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The Evers & Co. July 2013 Real Estate Report

said on August 27th, 2013 filed under: State of the Market

Arlington BridgeThe numbers for July were as strong as June in the close-in Metro area, with a big 32% increase in dollar volume of sales over July of last year, a 7.6% increase in average price and a 40% decline in days on the market, showing that properties continue to sell much faster than last year.

The same factors that have driven the market all year are still in place, with increasing buyer demand and a shortage of product which puts upward pressure on prices. However, July is usually a much slower month than June, so the fact that the two months are on a par shows the increasing strength of this robust real estate market.

*Statistics are taken from the Metropolitan Regional Information System for three areas: Washington, D.C.; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Fairfax County, Arlington and Alexandria in Virginia.

 

 

 

 

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East Bethesda MD 20814 Homes for Sale 8/23/13

said on August 23rd, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

summer flowers

Update for 8/23/2013. Two new listings, one of them already gone. One returning to market (contract fell through). No price drops.

All the homes in this article are currently for sale within East Bethesda. The top of the list features the newest listings, while the bottom showcases those that have been on the market for quite some time. I’ll be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). I’ve lived in East Bethesda for over 17 years. I’ve sold real estate in East Bethesda for over 14 years. It’s a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance of two metro stops AND downtown Bethesda. While all of this information is available to you on the various search engines (and please keep in mind that these are not all of my own listings), I’ve taken the time to inject my opinion on the condition, pricing, and likelihood of each property selling… or not. I hope you’ll give me a call if you have any questions. I have loved living here over the years, and I want to share it with other enthusiastic people!

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under construction 200 x 1504548 Windsor Lane, $1,650,000
New construction by Georgetown Custom Homes. 6BR/5FB/1HB. Expansive gourmet kitchen.  Big master suite. Listed with Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. Days on Market: 5

4500 Chase4500 Chase Avenue, $1,300,000
Just hit the market today. Lovely house which has been nicely updated and landscaped over the years. It’s got a big addition on the back, a screened porch, a covered front porch, and a very pretty yard. Sits on the corner. Given recent comps, price might be ambitious. Listed with ReMax. Days on Market: 14

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Resurfacing on 355

said on August 19th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

trafficI just received this notice from the EBCA (East Bethesda Citizens Association).  Rather than reinvent the wheel, I’m posting it verbatim:

Motorists Should Expect Traffic Impacts on Wisconsin Avenue Through Late Fall

Travelers in Bethesda will have a smoother ride by late fall as construction crews complete the final phase of pavement resurfacing on two sections of MD 355 as part of two ongoing safety projects. Beginning Sunday night, August 11, 2013, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will resurface several sections of MD 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) in Bethesda, Montgomery County. The total cost of the two projects, which are approximately 1.5 miles apart, is $2.9 million. Weather permitting, the projects should both be complete by late fall. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Listing: 3835 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria

said on August 16th, 2013 filed under: Information for Buyers

3835 Eisenhower Avenue

Alexandria, VA 22304vUnder Contract!

Move right in!  Sun-filled, south facing townhouse in pristine condition.  4 bedrooms + den and 3.5 baths.  Fireplace, deck off the open kitchen, hardwood flooring on 3-levels.  2-car garage.  Well-kept community with pool, tot lot and rain gardens.  Walk to several parks, take DASH (steps from the front door) to both Eisenhower and Van Dorn metros. Short drive to Carlyle or Old Town.  Easy access to 495.  First open Sunday, August 18 from 1-4pm.  Come see!

Offered at $519,000

3835 Eisenhower main level3835 Eisenhower dining room3835 Eisenhower kitchen

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East Bethesda MD 20814 Homes for Sale 8/16/13

said on August 16th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

Dogwood East Bethesda

Not much to say… Update for 8/15/2013. No new listings. Nothing under contract No price drops.

All the homes in this article are currently for sale within East Bethesda. The top of the list features the newest listings, while the bottom showcases those that have been on the market for quite some time. I’ll be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). I’ve lived in East Bethesda for over 17 years. I’ve sold real estate in East Bethesda for over 14 years. It’s a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance of two metro stops AND downtown Bethesda. While all of this information is available to you on the various search engines (and please keep in mind that these are not all of my own listings), I’ve taken the time to inject my opinion on the condition, pricing, and likelihood of each property selling… or not. I hope you’ll give me a call if you have any questions. I have loved living here over the years, and I want to share it with other enthusiastic people!

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4500 Chase4500 Chase Avenue, $1,300,000
Just hit the market today. Have yet to see it. I can tell you that it has been nicely updated and landscaped over the years. It’s got a big addition on the back, a screened porch, a covered front porch, and a very pretty yard. Sits on the corner. Given recent comps, price might be ambitious. Listed with ReMax. Days on Market: 7

4314 Chestnut4314 Chestnut Street, $1,850,000
Massive house (over 7,000 s.f. per agent, including basement) with 3 levels, 6-7 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. Sits atop an unusually large lot for East Bethesda… @ 8,900 s.f! Lots of high-end finishes. Big stone patio in the back. Not quite done. Not officially on the market. Listed by Remax.

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East Bethesda MD 20814 Homes for Sale 8/8/13

said on August 9th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

pretty daisies

Sorry about the 2-week absence.  Back from vacation…  Update for 8/8/2013.  One new listing. Three under contract (since I last posted). No price drops.

All the homes in this article are currently for sale within East Bethesda. The top of the list features the newest listings, while the bottom showcases those that have been on the market for quite some time. I’ll be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). I’ve lived in East Bethesda for over 17 years. I’ve sold real estate in East Bethesda for over 14 years. It’s a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance of two metro stops AND downtown Bethesda. While all of this information is available to you on the various search engines (and please keep in mind that these are not all of my own listings), I’ve taken the time to inject my opinion on the condition, pricing, and likelihood of each property selling… or not. I hope you’ll give me a call if you have any questions. I have loved living here over the years, and I want to share it with other enthusiastic people!

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4500 Chase4500 Chase Avenue, $1,300,000
Just hit the market today. Have yet to see it. I can tell you that it has been nicely updated and landscaped over the years.  It’s got a big addition on the back, a screened porch, a covered front porch, and a very pretty yard.  Sits on the corner. Given recent comps, price might be ambitious.  Listed with ReMax. Days on Market: 0

4314 Chestnut4314 Chestnut Street, $1,850,000
Massive house (over 7,000 s.f. per agent, including basement) with 3 levels, 6-7 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. Sits atop an unusually large lot for East Bethesda… @ 8,900 s.f! Lots of high-end finishes. Big stone patio in the back. Not quite done. Not officially on the market. Listed by Remax.

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East Bethesda MD 20814 Homes for Sale 7/19/13

said on July 19th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

flowers

Update for 7/19/2013. One new listing.  It’s fabulous (it’s mine!).  No sales or price drops this last week.

All the homes in this article are currently for sale within East Bethesda. The top of the list features the newest listings, while the bottom showcases those that have been on the market for quite some time. I’ll be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). I’ve lived in East Bethesda for over 17 years. I’ve sold real estate in East Bethesda for over 14 years. It’s a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance of two metro stops AND downtown Bethesda. While all of this information is available to you on the various search engines (and please keep in mind that these are not all of my own listings), I’ve taken the time to inject my opinion on the condition, pricing, and likelihood of each property selling… or not. I hope you’ll give me a call if you have any questions. I have loved living here over the years, and I want to share it with other enthusiastic people!

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4523 Sleaford - main exterior4523 Sleaford Road, $749,900
Sturdy, brick colonial on a green, green stretch of Sleaford Road.  3BR/1.75BAs.  Hardwood floors.  REnovated kitchen with handsome cabinetry and granite counter tops.  Wood-burning fireplace.  Glorious covered porch overlooking the backyard.  WalkScore® of 94!  Open Sunday from 1-4.  Please stop by.  Listed with Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.  Days on Market: 0

4314 Chestnut4314 Chestnut Street, $1,850,000
Massive house (over 7,000 s.f. per agent, including basement) with 3 levels, 6-7 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. Sits atop an unusually large lot for East Bethesda… @ 8,900 s.f! Lots of high-end finishes. Big stone patio in the back. Not quite done. Not officially on the market. Listed by Remax.

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4523 Sleaford Road BETHESDA, MD 20814

said on July 18th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

4523 Sleaford- Main exterior

Fabulous new center hall brick colonial in close-in Bethesda neighborhood. Walk to everything!

SOLD

Charming brick colonial with 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths.  Located in leafy, green East Bethesda, within minutes of downtown Bethesda.  Hardwood floors, renovated kitchen with granite counters and handsome cabinetry, wood-burning fireplace, and a delightful covered porch overlooking the backyard.

WalkScore® gives it a rating of 94, or a “Walkers Paradise”.

Built:  1941
Lot size: 5,087 (or 0.12 acres)
Estimated Taxes for First Year of Ownership: $7,496

Offered at $749,900
SOLD for $740,000

For more details, give a call at 301-758-4894 or send an e-mail to: [email protected] or [email protected]

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The Evers & Co. June 2013 Real Estate Report

said on July 15th, 2013 filed under: State of the Market

Capitol DemocracyWe experienced the highest year-over-year rise in average price so far this year in the month of June, with a 9.2% increase over last year at this time. In addition, days-on-the market were down a whole 41% from last June. The dollar volume of sales was up an encouraging 24%, which should help boost sales, since the shortage of listings has hampered sales in general. Buyer demand is still strong despite the recent rise in interest rates, and we are finally seeing more product in all price ranges on the market.

We are still looking at the same factors for success: properties that are priced correctly and show well are selling quickly, and often, with multiple bids. Unless mortgage interest rates continue to rise this fall, we expect this market to continue right through to next spring.

*Statistics are taken from the Metropolitan Regional Information System for three areas: Washington, D.C.; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Fairfax County, Arlington and Alexandria in Virginia.

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East Bethesda MD 20814 Homes for Sale 7/12/13

said on July 12th, 2013 filed under: Bethesda

myrtles

Update for 7/12/2013. One back on the market, one under contract, and one price drop.

All the homes in this article are currently for sale within East Bethesda. The top of the list features the newest listings, while the bottom showcases those that have been on the market for quite some time. I’ll be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). I’ve lived in East Bethesda for over 17 years. I’ve sold real estate in East Bethesda for over 14 years. It’s a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance of two metro stops AND downtown Bethesda. While all of this information is available to you on the various search engines (and please keep in mind that these are not all of my own listings), I’ve taken the time to inject my opinion on the condition, pricing, and likelihood of each property selling… or not. I hope you’ll give me a call if you have any questions. I have loved living here over the years, and I want to share it with other enthusiastic people!

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4314 Chestnut4314 Chestnut Street, $1,850,000
Massive house (over 7,000 s.f. per agent, including basement) with 3 levels, 6-7 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. Sits atop an unusually large lot for East Bethesda… @ 8,900 s.f!  Lots of high-end finishes.  Big stone patio in the back.  Not quite done. Not officially on the market. Listed by Remax.

under construction 200 x 1504503 Virginia Avenue, $1,695,000
New construction – due to complete next summer. 6BR/5.5FB on four levels. 6,000 square foot lot. Nice location… right in the middle of East Bethesda. 1.5 blocks to the park. 2.5 blocks to Wisconsin Avenue. Quiet block. Lots of sunshine. Listed with Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. Days on Market: 14

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