In the hyperlinks below I've attached open houses scheduled in and around H Street for the weekend of August 18-19, 2012.
- All results are sorted in order of list price for easy reference.
- Globe and camera icons next to individual listings show maps and photos.
- All property types are included: townhouses, semi-detached homes, condos/coops, single-family homes, etc.
Need more? I've also compiled a list of all DC, MD, VA open houses this weekend should your search parameters encompass other areas.
Bloomingdale,Truxton Circle, and Eckington
Washington Housing Market Data
August 17: The RBI MarketWatch video housing report -- with data through July 2012 -- was released August 17. The July median sale price in DC of $457,500 is the highest on record for the city. Sales increased 7.8% over July 2011, the highest July total in 3 years. Contracts rose 4.8%, the highest July total in 7 years.
August 13: The most recent GCAAR Home Sales Statistics -- with data through July 2012 -- show remarkably low housing inventory has produced higher sales, most notably in the condo/coop markets for both DC and Montgomery County.
August 10: The Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI) analysis of the DC Metro Area housing market -- with data through July 2012 -- was released August 10. Sales have increased 5.1% over July 2011, while prices are up 4.1%. Housing inventory is at its lowest in 7 years exerting an upward pressure on prices.
August 7: The latest Clear Capital Home Data Index Market Report -- with data through July 2012 -- was released August 7. Washington metro home prices rose 12.8% over July 2011 compared to growth of 2.2% nationwide.
August 7: The latest CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI®) -- reporting data through June 2012 -- was released August 7. CoreLogic's methodology shows DC home prices rose 3.6% over last year. Nationwide home prices increased 2.5% over June 2011.
July 31: Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index -- reporting data through May 2012 -- was released July 31. In the Washington region home prices increased 2.8% from May 2011. Nationwide, home prices fell annually by 1.0% for the 10-City Composite and by 0.7% for the 20-City Composite versus May 2011.
July 27: Delta Associates Washington Area Housing Outlook for 2nd quarter 2012 was released July 27. Second quarter prices rose 5.4% over last year, sales volume increased 9.2%. The average selling price in the 2nd quarter of 2012 is 98.1% of list price -- the highest since 3rd quarter 2005. The housing market at mid-year 2012 in the Washington Metro Area appears to be in full recovery.
July 5: Delta Associates Washington Condominium Market Overview was released July 5. Condo resale prices increased 8.5% from June of last year while inventory remains low. Sales are up 36% over the quarterly average in 2011. The strongest condo sales were in the Capital East market — which includes the H Street corridor.
For more information on how to interpret sales statistics check out my recent blog post How to Evaluate Housing Reports which discusses important differences in research methodology and how it impacts numbers for the local Washington area.
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