Burke Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Burke, VA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Dec 10 | via The Washington Post
On the bright side, the market hasn't gone through any wild swings with prices plummeting or skyrocketing. Yet, few people seem inclined to buy or sell a home these days. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Fairfax Times
While home prices have started to bounce back in Fairfax County over the last couple of years, the average value of commercial real estate has remained stagnant or declined, as the office vacancy rate remains high. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Washington Post
Only four cities or counties in the Washington region have been able to rebuild their property tax bases since the 2008 recession, a new study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says, raising warnings about the wisdom of tying local government revenue to the real estate market. The "core" metropolitan area of the District, Arlington County and Alexandria, as well as outlying Loudoun County, have seen their overall property assessments grow, but most suburban areas have stagnated since 2005, said David Versal, the senior research associate who wrote the report . Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via Groton Landmark
The transaction should have been a done deal. Realtor Paul Nicoli worked with a Townsend client who wanted to move within town. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via Patch.com
Charles Severance, charged with murdering three prominent Alexandrians, will have a year to prepare his defense before he goes on trial, according to several media reports Thursday. Judge Jane Marum Roush, who has handled other high-profile murder trials, set the trial date for Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via The Virginian-Pilot
This story is a sample from the Norfolk Compass, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Norfolk. Peek in one of the rooms on the seventh floor of the Towne Bank Building in downtown Norfolk and you might think of your dorm room at college - filled as it is with clothes crying desperately for hangers. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via GlobeNewswire
"Being recognized as a Best Places to Work in Virginia for a second consecutive year is an honor for our company, especially knowing this is an award driven primarily through employee feedback. Our Virginia-based employees were responsible for this recognition, and our goal of happy employees providing exceptional service is what drives our success. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Amanda Armstrong schedules her life around the tides. For the past year and a half, she's had to navigate rising waters that saturate the lawn of her red-brick house in Norfolk, Virginia, and sometimes fill a puddle out front with crabs and fish. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Business Journal
November house and condo sales throughout Northern Virginia were mostly lower than a year ago, even as prices rose in many areas. Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. says Arlington County was the only Northern Virginia county to have a better November for sales, up 2 percent from a year ago. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Virginia Business
With a first anniversary under its belt, Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg is gearing up for a second phase of development that will bring 49 luxury homes in and around the 340-acre resort. "Launching the residential real estate component at Salamander Resort & Spa has always been contemplated for 2015. Comment?
48 min ago | via This Is Grimsby
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52 min ago | via Live Charts
European stocks advanced as oil prices gained and investors awaited a report that is expected to show Eurozone consumer confidence rose in December. The consumer sentiment index for the euro-area is forecast to increase to -11 this month from -11.6 in November. Comment?
59 min ago | via Globe and Mail
The Globe's Rob Carrick talks to real estate agent David Fleming about the costs of owning a home, and how parents chipping in The Globe's Rob Carrick talks to real estate agent David Fleming about the costs of owning a home, and how parents chipping in Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Greenwich Daily Voice
The number of single-family residential closings decreased by 4 percent percent compared with November 2013, when there were 43 closings. The median sale price for a single-family home increased to $2,317,500 from $1,712,500, the median sales price in November 2013. Comment?
1 hr ago | via 24dash
Four in 10 landlords in the private rented sector say they plan to raise rents in 2015, a poll has revealed. And with almost three in 10 PRS landlords planning to increase rents by more than 3%, 56% of tenants claim they will be forced to find alternative accommodation if their rent is increased by just 40 a month. Comment?
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