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Fairmont Plaza Condos in Downtown Bethesda

Find the condos for sale at the Fairmont Plaza Condos.  If you are looking for a home near Walter Reed or the new Marriott Headquarters, you should look at the Fairmont Plaza.  Do you want to live near the Bethesda Metro, then you should check out the Fairmont Plaza Condos.  Don’t have a lot to … Continued

The Darcy at 7171 Woodmont Avenue Bethesda – Luxury Condos

Find similar condos for sale to the the Darcy at 7171 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda MD. Get the value of your home or condo in today’s market. The market is changing.  Find out what is happening to the value of your home. THE HISTORY OF THE DARCY AT 7171 WOODMONT AVE The Darcy is named for the … Continued

Homes for Sale in the Burning Tree ES District

homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district

Are you looking for homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district ? Just click here to see all the homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district. History of Burning Tree Elementary Burning Tree Elementary School opened in 1958 with eight classrooms, but it didn’t stay that size for long! In the fall … Continued

What is For Sale in Crystal City?

condos for sale in Crystal City

Amazon has announced the location of its new headquarters! Therefore, you may be wondering what is for sale in Crystal City.  Are there any homes for sale in Crystal City? Are there only condos or are there any townhomes or single family homes for sale in Crystal City. No doubt Amazon chose Crystal City as … Continued

Black Hill in Germantown Starting Construction

Black Hill in Germantown is a new community being developed by Lerner Enterprises, of Rockville, MD. The community will be located 1.5 miles north of Germantown Town Center, on the west side of Interstate 270.  Black Hill in Germantown will have easy access to I-270 and the Black Hill Regional Park with walking and cycling … Continued

Bank Appraisals in 2018 Challenged by the Market!

Appraisals in 2018

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could apprereciate by another 5% (or more) over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market are bank appraisals in 2018. When prices are surging, it is difficult … Continued

Seven Tips to Save Energy and Save Money

Congratulations!  You have just bought a house! Now you need to start saving for that planned renovation!  Where to find the extra money?  Utility bills seem to go up every year—and every year we hear the call to save our nation’s natural resources. Financial management site Quicken.com suggests seven tips to save energy and save … Continued

The Broadmoor Coop – Best Secret in Washington

The Broadmoor is a beautiful coop building at 3601 Connecticut Avenue, which has kept its grace and charm through its nearly 90 years of history.  It was built in 1929 as Washington DC was expanding north along Connecticut Avenue.  Communities like Woodley Park were being built and families were moving in!  For those Washington cave … Continued

Four Hacks to Pay Down Your Mortgage

Appraisals

A mortgage payment can easily be the biggest bill in a monthly budget. A great goal is to pay down your mortgage – to pay off that mortgage – as soon as possible!  Coming up with that extra money can be easy in some months and more difficult in others. Turning those difficult months into … Continued

Rising Home Prices in Metro DC Continue in 2018

Best Time to Sell

Rising home prices in DC means good news for sellers!  Not great news for buyers! Home price increases are continuing their steady path upward.  According to the S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices, home prices experienced a gain of 6.3 percent in February.  Washington, D.C. was one of the ten metro areas measured which experienced rising home prices. … Continued