Year-over-year home-sale prices for the first five months of 2019 were up in every jurisdiction across the Washington inner core with the exception of Alexandria, which posted a slight decline.
The city of Falls Church led all jurisdictions with a median sales price of $841,250 in the January-through-May period, up 29.5 percent from the same period in 2018, according to data reported June 11 by MarketStats by ShowingTime based on listing activity from Bright MLS.
Among local jurisdictions, Arlington saw a 9.7-percent bump up in median price to $613,000, while Fairfax County saw an increase of 3.9 percent to $525,500.
Across the inner core, the median sales price for all homes that sold during the first five months of the year was $450,000, up 3.3 percent.
Figures represent sales in the District of Columbia; Arlington and Fairfax counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church in Virginia; and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.