In the Market? Here’s How Much It’ll Cost You in Virginia

by Mark Wellborn


This is the final installment of our three-part series aimed at giving readers an idea of how much it costs to buy in certain DC, Maryland and Virginia neighborhoods. In each of these articles, we provide the median sale price and median price per square foot for properties and the number of homes currently for sale. Today, we look at Virginia locales close in to DC. For our pieces on DC and Maryland, click here and here. (Statistics courtesy of Redfin.)

Neighborhood Median Sold Price $/SF Homes for Sale
Alexandria $241,000 $219 853
Annandale $309,000 $223 429
Arlington $307,000 $231 1,088
Fairfax $317,000 $202 175
Falls Church $362,000 $304 92
McLean $595,000 $361 442
Oakton $407,000 $245 236
Reston $284,000 $250 366
Springfield $300,000 $219 345
Tysons Corner $354,000 $275 159

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/in_the_market_heres_how_much_itll_cost_you_in_va/654


  1. LS said at 3:51 pm on Wednesday March 18, 2009:

    Okay, after reviewing your statistics, I and many realtor will no longer take you or your finding seriously.  I’ve lived here for 26 years and know the ins and out of most and probably all of the areas you’ve listed.  You’re telling me that median home prices in Maryland, to include Prince Georges county is way more than that of Virginia?  How could that be?  What is in PG County or even in Montgomery County?  The majority of folks in VA do not go to PG or even Montgomery County to shop, let alone work.  Why should they have to when they have everything here and more in VA.  Who from VA goes to White Flint or Montgomery Mall?  It’s totally the opposite, Marylanders come to VA to shop and work which is why VA is richer, meaning houses in VA cost more. You’re saying homes in Silver Spring and College Park is more expensive than Alexandria?  Also you’re saying Silver Spring cost more than Reston, Tyson, Falls Church, Annandale and Alexandria?  That’s like saying Capitol Heights or Silver Springs homes cost more than Chevy Chase, MD or Bethesda. Please straighten out the facts before posting.  Your findings are no longer credible and totally bias.

  1. Mark Wellborn said at 4:42 pm on Wednesday March 18, 2009:


    These statistics come from Redfin, a widely cited source of local real estate data. Redfin pulls their stats from MRIS as well as other sources.


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