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The books for 2011 in The Arlington are closed and here are the results... The Arlington had a just less than average year with 28 units sold, which was 10 less than the 2010 figure, but just slightly below the 31 unit average over the past 5 years.  One needs to remember that 2010 sales got a pr...
Things have been on the wild side with very fickle weather here in Northern Virginia, leading to a huge swing within less than 24 hours.  We went from the warm & coatless weather with ice cream cones of yesterday ...                    to snow angels, snowmen, hot cocoa & mittens in less than 24 ...
 The Shirlington Report ~ December 2011 ~   A total of 20 Shirlington condos went to settlement in December and half of the 14 units under contract received their offer in the month.  This number of settlements is the lowest since February when just 18 units sold.  At a glance it would appear tha...
The Shirlington Report ~ JUNE 2010 ~  After a break from blogging and moving to our new brokerage firm, McEnearney Associates, Inc. in Arlington, it's time to catch up on the goings-on in the Shirlington condo market.  By weeks end, I have you back up to speed on the sales and rental markets in t...
The Shirlington Report ~ November 2009 ~  It was a busy month for settlements of Shirlington real estate with 33 units reaching that milestone, presumably in part due to November 30th being the deadline of the original 1st Time Homebuyer Tax Credit.  New condo listings hitting the market in Novem...
             The Arlington Report for YTD November 2009       Model      # Sold             Sales Range             Ave. Price      Ave. Subsidy     A  Lower        1                 $300,000              $300,000          $9,750     B  Upper        8       $260,000 - $295,000      $281,375      ...
The rental market in Shirlington appears to have entered it's normal fall/holiday slowdown versus the summer to early fall time frame.  It doesn't appear that an unusually large landlords are making the decision to sell, as absentee sales have not ticked up appreciably on a percentage basis in th...
The Shirlington Report ~ October 2009 ~  It was a busy month for Shirlington real estate with 50 new condo listings hitting the market in October, 23 of 30 units under contract getting ratified within the month, and 34 units making it to the settlement table.  Early contract activity in the month...
                                                                                       The Arlington Report for YTD October 2009       Model      # Sold             Sales Range             Ave. Price      Ave. Subsidy     A  Lower        1                 $300,000              $300,000          $...
                                James K. Polk elementary school, in the West End of Alexandria, is in the home stretch for it's fund raising effort to raise $4,000 to obtain more technology resources for the school.  To find an earth friendly, fair trade item perfect for a gift or personal use, j...

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