Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don’t have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you’re ready, give The Lise Howe Group a call at 240-401-5577 to tour available homes in the Montgomery County and Bethesda areas.

Bethesda Homes For Sale April 15 2024

Bethesda homes for sale on April 15 2024 suggest that there is more much needed inventory coming on the market! Maybe there is a dream home coming for you soon!

Compromises Homebuyers May Consider

Compromises buyers may consider

Compromises homebuyers may consider range from different locations to yard size to architecture. Some features that seem like a must have get moved to the wish list. This is a hard market for buyers and sometimes those immediate must haves become things to add in a year or two.

Greatest Appreciation in the DC Area

The greatest appreciation in the DC area took place in five zip codes, two in DC and three in Northern Virginia. In addition, the DC area median price nearly hit the peak established in May 2023. All in all, don’t you wish you had bought your dream home five years ago?

Relocating to Bethesda – Top Employers

Relocating to Bethesda Top Employers

Relocating to Bethesda? Wondering who the top employers are in Bethesda? You will be surprised by how many great employers there are in Bethesda looking for people like you relocating to Bethesda!

Avenel Homes for Sale March 2024

Avenel Homes for Sale Potomac MD

Avenel homes for sale in March 2024 are limited to one, 10 Beman Woods Court. This paucity of homes on the market in Avenel certainly reflects the low inventory we are experiencing in the DC area, but there are three more coming on the market in the next few weeks. 10 Beman Woods Court is on the market for $4,375,000, listed by Washington Fine Properties.

Relocating to Bethesda? Top 10 Reasons

Relocating to Bethesda is a great choice to make! Known for its medical prowess as home to the National Institutes of Health and the National Naval Medical Center, along with its proximity to Washington, D.C., Bethesda is also a family-friendly urban center whose top-tier education, arts and cuisine make residents happy to call it home. The city’s live theater and art galleries, upscale shopping and nationally recognized schools, biomedical-research centers making life-saving breakthroughs – and much more – make Bethesda a sought-after residential destination.

Mortgage Rates Have Slowed Buyers

Mortgage Rates Have Slowed Buyers

Mortgage rates have slowed buyers down this year. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, mortgage rates are probably top of mind for you. They may even be why you’ve put your plans on hold for now. When rates climbed near 8% last year, some buyers found the numbers just didn’t make sense for their budget anymore. Others shifted to less expensive homes such as condos or townhomes in the suburbs. That may be the case for you too.

New Credit Scores Explained

New credit scores explained

New credit scores are coming for homebuyers and lenders in the last quarter of 2025, but it is never to early to start to understand what is changing and how it will affect you as a consumer and possible home buyer.

Bob Woodward’s Former Condo for Sale

Bob Woodward is Selling His Apartment

Bob Woodward’s former condo is for sale – the one with the balcony he used to send messages to Deep Throat. The 450 square foot condo is for sale for $395,000 at 1718 P St NW in the Webster House.

Homes for Sale in Bethesda – Prices

homes for sale in Bethesda

Price of homes for sale in Bethesda was up last year on average by 6.09% even though the number of homes sold was less due to the very limited inventory. In addition the average price of attached properties (condos and townhomes) was up an eye popping 21.45%, definitely surpassing the average price increase for detached properties – 2.75%.