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UPSCALE LIVING IN HAYMARKET & GAINESVILLE

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2016: A Year in Review for Real Estate Market Trends Bryan Garcia's Sold Properties 2016 Haymarket Area Things to Do with Kids of All Ages – Winter 2017 Homeowner Improvement & Service Directory 2017 A New Year, A New Career Top 5 Reasons to Sell Your Home with Bryan Garcia Just for Fun: Ham & Swiss Slider Recipe Market Watch: December 2016 Published by

BRYAN GARCIA

"Haymarket Real Estate Guy" Associate Broker

EXIT Heritage Realty Haymarket, VA www.EXITgarcia.com 703-517-2574

Real Estate & Community News from Bryan Garcia, "Haymarket Real Estate Guy" 703-517-2574 Winter 2016/2017

The New Haymarket Community Park

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f you haven't heard yet, there is a new recreational park coming to downtown Haymarket that's in early stages of development. It was recently named the Haymarket Community Park. The location of the park, formerly the Harrover Property, is on Town of Haymarket property. Here's a little background. The town purchased this property from private owners (the Harrovers) in 2005 in an effort to preserve a portion of diminishing open space. The land was the site of two craftsman-style homes built in the 1920s. They were the previous locations of the Haymarket Police Station and the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry, both which have been relocated in town. After some research, these homes were identified as Lewis Manufacturing Kit Homes from the 1920s and are listed as contributing resources to the Town’s old and historic Haymarket overlay districts. The two homes, with their unique architectural details, will remain a part of the Haymarket community. One of the buildings, the original

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La Vitello model, was purchased by a private owner and moved just two lots over. It has been restored and is now the home of Cookies and Cream! The other will remain on the property and will be renovated into a park building with restrooms and offices in the new Haymarket Community Park. The proposed park plans, slated to be executed in three phases over the next several years, include a pavilion building for multi-use. The architectural details for the new park buildings will conform to the structural look and feel of the existing Lewis Homes. Harrover The current park design Property also features an amphitheater, Master Plan light recreation courts, a winding loop walking trail and two gazebos. As of now, there are Haymarket, Virginia picnic tables set up to begin the transition. You can visit the Town of Haymarket Prepared for the website for theTown full project report and proposal, of Haymarket which includes the approved park diagram Prepared by Sympoetica as shown above and previous proposals. EPR, P.C. The Haymarket Community Park will be a 29, 2015 wonderful additionDecember to our community!

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Gainesville Home Sales were up

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for 2016 as a whole compared to that of 2015.

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Do you want to know the value of your home? A Zillow "Zestimate" may be a helpful start in determining the value of your home, but it's probably not accurate. Zillow openly states that their estimates can be off by up to 20%. For an accurate assessment of the value of your home, contact Bryan for a free Competitive Market Analysis. Email Bryan Garcia at BryanGarcia@exitheritage.com or call 703-517-2574. Market Watch Source: RBI Real Estate Business Intelligence

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2016 Real Estate Market in Review

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t may have been a tumultuous year in politics, but the real estate market has done well. Whether you are optimistic about the future or worried about the change in national leadership, you can feel pretty confident that the value of your home in this area is stable and likely to rise based on the current trends. Last year, both Haymarket and Gainesville saw a substantial increase in Sold Homes over that of 2015, in fact even more than Prince William County and Northern Virginia as a whole. New Listings, or inventory, was down slightly making for a healthy market for both buyers and sellers. The Median Days on the Market is down everywhere. This is good news as houses are starting to sell

faster and turn over the market. Best of all, there was an increase in the Median Sold Price across the region, so home values are up. Looking ahead to the future, the oldest of the Millennials are starting to reach their mid-30s and are quickly becoming the highest percentage of first-time home buyers. While Baby Boomers, the oldest now in their late-60s, are starting to downsize. Our area offers a diverse blend of housing to meet the demands of all generations – townhomes, active adult housing and family-sized estates. With retail development, good schools and infrastructure improvement, this area continues to be a desirable place to live.

2016 YEAR IN REVIEW - January through December 2016 (all home types) Haymarket

2016 Sold Homes 556 Median Sold Price $476,888 New Listings 855 Median Days on the Market 40

2015 490 $460,000 929 43

Difference +13.4% +3.6% -8% -7%

Gainesville 2016

2015 666 $407,750 1093 29

Difference +14.5% +2.7% -0.8% -3.5%

Sold Homes 763 Median Sold Price $419,000 New Listings 1084 Median Days on the Market 28

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Sold Homes Median Sold Price New Listings

2016 7,391 $335,000 10,095

2015 6,884 $324,000 10,619

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30

-23.3%

Northern Virginia

2016 38,058 $430,000 52,931 30

2015 35,971 $425,000 55,574 35

Difference +5.8% +1.2% -4.8% -14.3%

Sold Homes Median Sold Price New Listings Days on the Market


FEATURED PROPERTIES 2016

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Homes Sold by Bryan Garcia 2016

710 Blossom Tree Road, Culpeper, VA 1/14/16 ~ $260,000

1735 Ivy Oak Square, Reston, VA 1/27/16 ~ $360,000

15601 Newhope Drive, Haymarket 2/12/16 ~ $369,900

15790 Hunton Lane, Haymarket 2/29/16 ~ $828,500

15921 Smithey Drive, Haymarket 3/3/16 ~ $310,000

2506 Little River Road, Haymarket 3/3/16 ~ $405,000

194 Moonstone Drive, Warrenton, VA 3/30/16 ~ $356,000

14983 Keavy Place, Haymarket 4/29/16 ~ $423,000

6125 Popes Creek Place, Haymarket 5/27/16 ~ $370,000

208 River Oak Drive, Bentonville, VA 5/31/16 ~ $372,500

6874 Witton Circle, Gainesville 6/23/16 ~ $325,000

15807 Ryder Cup Drive, Haymarket 7/15/16 ~ $725,000

8159 Rogues Road, Catlett, VA 9/15/16 ~ $389,000

2112 Gore Drive, Haymarket 10/6/16 ~ $368,500

15321 Turning Leaf Place, Haymarket 10/14/16 ~ $537,500

6720 Jefferson Street, Haymarket 10/28/16 ~ $442,500

8022 Bonnie Briar Loop, Gainesville 12/20/16 ~ $633,000

7392 Greenwich Road, Warrenton, VA Under Contract


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With multiple locations and over fifty years in the business, Bowl America offers wholesome family entertainment to bowlers of all ages and levels. The Manassas location, on Balls Ford Road just off Route 66, is easy to get to, well maintained and will keep your family busy for hours. There’s a snack bar, video arcade and cosmic bowling on weekends. Plan your private party or event here too. Visit www.bowl-america.com.

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WINTER 2017 around Haymarket

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'm not sure what the snow predictions are for this winter but the weather will most likely be cold. If you are looking for something active and fun, whether you have school-age children or not, there are all kinds of adventurous things to do indoors (and out) in the Haymarket area. I have compiled a list of some favorite activities that kids of all ages will enjoy. These things are guaranteed to please even the grouchiest of couch potatoes. Please check websites to confirm hours, pricing and availability. As with many of my recommended lists, this list is only partial.

Vertical Rock Climbing Center Reach new heights of adventure with Vertical Rock Indoor Climbing Center and Vertical Rock Outdoor School in Manassas. Vertical Rock's huge climbing gym provides towering fifty-foot high walls with arches, chimneys, overhangs, cracks and slab walls that challenge every climber’s ability – young and old. Safety is paramount and constantly emphasized with all the Vertical Rock activities. Open climbs and day passes are available as well as monthly and annual memberships. Visit www.climb-va.com.

Train Museum and Ride Head over to the Manassas Railroad Depot in Old Town Manassas and visit the free Heritage Gallery which displays artifacts and historic photographs representing the one hundred and fifty years of railroad history in Manassas. Then, catch the VRE/ Amtrack for a ride into Union Station in Washington, D.C. for lunch. There are restaurants, food courts, shops and great architecture to take in. It’s also a short walk to the Capital grounds. Head back on an afternoon train. Check the VRE website for schedules and prices. Visit www.visitmanassas.org and www.VRE.org.

Virginia Gateway Located in Gainesville, the new Virginia Gateway plaza is a great place to spend an afternoon or evening. Catch a movie at the state-of-the-art Regal Cinema, which features the latest block buster films including movies in realD, digital 3D and IMAX 2D. If you are an AAA member, buy a pack of ten Premiere Tickets for $90.00, ideal for multiple visits or family members. Before or after the show, grab a bite at one of the many restaurants including Mod Pizza, Uncle Julios and FireBirds. Or, treat yourself to dessert at the new Simply Desserts. Visit www.vagateway.com. Left: Vertical Rock Climbing Center, 10225 Nokesville Road, Manassas, VA Right: Panoramic view of Jump-n-Jimmies, 6614 James Madison Highway, Haymarket, VA


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Harris Pavilion Ice Skating Located in Old Town Manassas, the Harris Pavilion transforms into a charming single pad outdoor skating rink in the winter months. Bring your own skates or rent them there and glide along during the day, or under the lights in the evening, to music of different styles. Skate for the day or buy a season pass. Check website for discounts. Visit www.harrispavilion.com.

Old Jail Museum This may not appeal to younger kids, but it is certainly worth a visit if it intrigues you. Formerly the Fauquier County Jail, The Old Jail Museum in Warrenton is one of the most perfectly preserved old jails in Virginia, and it operated as a jail until 1966. Today, it’s home to the Fauquier Historical Society and Museum and includes original jail structures, a collection of artifacts representing the county’s Native Americans, Revolutionary eras and Civil War eras. Visit www.fauquierhistory.org.

Jump-N-Jimmies Located inside the Haymarket Sportsplex near Bloom, Jump-N-Jimmies has been entertaining Haymarket area families since 2009. It's the perfect place to play, get some exercise, and build athletic and team-building skills in a fun and safe environment (pictured below). Open bounce times are scheduled weekdays, along with semi-private parties. Private parties can be booked on the weekends. Visit www.jnjparty.com.

Manassas Battlefield & Museum This local historic site, just minutes from Haymarket, can be appreciated more than once. The Park offers scenic vistas, historic landmarks and walking trails for casual visitors and Civil War historians alike. The Museum is filled with artifacts and exhibits pertaining to the First Battle of Manassas that even the youngest visitors may find interesting. Pick up a park map and trail guide and set out to walk the rolling countryside in the brisk outdoors (pictured above). Visit www.nps.gov/mana.

Manassas Center for the Arts For anyone interested in the local arts scene, visit the Center for the Arts Gallery in Old Town Manassas for current art exhibits. Or, check out the website to learn about art and drama classes for all ages.

For example, there’s a Friday Night Creative Art Studio starting in February for ages 7 to 14. The Center for the Arts now also offers satellite classes in a new Bristow/ Gainesville location! Be sure to also check the schedule for the Pied Piper Theater, this group of talented young actors will be performing Beauty and the Beast in April. Visit www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Freedom Aquatic Center Immerse the whole family in a day of activity at the Freedom Center in Manassas – a huge recreation facility with two pools, a whirlpool, gymnasium, racquetball, aerobic and strength training and special programs. You don’t have to be a member to use the facility, a daily fee is available. Kids camps include a Friday Night Fun Camp and Holiday/Teacher Work Day Camps. Visit www.freedom-center.com.


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Hylton Planetarium The planetarium at Hylton High School in Woodbridge is known as the Skydome Planetarium. It serves as a field trip experience for the schools in Prince William County, but it is also open to the public on select Fridays for multiple Laser Shows (4:30, 6:00, 7:30 & 9:00 p.m.). February Laser Shows include Magic Treehouse Space Mission, Sesame Street: One World, One Mission and Astronaut. For us older folks, check out Laser U2 or Laser Beatles. Tickets are $10 and free for children under 3. Seating is limited to 65 for each show so get your tickets early. Visit www.hyltonplanetarium.com. galaxy (photo below). The JNJ mission is to provide your family the opportunity to play together in a safe, fun environment at an affordable price. Visit www.jnjbattlequest.com.

Earth Glaze and Fire Just a few minutes south of Haymarket, Earth Glaze and Fire is nestled in Historic Downtown Warrenton. No artistic ability is required, come here to have fun and “find your inner creative self ”. There's something for everyone – Teen Night on second Fridays, Firefly Youth on second Saturdays and Fire and Brew for adults. There's even a new Canvas Paint session for girls night out, you can bring your own wine or beer. Walk-ins are welcome. Learn something new, increase your skills or just have fun!   Visit www.earthglazefire.com.

JNJ BattleQuest Locally owned and operated, JNJ BattleQuest is the latest addition to the JNJ family that has been serving the Gainesville area since 2009. BattleQuest is the first center in our area to feature the latest HELIOS Tag system. JNJ also just added Bazooka Ball indoor paintless paintball. The custom 5,200 square foot arena was designed by a top arena designer in the country and it is like stepping into another

National Air and Space Museum The Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly (pictured above) is only about twentyfive minutes from Haymarket and easier to get to than the National Air and Space Museum in D.C. The whole family will enjoy the enormity of this complex and the air crafts on display. Explore changing exhibitions, view the Concorde, the space

shuttle Discovery and thousands of other aviation and space artifacts. There’s also an IMAX theater showing related movies like Hubble. Visit www.airandspace.si.edu.

Autobahn Indoor Speedway Experience the exhilaration of driving a high performance vehicle in a safe and comfortable environment. This indoor speedway is equipped with state-of-the-art, Italian-made electric karts for Juniors or Adults on professionally designed Grand Prix-style tracks. Performance features dual disc brakes, smooth turning and instant acceleration on a track with a high-tech timing system. Helmets and instructions are provided. Arrive and drive, reservations are not necessary. Visit www.autobahnspeed.com.

Haymarket Iceplex The Haymarket Iceplex opened in 2011 and has become a wonderful recreation addition to the town of Haymarket. Located in the old 84 Lumberyard building off Washington Street, there are several public skate sessions scheduled weekly. If you don't have skates, no worries, you can rent a pair there. Haymarket Iceplex also offers Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey programs, for all levels. Visit www.haymarketiceplex.com.


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HOME INSPECTION Matt Lloyd Pillar to Post

5501 Merchants View Square, Suite 701 Haymarket, VA 20169 Phone: 703-520-1440 Contact: Matt Lloyd, Owner/Principal Inspector www.pillartopost.com/mattlloyd

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INTERIOR DESIGN & HOME STAGING Bridgett Wilson Designs Please note: While these businesses are recommended by Bryan Garcia, they are paid advertisers in this publication.

Gainesville, VA 20155 Phone: 703-477-0899 Contact: Bridgett Wilson, Principal/Owner www.bwilsondesigns.com

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MOVING & STORAGE Able Moving & Storage

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14205 John Marshall Highway Gainesville, VA 20155 Phone: 703-707-9400 Contact: Melissa Cote, Move Coordinator www.acemoversinc.com

REMODELS & ADDITIONS On the Level Contractors

14720 Flint Lee Road Chantilly, VA 20151 Phone: 571-375-1700 (Office) Phone: 571-233-4820 (Cell) Contact: Georgia Psihas, Owner/President Email: sales@onthelevel.contractors www.onthelevel.contractors


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Whether you are new to the real estate business or a seasoned Realtor, EXIT Realty offers in-depth training, branding, technology, culture and unlimited income potential. Consider a new career with EXIT Heritage Realty of Haymarket. Get the tools and technology EXIT Realty provides combined with a personalized environment that nurtures new agents and encourages experienced agents to succeed even more.

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e're at the start of a new year, which is also the beginning of the spring real estate market. If you are reading this you are most likely a homeowner and you have been through at least one real estate transaction, probably more. So, you know the drill. If you are now considering selling your home, for any reason, it is still important to work with an experienced Realtor. There are many reputable and experienced Realtors in the Haymarket area to choose from. So why pick me? Here are five good reasons to consider Bryan Garcia of EXIT Heritage Realty, to sell your home.

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Years of Experience

I have been selling real estate since March of 2002 (15 years). My mother, Cheryl, and I opened Heritage Real Estate of Haymarket in September of 2003. In August of 2006 we became EXIT Heritage Realty, a franchise of EXIT Realty, one of the fastest growing real estate firms in the region. Over the past ten years we have become one of the most recognized and reputable real estate agencies in the area. I make real estate a full time career. In addition to my experience with my own clients, I am the managing broker of EXIT Heritage Realty and manage a professional group of real estate agents serving a broad spectrum of the Northern Virginia area.

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Local Knowledge

Born in Virginia, I actually grew up in several different countries around the world. I later returned to Manassas/ Haymarket area and graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School. With a BS from Clemson University and seven years of management experience in the restaurant industry in Georgia, I returned to Haymarket and embraced a new career in real estate. I live in the town of Haymarket with my wife and two children and I know the area well. I work in the center of town, my kids go to the local schools and I am active in the community. I am proud to

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REASONS TO CHOOSE

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TO SELL YOUR HOME share news and information about this community with potential buyers and outof-town real estate agents.

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Real Estate Expertise

My dedication to perfection and commitment to excellence is why I have personally closed hundreds of deals and over 100 million dollars in real estate transactions. I have years of experience working with both buyers and sellers, residential and commercial, conventional and unconventional transactions and training real estate agents. As managing broker, I also oversee hundreds of transactions annually. I am all too familiar with the entire transaction process and have encountered and worked through every possible glitch along the way. Sometimes I feel more like a therapist than a Realtor as parting with a home, negotiation phases and working through inspections and approvals can be very stressful for my clients (see the next page for all the stages of a Selling a Home). I also have a growing network of professional affiliates who I have worked with and am confident to recommend, including staging consultants, mortgage professionals, inspectors, appraisers, title firms, moving companies and more.

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Savvy Marketing

Right now we are in a neutral market. That means it's not a seller's market or a buyer's market, but healthy for both. However, as I have said many times, the homes that are prepared the best,

presented the best and priced right are the homes that sell the fastest. I can help you determine the fair market value of your home, guide you in how best to prepare it and present it professionally. Remember, over 90% of buyers start their home search online, so your photos and online presence is critical for getting showings. EXIT Realty provides all the latest innovative resources for marketing properties. Knowing first impressions are lasting impressions, I go above and beyond with photography, virtual tours, descriptions and print marketing. One of the things I provide for most of my listings, which I feel gives them a competitive edge, is a floor plan. My marketing assistant will visit your home and create a visual floor plan that undoubtedly assists buyers in understanding the flow of your home.

Lastly, we take full advantage of technology and social media and use our network, including this newsletter, to reach a broad audience, beyond the MRIS, our local Multiple Listing Service.

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Innovative Technology

A good Realtor has to keep up with technology. Buyers want information about properties instantly, especially if they are driving by. EXIT's revolutionary Smart Signs with Geolocation enables potential buyers to text a code and instantly receive photos and information about that home, which also alerts the agent who can follow through with the needs of that potential buyer. All my listings have a mobile landing page and URL, our website is mobile friendly, easy to navigate and SEO friendly. And, I have all my listings set up on Showing Time. All showing requests go through the seller first for approval or change in time and provides valuable feedback following each showing.


The Process of Selling a Home

(Most transactions flow nicely, but it's not always smooth sailing.) PHASE 1

Sign Listing Agreement

Prepare Home for Sale

Pricing Strategy

Photography & Floor Plan MRIS & Web Listing Web, Email & Social Media Marketing Print Marketing Open House (qualified properties)

Marketing & Promotion

Showings

Consultation

Accept Offer

Contract: Conditions & Contingencies

Negotiations

PHASE 2

Inspection Appraisal Financing Other Special Contingencies

CLOSING PROCESS

Underwriting

Rejection

Offer with Earnest Money

Mortgage Application

Credit Report

Appraisal

Conditions

Verification

Loan Approval

Title Search Prepare Deed Prepare HUD-1 Complete all Loan & Closing Documents

Attorney/ Settlement Agent

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Superbowl Sunday Ham & Swiss Sliders These things are delicious and perfect for Superbowl Sunday

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egardless of which NFL teams make it to the Superbowl this year, most of us will most likely be in front of the TV for this annual event. Superbowl Sunday is a good excuse to go off any new year's diet for an evening and dig into some hearty snacks with a cold drink. I recently tried these sandwiches and they are so good! The secret is the soft, King's Hawaiian Sweet Rolls that can be found in most local food stores in the bread or deli department. I found this recipe on their website so I thought I would share it here. It's pretty easy and will feed a crowd.

Ingredients * 24 slices of deli honey Ham * 6 slices of Swiss Cheese, cut into fourths * 1/3 cup Mayonnaise * 1 tablespoon Poppy Seeds * 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard * 1/2 cup Butter melted * 1 tablespoon Onion Powder * 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce * 2 packages (12 count) KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls

Preparation Step 1 – Cut rolls in half and spread mayo onto 1 side of the rolls. Place a slice or two of ham and slice of swiss cheese in roll. Replace the top of the rolls and bunch them closely together into a baking dish.

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HOME SALES

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December 2016 Real Estate Sales Here are the real estate sales results for ALL home types in Haymarket and Gainesville for the December 2016.

December 2016

HAYMARKET

GAINESVILLE

Number of Properties Sold % Change from same month in 2015

37 +19.4%

52 +10.6%

Median Sold Price % Change from same month in 2015

$525,000 +7.1%

$427,000 +10.9%

DOMP (Median Days on Market) % Change from same month in 2015

77 -23.8%

36 -26.5%

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Community Watch The big wow here is the Median Days on the Market (with a few subdivision exceptions). You may have noticed in the 2016 report (page 2) that the Days on the Market were down everywhere. Based on the report for December (above), it started to really pick up at the end of the year. This may have to do with the election and economic confidence but it's hard to say, there are too many contributing factors. Below are the real estate stats for the whole year of 2016 on average in a few subdivisions. Both Sold Homes and Median Sold Price have increased in most neighborhoods. Remember, subdivisions are smaller so reports can be skewed by the sale of a very expensive home as well as a number of lower priced homes or distressed sales.

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Haymarket Subdivisions 2016 (JANUARY to DECEMBER)

DOMINION VALLEY*

EVERGREEN

PIEDMONT

Number of Properties Sold % Change from 2015 YTD

146 +29.2%

9 +50%

93 +38.8%

Median Sold Price % Change from 2015 YTD

$571,500 +2.05%

$700,000 -2.3%

$530,000 +2.1%

60 +30.4%

62 -46.6%

35 -28.6%

LAKE MANASSAS

VIRGINIA OAKS

OAK VALLEY

Number of Properties Sold % Change from 2015 YTD

28 +27.3%

33 +10%

17 +30.8%

Median Sold Price % Change from 2015 YTD

$589,950 -5.8%

$499,000 +13.3%

$635,000 +8.5%

170 +73.5%

46 -4.2%

24 -31.4%

DOMP (Median Days on Market) % Change from 2015 YTD *Does not include Regency at Dominion Valley.

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DOMP (Median Days on Market) % Change from 2015 YTD

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