No surprises here.  Follow link for pictures. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-most-powerful-people-in-the-world-2015-11 STRATEGY The 50 most powerful people in the world Emmie Martin, Melissa Stanger and Tanza Loudenback It isn’t just wealth. And it isn’t just control over people or resources. No, true power is a potent combination of money and influence that enables people to help shape the […]


New Penthouse Listing! Old-World charm prevalent in the 1925 brick exterior of this 10-unit, converted condo building. Two-level, 1350sqft condo feels like a house, awash with light from two north-facing balconies that offer views of Rock Creek Park and a glimpse of the Ntnl Cathedral. 2BR/2BA, loft and laundry upstairs. Open Main Level, Community Garden, […]

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Emmy award for “Hottest 2015 Neighborhood in DC” goes to Shaw, runner-up Bloomingdale!!! Tons of promise that the DC market isn’t entirely saturated, and offers proof that buying a three bedroom 1500sqft+ townhome in the City, between $600-$750 thousand, is still possible. This polygram shows sales activity along the New Jersey Avenue border of the contesting neighborhoods, courtesy of […]


Piggy-backing on the Urban Turf article from June 23rd, Hillary Kelly with “Washingtonian” recently reported that average days on market has dropped to 9 days!  She titled her article “They are Basically No Homes To Buy in Washington Right Now.”  Interpret this headline loosely, as there are 428 single-family homes on the market, factor in 500+ condos and the […]


Yesterday, MRP Realty disclosed plans for one D.C.’s largest residential developments near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro stop, in Brentwood. Construction begins in November. The plans call for 1,500 units, 1.56 million square feet of residential zoning, eight percent allocated to affordable housing, with retail ground floors Will these plans bring a swoon of investors?  Can this revitalize the neighborhood?  Washingtonians’ constantly buzz over which is […]


#BreakingNews delivered by New York Times journalist, Adam Liptak.  This long disputed debate highlights the importance of freedom of speech, no doubt the many citizen rallies helped broadcast public sentiment.  Public opinion proved to be a compelling factor for the courts ruling, indicating that most Americans approve of same-sex marriage and it is, in fact, protected […]


Interesting generalization by UrbanTurf blogger Lark Turner that “55 percent of the homes on the market sold in the first 10 days during the month of May.”  The concentration of quick home sales remains prevalent in downtown neighborhoods like – Capitol Hill, Dupont, LaDroit Park, Logan, Shaw, U ST. Q – especially in the $400-800 price range.  Contact me if you are interested in […]


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