Posts under Tag: luxury home buyers
DuPont Has Us Spinning in Circles
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Are you missing the snowball fights of last winter? Looking for information about Dupont Circle? Listings? History of the city? Best restaurants and shops? The Lise Howe Team is here with all that and more! Did you know that the history of Dupont Circle is not as old as the rest of the city? and that it wasn’t even called Dupont Circle originally? It was supposed to be called Pacific Circle! The intersection of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire Avenues with Nineteenth and P Streets was there on Pierre L’Enfant’s 1791 plan for the city, but the land that is Dupont Circle today was not part of the original purchase of land by George Washington for the Federal City.

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Why Bother With a Buyer Agent for New Construction?
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New construction can be wonderful too, but you need to go into the contract with your eyes wide open and with someone on your side. Make sure you bring along a buyer’s real estate agent – someone who works for you and is looking out for your best interest.

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The Top Restaurant is Marcel’s in Foggy Bottom, Washington DC
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The top restaurant in the DC area, according to the most recent Open Table voter poll, is Marcel’s in Foggy Bottom. If you love Marcel’s as much as I do, perhaps you would like some information about the history of Marcel’s, the neighborhood of Foggy Bottom and the homes there.

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FHA CONDO CERTIFICATION- EXPLAINED
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December 7, 2010, was supposed to be the date when FHA condo project certifications were going to expire, but when that date arrived, FHA decided to extend the various recertification deadlines on a rolling basis up through 2012. If you are looking for a condo in Bethesda like Kenwood Forest or in Washington DC or around the Ballston area on the other side of the River, this may be very important to you!

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Chevy Chase Homes for Sale – Special Service
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Just as the Lise Howe Team delivers special service to its clients who are searching for Bethesda or Chevy Chase homes for sale, Chevy Chase Village takes excellent care of its residents!

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Hints to Improve Your Credit Score! – And Buy those Bethesda Homes For Sale, DC Condo, Luxury Homes!
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Most credit scores do not change more than 30 points in a calendar quarter, so it’s a good idea for you to check your credit scores 6-12 months prior to applying for home loans. That way, if adjustments are needed that can affect credit score, you will have the time to do so.

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First Time Home Buyers in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, McLean and more
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A first time home buyer asked me, “how do you get paid when you help me with buying a home. How much is it going to cost me.” I realized that I had not explained to her as a first time home buyer exactly how an agent gets paid.

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Clarendon – A Gem in Arlington
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Clarendon is one of Arlington county’s favorite urban villages. The neighborhood is a walker’s paradise. Clarendon has a very successful mixed use approach with commercial strip mall – mom and pop stores – mixed in with residential housing -apartments, condominiums, and single family homes. What’s unique about Clarendon is its neighborhood association, Clarendon Alliance, which successfully pulls together business owners and residents as a public-private partnership to market the community. In addition, there is the Lyon Village Citizen Association, a neighborhood association.

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Kalorama Defines Elegance in NW DC
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Kalorama Triangle and Kalorama-Sheridan are noted for their park-like settings, large single-family homes, spacious and elegant pre-war condominiums and coops, and prestige as luxurury homes and desirable addresses within the Washington, D.C metro area.

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Historic Capitol Hill’s Riverfront is the New Place to Live
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DC is constantly growing and creating new dynamic neighborhoods. One of the recent re-births is the waterfront near Nationals Park and the Navy Yard. Although some projects have been delayed or scrapped because of the recessions, there still is an incredible amount of energy going on in this new and exciting DC neighborhood

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