Huntington, Virginia is a small, triangle-shaped Census Designated Place in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria, Virginia, that abuts the picturesque community of Belle Haven. Bordered by Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria City and US Route 1, Huntington remains a popular neighborhood for commuters. With a population of approximately 8,600, area residents, it is less than 2 miles from Alexandria, 7 miles from Arlington and less than 10 miles from Washington, DC.
Huntington, VA is known for its beautiful 18th- and 19th-century architecture, and Huntington's namesake 1940s neighborhood. There are also several high-rise apartment and condominium complexes near the transportation hubs for first-time buyers looking for a place near the city.
Getting around Huntington is easy, due largely to its proximity to the Huntington Metro (subway) Station, specifically the Metrorail's Yellow Line. Huntington offers plenty of green space with Huntington Park and Mount Eagle, suitable for a day in the sun or a running spot for your four-legged friends. Part of an active populace, Huntington residents utilize the many parks and thoroughfares for exercise and recreation.
With nearby shops, colleges and universities, restaurants, and a burgeoning nightlife, Huntington, Virginia and the surrounding cities present modern conveniences with historical relevance. The central location, transportation options and suburban alternatives to downtown living make Huntington an ideal location for commuters, students and families.
Real Estate Market Summary - Prices of Huntington, Virginia Homes for Sale
Colonial, traditional and mostly brick and/or shingled, ranch-style, duplexes and hi-rise condo homes are offered in Huntington, Virginia. Whether you are looking for an older neighborhood with charming characteristics and a suburban feel, modern high-rise features or classic park-like enclaves, Huntington offers a home for every taste. Some foreclosures and short sales are available.
Single-family homes in Huntington, Virginia start at $200,000 and can go up to $400,000 or more. Plenty of town homes and condominiums are available from less than $180,000 to $650,000 and up for city and park views with a short walk to the metro station.
Huntington Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 31st, 2020: homes priced around $579,850 compared to $579,850 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, March 27th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.