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August 2012

Found 3 blog entries for August 2012.

8126 WEST BEACH DR NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20012

List Price: $525,000

This is a single family detached home in the Colonial Village area of Upper Northwest DC.  The list price is well below the assessed value.  This is a short sale so it comes with some risk but it is a solid buy in an area where you rarely find anything under $700,000.  The property suffered some water damage and needs repair.

 

133 BATES ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001

List Price: $424,000

This is a two level attached row home in the Bloomingdale area.  Prices have gone through the roof here lately and its one of the hottest areas in DC.  This home could use some cosmetics but it is in pretty good shape. 

 

1209 13TH ST NW #406, WASHINGTON, DC 20005

List Price: $450,000

Here

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1. The top 3 homeowners insurance companies ranked in order are Amica, USAA, and Auto-Owners Insurance. 

2. To reduce your homeowners insurance install smoke detectors, burgalar alarms and dead bolts.  Make sure you let your insurance company know if you have these items so you can get a reduced premium.

3. Renovating a bathroom?  They recommend you spend three weeks to a few months in the planning phase.  The lead cause of spending too much is poor planning. 

4. The number one rating for bathroom countertops went to laminate.  If you went by what people prefer...I am sure it would be granite. 

5. If you have an older toilet you should consider replacing it.  The savings in your water bill can add up quickly if an old toilet is replaced with a

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1721 Bay St SE, Washington, DC 20003

List Price: $450,000

This row home came on the market on Wednesday.  The re-sale for this outer Captiol Hill home is about $630,000.  It would help to get the price down to $425K.  Capitol Hill real estate remains a solid investment. 

 

5418 13TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20011

List Price: $399,999

A home just like this one in 16th Street Heights sold for $555,000.  I think the seller has flexibility on the price.  Offer $375,000 and this deal make sense!  This home is in northern 16th Street Heights which sits between Crestwood and Petworth with Shepherd Park to the north.  The upcoming Walmart development is just a short distance away.

 

10 T ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001

List Price: $500,000

The

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