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Georgetown Rowhomes

Thanks to a construction boom following the American Civil War, the dominant housing style in Georgetown is the brick rowhome. Whether you call them rowhomes, row houses, or townhouses; these attached and semi-detached dwellings are icons of class and charm and they do not come cheap. The modest, 1895-built house at 3419 Q St NW where John F Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier first met just hit the market for a cool $1,725,000.

The majority of Georgetown rowhomes are Federal or Victorian in style and are quite tastefully unique--many with English basements, offering considerable rental potential. As is the case in many of DC’s historic districts, architectural variance becomes a viable motif, provided that the buildings are well preserved. Georgetown

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Early drafts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act slashed many of the tax incentives for homeownership. For generations of American families, owning a home has been a cornerstone of economic stability and wealth creation. During the tax bill revision process, the key question the National Association of Realtors lobbyists pushed lawmakers on was, “Do we want a country of renters or a do we want a country where people own their own home?”

Most of the changes to the tax law changes relating to DMV real estate market were either very incremental or left unchanged. The mortgage interest deduction is still allowed, except the new cap is $750K instead of $1 million. Real estate investors still retain investment deductions. The capital gains tax exclusion remains

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Please note that all MLS listings are in real time. If the link is not working, it's because that property has been sold or is under contract. Don't worry, each month we compile the most expensive DC properties! Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates. If you have any questions about the listings below contact us.

All Luxury DC Listings

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Please note that all MLS listings are in real time. If the link is not working, it's because that property has been sold or is under contract. Don't worry, each month we send out the best investment properties! Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates. If you have any questions about the listings below contact us.

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Capital Park Realty is excited to announce a brand new design, new tools and new search features at cparkre.com!

DC Area Neighborhood Search
Not only are you able to search by criteria, you are also able to search by a location on the map! When you are viewing the Interactive Map Search, at the top you will see three blue buttons: Draw Polygon, Draw Radius and Search in Bounds. Looking for property within a 2-mile radius of Rock Creek Park? Find the correct location on the map, click Draw Radius and move your cursor until you’ve created the radius you want. Click on the houses that populate in the radius for listing information. Looking for a property within 4 blocks from Chinatown? Find the correct location on the map, click Draw Polygon and click

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Capital Park Realty is the first and only DC Area brokerage to release a VA Approved Condo search filter for active MLS listings. This new tool assists buyers looking for condos where the Veterans Administration loan is accepted in the District of Columbia, Arlington, Alexandria, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, and Silver Spring.

Nate Ward, co-founder of Capital Park Realty was the driving force behind the exciting project. The VA loan is a great benefit to veterans, but finding a condo where they can use the loan is often a very challenging process.  Ward explained, “We truly want to serve the veteran community. As many veterans can attest to, finding a VA approved condo building can be very time-consuming. This tool eliminates

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Foreign Investors are Buying in Washington DC

Foreign real estate investors are eyeing the Washington DC real estate market!  In the past year, DC has risen two spots, from number six to number four among U.S. cities for foreign investment. Only New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle came in before our nation’s capital.

South Korean and Chinese institutional investors are fueling much of the interest. The top five property types investors are most interested in listed by members of the Association of Foreign Investors are industrial, multi-family, office, hotel, and retail (in order of importance).

 

D.C. Developments and Beyond

It’s no secret D.C. has been growing immensely over the past few years. The city as a whole has been working hard

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Petworth recently had its holiday window light display along Upshur Street, making for a gorgeous display for area residents.

One of Petworth’s newest restaurants is Himitsu, a self-described Japanese-style eatery with Latin American and Southeast Asian flavors. The restaurant is following a truly modern trend, as they don’t have a phone and rely solely on e-mail for inquiries.

Reformer Pilates, a D.C.-based pilates studio, opened on November 1st in the neighborhood. Their classes at 55 minutes and last seven days per week. The studio is located at 4011 9th St. NW. Classes are not cheap—a single one is $35 while private classes are $95.

Petworth is also currently working on getting a meditation, garden-style park. The triangular plot of land

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The Chevy Chase neighborhood has had plenty of news since we last updated you. The Chevy Chase Supermarket at 8531 Connecticut Ave. will close in April 2018 after 60 years of service.

There are plans for another supermarket to go in its place once the area is redeveloped. Bernard Freedman opened the store in 1958.

Barston’s Child’s Play in the neighborhood celebrated Neighborhood Toy Store Day in November. There were special programs like craft making, local entertainers, scavenger hunts, charity drives and more. There were also holiday toy previews, much to the delight of many neighborhood children.

There’s also a complete revamp of the Collection at Chevy Chase. A restaurant called Little Beet Table has signed a lease for its first sit-down

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Please note that all MLS listings are in real time. If the link is not working, it's because that property has been sold or is under contract. Don't worry, each month we send out the best investment properties! Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates. If you have any questions about the listings below contact us.

Investing in property may seem like a complicated process, but this time of year is a great time to consider doing so. We highlighted some properties that are great for investing, and we’re here to help you every step of the way.

1312 Rittenhouse St NW

First, 1312 Rittenhouse St. NW is being sold as is. The three-bedroom, two full bath Colonial style row home has lots of potential. It is currently on

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