DC Home Prices Set New Record

January 14, 2020Real Estate & Local News

December 2019 was a record-setting month for DC home prices, with the median price rising to $635,000. For comparison, the median home price in the district in December 2010 was $399,000. The previous record price, $620,000, was set in June 2019. In addition to DC, home prices rose last month in Arlington, Montgomery County, and … Read More

5 Tips for Preparing to Sell Your Home This Winter

January 11, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Traditionally, spring is the busy selling season because bad weather can make homes look dreary and may be a deterrent to buyers visiting open houses. On the other hand, sellers may take advantage of the limited inventory available during the winter season and sell their home quicker and/or for a premium. Below are 5 tips … Read More

DC Named Top Place to Visit in 2020

January 9, 2020Real Estate & Local News

The New York Times has named Washington, D.C. the top place to visit in 2020 in its list of 52 top destinations for the new year. The reasons for DC’s attractiveness as a travel destination include: *Access to numerous cultural institutions, such as the Library of Congress and National Museum of American History, many with … Read More

Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week is Back: Jan 10 – 19!

January 7, 2020DC/MD/VA Events

Celebrate Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week by enjoying delicious lunch, dinner, and brunch specials at select restaurants around the region, starting January 10 and running through the 19th! Participating restaurants, including Alatri Bros., Black’s Bar and Kitchen, Cava, Jaleo, Mon Ami Gabi, and several more are offering exclusive Restaurant Week prix fixe menus. Don’t forget to … Read More

Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2020

January 5, 2020Real Estate & Local News

If you are considering refreshing your home’s décor in the new year, consider these five trends that top designers anticipate will be big in 2020: *Bold Mono-Chromatics – monochromatic colors in bold hues such as Cobalt Blue and Kelly Green will be big. *Warm Wood Floors – walnut, mahogany, and dark oak finishes are becoming … Read More

Bethesda Holiday Events This Weekend, Dec. 20-22!

December 20, 2019DC/MD/VA Events

*Locust Grove Nature Center will host Solstice days Friday through Sunday, featuring special exhibits, a hike, a shadow puppet theater, free hot chocolate, and a campfire with marshmallows. You can also take a luminary-lit reflection hike in the woods each night after dark. The event runs from 1 PM to 6 PM; admission is free. … Read More

Top 5 Priciest DC Home Sales – 2019

December 18, 2019Real Estate & Local News

With 2019 coming to a close, check out the five most expensive home sales that closed this year in DC: 5) 3306 O Street NW Sale Price: $7.7 million Square Feet: 7,166 Neighborhood: Georgetown Beds/Baths: 5 br/7 ba 4) 3949 52nd Street NW Sale Price: $7.75 million Square Feet: 8,976 Neighborhood: Spring Valley Beds/Baths: 7 … Read More

Arlington Approves Phase I of Amazon HQ2 Development

December 16, 2019Real Estate & Local News

The Arlington County Board unanimously approved a redevelopment plan for Amazon HQ2, giving the green light to transform 6.2 acres of Metropolitan Park, located near Pentagon City. The plans are the first phase of HQ2 development; once completed, HQ2 will span 2.1-million square feet in Northern Virginia, including a mixed-use office building located at 1232-1450 … Read More