DC Home Prices Expected to Rise in 2020

December 5, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Realtor.com’s annual forecast projects prices in the DC region will rise as much as 2.6% in 2020. While prices continue increasing in the district, some of the nation’s largest markets will see falling prices, including San Francisco and Las Vegas. Mortgage rates are expected to rise modestly, with the average on a 30-year fixed rate … Read More

5 Energy-Saving Tips for Winter

December 3, 2019Real Estate & Local News

The five simple and inexpensive strategies below can help you save energy and money, while staying comfortable through the cold winter months! If you are interested in getting a comprehensive home energy assessment, you can find more information and resources on the Department of Energy’s website here. 1. Open curtains on south-facing windows during the … Read More

DC Luxury Home Sales Keep Pace in 2019

December 1, 2019Real Estate & Local News

An analysis by local real estate website UrbanTurf found that 2.5 percent of homes sold in the district were purchased for north of $2 million, keeping pace with luxury sales for each of the last two years. A total of 190 of 7,771 listings sold this year were purchased for over $2 million; 55 homes … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving & 5 Special Holiday Weekend Events

November 27, 2019DC/MD/VA Events

A very happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends, clients, and colleagues! We are grateful to live and work in this incredible community and hope you all enjoy a wonderful holiday with your loved ones.  Looking for something to do with your family this weekend? Here are 5 special events happening around DC:  *Before sitting … Read More

Bethesda Development News: November 2019 Update

November 24, 2019Real Estate & Local News

*The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to consider a $500,000 grant to move the Fox 5 TV station operations in D.C. to Bethesda. The news station would relocate its headquarters at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue for a minimum of 10 years. In exchange for the grant, Fox is required to have at least 178 full-time employees … Read More

What to Do in DC This Weekend: Nov. 22-24

November 22, 2019DC/MD/VA Events

*Visit the Christmas light maze at Nationals Park, covering 90,000 square feet with a 100-foot-tall lighted pine tree centerpiece. Don’t forget to stop by the Christmas market and ice skating trail. Admission is $19.99-$33.99 and the event runs through December 29. *The National Geographic Museum’s exhibit “Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall” features … Read More

5 November Home Maintenance Tips!

November 21, 2019Real Estate & Local News

November is the perfect transitional month to tackle home maintenance tasks that will prepare your home for the winter season! Here are five quick steps you can take this month: *Check baseboards, wall/ceiling junctures, windows and doors, lighting fixtures, switches, and electrical outlets for cracks and spaces that are letting heat out. Have these areas … Read More

Halloween Events: October 25-31

October 23, 2019DC/MD/VA Events, Uncategorized

  *The Red Bandana Bakery is partnering with Banner Day Films to offer The Film-anthropy Series: Halloween Party on Oct. 25 ( 7 – 11 p.m.). Costume contest, plus scary movies, games, free drinks and snacks and food for purchase. The event is free; however, there is a suggested donation of $10 to benefit Breast … Read More

JUST SOLD: Remarkable Renovation in Sumner

October 21, 2019Featured Listing, Uncategorized

JUST SOLD BY THE CAROLYN HOMES TEAM: 5602 Namakagan Road, Bethesda, MD 20816 MULTIPLE Offers, Under Contract in just 6 Days & sold ABOVE List Price! Sold Price: $1,500,000 Original List Price: $995,000 Subdivision: Sumner DOM: 6 Features: *Year Built: 1953 *Year Renovated: 2019 *Square Footage:  2,212  *4 beds, 3 baths *1-car garage *New kitchen … Read More

JUST SOLD: 2-Bedroom Luxe Condo in Friendship Heights

October 18, 2019Featured Listing, Uncategorized

JUST SOLD BY THE CAROLYN HOMES TEAM: 4450 N. Park Avenue,#214 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Sold Price: $752,000 Original List Price: $770,000 Complex: The Carleton DOM: 8 Features:  *2 Beds/2 Baths *1,407 sq ft *Fully Renovated *Gourmet Kitchen with Stainless Appliances & Expansive Quartz Countertops *Balcony *1 Parking Space *Master Bedroom with Spa-like Bath *The … Read More