takoma park real estate: Takoma Park and Silver Spring MD - Sunday Open Houses 2/26/2017 - 02/25/17 09:00 PM
Looking to buy a Single Family Detatched Home for Sale in Silver Spring or Takoma Park
Maryland?  
There are  68 Single Family Detached Homes for Sale in Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland with Open Houses today - Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Open Houses in the Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Zip codes - 20901, 20902, 20910 and 20912  
Some areas included in these zip codes are 4 Corners, Northwood, Woodside, Wheaton, Downtown Silver Spring, East Silver Spring, Woodside Park, Forest Grove, Forest Glen, Kemp Mill, Takoma Park Historic District and more.
Open houses are ususally held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm unless … (0 comments)

takoma park real estate: Sunday Open Houses - Takoma Park & Silver Spring, MD - August 7th 2016 - 08/06/16 10:20 AM
Looking for a Single Family House for Sale in Silver Spring or Takoma Park
Maryland?  
There are 74 Single Family Detached Homes for Sale in Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland with Open Houses on Sunday August 7th, 2016
Open Houses in All the Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Zip codes - 20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20905, 20906 20910 and 20912  
Some areas included in these zip codes are 4 Corners, Northwood, Woodside Park, Wheaton, Colesville, Downtown Silver Spring, East Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Kemp Mill, Naples Manor, Woodmoor Stonegate, Fairland, Springbrook and more.
Open houses are ususally held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Sunday May 4, 2014 Open House Guide for "Close in" Properties for Sale in Silver Spring & Takoma Park MD - 05/04/14 12:10 AM
Looking for a Single Family Detatched, Town Home or Condo for Sale in Close-In Silver Spring or Takoma Park  Maryland?  
There are 63 Homes for Sale in Silver Spring, Maryland with Open Houses today.
Open Houses in the Silver Spring & Takoma Park Zip codes - 20901, 20902, 20910, 20912,   
Some areas included in these zip codes are 4 Corners, Northwood, Woodside, Wheaton, Downtown Silver Spring, East Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Kemp Mill, Carroll Knolls, McKenney Hills, Indian Spring, Woodmoor and more.

Open houses are ususally held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted in the list of Open Houses.  
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takoma park real estate: Losing YOUR New Home to another Buyer - 03/19/14 02:29 AM
 
Silver Spring, MD, Takoma Park and the Greater Washington, DC Metro Markets in General are experiencing a HOT Seller's Market with low inventory.  This advice from a California Real Estate Agent is invaluable to home buyers navigating the current conditions here in the east! 
Real estate professionals accept as fact of life that there will be a certain number of homebuyers, who will lose the house they've found, and would love to buy. There are several reasons this can happen.
Since homebuyers do not generally pay commission on homes, it is important to understand that buying a home without professional real estate … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Act Don't React When Buying or Selling Real Estate - 03/03/14 04:43 AM

This is such great advice for the over heated Real Estate Market we are currently experiencing right NOW in the Silver Spring, Maryland Takoma Park and the whole Washington DC Metro area.
Good Idea - From California to DC
When buying a car there is an unwritten rule that you are supposed to haggle for the best price and emotions generally don't factor in. Some people enjoy the dance and don't take it personally when they don't get what they want.
Real estate is a business in which emotions probably run higher than any other. The purchase is huge and it is … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Was your home built before 1978? What to know if the answer is YES! - 02/07/14 12:21 AM

In Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Washington, DC and all other "close-in" Metro suburbs, MOST of the homes WERE built before 1978.
Important Information about Lead - When buying and selling a Silver Spring, Takoma Park or other Washington, DC area Home:
Was your home built  before 1978? What to know if the answer is YES!
If a home was built-in 1978 or before it may contain high levels of lead (called lead-based paint). If not taken seriously homes built before 1978 could pose serious health hazards from lead paint chips and dust inhaled from being in or around the property where … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Takoma Park, Maryland - A HOT Real Estate Market in 2013 - 01/02/14 10:52 AM
Founded in 1883, by Benjamin Franklin Gilbert, Takoma Park was developed as a "summer resort" area, as a healthful alternative to Washington, DC's malarial swamps.  With a population of approximately 18,000 it rests along the upper northeast boundary of D.C.   Takoma Park in Montgomery County has it's own city government, police department, library and is served by Montgomery County Schools

Takoma Park is a perfect "bedroom community" for professionals.  It is a 15 minute commute to the middle of Downtown D.C. by Metro from the Takoma Station on the Red Line. 
Takoma Park is a friendly "laid back", independent, small town with liberal politics. The residents are politically active and have put in place a … (5 comments)

takoma park real estate: 124th Annual Takoma Park, MD July 4th Parade, Events and Fireworks - 07/02/13 08:26 PM
This July Fourth celebration is one of the oldest in the nation.  Takoma Park Maryland is an artsy enclave with tree lined avenues and Victorian Homes, the perfect setting for an annual patriotic Independence Day parade.  This celebration is one of the oldest in the nation and the Takoma Park Community has had 123 years of practice!
On Thursday July 4th 2013, enjoy what people living in Silver Spring and Takoma Park have have been enjoying for the past 123 years.   This will be the 124 th annual Takoma Park 4th of July Celebration. 
Parade
The parade lasts for 2 hours. The parade starts at 10:00 am beginning … (4 comments)

takoma park real estate: 3 Top Trends Driving the Real Estate Market in 2013 for Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Md - 03/01/13 02:15 PM
2012 was a good year for the Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Maryland residential real estate markets.  There was improvement in every area, such as slightly higher sales prices and less days on the market. Now that were are 2 months in to  2013, there are three key trends that are driving our market.

1. Inventory is at an all-time low. The available inventory in Silver Spring, Takoma Park and the rest of the DC Metro Region is not only at its lowest in seven years but also the lowest on record. Purchasers need to be prepared to move very quickly when … (3 comments)

takoma park real estate: Open Houses Takoma Park and Upper NW DC - Super Bowl Sunday - 02/03/13 02:13 AM
Takoma Park, Maryland, Takoma Park DC and the adjacent areas of Upper NW DC have an 
abundance of Vintage Single Family Houses and Row Houses.  These are the best places to find Vintage Bungalows, Old Farmhouses, American Four Squares, Victorians, Older Brick Cape Cods, Colonials Tudors and Vintage TownhousesClick the link below to see all Single Family Homes and Town homes having an Open House in Takoma Park, Maryland, Takoma DC, Brightwood, 16th Street Heights, Colonial Village, Crestwood, Shepherd Park and Petworth areas.  Homes for Sale in Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 and NW DC, District of Columbia 20012 & 20011 zip codes.
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takoma park real estate: Takoma Park MD, Takoma DC and Upper Northwest DC Real Estate- Open Houses Sunday Jan. 13th, 2013 - 01/12/13 12:04 PM
Takoma Park, Maryland, Takoma Park DC and the adjacent areas of Upper NW DC have an abundance of Vintage Single Family Houses and Row Houses.  These are the best places to find Vintage Bungalows, Old Farmhouses, American Four Squares, Victorians, Older Brick Cape Cods, Colonials Tudors and Vintage TownhousesClick the link below to see all Single Family Homes and Townhomes having an Open House in the Takoma Park, Maryland, Takoma DC, Brightwood, 16th Street Heights, Colonial Village, Crestwood, Shepherd Park and Petworth areas. Homes for Sales in Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 and NW DC, District of Columbia 20012 & 20011 zip … (3 comments)

takoma park real estate: Debbie Cook has Another Takoma Park Property Under Contract - 12/10/12 03:51 AM
Our Buyer is tickled pink to be moving into this beautiful brand NEW condo at the Takoma Overlook project in Takoma Park, Maryland  The unit is a Spacious One Bedroom, One Bath with a Den on the Pent House Floor with some gorgeous views of trees and park  This former 1967 Mid Century Modern High Rise Apartment Building is
 being transformed into fantastic new condominium community with present day "state of the art" ammenities.  The building is located in a sought after location inside the beltway on a very large parcel of land with magnificent landscaping.  The setting is surrounded by a … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Takoma Park Real Estate & Homes for Sale - Sunday Open Houses Nov. 25th, 2012 - 11/24/12 09:51 PM
Takoma Park, Maryland and Takoma Park DC have an abundance of Vintage Houses.  These are two of the best places to find Vintage Bungalows, Old Farmhouses, American Four Squares, Victorians, Older Brick Cape Cods, Colonials and Tudors.Click the link below to see all Single Family Homes having an Open House in the "Close In" (along the Red Line Metro) areas of Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 and Takoma DC, District of Columbia 20012 Open houses for Sunday November 25th,  2012.Happy Hunting There are some Great Houses to see out there!Click the Link Below for the list.          Homes Open in Takoma … (3 comments)

takoma park real estate: Famous People from Takoma Park - Goldie Hawn's Childhood Home - 11/03/12 04:26 PM
Goldie Hawn the famous actress and comedian grew up in this quaint and charming circa 1927 Brick Duplex in the Historic District of Takoma Park, Md 20912. 
The Hawn Family lived in the Left Side of this duplex.  Goldie's small wedding to John Hudson in the 1970's was in the backyard of this home. 
Goldies father Edward Hawn, a musician, died in 1982 and Goldie's mother Laura lived in this home up until 1984, when she sold the house and moved to California, where she died in 1994. 
Goldie graduated from the old Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md in 1963 and attended American University in Washington … (10 comments)

takoma park real estate: Want to Vote Early? Early Voting Centers Convenient to Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Md - 10/23/12 11:08 AM
Early Voting for people in Montgomery County is from October 27th and October 29th through November 1st.from 10:00 Am to 8:00 pm and Sunday, October 28th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.You can check the wait time and directions to any early voting center by going to www.777vote.org.Early Voting Centers most convenient to Silver Spring and Takoma Park:Silver Spring Civic BuildingOne Veterans Place - at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton StreetSilver Spring, Md 20910Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center14906 Old Columbia Pike Burtonsville, Md 20866 Montgomery County Executive Office Building101 Monroe StreetRockville, Md 20850 
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takoma park real estate: Famous People from Takoma Park, Maryland - Sarah Ban Breathnach - 10/05/12 04:34 PM
One of my favorite authors, Sarah Ban Breathnach lived in this colonial house located in Takoma Park, Md.  She lived here from 1980 to 1998, while she was married to Takoma Park's Former Mayor. This is the house where she wrote my all time favorite book - Simple Abundance - a daybook of comfort and joy.  The book was published in 1995 and became a runaway bestseller after Sarah made an appearance on Oprah. Takoma Park, Maryland is mentioned several times in the bookI got my, now dog eared, well worn copy of this book in 1998.  This book never ceases to amaze me.  The book is set … (0 comments)

takoma park real estate: New High Rise Condo Conversion in Takoma Park - Very Cool, Hip and Chic - 09/18/12 03:38 PM
Takoma Overlook is a fantastic condominium conversion happening right now!  This former 1967 Mid Century Modern High Rise Apartment Building is being transformed into fantastic new condominium community with present day "state of the art" ammenities.  The building is located in a sought after location inside the beltway on a very large parcel of land with magnificent landscaping.  The setting is surrounded by a wooded neighborhood of single family homes and the views are stunning.The renovation has been done from scratch with updated plumbing and mechanical systems, New windows and sliding glass doors, new balcony treatments, new common area finishes and … (3 comments)

takoma park real estate: Takoma Park Community Gardens - 08/30/12 04:49 PM
Residents who enjoy growing flowers and food, but live in urban cities with no real space to garden  find these community gardens a delight.  There are 2 Community Gardens in Takoma Park run by the Montgomery County Parks System.Maple Avenue Container Garden7620 Maple AvenueTakoma Park, Maryland 20912This garden is not on park land.  It runs along Maple Ave. in Takoma Park and is an above ground container garden on an apartment parking lot.  Each container is 2 ft x 6 ft  and has a water reserve so they are self- wicking.  Containers are filled 3 times a year by park staff.Sligo … (1 comments)

takoma park real estate: Buyers find Dream Home in Takoma Park - a Vintage Craftsman Bungalow - 08/05/12 12:41 PM
Our clients were looking for a larger house in Silver Spring or Takoma Park. They were living in a small home in the Del Ray Neighborhood of Alexandria, Va.  The clients wanted enough space for their extended family, mom and dad were planning on moving from California to live with them and they wanted to plan for a second baby.After putting their home in Virgina on the market and looking for many months, this one came along!  It was not easy and involved moving out of their house in Virginia that had sold and moving into a hotel with a small … (0 comments)

takoma park real estate: August, a useless and dismal month? Not when you are selling a house! - 08/05/12 06:02 AM
Is the month of August really useless and dismal?  Not for Real Estate sellers!Why sell a house in the lazy hazt heat of August, when people are uninterested and out of town on vacation?Heres why:August is one of the biggest transfer months for relocating buyers.Buyers want to secure a home now before school starts in the fall.The inventory of houses for sale is very low - meaning your property has less competition for buyers. When inventory goes down sale prices tend to go UP.    There will be a seasonal uptick in inventory after Labor Day and therefore more competition.There may … (4 comments)

 
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