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September 2017

Found 11 blog entries for September 2017.


News on restaurants, events, things to do and what’s coming to Cathedral Heights.

Cathedral Heights is a bustling neighborhood in D.C. with plenty of new retail and living spaces popping up every day. There’s the Cathedral Commons luxury apartments, which are anchored by a block of retail including a Giant, My Eye Dr., Kriser’s Natural Pet Store, CVS, Blue Mercury, CORE72 and more! Food choices in the area are popping up day today as well, with Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar, The Grilled Oyster Co. and Silver, just a few of the many restaurants in the Cathedral Commons neighborhood.

Cathedral Heights is the neighborhood to live in if you hail from an international crowd, as many who live there are diplomats or work for worldly organizations like

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U Street has plenty to do for all ages. The 9:30 Club offers great music acts and coming this fall are: The Church, Back to Back, Benjamin Booker + She Keeps Bees and more. If music is life, the U Street Music Hall, an underground music venue, is hosting multiple acts. There’s Hundred Waters, Sonny Fodera and more.

There’s also the 14th and U Farmer’s Market, an urban farmer’s market that transforms a sidewalk into a lovely market setting Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in front of the Reeves Center. Grab all your essentials like fruits, veggies, bread and more.

For those who love nature, you’ll want to visit Meridian Hill Park this fall. Take in the changing leaves and see the longest cascading fountain in North America. Meridian Hill Park

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The time for crisp cool temperatures and warm apple cider has come! Before you start putting out your pumpkins, here are the must-do fall maintenance tips to keep your house in tip-top shape and you cozy warm during the winter.

  • Inspect and clean gutters and downspouts: The drainage system on your roof diverts thousands of gallons of water from foundation walls and your home’s exterior. Clogged gutters can lead to damaged exterior surfaces, or even worse water in your basement. We recommend cleaning your gutters, then cover them with mesh guards before the leaves start falling.

  • Seal gaps and cracks around your windows and doors: According to the U.S. Department of Energy, gaps in caulk and weather-stripping can account for 10%

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The Foggy Bottom neighborhood is situated in downtown D.C. and its main identifying landmark is George Washington University and GW Hospital. In addition to the thriving university and hospital, Foggy Bottom is also home to multiple restaurants and things to do.

Founding Farmers is a popular restaurant serving American food. Must-try items include chicken and waffles, and a sky-high chocolate mousse cake. There’s also Kingbird, a French American restaurant in the new Watergate Hotel. Its sleek design serves up menu items like a savory summer squash risotto and tableside bouillabaisse for two with lobster, scallops, spicy sausages and saffron rouille. Tonic at Quigley’s Pharmacy is home to a delicious brunch. You must try their “cin”ful French toast

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Buyers in DC's competitive real estate market will likely find themselves in a multiple offer scenario. It's a stress-inducing situation...you've finally found the perfect listing, and now lots of other buyers want it too! What's the best way forward? First off, it's important to understand how most multiple-offer-scenarios play out.

Often times, when the listing agent feels confident there will be more than one offer, they will set an offer deadline. The deadline gives potential buyers a chance to huddle with their agent and lender to make their best possible offer, which is oftentimes referred to as "highest and best" in the real estate industry. Writing a winner offer is simple...offer more than the asking price, all cash, with no contingencies,

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2803 Buena Vista Ter SE is a newly renovated 3 bed, 1.5 bath end unit home with a huge backyard and patio.

$339,500

3 bed /1.5 bath

2803 Buena Vista Ter SE is a completely renovated three bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom end unit home in Randle Heights. It is located one mile from Naylor Rd Metro. Everything in the home is brand new, and the floors have even been underpinned and leveled. 2803 Buena Vista Ter SE comes with a big yard and patio in the back. It is priced at $339,500. Please contact John Crisafulli at 202-258-7036 or john@cparkre.com for more information.

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Extremely Rare corner unit in Capitol Hill 2 bedroom, 2 bath, plus den with garage parking! Two private balconies, granite counters, stainless appliances, hardwoods, walk-in closets, washer / dryer in unit. Beautiful building with secure entry. Fee includes internet/cable and all utilities except electric. Massive rooftop deck with stunning views over all of DC. Pet-friendly, VA and FHA approved building in an ideal location.

 

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Columbia Heights is full of things to do from restaurants, community events and more. Fans of soccer will enjoy the Airedale, which serves German favorites like schnitzel and pretzels with beer cheese. There’s also famed Bad Saint, a Filipino restaurant that accepts walk-ins only, is a must-try. Recommended dishes include the Ginisang ampalaya, or bitter melon, the adobong dilaw (cauliflower and squash stew) and arroz caldo (rice porridge with chicken).

For your sweet tooth, Le Caprice DC Café and Bakery serves up delicious pastries and croissants, as well as mouthwatering macarons. They also provide many delicious grab-and-go items like yogurt parfaits and crunchy granola.

The neighborhood is very active as a community. There are monthly park

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MLS #: DC10048760            

Price: $499,000

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Square Footage: 768

Style: Traditional          

Walk Score: 98

Open House: Sunday 9/10, 1-3pm

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Classic style meets modern convenience! This newly renovated condo has two exposures, a private entrance and secured patio! The open layout invites an abundance of natural light throughout the entire home. New custom kitchen features granite countertops, stainless appliances, Bosch fridge and separate wine cooler for entertaining. Brand new flooring throughout the entire home. Even the water heater, washer / dryer and recessed lighting are brand new!

 

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Investment properties available in September 2017 in Washington, DC.

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.

 

45 Rhode Island Ave NE #B, 1, 2

45 Rhode Island Ave. NE #B, 1, 2 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood is a gorgeous one bedroom, two bathroom home within walking distance to Metro. There’s no rental restrictions or pet restrictions either—talk about the perfect home for investors to AirBNB it!

2020 3rd St NE

This lovely home off of Rhode Island Ave. at 2020 3rd St. NE is just minutes

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