homes for sale: WalkScore 94! Open Sunday 1-4 pm -- Come See! - 07/27/13 02:36 AM

homes for sale: Where I Have Gone - 08/27/12 03:17 AM
Well, I haven't really left, actually. It's just that it has been hard keeping up with different blogs. Admittedly, ActiveRain has been the one to suffer the most. The summer (or better, the school vacation) is sooo long, and there is only so much extra time to spare.
Therefore, for those who have been following me here, I'd like to point out that most of the recent Kit House Of The Week or Sears House For Sale, etc. blog posts have appeared on either DCHouseCat or the joint blog Marcie and I have started recently, DC House Smarts. (The most recent … (0 comments)

homes for sale: DC's Colonial Village: Once More, It's Slow But Stable - 12/14/11 07:00 AM
Last year, I took at special look at some neighborhood statistics for the third quarter. I’ll do the same now. Why? Because the third quarter is a vulnerable time where trends show up in a more pronounced way. The market typically isn’t as slow as it is at the end of the year, but late summer/early fall is relocation time and often reflects strategic and economic decision home sellers and buyers make--in reaction to the local as well as national economy.
Let’s start with the market activity in Colonial Village. What do we see here?
First of all, it seems that … (0 comments)

homes for sale: Kissing the House Good-Bye - 06/26/11 07:50 AM
Oh, the euphoria I felt!  And that feeling of accomplishment and pride! 
In the early days of my real estate career, each settlement was great cause for celebration, not just on behalf of my clients, and not just because it was payday, often after many months of work.  There was a sense of having helped, having sacrificed time and sanity for a good cause, and having successfully maneuvered the cliffs and hurdles that presented themselves over the course of the transaction.  Most of the time, the parties were happy and cheerful when they walked away from the settlement table.
Now, ten … (8 comments)

homes for sale: Currently on the Market: Shepherd Park/DC - 04/01/11 05:50 AM
After looking at Washington DC's Colonial Village last week, we'll examine today what's currently on the market in neighboring Shepherd Park, just across 16th Street.
There are currently 5 homes on the market in Shepherd Park, DC, priced between $479,000 and 1,395,000 (average 766,200).  4 homes are under contract, after spending an average of 68 days on the market. (The pending listings were priced between $413,000 and 745,000.)
Still available (in order from lower to higher list price):

1133 Kalmia Rd NW, DC 20012
4 bedrooms, 2 full, 1 half bath
Listed by Fejovic Realty

homes for sale: Snapshot: What's On the Market in Colonial Village/DC Right Now - 03/25/11 09:27 AM
After yesterday's look at Rock Creek Forest just across the District Line, let's see what's available in neighboring Colonial Village on the DC side.
There are 6 properties offered for sale in Colonial Village DC right now, with asking prices ranging from $650,000 to $4,000,000.  7 are under contract, with asking prices between $579,900 and $713,543,00, after spending an average of 71 days on the market.  (Look out for the 1st quarter market analysis due in the next week or two.)
The active Colonial Village listings (courtesy of MRIS), in ascending order of price:

1711 Tamarack St NW
3 … (2 comments)

homes for sale: Rock Creek Forest/Chevy Chase: The Current Inventory - 03/24/11 05:57 AM
How is the market?  What is actually out there for buyers?  Not much, at least that's what we get to hear from frustrated buyers all the time.  In a few days, it will be time for an analysis of the first quarter statistics.  For now, let's look at the available properties in this DC suburb:
There are 6 active listings in Rock Creek Forest today, with asking prices ranging from $475,000 to $1,795,000.  5 homes are currently under contract, with asking prices from $535,000 to $1,150,000, after spending an average of 6 (!) days on the market.
Here are the actives, … (2 comments)

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