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Found 99 blog entries tagged as "luxury".

 2501_penn_400The most expensive condo to sell in the District during January 2010 was in the West End at  the new 2501 Penn project located at 2501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #5C, Washington DC. This new construction unit is 2,760 SF and features 3 BR and 2.5BA.  The selling price was $2.2M / $797 SF.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Michele Topel of Urban Pace for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in January 2010.

Honorable22-west_400 mention for the 2nd most expensive DC condo sold in January 2010 was in the West End at 22 West located at 1177 22nd Street, NW #8D Washington, DC.  This new construction condo is 2,337 SF and features 3 BR and 3 BA.  The selling price was $2.125M / $909 SF.

Congratulations to Mei-Mei Watts-Venners of Eastbanc Marketing, LLC

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Express Night Out reports on the essentials of a gourmet kitchen for DC foodies.  Free-flowing kitchens open to the rest of the living space are a key design requirement.  An oversized island large enough to accomodate food-prep, mixology and socializing is another important element.

DC projects cited in the Express Night Out article for their gourmet kitchens include Harvard Lofts in Columbia Heights and Murano in the U Street Corridor.  Harvard Lofts kitchens are decked out with Porcelanosa cabinets, Bosch appliances and quartz countertops.  Built by Robertson Development, Murano kitchens include a two-tiered black granite-topped island, Sub-Zero fridge, under-counter lights and self-closing doors and drawers.

What is your favorite DC

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Urban luxury has arrived in Columbia Heights at the Harvard Lofts development, located just two blocks from the Metro at 1466 Harvard Street.  With unique, lofty floor plans, this 12-unit DC new construction project offers an exciting alternative to traditional boxy condo designs.

Voluminous interiors featuring super-high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows create a bright, open and airy atmosphere.  Developer Harvard Lofts, LLC delivered the goods with the high-end finishes in these units.  The designer kitchens are decked out with imported Porcelanosa cabinets, quartz counters and Bosch appliances.

With a Walkscore of 89/100, Harvard Lofts is classified as a very walkable address.  Just a quick stroll away are restaurants, coffee shops, a health

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Every teenage boy dreams of owning a penthouse condo.......not for the view out the window......but rather for an up-close view of Bob Guccione's clothing-challenged "models."  Unfortunately, by the time most guys can finally afford a DC penthouse condo, the view out the window becomes more of a priority!

Here in the District, the view from many of our penthouse condos is second to none.  Sweeping views of monuments, museums and even the Capitol can take your breath away on a daily basis.  A virtual stroll through the DC property assessment database certainly confirms that penthouse condos are home to many of the District's movers and shakers.

DC penthouse condos are among the most expensive properties on the market,

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Tracy Place in Kalorama ranks at the top of fine Washington, DC residential streets. Tracy Place extends two blocks from 23rd Street NW to Belmont Road NW.

Several foreign governments have a presence on Tracy Place including Portugal, Egypt and Guyana.  This exclusive street is also home to well-heeled partners in several of DC's prominent law firms.

Tracy Place lost a famous resident with the passing of Senator Kennedy last fall.  The Reliable Source reports that Vicky Kennedy is selling the 8,900 SF Tracy Place home for $6M+, a healthy appreciation over the 2.8M purchase price in 1998.  



At the time of this posting, there are four homes for sale on Tracy Place ranging in price from $2.995M to $10M.

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Jumbo mortgage financing was certainly challenging to obtain in first half of 2009.  Here in the District, single-family home loans over $729,750 are classified as jumbo mortgages.

Realtor Magazine reports that as we gain distance from the credit crunch of a year ago, lenders are getting more comfortable with riskier financing instruments including jumbo mortgages.  The institutions participating in this space are mostly larger banks that  have the means to hold jumbos on their balance sheet.

This jumbo thaw is good news for anyone considering a Washington DC luxury home!

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The Washingtonian opines that new Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopoulos may soon be selling his Georgetown home.  Stephanopoulos has a long track record of buying a new digs each time he changes jobs.  He has done very well in the DC real estate market working his way up from an $835,000 townhouse all the way up to the current $5.2M home located on 31st Street in Georgetown.

 If George and his lovely wife Ali Wentworth do decide to cash out of Georgetown for new digs in Manhatten, we are sure going to miss you. Godspeed and best of luck!

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2501_penn_400The most expensive condo to sell in the District during November 2009 was in the West End at  the new 2501 Penn project located at 2501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #3A, Washington DC. This new construction unit is features 2 BR and 2.5BA.

The selling price was $2.1M.  Congratulations to selling Realtor Michele Topel of Urban Pace for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in November 2009.

Honorable mention for the 2nd most expensive DC condo sold in November 2009 was in Observatory Circle at the Colonnade Condominiums located 2801 New Mexico Avenue NW #PH 7-8, Washington, DC.  This penthouse unit is 3,100 SF and features 3 BR + library and 3.5 BA.

The selling price was $1.4M / $451 SF.  Congratulations to Diana Hart of TTR Sothebys

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washington_harbour_384The most expensive condo to sell in the District during October 2009 was in Georgetown at Washington Harbour  Condominiums located at 3030 K Street, #305, NW Washington, DC.  This newly renovated unit is 2,513 SF and features 2 BR+ den and 2.5BA.

The selling price was $1.7M / $676 SF.  Congratulations to selling Realtor John Vardas of TTR Sothebys International Realty for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in October 2009.

22-west_400Honorable mention for the 2nd most expensive DC condo sold in October 2009 was in the West End at 22 West Condos, located at 1177 22nd Street, NW Washington, DC.  This newly constructed 1,654 SF condo features 2BR+den and 2 BA.

The selling price was $1.5M / $906 SF.  Congratulations to Shawn Breck of TTR Sothebys

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