The D.C. metro area’s cumulative residential real estate has gained $197.4 billion in value in the last decade, $26.9 billion of it in 2018 alone, but still 5.9 percent, or $56.6 billion less valuable than it was during the last housing market peak.
Home values in the Washington region continue to rise, but compared to other big cities, the pace of appreciation is much slower.
Whether you’re choosing to sell your home to get away from rising crime rates, a recent homicide has left you feeling uneasy about the area or there have been reports of violence nearby, you may end up selling your home for less.
The value of a two-bedroom row house that has just one bathroom increases dramatically when a second bathroom is added.
When stacked against states, no state comes close to long-term
appreciation of home values in the District, where prices have
nearly tripled in the last 22 years.
More Americans moved in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And one van line says, more people came to the D.C. area than any other city.
Most D.C. area residents are pro growth, and believe growth increases home values, according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.
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