Clifton, VA – Dec. 1, 2018 – Home sales in the Clifton 20124 sub-market of Northern Virginia have shown signs of moderating the recent brisk selling pace. In Q3 2018, 53 homes sold compared to 63 homes during the same quarter in 2017. The average sold price during Q3 2018 was $646,566 compared to $674,063 the previous year – a decrease of 4.08%.
Clifton is just one of 600+ sub-markets across the Northern Virginia housing market. Other sub-markets include The Ridges of Glendilough in Fairfax, Singleton’s Grove in Centreville, the Broadlands in Ashburn, and Stonegate in the City of Alexandria just to name a few. Each sub-market has its own unique selling characteristics and statistics that feed into the greater Northern Virginia market. The Clifton average selling price declined 4.08% compared to the 3.22% average price increase seen in the overall Northern Virginia region. However, the Clifton sub-market continued to flex seller strength through an almost two full points improvement in the ratio of Average Sold Price to Average List Price – sellers received almost 98% of list price. Average days on market (DOM), which measures the speed to a contract, was largely unchanged in 2018 at 48 days.
The table below illustrates the specific activity experienced in the Clifton 20124 sub-market – Q3 2018 as compared to Q3 2017.
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I am a high-value agent who delivers demonstrably useful results to my clients. I operate my business with relationship-focused interaction that aligns client goals with beneficial outcomes. I have an unyielding commitment to being an open and honest advocate, ensuring my clients reach their desired outcome efficiently and with the most equity. My overarching passion in real estate is to join your buying and selling journey and help improve your quality of life.
I am a full-time, licensed Realtor® who has established deep roots and knows the region. I was born and raised in the Northern Virginia area, graduating from Chantilly High School and then James Madison University with degrees in Economics and Finance. I live in Fairfax with my wife Liz and our seven year old son Robby. I’m a homeowner myself and understand the important decisions my clients face when they’re buying or selling a home. In addition, I’m an owner of investment property, including a multi-family apartment buildings. I have a penchant for helping people having taught adult education courses in investing and personal finance, and helped numerous clients, friends and colleagues in creating a path to wealth creation. I also serve as the trustee for a private charitable memorial fund.
I have been working in the real estate industry helping clients for over 25 years. As a Listing Agent, the value I create for my sellers is to help them elevate and showcase home condition. I use multiple valuation techniques to pinpoint market value for my sellers. I use cutting-edge marketing strategies to promote widespread buyer awareness and produce the maximum selling price in the fewest days possible, while protecting my seller’s best interests throughout the complete selling and settlement process. As a Buyer’s Agent, I help my buyers locate the home that changes their life. I guide my buyers in structuring the most compelling offer that can win seller acceptance, while retaining the most value and equity possible for buyer benefit and in a manner that protects their best interests throughout the complete buying and settlement process. I have worked with clients in the purchase of investment property, helping them to prospect property as well as evaluate all the financial metrics important to making the investment. My real estate experience includes working in the development, construction and operation of real estate infrastructure projects, closing over $500 million, as well as supporting several commercial real estate clients in the pursuit of reaching their objectives. My experience spans across consulting with clients on remodeling and home improvement projects to negotiating land purchase agreements and easements, to negotiating residential and commercial leases. There are few areas of real estate that I haven’t touched and it continually has been with a mind-set of delivering exceptional outcomes.