Residential Real Estate

Fairfax County, Virginia houseFairfax County, Virginia is home to a wide variety of housingFairfax County and the Washington metropolitan area boast a broad variety of homes, locations and prices. Housing is available for individuals seeking an urban, suburban, small town or country feel. High-rise apartments, condominiums, single family homes and townhouses are plentiful.

Fairfax County's major residential communities offer a broad spectrum of choices for the home-buyer or renter. The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors maintains a list of agents in northern Virginia. Real Estate assessment information for homes is available by address or tax map reference number on the Fairfax County Government Web site.

Median Sales Price of New and Existing Homes (March 2016)
Type Price
Detached Homes $706,846
Attached Homes $373,643

Source: Fairfax County Department of Management and Budget, Economic Indicatiors


Average Monthly Rents in Apartment Complexes (2014)
Efficiency $1,273
One bedroom $1,456
Two bedrooms $1,731
Three bedrooms $1,977
All units $1,640

Source: Fairfax County Department of Systems Management and Human Services

Metro Area Housing Affordability

Metropolitan Area
Median Sales Price —
Existing Single Family Homes
San Francisco $795,800
San Diego $554,400
New York City $494,100
Los Angeles $506,800
Boston $420,800
Washington, D.C. $388,600
Seattle $386,300

Source: National Association of Realtors, fourth quarter 2015