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 2017)
Type Price
Detached Homes $744,526
Attached Homes $379,320

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

Average Monthly Rents in Apartment Complexes (2016)
Efficiency $1,413
One bedroom $1,561
Two bedrooms $1,857
Three bedrooms $2,163
All units $1,750

Source: Fairfax County Department of Systems Management and Human Services

Metro Area Housing Affordability (2016)

Metropolitan Area
Median Sales Price —
Existing Single Family Homes
San Francisco $838,000
San Diego $555,000
Los Angeles  $507,100
Boston $421,000
Seattle $414,500
Washington, D.C. $390,600


Source: National Association of Realtors