In case you haven't heard, the D.C. metro area housing market is incredibly hot.

One indication: houses regularly sell for above asking-price, with prices still on the rise.

Another: D.C. has been found to be the least affordable city in the United States, with median housing prices 16.78 times the median income.

Also, D.C.-area renters pay the country's second-highest median rents.

Additionally, D.C. renters are not only willing to spend $2300 per month for windowless apartments -- we're downright eager to do it.

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But we think that the best indication of the area's robust housing market might be this:

This rap, called "Houses Gettin' Sold!," is by Re/Max Allegiance broker Brian Block, who clearly feels impressively comfortable with business. Its lyrics include the lines:

Market's hearing up
It's no longer cold
Northern Virginia real estate
Houses getting sold

Listening to the news
Reading the paper
What's above the fold
D.C. houses getting sold

"I didn't know I was a rapper and you probably didn't either, at least until I made this video," Block said in a blog post about the video.

Like that condo pictured up top? The 3 bedroom, 4 bath at 3618 Prospect St. NW is listed on Realtor.com for $3,995,000.

And here's some other local real estate going for even more:

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  • 636 Chain Bridge Rd., Mclean, Va., $45 Million

    This 10 bedroom, 15 bath house modeled on the palace of Versailles is set to be built on Ted Kennedy's Northern Virginia property. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/636-Chain-Bridge-Rd_Mclean_VA_22101_M68808-52506?row=1#modal_PhotoGallery" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 636 Chain Bridge Rd., Mclean, Va., $45 Million

  • 636 Chain Bridge Rd., Mclean, Va., $45 Million

  • 7201 Dulany Dr., McLean, Va., $32 Million

    This 8 bedroom, 12 bath house bears not a small resemblance to the White House. Its name: Chateau La Vie. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/7201-Dulany-Dr_Mc-Lean_VA_22101_M51861-62770?row=2#modal_PhotoGallery" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 7201 Dulany Dr., McLean, Va., $32 Million

  • 7201 Dulany Dr., McLean, Va., $32 Million

  • 5234 Spring Hill Ln., Warrenton, Va., $25 Million

    This five bedroom, five bath house is certainly nice -- but you're really buying this property for its 2426 extremely horse-friendly acres. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/5234-Spring-Hill-Ln_Warrenton_VA_20187_M50267-04980#axzz2QArOU69o" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 5234 Spring Hill Ln., Warrenton, Va., $25 Million

  • 5234 Spring Hill Ln., Warrenton, Va., $25 Million

  • 5234 Spring Hill Ln., Warrenton, Va., $25 Million

  • 2547 Halfway Rd., The Plains, Va., $21 Million

    Six bedrooms and seven baths on 60 acres. Comes with a guest house, a three bedroom stone cottage, a pool, tennis courts and a spa, too. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2547-Halfway-Rd_The-Plains_VA_20198_M56867-17686?row=4#axzz2QArOU69o" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 2547 Halfway Rd., The Plains, Va., $21 Million

  • 2547 Halfway Rd., The Plains, Va., $21 Million

  • 2950 University Terrace NW, Washington, DC, $19.5 Million

    A 10,000 square foot house on 6+ acres in Washington, D.C. This place comes with a guest house and a pool -- and, according to the listing, the possibility of subdivision. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2950-University-Ter-Nw_Washington_DC_20016_M51556-83570?row=5#axzz2QArOU69o" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 2950 University Terrace NW, Washington, DC, $19.5 Million

  • 2950 University Terrace NW, Washington, DC, $19.5 Million

  • 9005 Durham Dr., Potomac, Md., $18 Million

    10 bedrooms, 15 baths on 6+ acres. But only the one listing photo. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/9005-Durham-Dr_Potomac_MD_20854_M61185-39684?row=6#axzz2QArOU69o" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $16 Million

    It's a 15,000+ square foot seven bedroom, 12 bath house with a pool, guest house and gym. The price has recently gone down, too, by more than $125,000. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-search/Washington_DC?ml=4" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $16 Million

  • 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $16 Million

  • 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $16 Million

  • 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $16 Million

  • 2507 Foxhall Rd. NW, Washington, DC, $14.9 Million

    Eight bedrooms, 12 baths and two kitchens close to Georgetown. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2507-Foxhall-Rd-Nw_Washington_DC_20007_M61956-03207?row=8#modal_PhotoGallery" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 1607 28Th St. NW, Washington, DC, $14.25 Million

    Check out this lovely eight bedroom, 10 bath place, once part of the historic Evermay estate, now on .3 well-groomed acres of its own. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1607-28Th-St-Nw_Washington_DC_20007_M51953-99344?row=9#axzz2QArOU69o" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • 1607 28Th St. NW, Washington, DC, $14.25 Million

  • 1607 28Th St. NW, Washington, DC, $14.25 Million

  • No Address, McLean, Va., $14 Million

    Six bedrooms, 10 baths in a gated community. You'll have river views, plus a pool and guest house. You'll also have a hard time using your GPS to get home if you don't figure out what the address here actually is. <a href="http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/Mclean_VA_22102_M52405-47811?row=10#modal_PhotoGallery" target="_blank">Here's the listing</a>.

  • No Address, McLean, Va., $14 Million

  • No Address, McLean, Va., $14 Million

  • No Address, McLean, Va., $14 Million

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