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

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

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

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