for rent! 2 bed/2 ba condo in dupont circle

1827 Florida Ave, NW #201 for rent | $3200 Sunny 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with hardwood floors, open floor plan, granite counter tops in the kitchen, dishwasher, central heat/ac and washer/dryer in unit. Master bedroom with bathroom en suite. 1000 square feet. Conveniently located in Dupont Circle, minutes to the Dupont Circle Metro, restaurants and retail. 98 walk score. No pets or smoking. Available December 15, 2018. Contact me for more information....
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new listing! 2 bed/1 ba condo with parking & storage

1275 25th St., NW #701 Washington, DC 20037 2 bedrooms | 1 bath | garage parking | storage 900 sf | $375.97 monthly condo fee list price | $614,000 Renovated 2 bedroom/1 bath condo in the heart of the West End. Expansive views of Rock Creek Park from three juliet balconies, open floor plan, hardwood floors, kitchen and bathroom renovated in 2016, in unit w/d, new hot water heater and HVAC in 2016. Pet friendly, extra storage space and garage parking. One block to Trader Joe’s, dog park across the street, minutes to restaurants/retail in the West End or Georgetown. 93 walk score. Open Saturday 2-4 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm. For the virtual tour, click...
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sold! 2 ba | 2 bed condo with parking!

Hooray for my clients! I represented the buyers and we won in a multiple offer situation. Even though our offer was 10K less than the highest bid. Why? Our terms were better. (happy...
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3 fun things

Have you eaten at San Lorenzo yet? I went a couple months ago and it was delicious. Currently, it’s my fave Italian place in DC. Above is the pasta with rabbit ragu. Two weeks ago, my Aunt and Uncle were in town and they wanted to eat at the Wharf. Before dinner, we stopped at Whiskey Charlie for a cocktail and this was the view. It was beautiful! Definitely a must do when the weather is lovely. I’m currently obsessed with the nitro coffee at Union Kitchen Grocery. I know nitro coffee is nothing new but I’d never had a good one. However, Union Kitchen’s version is legit. I did a taste test yesterday morning (Compass nitro coffee from the F St. shop after spinning vs. Union Kitchen’s on 9th St…I know this is slightly ridiculous but I’m serious about my coffee) and Union Kitchens’ kills it. I have no idea why because Union Kitchen Grocery uses Compass...
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sold! 1 bedroom with parking

1711 Mass Ave, NW #103 Washington, DC 20036 list price |$338,000 sold price | $320,000 Congratulations to my clients on the purchase of their first investment property. I negotiated 18K off list price (wahoo..I love a deal) and they’re...
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have a great 4th!

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unconventional diner

Have ya’ll tried the Unconventional Diner? I’ve eaten there 3 times and it’s  been fantastic. Perhaps in the highest compliment for this eatery was my Dad liked it. (Shocker! He doesn’t like anything because he always thinks he can make it better. *this is what happens when you used to own restaurants*) The highlight for both my Dad and husband was the fried chicken. It was everything fried chicken should be: there was dark meat. It was crispy and juicy. There was hot sauce. They also loved the biscuit and gravy. My go-to order has been the miso salmon with zucchini and pine nuts. It’s delicious! I also love the art in the restaurant. The mural near the bar is one of my favorite pieces of art in DC. I’m thrilled to have a new restaurant in our rotation. Unconventional Diner 1207 9th St NW WDC 20001...
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buying in 2018? what you need to know

The DC real estate market has been hot for years but 2018 is proving to be unique. Inventory is low, multiple offers are still a reality and most listings are under contract in 7 days or less. Interested in buying but have no idea where to start? I’ve pulled together a cheat sheet for you. Talk to a lender. Besides finding the place you want to buy, choosing a lender is the most important step in purchasing. Obtaining a loan is difficult. Your credit has to be good. You debt to income ratio has to be just right. Lenders need reams of documentation. Stay away from the big banks. Work with someone who’s local and knows the market. Once you’ve spoken to a lender and they have all the info they need (bank statements, salary stubs, financial records, your credit score. it’s invasive. get ready.) you’re pre-qualified and ready to start searching. Find a property. While searching online is the place most people start, photos can only tell you so much. Visit properties. See as many properties as you can to see what appeals to you. The search can take a day or several months. Make an offer. Once you find a property you love, write an offer. The DC market is competitive which means you’ll need to make quick decisions. If a listing is priced well, looks good and is in a desirable location, it’s going under contract in 1-7 days and often has multiple offers. Execute the paperwork. After your offer has been reviewed and ratified, the contract is sent to the lender and the title company. The title company reviews the title work. Their job is to make sure the property is delivered with a clear title. The lender starts processing your loan and orders the appraisal. Fulfill the contingencies (if there are any). With the increase in multiple offers, contingencies have been on the decline. If the sellers accept an appraisal, financing or home inspection contingency, fulfill them. If it goes smoothly, you head to closing. Execute the final reviews. Before closing, you do a final walk through to see if the property is still in good shape. You will also review the CD (the closing document) 3 days before closing to make sure all your fees are correct. If everything is in order, you sign the documents at the closing table. Complete the documents. Once all the documents are signed, you’re...
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first dc wise fundraiser next week!

Please join DC Wise for our Georgetown Shopping Event on April 26th from 6-8:30 pm. It’s the first fundraiser in 2018 and we’re super excited that rag & bone AND hu’s shoes | hu’s wear are participating. Bubbles, bites and shopping is never a bad combo, right?...
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