Although City is geographically located within Prince William County, it is an independent city with its own local government, ideally situated where the Manassas Gap meets the Orange and Alexandria railroads. This convenient location has contributed greatly to Manassas' growth of construction of homes for real estate development in the late 20th century. The city is 35 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., 18 miles south of Washington-Dulles International Airport and 70 miles southwest of Baltimore. (more)
It is accessible by car from interstates 66 and 95 (which offers a HOV system referred to as the SLUG system and more information can be found at www.slug-lines.com) also offered services is Amtrak from one of several stops in the area. One other great commuter service offered from Manassas is the VRE which links to the DC METRO system. This is very convenient and a good alternate for commuting to DC. More information on this can be found on: www.vre.org/service/man.htm and www.wmata.com.
Manassas was the site of several important Civil War battles in the 1860s. As such, the city draws many visitors each year to see the Manassas National Battlefield Park, Ben Lomond Manor House and other historic sites. Manassas today is a growing urban center whose residents still strive to retain the region's historic, small-town atmosphere. Residents and visitors can enjoy excellent shopping and dining, educational historic sites, exciting recreational areas and an expansive local museum system that pays homage to the region's past.
Real estate market is diverse, offering single-family detached homes, condominiums, townhouses and undeveloped lots of all sizes. Two or three-bedroom condominiums and townhouses are available from approximately $250,000 to the mid- $400,000s. Most of Manassas' single-family detached homes range in price from the high $200,000s to the high $700,000s. Two-story homes in the West Gate of Lomond subdivision, built in the 1960s, are priced under $300,000. (more)
Many of these Manassas properties have three or more bedrooms and fenced quarter-acre lots. Larger estate properties in newer developments are priced at the higher end of the range.
The neighborhood of Ashland has three-story, three or four-bedroom homes available for less than $500,000. Many newer subdivisions offer access to community recreational facilities including swimming pools, play areas, basketball and tennis courts. Amenities available throughout Manassas include pools, basements, attached garages, water frontage and scenic mountain and water views. Undeveloped residential, agricultural and industrial land is also available.
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Manassas Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 10th, 2014: homes priced around $355,839 compared to $368,581 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -4%. For Tuesday, March 11th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.37%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.40%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.42%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.75%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Manassas VA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Manassas to help you find the best home!