Home Values

Washington Metro Home Prices & Values

Zillow Home Value Index

The Zillow Home Value Index is the median Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

$362,800

  • 2.8% 1-year change
  • 0.7% 1-year forecast

Market Temperature

Based on three metrics—sale-to-list price ratio, the prevalence of price cuts on home listings, and time-on-market—the market temperature provides information on the current balance of bargaining power between buyers and sellers in this metro relative to other metros across the US. A particular metro may be identified as a good market for buyers in a national market favorable to sellers overall. Learn more

Warm

Buyers' Market
Sellers' Market

The median home value in Washington Metro is $362,800. Washington Metro home values have gone up 2.8% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.7% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Washington Metro is $197, which is lower than the Washington D.C. average of $435. The median price of homes currently listed in Washington Metro is $369,900 while the median price of homes that sold is $368,000. The median rent price in Washington Metro is $1,885, which is lower than the Washington D.C. median of $2,225.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Washington Metro 4.2 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is greater than the Washington D.C. value of 1.6 and also greater than the national value of 3.9

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in Washington Metro is 7.0%, which is higher than the national value of 6.3%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Washington Metro homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 18.2%, which is higher than Washington D.C. at 12.3%.

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Washington Metro Market Overview

Data through Feb 28, 2015
  • $362,800 ZHVI
  • 0.7% 1-yr forecast
    The Zillow Home Value Forecast is Zillow's prediction of what the Zillow Home Value Index will be one year from now. Learn more
    (Feb 29, 2016)
  • $369,900 Median listing price
  • $368,000 Median sale price
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Washington Metro Market Health

Data through Feb 28, 2015
  • 2.9/10 Less healthy
    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.
  • No data Average days on Zillow
  • 18.2% Homes with negative equity (16.9% US Avg) (Dec 31, 2014)
  • 7.0% Delinquent on mortgage (6.3% US Avg) (Dec 31, 2014)

Homes foreclosed (per 10,000)

4.2 homes Washington Metro
1.6 homes Washington D.C.
3.9 homes United States
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Cities in Washington Metro

Name Median ZHVI
Arlington $610,700
Fairfax $494,900
Falls Church $475,400
Name Median ZHVI
Alexandria $469,700
Washington $451,400
Silver Spring $355,800
Name Median ZHVI
Woodbridge $263,400
Frederick $239,900
Fredericksburg $219,700

Listings & Sales

Data through Feb 28, 2015
  • $197 Median list price / sq ft
  • $227 Median sale price / sq ft
  • 12.9% Listings with price cut
18.6%
Sold below listing
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Washington Metro Rentals

Data through Feb 28, 2015
  • Zillow Rent Index

  • $2,104 Washington Metro
    $2,498 Washington D.C.
    $1,355 United States

    The Zillow Rent Index is the median Rent Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

  • 3.4 Breakeven horizon
    The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting. Learn more
    (Jun 30, 2014)
  • $1,885 Rent list price
  • $1.75 Rent list price / sq ft
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