Takoma Park is blessed with a terrific location on the edge of Washington, DC. It is partly in Prince George's County and partly in Montgomery County in Maryland. It is a very walkable city and is also served by bus and Metrorail.
Poolesville is a suburban oasis unto itself in the far western/southwestern edge of Montgomery County. Much of the area with a Poolesville address has been designated as an agricultural preserve, so there is lots of open green space.
The Clarksburg market for detached single family homes and townhouses is a screaming bargain. Homes there are all relatively young in age, and they're full of options that new homebuyers have added with creative builder financing.
Damascus is a terrific place to live. Damascus has numerous Sports leagues, a volunteer fire department, the July Fireman’s Carnival, and several holiday parades. It's like small town living used to be 40 years ago. Although the new Damascus Centre gives local residents a choice of two grocery stores and retail centers to choose from. Read on to find out more about the market conditions in Damascus, Maryland.
Potomac, Maryland is located within Montgomery County, just northwest of Bethesda and Washington, DC. It owes its name to the Potomac River, which is just to the southwest and divides Maryland and Virginia. The following statistics reflect the latest housing market conditions in Potomac.
The average sales price of $256,487 is still down almost $100,000 from the same period one year ago. Many of the houses sold are in the lower price ranges, which is part of the reason why this figure is much lower this year, pulling the average price down. First-time buyers constituted the majority of the purchasers in Germantown during the last quarter.
With it’s diverse mix of condos, townhouses and single family houses all within walking distance to retail, restaurants and Metro stations, the housing market in Bethesda, Maryland is hot! First-time buyers and current homeowners wanting to get away from driving and cutting grass gravitate to Bethesda. Bethesda is also very close to downtown Washington, DC and all of the employment and cultural opportunities that the city offers.
With its close proximity to the District of Columbia, Kensington homes maintain a high average sales price. The average sales price in Kensington this year is 8% higher than at the same time last year. Kensington did not experience the large number of foreclosures that many outlying suburbs have, so its home values have held up well and even slightly increased.
At Avery-Hess, our people are our most important asset. Learn more about one of our best, Seema Rodriguez from our Montgomery County, Maryland Regional Office.
Once considered to be out of the way, the suburbs have extended their reach out to Brookeville and Olney over the years. As a result, you'll often find that the older the home, the bigger the lot. However, recently builders have been building new homes on one acre plus lots in the area. Olney is a popular area to live because of its proximity to the employment areas of Columbia, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg and Washington, DC.