Top 5 Bethesda Home Sales: Jan. 2019

February 4, 2019Real Estate & Local News

7306 Broxburn Court Close Date: 1/4/2019 Close Price: $2,500,000 List Price: $2,475,000 Features: 6 bedroom, 5.5-bath Craftsman on quiet cul-de-sac in Flint Hill; 7,400 sq. ft. of living space on 4 levels; chef’s kitchen; heated pool; home theater; home gym 5316 Wapakoneta Road Close Date: 1/11/2019 Close Price: $2,060,000 List Price: $2,375,000 Features: 7,200 sq. … Read More

Steps to Achieving Your Homebuying Resolution

January 30, 2019Real Estate & Local News

The New Year is a great time for a fresh start—if one of your resolutions is to become a homeowner in 2019, here are some steps you can take to get prepared and, as always, please contact us at any time for a free, no obligation consultation. *Understand your finances – Before you start a … Read More

Top 3 Home Sales in DC: Week of Jan. 21 – Jan. 28

January 28, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Here are the top 3 single-family homes that sold in Washington, D.C. this past week: 1) 4316 Fessenden St NW Original List Price: $2,575,000 Sold Price: $2,495,000 DOM: 0 (entered for comp purposes) Features: Spectacular new construction Colonial in AU Park with 6 bedrooms & 5.5 baths; highest-quality materials and workmanship on 4 levels; two-car … Read More

5 Fun D.C. Events This Weekend!

January 24, 2019DC/MD/VA Events

Although many museums and galleries remain closed due to the federal government shutdown, there are still plenty of special events going on around the city this weekend: *Dancing After Dark, Children’s National’s annual charity gala, will be held Saturday night at Union Market’s Dock 5. This premier philanthropic event brings together hundreds of community leaders … Read More

Bethesda Development Updates

January 23, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Here’s a roundup of the latest development news around Bethesda: Erickson Living will convert Marriott’s Bethesda Campus into a senior care center. The 33.6-acre property, situated on Fernwood Road, sold for $104.6 million. The developer currently operates 20 senior living communities in 11 states and has local centers in Silver Spring, Catonsville, and Parkville. Marriott … Read More

Top 10 Home Upgrades to Attract Buyers

January 21, 2019Real Estate & Local News

With a recent softening of the luxury home market, many sellers have had to invest strategically in the amenities most likely to make their property stand out. The Wall Street Journal reported on the top 10 luxury home upgrades that attract buyers: 1) Retractable Glass Walls– buyers are seeking light-filled homes and accordion glass doors … Read More

5 Can’t-Miss DC Events This January!

January 14, 2019DC/MD/VA Events

It’s the start of a new year, and there are plenty of fun, new things to do around DC! Don’t miss these five events around the district this January: *D.C. Restaurant Week DC’s vibrant culinary scene is on display January 14-20 for Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week. Try 3 course lunches for $22, 3 course dinners … Read More

What to Expect from the Housing Market in 2019

January 9, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Freddie Mac Chief Economic Sam Khater recently answered questions about what to expect from the housing market in the year ahead. Below are five of his key predictions: Mortgage applications will firm up. A very strong labor market and recent moderation in mortgage rates are contributing to an increase in mortgage applications. An increasing number of … Read More

Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2019

January 8, 2019Real Estate & Local News

Decorating a new home or updating your property to ready it to sell? For ideas on how to keep your home’s design looking fresh and current, keep in mind these five interior décor trends for 2019, as reported by The Wall Street Journal: #1: Subtle, indirect light fixtures, like table lamps, sconces, and under-cabinet lighting … Read More