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July 2012

Found 6 blog entries for July 2012.

800 4TH ST SW #S-212, WASHINGTON, DC 20024

This is a re-sale of a 1 bedroom/1bathroom unit at Potomac Place Tower which sits right next to the Southwest Waterfront metro station.  The nice part about Potomac Place Tower is how reasonable the monthly condo fee is.  The monthly fee on this unit is $340.  One of the main issues that has hurt the real esate values in Southwest Washington DC has been the high monthly fee's.(see Carrollsburg Condominium or Riverside fee's to understand what I am talking about!)

1101 L ST NW #102, WASHINGTON, DC 20005

This is a reasonable price for a 636 sq ft unit at the Wisteria Mansion in the Logan Circle area of Northwest DC.  The real estate values remain strong in Logan Circle and units like these don't stay on the

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1227 HAMILTON ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

Great investment opportunity in 16th Street Heights.  Property needs a full renovation and will get multiple offers.  This is a short sale property.  After repair value is $600-650K.

4523 15TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

Another good investment property in 16th Street Heights.  This one just came on the market yesterday.  Homes in this area have sold up to $650K.  Good potential here. 

1607 MARION ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001

Very reasonably priced two unit home in Shaw.  Priced under market but will most likely get multiple offers.  Short walk to Shaw metro on the green line.  Not too far from new development on O Street.

4922 7TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

This row home in Petworth has been on and

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1207 EMERSON ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

List Price: $499,000

Very large single family detached home in 16th Street Heights.  This home has 3490 square feet on 4 levels.  Fixed up single family homes in 16th Street Heights are selling for $700-800K.  This home needs work. 

1302 FLORAL ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20012

List Price: $525,000

This Shepherd Park single family home is just north of the Walter Reed Medical Center.  The Walter Reed Medical Center is in the process of being sold from the federal government to the District of Columbia.  The giant medical campus will be redeveloped with lots of commercial and mixed use. 

2900 RHODE ISLAND AVE NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20018

List Price: $800,000

This is a massive property in the Woodridge area of

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4920 7TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

List Price: $499,900

Great looking property.  Totally renovated and ready for you to move in.  Very reasonable price for a brand new home.  This is in the Petworth neighborhood and is just north of Sherman Circle. 

507 K ST NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20002

List Price: $325,000

Nice property to renovate in the H St area of Northeast Washington DC.  Renovated properties like this one are selling for over $600K. 

1133 ABBEY PL NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20002

List Price: $475,000

This property is overpriced.  Should be $25-40K lower at least.  No central AC but this is a good home.  Close to H St and Capitol Hill. 

5107 12TH ST NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

List Price: $169,900

This is a Fannie Mae Homepath property. 

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Five Things I Learned From Reading the August Consumer Reports

This month’s issue focused on electronics.

1. Consumer Reports believes that if you want good lemonade then you should make your own.  A receipe for one of the lemonades they think is the best is below:

Bring 1 cup h2o and 1 3/4 cups of white sugar to a boil in a saucepan.  Ensure that the sugar is dissolved.  Cool to room temperature.  Cover and put in the fridge until chilled.  Juice lemons to create 1 1/2 cups of juice.  Combine the juice with the sugar mixture and stir.  Makes 7 cups. 

2.  To improve your sleep Consumer Reports says you should excercise during the day, unwind 30 mins before bed, go to bed and wake up at a set time, and engage in sexual activty before bed. 

3. 

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4103 3RD ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

List Price: $239,900

This is a foreclosed property in the Petworth neighborhood. Listed well below the average price of a row house in this area. Good value. This property will most likely receive multiple offers.  8 blocks from the Petworth metro. Short distance to the shops on Upshur St NW. Fixed up homes are now selling in the $600,000’s in Petworth. 

1300 13TH ST NW #102, WASHINGTON, DC 20005

List Price: $479,000

I have posted this property before on this blog. It still has not sold. Very reasonably priced 2 bedroom unit in the Logan Circle area. This property is listed as a short sale.  Short distance to Whole Foods and all the shops and stores on P St/14th St.  This is one of my favorite condo buildings

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