If a small-town atmosphere with an air of sophistication is what you're looking for, search no further than Falls Church. With a history dating back to the early 1600s, Falls Church residents live in a community with deep roots and spectacular natural beauty. The city of almost 15,000 residents is located just seven miles from the Nation's Capital, enabling residents to enjoy the luxuries of big city life while retaining a strong sense of community. Quiet tree-lined streets featuring homes with luscious landscapes add to the unique culture and high quality of life.
Falls Church recently embarked on a strategic plan to create a vision of what they wanted their historic downtown to become. This vision includes public spaces for gathering, shops and cafes, offices and housing, but most importantly a place to walk and casually encounter neighbors and friends. The revitalized downtown will add to the city's assortment of recreational activities including an excellent park system, local community centers and libraries, museums, shops and restaurants, all within miles of the city limits. Falls Church residents have easy access to Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and suburban Maryland via two Metrorail stations located within the city.
Falls Church enjoys warm summers and moderate winters, giving the city four distinct seasons to enjoy. Falls Church has also developed an outstanding education system, being nationally recognized for its scholastic excellence since the city's incorporation in 1948. Falls Church is composed of many historically influenced homes, many with a unique style and feel.
Single-family homes for sale make up a majority of the Falls Church real estate market although some condominiums and townhouses are available. Smaller condominiums in high-rise buildings such as Woodlake Towers, Skyline Plaza and Skyline House start in the $200,000s and run up to the $700,000s. Townhomes in areas such as Lakeside Plaza, Covent Gardens and Yorktowne Square start in the $250,000s and run up to more than $850,000 for larger, multi-level models. Single-family homes start at around $500,000 and range up to $2.8 million and more for large estate properties with waterfront locations in subdivisions such as Lake Barcroft, Green Gables and Sleepy Hollow. Land lots are also available for custom building.
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Falls Church Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 14th, 2014: homes priced around $513,214 compared to $458,578 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +11%. For Sunday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.32%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.36%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.65%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.08%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Falls Church VA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Falls Church to help you find the best home!