Shaw :

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 and should be move-in ready by May 2016. 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 […]


#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 […]

First time ever on the market, this extraordinary home is beautifully located on one block dead end street by park! Spectacular entertaining spaces, large well-proportioned rooms, 9 bedrooms and 4 baths up! Immaculately maintained, opening to spacious terrace, sweeping lawn, and private heated pool. A lifetime house!…/DC…/2243-47TH-ST-NW-WASHINGTON-DC-20007…

Pretty self-explanitory, sad…#breakingnews brought to you by Natasha Bertrand, Business Insider. The 12 jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing case sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death by lethal injection. The jury deliberated for more than 16 hours over three days to reach the verdict. Tsarnaev is the first terrorist to be sentenced to death in the post-9/11 […]


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