes (same from last week) and 8 homes that are currently under contract and 2 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Condos- 5 Cedar Lakes A - 0 Christopher at Cedar Lakes - 5 (2 short sale, 3 regular sale) To...
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By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
MyPenderbrookHome.com Relevant Real Estate Information for the Penderbrook Community of Townhomes and Condos in Fairfax, VA INTRODUCTION Penderbrook continues to lead the area in home sales and in homes with a contract. Look at the movement over the past 2 weeks. Read the observations below... As of today (March 12, 2009 11 AM) there are 27 active homes in Penderbrook and 13 homes that are currently under contract and 7 homes that have sold in the last 30 days. Here's the breakdown of all active listings in MLS: Townhomes- 6 active 4 regular sales , 2 bank owned Condos - 21 active 1 bedroom condos - 9 2 bedroom condos - 8 3 bedroom condos - 4 Heights at Penderbrook (Condo/Townhome) - 9 condos ( 3 regular, 3 bank owned, 3 short sales) Penderbrook Square (Condos)- 12 condos (3 regular, 4 ...
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By Donny Samson Team, Great Service at a Great Price
(Samson Properties)
Take Charge When Buying a Home in Fairfax County, VA If you approach the home buying process intelligently and with confidence, you are much more likely to buy a house you'll be proud to call home. Approaching the task of buying a home can be overwhelming; there's so much to consider: How much house can I afford? How can I find the best loan? Where will I come up with a down payment, and how much will I need? Should I buy a new or resale home, and which will go up in value? Should I work with an agent or look at homes on my own? And these questions are just the beginning. Buying a home is one of the largest financial transactions in your lifetime - do your research so you know what you're doing. Here are the two most important things to remember no matter where you are on the road to ho...
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