ABOUT REAL ESTATE IN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA
The low price is about $150,000, in Woodbridge, bank owned.
The high price is about $5,400,000, waterfront in Occoquan, 100' waterfront.
The average price is $484,500, resales throughout the county.
NEW CONSTRUCTION - Single Family Homes
The low price is about $340,000, home in Haymarket on 1/2 acre lot.
The high price is about $1,200,000, Nokesville on 10 acres.
The average price for new construction in Prince William County is $570,610.
A Prince William County home is the real estate of choice for home buyers interested in a direct commuting route to Washington, D.C., convenience to Ft. Belvoir and Quantico. Prince William County offers home buyers a significant saving over the cost of homes in Loudoun County or Fairfax County. The average cost of a 4 bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 car garage home in Prince William County less than 5 years old is approximately $550,000. The same home in Fairfax County would be $910,000 and the same home in Loudoun County would be approximately $670,000.
One of the most attractive place for visitors and residents alike is the Potomac Mills shopping center. With approximately 225 shops of all types of merchandise, price ranges and services, Potomac Mills is the last word in shopping for folks in Northern Virginia.
Prince William is also popular with employees commuting to the Pentagon and Washington, D.C. by way of the Virginia Rail Express with lines reaching as far as Fredericksburg on the Eastern line and Bristow on the Western line.
Prince William homes range from the popular starter homes in modest prices in communities like Dale City to the luxury home communities in Heymarket, Woodbridge, Manassas and Bristow. Price escalation has reached the Prince William real estate market, but not as rapidly as other areas in Northern Virginia.
Dating back to the 1730s, Prince William County has been settled and many of
the residents have been commuters to Washington, D.C. and the Pentagon.
Construction of the Shirley Highway, Route 95, in the early 1940s made a commute
from the eastern areas of Prince William reasonable.
The history of Prince William County centers around the battles of the civil war. The Battles of Manassas are represented by huge tracks of battlefield land available to tourists and area residents interested in this significant time in our history.
About Prince William County New Homes
Northern Virginia new home shoppers searching for a more affordable housing climate than Fairfax or Loudoun may find their ideal new home investment in Prince William County. Prince William offers a wide variety of homebuilding alternatives at more reasonable prices often with larger
homesites, particularly in the southern and southwestern sections of the county. Improvements to I-95’s Springfield corridor with its direct access to Washington D.C., Virginia Railway Express (VRE) stations and proximity to the I-495 Beltway, provides new homebuyers outstanding cost per square foot housing values. With new homes more attractively priced, home appreciation potential may be stronger in Prince William than in other counties surrounding the Washington metropolitan region. Considering the area’s rapidly rising housing costs, Prince William County is likely to produce impressive real estate appreciation in the near future. Analysts predict increasing new home prices for years to come in the Washington metropolitan area, particularly regions offering good cost per square foot valuations like those found in Prince William County.
HOMES FOR ACTIVE ADULTS. Prince William County offers wonderful new and resale homes in Adult communities with amenities and convenience to local shopping and some offer golf, community centers, exercise facilities, indoor swimming pool and much, much more. These are gated communities and limited to age 55 years and older. Active Adult homes for sale average about $450,000 and the price range is from $350,000 for Condos and up to $600,000 for luxury Single Family Homes.
Adult communities in Prince William County Virginia
Near Haymarket and Gainesville, golfing communities are growing. Piedmont is now sold-out, however, Dominion Valley with its Arnold Palmer golf course and Lake Manassas with its Presidential golf course are very popular alternatives. Prestigious and beautifully developed, Lake Manassas is one of Virginia’s premiere planned golfing communities. Located west of the historical Bull Run battlefield, this gated community was host to the President’s Cup and is renown for its natural beauty, lush topography, lake and luxurious amenities. Lake Manassas features some of the area’s foremost custom and production builders and caters to discriminating homebuyers with upscale ambiance and quality built estate homes. In our opinion, reasonable prices, quality construction, floor plan options and emphasis on the "personal touch" make this community unique and an outstanding value, however it too is nearly sold-out.
The city of Manassas is the county seat. Since Prince William County spans from the Potomac River in the east, Stafford County in the south, Loudoun County in the west and Fairfax County in the north, Prince William County real estate offers variety in home styles, variety in prices and is one of Northern Virginia's most popular places to live.
NEW RAMBLERS IN MANASSAS Ramblers are becoming one of the most popular home styles. We've located a community with lovely wooded home sites on an acre of land in prices from $400,000 to $600,000 and the builder offers full architecture customizing. Call Lenn Harley for an introduction to this lovely community.
An example of home in this community are below.
The real estate market in Manassas and Manassas Park is stimulated by it's close proximty to the VRE and Old Town Manassas.
Located in southeastern Prince William County is Triangle and the Quantico Marine base. The town of Quantico is older and the market for resale homes is brisk but people’s desire to build new homes continues to be popular. Triangle and adjacent towns have recently experienced lower median prices in comparison with other areas in the county.
In sum, Prince William is a very large county with a wide variety of new homebuilding opportunities at reasonable prices… a welcome relief for those wishing to make an affordable new home investment providing excellent overall value and good appreciation potential.
Population, 2012 - 420.000
Population Change 2011-2012 - plus 4.2%
High School Graduates - 81%
College Grads - 38%
Veteran Residents - 2,695
Homeownership - 76%
Land Area - 336 square miles
Persons Per Sq.Mi. 1,195
Median Income - $95.000
Average Single Family Home Price - $506,000
Average Town Home Price - 290,000
Average Condominium Price - $301,000
Detailed demographic reports are provided to our buyer/clients.