Homes in Arlington had the highest per-square-foot costs across the Washington suburbs, according to new sales data, although most jurisdictions saw lower averages from a year before.
Arlington’s per-square-foot cost of $435 led the pack but was down from $473 in 2017, according to figures reported Jan. 10 by RealEstate Business Intelligence, based on data from Bright MLS.
The city of Falls Church was second at $415 (down from $439) and Alexandria ranked third at $375 ($385). Rounding out the top five jurisdictions were the city of Fairfax ($295, down from $303) and Fairfax County ($301, down from $311).
Among other major jurisdictions across the region, Montgomery County stood at $280 (down from $286) and Loudoun County was $216 (down from $217).
Among major jurisdictions, only the District of Columbia saw a year-over-year increase, up $4 to $520 in 2018 and leading all jurisdictions in the Mid-Atlantic region.