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January 2019 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Tightest in Over a Decade

February 15, 2019

Overview Active listings in Loudoun County reached a decade low in January after declining 17.1 percent from January 2018 to just 727 homes in January 2019. The number of active listings in January was the fewest active listings of any month over the past ten years. Active listings in January declined among all home types […]

Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Helps You Prepare Clients for Changes in the Federal Tax Rate

February 1, 2019

Many clients aren’t going to be aware of what Federal tax rate hikes might do to their buying and selling experiences. Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist, Lisa Sturtevant, explains how these rate changes can impact the housing market and why these shifts might be a shock to clients. The Potential Impact of the Fed’s Actions on Interest […]

Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Breaks Down the Truth About HQ2

January 17, 2019

The announcement of Amazon’s HQ2 coming to Virginia has been dominating media stories across the Commonwealth. Reports of dramatic changes ahead for the housing market have REALTORS® and sellers on the edge of their seats… but are those reports accurate? Virginia REALTORS® new Chief Economist, Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, recently attended a forum on Amazon and […]

December 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Active Listings Lowest in Over a Decade

January 15, 2019

Overview Inventory continued to tighten in December, despite a modest increase in new listings in November. There were only 786 active listings in Loudoun County in December 2018, the fewest active listings in over a decade for any month. The number of active listings declined 12.1 percent from December 2017 to December 2018; declines were […]

November 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory Remains Tight and Sales Prices Remain High

December 14, 2018

Overview There was further tightening in already low inventory levels with active listings declining in November. There were 967 active listings in Loudoun County in November, 12.6 percent fewer than the same month last year. Active listings have declined compared to the same month in the prior year for 41 consecutive months. Active listings last […]

October 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Prices Remain High as Inventory Continues to Tighten

November 15, 2018

Overview October active listings continued to decline. October listings declined 16.7 percent from 1,312 in 2017 to 1,093 in 2018. October active listings in 2018 are less than half their 2014 peak of 2,209. Declines in active listings are widespread with active listings increasing in only one of the eight zip codes with more than […]

September 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Inventory continues to tighten as prices increase and closed sales decline

October 16, 2018

Overview Continuing the recent trend, inventory in Loudoun County tightens further. There were 1,240 active listings in September, the fewest September listings in over a decade. Monthly active listings have continued their decline from the same month the year prior since July 2015. Likely a signal that inventory will tighten even further, new listings declined 24.7 […]

August 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Despite persistent low inventory, sales continue to rise, August prices reach highest in over a decade

September 20, 2018

Overview The inventory in Loudoun County continues to tighten. Active listings have declined, year over year, every month since July 2015. In August, there were 1,233 active listings, fewer than any August in the past decade. As a result of the low inventory, supply heading into September was 2.2 months. New listing activity increased in […]

July 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Despite persistent low inventory, sales continue to rise; condo sales reach record high

August 16, 2018

Overview For the 37th consecutive month, Loudoun County’s active listings declined, reaching the lowest recorded July inventory number in over a decade. At the end of July 2018, inventory was 19.1 percent lower than it was at the same point last year. This left 1,197 homes for sale at month’s end, with 2.1 months of […]

June 2018 Loudoun County Market Trends Report: Prices reach a record high amid low inventory; Overall sales are up slightly as condo sales soar.

July 13, 2018

Overview Loudoun County’s median home sale price reached $500,000 in June—an increase of 6.4 percent on an annualized basis. This is the highest monthly median sales value on record. For the 36th consecutive month, Loudoun County’s active listings declined, reaching the lowest recorded June inventory number in over a decade. At the end of June […]