SINGLE FAMILY HOMES IN VIRGINIA,
PRICES AND ATTRACTIONS FOR NORTHERN VIRGINIA.
Single family homes, the most popular style for buyers interested in purchasing real estate are located throughout Northern Virginia in all communities although some areas, close to DC have newer construction of town homes or condominium properties. In some areas like Arlington and Alexandria, most new development has been high-rise condos.
Single family homes are still popular, particularly with families with children and pets. The features that drive home prices for single family homes in Northern Virginia are:
1. Proximity to transportation alternatives. METRO is popular in Arlington and Alexandria, but mass transportation is secondary to commuting by auto for most outer counties of Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Stafford counties.
2. Proximity to employment centers. The Dulles Corridor has no public transportation but provides many high tech jobs, has no public transportation and relies on cross county parkways and highways.
3. Home size and lot size. Due to population density, small lots dominate newer construction in closer-in communities. Large homes on small lots sell. Families seeking privacy by land will live farther out in the Loudoun County, Prince William County and Stafford County areas.
4. Age and condition of the home.
COUNTIES IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND AVERAGE DETACHED SINGLE FAMILY HOMES PRICES
Alexandria Old Town Virginia
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Old Town Alexandria is $844,408.
Many homes in Old Town are historic and attached manor homes are popular. Alexandria is close to METRO,
Reagan National Airport and Washington, D.C.
Arlington County, Virginia.
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Arlington County is $925,432.
Many single family homes in Arlington are in older neighborhoods out Lee Highway, Arlington Blvd. and
communities that are not near major highways.
Fairfax County, Maryland.
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Fairfax County is $896,684.
Fairfax County is quite large and offers many communities of single family homes. Highly ranked public schools
attract many buyers. Fairfax relies on interconnecting parkways and highways to control traffic flow.
Prince William County, Virginia.
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Prince William County is $386,148.
Prince William County is popular with families seeking value in single family homes. Prince William
home owners include military families at Ft. Belvoir. Highways carry commuters to Fairfax and D.C.
Loudoun County, Virginia.
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Loudoun County is $745,636.
Loudoun County offers significant high tech employment to county residents. The Dulles Corridor,
fueled by the presence of Dulles International Airport is a dynamic employment base. Public schools
are popular and Western Loudoun County offers homes with acreage.
Stafford County, Virginia
The average list price for Single Family Homes in Stafford County is $400,889.
Stafford County offers excellent value for single family homes. Many communities are built on lots with
acreage. With improvements to Route 95, commuters have an easier commute than in the past and
the Virginia Railway Express commuter train is popular.