DC Area Home Seller Profits Up 30% Last Quarter

October 26, 2020Real Estate & Local News

A recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions found that homeowners in the DC area who sold in the third quarter of 2020 earned a record-high average profit of $92,100, representing a 30% increase from the same time in 2019 and 26% return on investment. The previous high was set in the first quarter of 2008. … Read More

Ritz-Carlton to Develop 65 Condominiums in Chevy Chase

October 9, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Ritz-Carlton Residences will partner with Bozzuto to bring a 65-unit condominium building to 8507 Connecticut Avenue in the Chevy Chase Lake development. The building will span seven stories and include retail space. The top floor will be 12,000 square feet and have a fitness center, yoga and meditation space, piano lounge/event space, and co-working areas. … Read More

5 Great D.C. Bike Trails

September 22, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Whether you’re a serious or an amateur cyclist, the D.C. area is home to a wide variety of bike trails, and the fall is one of the best times to get out and enjoy them. Below, we’ve highlighted five of the greatest trails around D.C. 1. The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal This historic park follows … Read More

Top 6 Maryland Suburbs with Highest Price Appreciation

September 13, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Local real estate website UrbanTurf identified the six Maryland suburbs that have seen the highest home price appreciation in 2020: #1 – Mount Rainier (17.7% increase) • 2019 Median Home Price: $395,000 • 2020 Median Home Price: $465,000 #2 – Takoma Park (16.8% increase) • 2019 Median Home Price: $445,000 • 2020 Median Home Price: … Read More

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

September 5, 2020Real Estate & Local News

With the fall season quickly approaching, now is the best time to get your home in shape before shorter days and the cold weather make outdoor work difficult. Below are some home maintenance ideas to help prepare your home for the upcoming seasons: Exterior – Fertilize and reseed your lawn—during the fall, grass roots grow … Read More

5 New Outdoor Bars & Restaurants Around DC

August 29, 2020DC/MD/VA Events

Rumi’s Kitchen 640 L St NW Acclaimed chef/owner Ali Mesghali has brought his Atlanta-based Persian restaurant to DC, featuring dishes such as mezze, marinated kebabs, rice dishes, and stews. Enjoy the outdoor patio space by reserving via OpenTable; carryout and dining room seating are also available. Pizzeria Pupatella 1801 18th St NW The long-awaited DC … Read More

DC Real Estate Market Update: July 2020

August 11, 2020Real Estate & Local News

The DC metro real estate market maintained its momentum in July, as interest rates ended the month at 2.99% and unemployment held below the national average. July marked a ten-year high for median sales prices in the DC region, with the median sales price rising nearly 13% year-over-year to $530,000. The previous ten-year high for … Read More

Montgomery County Approves Redevelopment of Westfield Montgomery Mall

August 3, 2020Real Estate & Local News

The Montgomery County Planning Board unanimously approved a major overhaul of the Westfield Montgomery Mall, located in Bethesda, that will yield 2.9 million square feet of new retail space and 717 residences. The project is led by developer Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), which owns the mall. Construction will occur in three phases. The initial phase includes construction … Read More

Reopened DC Museums

July 27, 2020DC/MD/VA Events

Following months of closures due to the pandemic, many DC museums are beginning to reopen with enhanced safety measures and capacity limitations in place. Please note that masks are required, and many of these sites require visitors to reserve timed-entry passes; it is recommended that you check each venue’s protocols prior to visiting to ensure … Read More