Interest Rates Remain Under 4%

Interest Rates Remain Under 4%

Freddie Mac released its weekly report that showed fixed mortgage rates are down for the third week in a row. A 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.91 percent with an average 0.6 point for the week ending August 6, 2015,…

17th Street Festival Coming September 12th

17th Street Festival Coming September 12th

Come join us on September 12th from 12-6PM for the 6th Annual 17th Street Festival. The 17th Street Festival is a free community event that celebrates the 17th Street Corridor from R Street to P Street, NW. The festival includes an art…

DC Bike Population Growing

DC Bike Population Growing

In case you haven’t noticed, there are more bicyclists on the roads in our area. According to DCist, “Between 2009 and 2013, the number of workers in the Washington area commuting by bike jumped from 14,737 to 20,894, according to Census…

Huge Development Coming to Rhode Island Ave NE

Huge Development Coming to Rhode Island Ave NE

A new mixed used development is coming to Rhode Island Ave NE and could break ground in 2017.   According to the press release, “The first phase of the joint venture between MRP Realty and B&R Associates will include building approximately…

DC Street Cars Close to Opening

DC Street Cars Close to Opening

It looks like the wait may finally be over to see the DC street cars operating!   The first segment of the DC system was completed back in 2013 and has faced numerous issues. The segment runs from is a…

Mid City Dog Days of Summer coming to 14th Street

Mid City Dog Days of Summer coming to 14th Street

This week we got a tour of our new Coldwell Banker office that will be opening soon on 14th Street, and we can’t wait to be apart of the neighborhood. One of our favorite neighborhood events, the Mid City Dog…

Navy Yard Movie Theater Coming in 2018

Navy Yard Movie Theater Coming in 2018

There is a lot of development coming to Navy Yard and now there is a new edition. On Thursday, Forest City announced that Showplace Icon Theaters signed a lease for a 16-screen theatre at The Yards. Urban Turf reported “Like most new…

1311 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010

1311 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010

Elegant 4 level DC row house with updated open floor plan and historic charm. Owners unit is 3 floors with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with room options as you use the home. Open gourmet kitchen with gas cooking, Sub-Zero, cherry cabinetry, stunning granite counters and breakfast bar. Large rear deck for entertaining, good size rear yard and secure garage parking. Lower level features a legal rental unit with 1 bedroom, kitchen and living room that rents for $1,600 to subsidize your mortgage.

910 M St. NW #1102, Washington, DC 20001

910 M St. NW #1102, Washington, DC 20001

Top level penthouse condo For Sale at The Whitman Condominium. 1 bedroom, 1 full bath with 708 sqft and garage parking included. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and wood cabinetry. Hardwood floors throughout unit and large windows. Unit 1102 has a also features a ton of custom upgrades throughout. The Whitman is an amenity rich building with 24 hour front desk concierge, huge 360 degree roof terrace, bbq's, pool and plenty of dining areas. Also included in the building is a gym and large community room with pool table. Close to shopping, employment centers and Metro.

What Can I Buy That Home For?

What Can I Buy That Home For?

In general, and in Washington DC, listing agents and home sellers tend to price homes very close to the actual value. This chart shows 10 years of Median Sale Price to Original List Price. As you can see, while the national housing market slowed, the flexibility in sales price became a little more pronounced in DC however over the past 24 months, we seen this important ratio closer to the 100% number.

1010 Mass Ave NW #701, Washington, DC 20001

1010 Mass Ave NW #701, Washington, DC 20001

1010 Mass Ave NW, #701, Washington, DC 20001- 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit at 1010 Mass Condominium. Open floor plan with large gourmet kitchen featuring espresso and glass euro cabinetry, GE Profile appliances and granite counters. Maple hardwood floors gleam…

2122 California St NW #258, Washington, DC 20008

2122 California St NW #258, Washington, DC 20008

2122 California St NW #258, Washington, DC 20008 - The Westmoreland - A "Best Addresses" Beaux Arts masterpiece nestled off Connecticut Ave surrounded by grand embassy buildings yet close to all Dupont Circle has to offer. Entering through the grand lobby, you can feel the history walking past it Iconic columns and pilasters and beamed ceiling. This 1 bedroom coop features an open floor plan, gleaming original pine floors and historic features such as doors and molding.

329 Rhode Island Ave NE #301, Washington, DC 20002 DC8561984

329 Rhode Island Ave NE #301, Washington, DC 20002 DC8561984

The Mint Condominium. 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo for sale in the Eckington Neighborhood of Washington, DC. This recently redeveloped building features open floor plans roof terrace and sky gym! Unit 301 has 1,178 sqft with luxury finishes throughout. Tons of light, custom shelving and plenty of storage. Close to the Rhode Island Ave Metro station!

1010 Mass Ave NW #306, Washington, DC 20001 DC8552051

1010 Mass Ave NW #306, Washington, DC 20001 DC8552051

2 bedroom (1br + Den), 2 bath unit at 1010 Mass Condominium. Open floor plan with large gourmet kitchen featuring espresso and glass euro cabinetry, GE Profile appliances and granite counters. Maple hardwood floors gleam from the large windows. Master suite has a large walk-in closet, oversized bathroom with soaking tub, vessel sink and travertine counters. 1 car garage parking included. 1010 Mass Condo has a 24 hour concierge, amazing green roof deck with 360 degree views of DC, pool, dining areas, bbq’s plus an herb garden for your favorite recipes.

Add a Romantic Touch to Your Washington DC Open House

Add a Romantic Touch to Your Washington DC Open House

When staging your Washington DC home for an open house, consider connecting to the season, holiday or local events to give your home that memorable “I see myself living here” quality. It does not matter if we are talking about…

What is the Cost of Living Index?

What is the Cost of Living Index?

The cost-of-living index measures the relative cost to live in a certain region. There are several theories about how to arrive at the cost-of-living index, but in general it measures the differences in the cost for goods or services required…

2015 Programs for Home Buyers

2015 Programs for Home Buyers

Although the federal government has offered homebuyer programs in the past, for Tax Year 2015, most of the available home buyer programs will be at the local and state levels. State and local agencies, along with lenders and non-profit organizations…

631 D St NW #534, Washington, DC 20001

631 D St NW #534, Washington, DC 20001

Lovely 1 bedroom - 1 bath condo for sale in the Lafayette Condominium. The amenity rich Lafayette and Clara Barton condominiums feature full time concierge service, multiple meeting lobbies, gym, meeting room and stunning green roof with BBQ's, full kitchen, outdoor pool, multiple seating areas and 360 degree view of Downtown Washington, DC. Unit #534 has a well laid out floor plan with open kitchen, generous living/dining area and oversized bedroom with 2 closets. Move-in ready with new paint and carpet. Rental parking is available in the building.