Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Review – June 2020

Northern Virginia Real Estate Market 2020

Let’s start off our Northern Virginia real estate market review with a quote from Danielle Hale, chief economist at

“Given the pandemic and uncertainty it’s caused, the general sentiment (among some owners) is that now is not a good time to sell your home,” says Danielle Hale, chief economist at  “Yet so far, the data suggest the opposite—that buyers outnumber sellers in the housing market, which means it’s better to be a seller than a buyer.” (Source:

The above statement is particularly true in the Northern Virginia region.  Even though there had been a steady increase of new listings for most of June, the number of homes for sale is still very limited.  As a result, there is more demand than supply, causing prices to increase in many cases.

Source: George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis (GMU-CRA) as of July 9, 2020.

Also, have you heard…

Mortgage rates fell below 3% for the first time in 50 years according to mortgage-finance giant Freddie Mac on Thursday.


In conclusion, we expect home prices in the Northern Virginia real estate market to remain strong this summer.  Additionally, historically low interest rates are prompting home buyers to start looking at purchasing homes now than later.  So, if you are thinking of selling your home, let’s discuss how the market has performed in your specific neighborhood.  If you are ready to buy a home, let’s connect today to determine your best next steps toward homeownership.


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