Top 5 Bethesda Home Sales: September 2019

October 9, 2019Real Estate & Local News

  *Address: 7124 Fairfax Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814 Close Price: $4,700,000 Original List Price: $5,995,000 Days on Market: 194 Subdivision: Edgemoor 6-bedroom, 5-bath custom home built in 2014 by the team of GTM Architects and Sandy Spring Builders. This 6,523 sq ft home comes with a gourmet kitchen, 4-car garage, custom millwork, luxe master suite with … Read More

New FHA Condominium Policy Takes Effect October 15th

October 7, 2019Real Estate & Local News, Uncategorized

  Since the DMV is home to many condominium complexes, this new FHA policy will have a direct impact for homebuyers / investors here. FHA’s new condominium policy is part of a broader federal administration objective to reduce regulatory barriers that currently restrict affordable homeownership opportunities. What exactly is changing? FHA’s new rule is outlined … Read More

DMV Development Updates

October 2, 2019Real Estate & Local News

  *Toll Brothers is redeveloping the current home of Capitol Building Supply in Buzzard Point with a new mixed-use property. The 1.4 acres near Audi Field would be transformed into hotel, 400 residential units, retail & underground parking. *Developer JBG Smith continues its smart investment in National Landing near the Amazon campus. The developer recently … Read More

Seller Tips: How to maximize your next open house

September 11, 2019Real Estate & Local News

According to the National Association of Realtors, 52% of buyers use an open house to help land their dream home, so they aren’t a waste of time. No matter how great online photos are, buyers need to visit the home in person and that is either accomplished with a private showing with their agent or … Read More

Top 5 Bethesda Home Sales: August 2019

September 9, 2019Real Estate & Local News, Uncategorized

Address: 7205 Arrowood Road Close Price: $5,970,000 Original List Price: $7,5000,000 Days on Market: 367 Subdivision: Burning Tree 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 3 half baths, new construction Colonial by builder Magruder Design & GTM Architects. Nearly 9,500 sq ft home with gourmet kitchen. One acre lot with salt water pool and pool house. Address: 7515 Exeter Road … Read More

Top 5 Competitive Subdivisions in DC for Housing

September 4, 2019Real Estate & Local News

With the fall market gearing up and inventories remaining relatively low, competition for real estate in the district is expected to heat up. In a new analysis, real estate website UrbanTurf looked at the contract ratio for advertised subdivisions in DC to determine the most competitive neighborhoods for housing. The contract ratio is a comparison … Read More

How Amazon HQ2 is Affecting First-Time Homebuyers

August 28, 2019Real Estate & Local News

With Amazon’s second headquarters coming to Crystal City, Alexandria and Arlington have become the two most competitive housing markets in the nation, according to a recent report by Redfin. Home prices in the two northern Virginia suburbs have spiked more than $100,000, on average, since Amazon’s announcement; and, though it will be years before the … Read More

Bethesda Development Updates

August 26, 2019Real Estate & Local News

*Three ongoing Bethesda developments—the Marriott International headquarters, Avocet Tower, and an expansion at Suburban Hospital—made the list of the most expensive projects in the Washington region, according to an analysis by the Washington Business Journal. The projects add up to more than $1.7 billion in development in Bethesda. *Virginia-based developer McCaffery will break ground on … Read More

Donate School Supplies to Local Students

August 21, 2019Real Estate & Local News

As the new academic year quickly approaches, many local students and teachers are in need of supplies. District of Columbia Public Schools values donations to support their educational efforts and collects the following items: *Pens, pencils, notebooks, crayons, & glue *Small portable white boards and dry erase markers *Art supplies *Books on tape *Globes and … Read More

5 Cost-Effective Home Renovations

August 16, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Home renovation costs can quickly add up, especially if you are looking to do a total remodel or substantial addition. However, there are several ways you can upgrade your home with a budget of around $5,000. Whether you’re simply looking to refresh the look of your house or prepare it to be listed on the … Read More