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Notes: Real estate sales declining across Northern Virginia

Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!

Today’s weather: Showers after 5 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Alexandria Living Magazine reported that it’s all quiet on the real estate front.

Compared to last April, real estate sales have seen a 33.6% decrease across the region, according to data from the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors — though the April figures are still a slight increase (3.6%) over figures from March.

The market statistics show that the average home sale price has stayed consistent, with a median sale price of $690,000 (only a .7% increase over last year). The median sold price in Alexandria was $622,500, according to Alexandria Living Magazine.

For Sale sign (file photo)

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