August 2019

Found 14 blog entries for August 2019.

kalorama - washington dc

While Beverly Hills is home to large homes and movie stars, Kalorama may just be its DC counterpart. The affluent community is currently home to some big names itself, including several wealthy political elites.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is just one billionaire with ties to Kalorama. Bezos owns a 27,000 square foot mansion in the community. While he made news with the $23 million purchase price, it’s the renovation that continues to put the property over the top.

The former Textile Museum is currently in the midst of a $12 million renovation and expansion project, expected to transform two homes at the site into a single home with 11-bedrooms and 25-baths. In addition, the project also includes two kitchens and elevators, five living rooms, two

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truxton circle - washington dcPhoto: Elvert Barnes

A combination of the old and the new, Truxton Circle presents a variety of enviable options for prospective residents in Northwest DC. Don’t let the name fool you, though, the Truxton Circle of today doesn’t resemble a circle at all.

While private vehicles and streetcars once had to travel around a traffic circle of the same name, it was actually removed more than 70 years ago. Never-the-less, the name stuck and is still used generations later.

One thing that hasn’t changed much is the historic appeal of Truxton Circle. You’ll still find mostly modest row houses, some of which date back to the 19th century. You’ll also find some built around the turn-of-the-century, complete with small porches and desirable bay windows.

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district towns at parkside

For new urban townhomes in Northeast DC, consider the offerings of District Towns at Parkside. This brand-new development features the exclusivity of just 50 new townhomes, set within one of the region’s fastest growing new communities.

Priced starting in the $500,000s, the townhomes of District Towns at Parkside will each feature four-level floor plans including a private rooftop terrace with enticing city views. Buyers can choose from floor plans starting with three-bedrooms, but also have the choice of designs featuring up to four-bedrooms and four-baths.

Set for a late 2019 delivery, the new construction development also features the desirability of a one- or two-car, private garage. In addition, the townhomes offer an upper level loft, a

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national landing va

Excitement is certainly growing for Amazon’s new headquarters, and it’s starting to show with a steep increase in home prices. The new Amazon HQ2 offices are coming to National Landing, and that’s already pushed home prices in the area up considerably.

According to one listing service, the median asking price of a single-family home in the same Zip code as Amazon’s new headquarters shot up 99.9-percent between June of last year and June of this year. Bright MLS found premium pricing particularly in the area closest to Amazon’s new headquarters.

The company made its announcement last November. In December the listing service reported a more than 75-percent jump in the median list price of homes in the area.

Taking a slightly broader look, the

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