Archive for month: February, 2012

North Bethesda, MD Market Report – 2/29/12

29 Feb
February 29, 2012 North Bethesda is an unincorporated area that borders Rockville and Bethesda, which is recognized by the Census Bureau as a census-designated place. The median sales price for homes in North Bethesda MD for Nov 11 to Jan 12 was $365,000. This represents an increase of 9%, or $30,000, compared to the prior quarter and a decrease of 44.1% compared to the prior year. Read more [...]

The Perfect Date Night in Cleveland Park

24 Feb
February 24, 2012 The idea of dinner and a movie as a date is almost obsolete. With everyone in a rush, few have time to sit down for four hours of wining, dining and film watching. The notion of it is of a more quaint time, like a scene from a 1950s movie. Read more [...]

Prince William County, VA Market Report –2/20/12

20 Feb
February 20, 2012 “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln. Like the future, Prince William County’s real estate market is rebuilding one day at a time. All economic signs are pointing towards stable real estate conditions, allowing for both buyers and sellers to benefit. Read more [...]

Celebrate Fat Tuesday the Cajun Way

16 Feb
February 16, 2012 This weekend the biggest party in America kicks off, a once local tradition that is now a nationwide event. That’s right, Saturday marks the start of Mardi Gras, and over the weekend and a few days afterward, Washington, D.C. and everyone in it will be celebrating. There will be food, festivities and fun, as well as ample events for everyone to feel like they are cruising through the Big Easy. Read more [...]

Ashburn, VA Market Report – 2/15/12

15 Feb
February 15, 2012 When we last looked at Ashburn and Loudoun County in October we saw huge losses for the County and Ashburn. Now the news the news is much better. The County’s average sales price has recovered nicely and is now at $471,000. Read more [...]

Stafford County, VA Market Report – 2/13/12

13 Feb
February 13, 2012 The market was decent in Stafford for a December but it is busy and even more active in the present day. Interest rates are still hovering at a historic low causing more and more Buyers to get pre-approved for a loan and start looking for a home. Read more [...]

Experience 30 Americans at the Corcoran Before They Leave

10 Feb
February 10, 2012 February marked the beginning of Black History Month, a 29-day cultural celebration showcasing the impact African-American culture has had on the United States. And while events run the entirety of the month, one of the most compelling ways to pay homage to the African American experience wraps up this week, with the last chance to see it this Sunday, February 12th. Read more [...]

Springfield, VA Market Report – 2/6/12

06 Feb
February 6, 2012 Think things aren’t selling in the Springfield Market, think again! If you’re planning on selling, now just might a good time to talk to one of our experienced agents at Avery Hess. Inventory is low and demand seems to be increasing. Read more [...]

Tip Your Glass to Locally-Sourced

02 Feb
February 2, 2012 One of the most popular trends in cuisine in recent years has been the localization of food. Restaurants now import ingredients from as small a radius as possible—in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint—and they gladly boast their sources right on their menus. Read more [...]

Mount Airy, MD 2/1/12

01 Feb
February 1, 2012 Mt. Airy is centrally located, just north of Washington, D.C., west of Baltimore, south of Gettysburg, and east of Frederick. Interstate 70 borders our town and provides easy access to larger cities and major employment centers in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia. It encompasses 4 of Maryland’s counties – Carroll, Montgomery, Frederick and Howard. Read more [...]