Virginia buyers and sellers benefit from strong and stable third quarter housing market Year-to-date...

The Virginia residential real estate market continued year-overyear and long term improvement according to the Third Quarter 2016 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR). Both the total number of sales and the value of transactions rose from the same period last year, to 32,949 units and $10.821 billion, respectively

Alexandria 2016 Second Half Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed

The City of Alexandria has mailed bills for the second half 2016 real estate tax and refuse fee to all property owners and/or mortgage companies. The 2016 real estate tax rate is $1.073 per $100 of assessed value, and the annual refuse fee is $363

September Brings More of the Same for the Local Real Estate Market

The following analysis of the Fredericksburg, Virginia area housing market has been prepared by the Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® based on analysis of MRIS multiple listing data provided through RealEstate Business Intelligence, LLC (RBI).

Kettler’s New High-Rise Revives Old Post Office Site and Provides Spark For Crystal City

Kettler, one of greater Washington, D.C.’s leading real estate development and property management companies, announced today the opening of m.flats Crystal City, an 11-story, 198-unit, high-rise apartment building located in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Va

Arlington Celebrates Affordable Housing Month

October is Affordable Housing Month in Arlington, a month-long celebration of the County’s long-term commitment to preserving and creating housing opportunities that benefit the whole community

Virginia Residential Real Estate Market Bounces Back with August Boom

August sales soar on year, rebound from restrained July RICHMOND, Va. (September 26, 2016) – According to the August 2016 Home Sales Report released by...

Arlington County Board Moves to Preserve 68 Affordable Westover Units

The Arlington County Board today moved to preserve 68 affordable apartments in the Westover neighborhood, approving a $10.9 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund allocation to the non-profit Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH). The loan and associated documents will be considered by the Board in December

Virginia Association of REALTORS® Elects Claire Forcier-Rowe as 2017 President

Claire Forcier-Rowe, Manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Hanover and Bay/River offices, has been elected to serve as 2017 President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR). Claire will succeed Bill White as the elected leader of VAR, which is the largest trade association in the state of Virginia with more than 32,000 members. Forcier-Rowe will assume her new VAR post in November 2016.

Virginia Association of REALTORS® Recognizes 2016 Award Winners

The Virginia Association of REALTORS® celebrates its 2016 Award recipients. VAR conducted its annual awards ceremony in conjunction with the 2016 Annual Convention on Tuesday, September 20, at the Gaylord Resort at National Harbor. The ceremony celebrates excellence in various areas of real estate including property management, brokerage, and other business achievements along with notable community contribution.

September County Board Meeting Agenda Preview

The Arlington County Board will act on dozens of items at its September Regular County Board Meeting, Saturday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 27. Visit the County website for procedures for speaking at a Board Meeting. County Board meetings are open to the public and broadcast live on Comcast 25 and Verizon 40 and webstreamed on ATV.


Arlington County Board Approves Redevelopment of Former Bob Peck Site

Ballston project incorporates office buildings, affordable housing, ground-floor retail, townhouses ARLINGTON, Va.– The Arlington County Board today approved a mixed-use project for the last unplanned...


Warner Presses Federal Agencies on Patch Management in Wake of WannaCry

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and co-founder of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, wrote to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, asking what steps the federal government has taken to ensure that federal IT and contractor systems have installed critical security updates to defend against the WannaCry ransomware that has attacked and disabled hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries since Friday.