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DC Area Among Best Real Estate Markets To Invest In: Forbes


The Washington metropolitan area is among the 20 best housing ... The list of cities Forbes deems worth investing in for real estate "offer a rare combination of better than average job growth and some runway before homes become overpriced," the magazine ...


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The Washington metropolitan area is among the 20 best housing markets to invest in for 2018, according to ForbesForbes teamed up with Local Market Monitor to come up with the list of places where growth appears most sustainableThe list of cities Forbes deems worth investing in for real estate "offer a rare combination of better than average job growth and some runway before homes become overpriced," the magazine saysThe housing markets are not necessarily ones where prices will grow the most in the near future but rather are places where that growth appears most sustainable over the medium to long term, Forbes explainsLocal Markets CEO Ingo Winzer began with 330 markets, eliminating ones that were too small and then those that performed the worst on key metrics, Forbes explains in its methodologyWinzer then compressed the list down to 20 markets that scored the best across five measures: one-year job growth, three-year population growth (2014-17), one-year home price growth, affordability and Local Market's own three-year home price forecast(For more information on this and other neighborhood stories, subscribe to Patch to receive daily newsletters and breaking news alerts.) The DC area ranked 17th on the listHere's how the area stacked up among key metrics: Average home price: $393,8163-year population growth: 3.0%2-year job growth: 3.9%1-year home price growth: 5%3-year price growth forecast: 11%Click here to see the full list from Forbes Browse new homes for sale in your neighborhood: Alexandria, Virginia 22305 For Sale: $779,9902 bd/2 full ba, 2,396 sqft More Info 1404 Orchard StAlexandria, Virginia 22302 For Sale: $939,0004 bd/3 full ba, 1,708 sqft More Info 905 Circle TerAlexandria, Virginia 22302 For Sale: $799,0004 bd/3 full ba More Info 525 N Fayette St Unit 407Alexandria, Virginia 22314 For Sale: $409,9001 bd/1 full ba, 743 sqft More Info 3326 Martha Custis Dr Unit 215-3326Alexandria, Virginia 22302 For Sale: $247,7001 bd/1 full ba, 750 sqft More Info 2321 25th St S Unit 2-309Arlington, Virginia 22206 For Sale: $359,9002 bd/1 full ba, 898 sqft More Info 4020 Fort Worth AveAlexandria, Virginia 22304 For Sale: $929,9004 bd/4 full ba More Info 4149 S Four Mile Run Dr Unit 102Arlington, Virginia 22204 For Sale: $319,9001 bd/1 full ba, 965 sqft More Info 1148 S Glebe RdArlington, Virginia 22204 For Sale: $949,0003 bd/4 full ba, 2,773 sqft More Info 6414 16th StAlexandria, Virginia 22307 For Sale: $725,0004 bd/2 full ba More Info Image via MJO/Visit AlexandriaSubscribe Back to the Del Ray Patch More from Del Ray PatchUp next on Del Ray Patch Tickets Released For Popular Alexandria Easter Egg Hunt National Pizza Day: The Best Places To Go Around Del Ray National Pizza Day 2018: Where To Find Free Food & Hot Deals ga("send", "event", "taboola", "served", "impression", 1, { "nonInteraction": 1 }); if (mobile_detect.is_phone) { window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails-b', container: 'taboola-below-article-thumbnails', placement: 'Mobile Below Article Thumbnails', target_type: 'mix' }); } else { window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails-a', container: 'taboola-below-article-thumbnails', placement: 'Below Article Thumbnails', target_type: 'mix' }); } window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({flush: true}); var disqus_shortname = "patchmedia"; var disqus_identifier = "27466422"; var disqus_title = "DC Area Among Best Real Estate Markets To Invest In: Forbes"; var disqus_url = "https://patch.com/virginia/oldtownalexandria/dc-area-among-best-real-estate-markets-invest-forbes"; jQuery(document).ready(function() { jQuery('#show-disqus, .btn-comment-now').on('click', function(event){ jQuery.ajax({ type: "GET", url: "https://patchmedia.disqus.com/embed.js", dataType: "script", cache: true }); jQuery('#comments-guidelines').show(); event.target.id !== 'show-disqus' && jQuery('html, body').animate({ scrollTop: jQuery('#disqus_thread').offset().top - 220 }, 1000); jQuery('#show-disqus').slideUp(); return false; }); location.hash === '#comments' && jQuery('#show-disqus').click(); }); Show Comments Patch Community Guidelines Patch welcomes contributions and comments from our usersWe strive for civil, enlightened discussions on Patch stories and local issuesPlease abide by our posting standards: Be civil No profanity No personal attacks or insults Stay on topic Users who violate our posting rules will have their comments blocked or deletedUsers who flagrantly violate our standards can be banned at the moderator's discretion. × What are Featured Events? 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