Local real estate bloggers have been busy lately, apparently looking getting into the whole stats and figures thing.

Over on VA Real Estate Talk, Cindy Jones asks whether cash is really king in Prince William. “You’re looking for a new home in Prince William County and you’ve heard ‘cash is king’.” she writes. “Are you worried you might not have a chance against the investors?” Her answer: Not necessarily, but click here to read the details.

Meanwhile, Heather Elias at LoCo Musings offers a quick peek at what’s happening in Loudoun County, featuring three fancy, clickable, interactive charts showing price, days on market, and inventory levels for Sterling, Ashburn, and Leesburg.

And Joan Stansfield and Jennifer Klaussen in McLean showcase some hot (their word!) MRIS stats for Fairfax, Arlington, and Loudoun.

Those of us not in Northern Virginia might raise an eyebrow at J&J’s conclusion:

The market is hot – volume, units and prices are up, time to sell is down – all great news for sellers!! If you are in the market to buy, it’s not altogether impossible….

Not altogether impossible to buy. Same planet, different worlds, huh?

Finally, The Boss would kill me if I didn’t point out that if you really want to get a whole lot of housing stats, check out our monthly and quarterly Virginia Homes Sales Reports at VARealtor.com/homesales.