lise howe group: Curtis Mayfield, American Singer, Celebrated at the National Gallery - 12/12/17 05:50 AM
      Seventy-Fifth Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield The National Gallery in Washington DC has a lot going on - and it is not just tourists looking at the art on the walls.  There is a lively music program throughout the year - and here is an example of what is happening.  There is a birthday celebration for Curtis Mayfield, who would have been 75 this year.  The singer, writer, and producer will be celebrated with music and film on December 17 at the East Building of the National Gallery beginning at 11 am. Curtis Mayfield is usually remembered for … (9 comments)

lise howe group: Hacks for Holiday Simplicity! - 12/02/17 05:58 PM
Hacks to simplify the holidays! There is always so much chaos during the holidays with decorating and entertaining and house guests coming and going.  These twelve hacks make so much sense that it is hard to believe you didn't think of them first!  Be sure to let me know if any of these work for you!
  Attach roof lights with binder clips    Plastic light hangers tend to bend and break easily. Ditch the over-promisers and use office binder       clips to easily – and evenly — attach holiday strands to your roof instead.
 
   Dry boots with … (16 comments)

lise howe group: Christmas Light Displays in Montgomery County MD - 11/30/17 06:01 AM
One of the best parts of the holiday season is enjoying a winter light display around Bethesda.  Whether you are looking for light shows of Rudolf and Santa or the nativity, there is winter light display around Bethesda to delight you and your family! Be sure to dress warmly some of these involve walking outside!
1 Festival of Lights at the Mormon Temple 2 Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park 3 Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens Festival of Lights at the Mormon Temple9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington, Maryland. (301) 587-0144. November 30-December 31, 2017.  Dusk to 10 p.m. nightly. FREE Admission.
View more than … (13 comments)

lise howe group: Listed for Rent by Lise Howe - 8221 Lochinver Ln, Potomac, MD - 11/24/17 06:39 PM
Large Single Family Home Available for Rent
8221 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, MD 20854
If you are looking for a large single family home to rent in the Winston Churchill High School district, this is definitely the home you want to check out!  8221 Lochinver Lane offers four large bedrooms upstairs and two full baths, a formal living room and dining room on the first floor in addition to a library, family room with fireplace, and an updated table space kitchen, and a fully finished lower level and two car garage.  The yard is spacious and level, and the home is across the street from the … (13 comments)

lise howe group: Listed for Rent by Lise Howe - 8221 Lochinver Ln, Potomac, MD - 11/24/17 06:38 PM
Large Single Family Home Available for Rent
8221 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, MD 20854
If you are looking for a large single family home to rent in the Winston Churchill High School district, this is definitely the home you want to check out!  8221 Lochinver Lane offers four large bedrooms upstairs and two full baths, a formal living room and dining room on the first floor in addition to a library, family room with fireplace, and an updated table space kitchen, and a fully finished lower level and two car garage.  The yard is spacious and level, and the home is across the street from the … (5 comments)

lise howe group: Artificial Christmas Trees Can Contain Lead - 11/20/17 09:46 AM
The debate always starts this time of the year - real tree or artificial? Spruce, Douglas fir, or pine? If you want an artificial tree, do you go with green, white, silver or pink?  A significant benefit of an artificial tree is that it greatly the risk of fire, thanks to the fire retardant chemicals in use by tree manufacturers. 
Artificial trees also have the benefit of being reusable and easily stored.  A tree that you use for several years can be less expensive than a live tree each year. But artificial trees are not without their own environmental issues.  You have to choose carefully. Many artificial … (18 comments)

lise howe group: Kids Eat Free on Halloween at Lots of Restaurants - 10/31/17 06:22 AM
Halloween is almost here!  Kids are looking forward to their annual sugar high – but parents want to make sure that they go out to trick or treat with some real food in their stomachs.  So… how to celebrate the night and score some loot of your own? Here are places where kids eat free on Halloween.  These restaurants in Montgomery County Maryland have free or low-cost Halloween promotions, no door knocking required.  Unfortunately, not all of these restaurants are in Bethesda, but they are not far from Bethesda! 
Applebee’s: Children in costume under 12 years old can get a free kid’s meal … (13 comments)

lise howe group: 6700 Offutt Lane, Chevy Chase in Kenwood Forest - Under Contract - 10/30/17 07:22 PM
 
6700 OFFUTT LANE,CHEVY CHASE MD 20815
IN KENWOOD FOREST II
IS UNDER CONTRACT
The Lise Howe Group just put another fabulous listing in Kenwood Forest II under contract.  6700 Offutt Lane is a Mulberry model town home with three bedrooms upstairs, two and a half baths, and an updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and a private deck off the dining room surrounded by native plants and ferns. Gleaming hardwood floors and a fresh coat of paint make this move in ready!  The buyers thought that at $650,000, this is the perfect place to call home!

One of … (12 comments)

lise howe group: Home Values in Bethesda 20817 in September 2017 - 10/30/17 04:47 AM
Home Values in 20817 Zip Code
September 2017
 
The 20817 zip code occupies the north and western parts of Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland. The area is anchored by employment giants such as the National Institutes of Health, Marriott International, Lockheed Martin, Host Hotels & Resorts, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Ritz Carlton. 
Its close proximity to Washington DC and access to the Metro Red Line, 495 Beltway and 270 makes this one of the best places to live in the US. With great parks, including Cabin John Regional Park; charming sidewalk neighborhoods, like Georgetown Village, Ashburton, and Wildwood Manor; and the nation’s … (7 comments)

lise howe group: Open Sunday October 29 from 1 to 4 - 6700 Offutt Lane, Chevy Chase MD - 10/29/17 08:35 AM
OPEN SUNDAY - 6700 OFFUTT LANE 
CHEVY CHASE MD 20815 IN KENWOOD FOREST II
The Lise Howe Group has another fabulous listing in Kenwood Forest II.  6700 Offutt Lane is a Mulberry model town home with three bedrooms upstairs, two and a half baths, and an updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and a private walk out deck off the dining room. Gleaming hardwood floors and a fresh coat of paint make this move in ready!  Listed for $650,000, this is the perfect place to call home!

One of the many things that people love about Kenwood Forest is that … (11 comments)

lise howe group: Sunday in Downtown Bethesda Means Bethesda Bagels - 10/29/17 08:16 AM
Sundays in Bethesda in my family always include a trip to Bethesda Bagels.  It is a mandatory trip for lots of other Bethesda families too!  The line at Bethesda Bagels is always out the door on a Sunday morning. 
The hard part is deciding whether to buy the mini bagels or the full sized ones, the seasonal pumpkin ones or plain, a baker’s dozen or just what we need for the morning’s brunch!  I always come away with some cream cheese and lox and some raisin-walnut cream cheese for that extra schmear atop my bagel!  Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda at … (10 comments)

lise howe group: Seven Bedroom Homes for Sale in Bethesda Maryland - 10/27/17 04:48 AM
Are you looking for a list of all the seven bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda? Do you like to have lots of room for friends and family?  Here is a list of all the seven bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda Maryland. There are many seven bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda, Maryland in a variety of styles, amenities, and price ranges for you to choose from. Just call the Lise Howe Group at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com
Seven Bedroom Homes for Sale in Bethesda - StylesMuch of Bethesda was built in the 1940s through the late 1950s to the early 1960s.  As … (10 comments)

lise howe group: The Elizabeth Condominiums in Friendship Heights - 10/23/17 06:11 AM
The Elizabeth
4601 North Park, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Are you looking for a high rise elegant building in the heart of Friendship Heights in Chevy Chase, Maryland? Do you expect a full service building with a great 24 hour front desk? Do you like to swim in an indoor pool in your own condo building? The Elizabeth Condominium is in the heart of Friendship Heights and an easy walk to everything that you might ever want!  Click here to see all the Condos on the market at the Elizabeth.
Why You Should Choose the Elizabeth as Your New HomeLife at the Elizabeth Condominiums in Chevy Chase, Maryland is … (14 comments)

lise howe group: All the Six Bedroom Homes in Bethesda Maryland for Sale RIGHT NOW! - 10/22/17 07:22 AM
Are you looking for a list of all the six bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda? Do you like to have lots of room for friends and family?  Here is a list of all the six bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda Maryland. There are many six bedroom homes for sale in Bethesda, Maryland in a variety of styles, amenities, and price ranges for you to choose from.
1 Six Bedroom Homes for Sale in Bethesda – Styles 2 Six Bedroom Homes for Sale in Bethesda – Why Here? 3 Six Bedroom Homes for Sale in Bethesda – Things to Do Six Bedroom Homes for Sale … (5 comments)

lise howe group: OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 1823 Newton St NW Unit 105 Mount Pleasant 2 Bedr,2 Ba - 10/17/17 04:07 AM
1823 Newton St NW Unit 105 –
OPEN SUNDAY 1 to 4 PM 
an exclusive listing by Lise Howe, 240-401-5577 – is a spacious 2 bedr 2 bath condo for sale in Mount Pleasant in the Mitchell Condominiums listed for $479,000.  This home is the best value on the market in Mount Pleasant with nearly 900 sq feet of living space, a private balcony and updated features like granite, stainless, a soaking tub, spa master bath, and in unit washer and dryer. Plus LOW condo fee.
Welcome to 1823 Newton St NW Unit 105
This condo has hardwood floors throughout, granite and stainless in the kitchen, … (13 comments)

lise howe group: 6700 Offutt Lane, Chevy Chase MD Open Sunday 1 to 4 -Kenwood Forest II - 10/11/17 11:25 AM
OPEN SUNDAY - 6700 OFFUTT LANE 
CHEVY CHASE MD 20815 IN KENWOOD FOREST II
The Lise Howe Group has another fabulous listing in Kenwood Forest II.  6700 Offutt Lane is a Mulberry model town home with three bedrooms upstairs, two and a half baths, and an updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and a private walk out deck off the dining room. Gleaming hardwood floors and a fresh coat of paint make this move in ready! 
One of the many things that people love about Kenwood Forest is that it is absolutely walkable. The Safeway is just a few blocks away. The Capital Crescent … (4 comments)

lise howe group: A Great Place in Bethesda to Walk Your Dog - The C&O Canal - 10/03/17 05:05 AM
Where is a great place in Bethesda to walk your dog? The C&O Canal is a perfect place to walk with your dog! This is a beautiful time of the year - the days are warm but not hot and the nights are cooling down.  Sunday was a perfect fall day and it made me want to take a long walk with my standard poodle, Poirot.   It is harder and harder to find places that are easy to enjoy with a big dog. 
Downtown Bethesda is okay, but the sidewalks are crowded with baby strollers and lots of people and a good … (4 comments)

lise howe group: A Distinctive Listing -The Home of the Exorcist Author is for Sale - 10/02/17 06:24 PM

7018 Longwood Drive
Bethesda MD 20817
Bethesda is home to many famous people - politicians, diplomats and businessmen. There also are a number of famous authors who call Bethesda home.  Bethesda sadly has lost one of its most famous authors, William Peter Blatty, a Bethesda native who wrote "The Exorcist."
Following Blatty's death in January, his family has decided to put their home on the market.  The house was built in 1988 and has four levels, an indoor pool and sauna, and six bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths.  It is listed by Washington Fine Properties for $3.195.  The Blatty family has owned … (12 comments)

lise howe group: DC Isn't Going to the Dogs - At Least Not Until the Law is Changed! - 09/21/17 07:16 PM
For dog lovers like me, one of the best parts of an outdoor patio. is the chance to bring your pup along for an evening out on the town.  My husband and I have dinner with Poirot as company.  We have a glass of wine and some food and he has a bowl of water and a hamburger - hold the bun!  Given that when we leave him home he terrorizes the pantry, forcing it to give up chocolate bars that I never even kenw we had (like 70% dark chocolate Valrhona bars), it is cheaper to bring him along and … (9 comments)

lise howe group: Coming Soon! 4985 Battery Lane, Bethesda MD - A Whitehall Townhome - 09/21/17 05:24 AM
Why Live at the Whitehall?
Because it's quiet and set in green space!
Face it - Bethesda is getting to be a big little city.  The intersection of Bethesda and Woodmont Avenues has been transformed in the last few years from a quiet little area with a surface parking lot or two and a Barnes and Noble into a community with luxury high rise condos, a park, trendy stores and upscale restaurants.  Bethesda has gone high end! It is a great place to shop and dine, but for many people it is overwhelming as a place to live. Some residents long for the “good old … (19 comments)

 
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Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

Washington, DC

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Keller Williams Capital Properties

Address: 7161 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD, 20815

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As an full time and very active Realtor in the DC metro area, I love to write about the DC market, special communities within the market, and new listings, and to connect with other agents in ActiveRain on ways to improve our service to the public and our marketing abilities.


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