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The most expensive DC homes for sale in September 2017.

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.

16th Street Heights

The most expensive 16th Street Heights home located at 4907 14th St. NW is still on the market for $2,799,000. Check out last month’s Most Expensive Homes | August 2017 article to view it now. Below is the 2nd most expensive home in 16th Street Heights.

5937 16th St. NW in 16th St. Heights is a Colonial currently on sale for $1.2 million. This stylish home includes a beautiful open

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BUCHANAN PARK
Capitol Hill

Site Plans Site Plans Buchanan Townhomes Buchanan Townhomes Buchanan School Buchanan School Living Room Living Room Bedroom Bedroom Rooftop Deck Rooftop Deck

Address: 13th & D Streets NE

Type: Condos and Townhomes

No. of units: 41 condos, 32 townhomes

Affordable Housing: N/A

Type of Unit: One-, two-, three-bedroom condominiums and three- and four-bedroom townhomes

Price: 500

Status: Selling

First Move-in: 2017

Developer: Ditto Residential and Insight Property Group

Website: www.buchananparkdc.com/

Buchanan Park, a community now under development located at 13th and D Streets SE, has become a neighborhood within a neighborhood, with plenty of landscaped green space, lots of lovely outdoor gathering

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News on restaurants, events and things to do in H Street for late summer and early fall.

H Street is overflowing with news on new entertainment, restaurants, grocery stores and more. To start, the former Kramerbooks managers are set to open a new bookstore on H Street. Solid State Books will open this fall on H Street, in the new Apollo Building development, next to the Whole Foods.

There’s also the renovation of Boundary Road, which is set to reopen as a place called “Bar Elena,” which will include classic arcade games for all you nostalgia lovers out there.

If you’re longing for the days you spent studying abroad, check out the upcoming twin eateries Spile & Spigot Tap House and above the Blue Diner. First-time restaurateurs (and father-son

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THE APOLLO
Atlas District

Street View Street View Kitchen Gourmet kitchen Living Room Living Room Bedroom Bedroom with hardwood floors throughout. Mountains One of the many lounges inside The Apollo.

Address: 600 H St NE

Type: Rental Apartments

No. of units: 431

Affordable Housing: N/A

Type of Unit: Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom, 3 Bedroom

Price: $2,000 - $6,000

Status: Now Leasing

First Move-in: Late 2016

Developer: Insight Property Group

Website: The Apollo DC

The Apollo is the brand-new development located in the center of H Street. It's actually built on the former site of the Apollo Theatre, the legendary entertainment venue that opened in 1913 and lasted until 1955.

The new Apollo is a LEED Gold

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Good eats, family friendly activities, game nights and block parties in Chevy Chase this summer!

Summer in Chevy Chase, MD offers plenty to do around the neighborhood. Grab some pizza at Comet Ping Pong for a fun dinner with the family or grab a pastry and a cup of coffee at Bread and Chocolate as you stroll down Connecticut Ave.

The Chevy Chase neighborhood library has plenty of events to choose from, including a Kids’ Chess Club at 5 p.m. and preschool story time as well as mystery book club. From free film screenings (La La Land is coming up on July 24th) and a preschool drive-in where kids create their own cardboard cars, spending the summer at the library is a great way to keep cool.

Take the kids to Barstons Child’s Play on Connecticut Ave

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One thing that ultimately influences your mortgage rate is your credit score.

For first time home buyers, many aspects of home buying can seem daunting. We’re here to explain how your credit affects what mortgage rate you may be given once you decide to buy a home.

One thing that ultimately influences your mortgage rate is your credit score. Basically, the easiest thing to remember is: the higher your credit score, the lower interest rate on your mortgage.

A high credit score not only guarantees a lower mortgage rate, but sometimes it depends on whether you can get a home loan at all. Buyers below a FICO score of 620 have a miniscule chance of securing a mortgage, so step one to getting a home loan and low mortgage rate is working on that credit

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Summer in Adams Morgan
Arts, yoga, eateries and the summer celebration in the vibrant neighborhood of Adams Morgan in Washington, DC.

Adams Morgan's summers are full of things to do. For art lovers, there’s the D.C. Arts Center, an art gallery and performance space that supports local artists.

Studio DC, which hosts over 80 hot yoga and non-heated classes each week, is currently offering a $25 for 2 weeks newcomer special.

Work remotely on a hot summer day at Tryst and enjoy a cup of their delicious coffee. Summer nights are begging for a fun dinner at restaurants like Tail Up Goat, which serves Mediterranean food and tropical drinks.

Early in the summer are Adams Morgan Movie Nights, which air fun, family-friendly movies with delicious sweets from area eateries

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Home Loan Programs for Teachers
Home loan programs that are offered for teachers in Washington, DC.

If you're a teacher in the D.C. area, did you know there are home loan programs available for you? There are many incentives too! Programs involve up to $800 in reduced closing costs for teachers and discounted real estate agent fees—combined with the discounted closing costs you can get up to $1,600 in credits while closing.

There’s priority loan processing and donations to your school. Up to $400 in donations can be given to your preferred school program. Teachers can even choose what particular program they want to give to—music, arts, science lab, you name it!

There’s also homes for heroes programs, or discounts of up to 25 percent of your realtor fee when you’re buying and

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Real estate, restaurants, shops and things to do at DC's Southwest Waterfront.

The Southwest Waterfront is a thriving community in DC with plenty of new construction and exciting things to come. If you’re looking for an affordable new place to live with activities that will keep you busy every day, look no further than Southwest Waterfront.

There’s a stunning unit at 1311 Delaware Ave. SW located on the eighth floor of the building. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city and hardwood floors throughout. The building is tucked between the $2.5 billion new wharf waterfront redevelopment, Nationals Park and is only two blocks from the Southwest Waterfront Metro Station.

For a mid-priced home, 530 N St. SW has views that are just incredible. Enjoy a

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The District of Columbia Association of REALTORS®(DCAR) announced the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Benefit has been passed and funded by the DC Council. The First-Time Homebuyer Tax Benefit allows first time home buyers in DC to pay a .725% recordation tax on homes no more than $625,000 that earn less that 180% AMI beginning this October.

So what exactly does that mean?

First let’s talk about the recordation tax. Recordation tax is part of various closing costs and based on the purchase price. If the sale price is $399,999 or less than the DC transfer and recordation tax rate is 1.1%. Sales of $400,000 and above are taxed at the rate of 1.45%. For example, if you bought a $250,000 home in DC, the buyer and seller would each pay $2,750 in DC transfer

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