before and after | the master bath at 1623 New Jersey Ave, NW

I love a “before and after”! The master bath at 1623 New Jersey Ave, NW is a wonderful example how a little investment can turn into a big return. The original master bathroom was very 2006. It needed updating to appeal to today’s buyers. Interior design is one of my interests and when the opportunity arose to redo this bath, I jumped on it! Immediately, I knew the tile had to be updated. Grey remains a huge design trend which is why I chose to use a grey floor tile with white subway tile in the shower and around the tub. Instead of the typical white or grey vanity, I picked a natural colored maple vanity. I also didn’t want to stray too far from the design in the rest of the house. The grey I used on the bathroom floor mimicked the grey staircase. The vanity was the same tones as the hardwood floors throughout the house. Buyers want bathrooms to look updated but not too funky. The most expensive part of the upgrade was the custom double vanity. I didn’t want to move any plumbing because it’s expensive. While the seller agreed to make upgrades, they didn’t want to spend a million dollars. The size of the vanity needed for the space wasn’t standard. I considered one vanity that wasn’t custom but it was backordered  6 months!! Instead, I had a custom maple, double sink vanity designed with a white quartz countertop. Quartz is one of my favorite materials for bathrooms and kitchens. It’s durable and it looks sleek. I am so pleased with the final result! I’m positive it was one of the reasons the house went under contract so...
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for rent! 1 bed | 1 ba in Adams Morgan

1954 Columbia Rd., NW #211 1 bed | 1 ba | 650 sf $1995 Sunny, corner 1 bedroom with hardwood floors, updated kitchen, stainless steel appliances, and granite counter tops. Fantastic location, minutes to restaurants and shops, 96 walk score. Gas included in rent. Tenant pays for electric, phone & cable. Bike storage in basement. No pets. No smokers. Rental parking available if needed. Contact me for a viewing. For additional details and photos, click here....
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new listing! 2 unit rowhouse in Shaw

1623 New Jersey Ave, NW 4 bed | 3.5 baths 1,878 sf | $5970 yearly taxes list price | $1,099,000  Two unit rowhouse! Main level: open floor plan, living/dining room, updated half bath, kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops + a deck. Second level: two guest bedrooms/1 full bath, full sized washer/dryer. Top floor: master suite with a newly remodeled master bathroom featuring a double vanity, separate shower and separate jacuzzi tub. Roof deck with Capitol views. Lower level: 1 bedroom/1 bath with a kitchen and washer/dryer. The furniture conveys. Legal C of O, immediately ready for Airbnb or rental! One secure parking spot. Freshly painted . Maple hardwood floors recently refinished. Eight minute walk to Shaw Metro, retail and restaurants. 95 walk score. Open Sunday, 3/10 from 1-4pm. For virtual tour, click here. ...
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hitting the market this week! 1217 N St., NW #1

1217 N St., NW #1 2 bed | 2 ba condo 1,378 sf | $419.00 monthly condo fee list price | $699,000 HUGE 2bd/2a condo with an open floor plan, high ceilings, exposed brick, all new flooring, updated kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, fantastic light fixtures, a reclaimed wood accent wall + a separate dining area. Perfect for entertaining! Both bathrooms have been updated in the last two years. Master bathroom is brand new: deep soaking tub, tile, and vanity. Laundry room with full size washer and steam dryer. Tons of storage and a Elfa closet system in the master bedroom. Private patio is great for grilling and dining al fresco. 12 minute walk to 3 Metro stops, steps to Logan, Shaw and downtown restaurants and retail. 97 walk score. Open House 3/10/19 from 1-4pm. Click here for the entire virtual...
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