Conveniently located between the booming metropolitan cities of Baltimore and Washington, DC, the community of Clarksville is known for wealth, politics and its well acclaimed award-winning schools. Money magazine (July 2010) claimed the city as the number 2 city to live in the US. Clarksville's proximity to area businesses and cultural districts and its carefully planned neighborhoods provide for an excellent general quality of life. Over 8,000 residents enjoy the safe, laid-back lifestyle afforded by the customized design of Clarksville.
Unofficially considered the wealthiest town in the state of Maryland, which in itself is the fifth most economically prosperous state in the nation, Clarksville's economy is sound to say the least. Due to its many acres of nature, Clarksville offers residents a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, biking and swimming. The town's own River Hill Shopping Center features fine dining, department stores and elegant boutiques. The Howard County Public School District is among the highest ranked in the nation. Clarksville's own River Hill High School ranked in the top quarter of Newsweek's Top 1,200 High Schools.
Clarksville, MD Real Estate Market: Price Range of Clarksville Homes for Sale
Some of the East Coast's most beautiful and luxurious homes are located in Clarksville, Maryland and the surrounding areas, with property values among the highest in the nation. The village of River Hill, for example, consists of 1,745 acres with over 50 percent of its acreage devoted to open space, including 900 acres of the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area. The rest is allotted to large, beautiful homes on expansive land lots occupied by families, professionals and retirees.
Most of the area real estate in Clarksville, MD consists of upscale townhouses and single-family homes. Townhouses in Clarksville range from $300,000 to $500,000, while Clarksville houses start at around $340,000 and range to sprawling million dollar properties. Clarkesville homes are ideal for those commuting to urban areas, raising children in a safe environment, making a wise investment or for those who just appreciate the finer things in life.
Clarksville Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 20th, 2013: homes priced around $1,584,750 compared to $1,584,750 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Thursday, May 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.65%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.80%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.99%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.46%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Clarksville MD. 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 Clarksville to help you find the best home!