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Columbia Heights Renovated Row House – SOLD!

Virtually new construction!! Spacious & gorgeous 4br/3.5ba amazing contemp. – open spaces w/gleaming hdwd floors, exposed brick,custom light,tile,& fixtures, true gourmet kit w/island, custom cabs, granite,& high end stainless, skylites, 2 rear decks,a legal high end income unit, & secure 2 car pkg at your door. walk to 2 metros & all the hts. has to offer. a stunning house!!

Penn Quarter Condo In DC – SOLD!

Most exciting location between White House & US Capitol. Museums, restaurants, Verizon Ctr, Metro & more! Luxury building with wonderful staff & 24-hr security, gym, dreamy roof deck w/pool & magnificent monument views. Light & bright mint condition Jr 1BR opening to large terrace perfect for gardening & entertaining. Wood floors, granite, W/D, extra storage & more. A must see! Rental parking available.

Washington DC Homestead Deduction

Homebuyers ask often about the Washington DC Homestead Deduction. The potential tax savings over the year can be hundreds of dollars. We can assist you with the application so you can take advantage of the savings as soon as possible.

Dupont Coop Copley Plaza on 17th – SOLD!

ENORMOUS Studio (approx 544sf) with tiny monthly fee of $246 including Utilities and Property Taxes! Spectacular Location on 17th @ Church St! Quiet space w/abundant light, Pet Friendly Bldg. w/world class Roof Deck! Lobby w/Front Desk, limited rental parking LOW PRICE & FEES w/GREAT AMENITIES in a GREAT LOCATION, Purchase for what you would pay to rent! Seller reserves right to areject any offer…

Carole Highlands – Takoma Park Home – SOLD!

Cute detached home in the Carole Highlands development of Takoma Park, Maryland. Solid brick home on a large lot with off street parking. The kitchen has been upgraded with new cabinets and stainless steal appliances. Approved Short Sale.

Columbia Heights Condo – SOLD!

Large 2 level condo minutes from the heart of Columbia Heights. Unit includes hardwood floors, designer paint, gourmet kitchen w/granite, stainless steel appliances, under cabinet lighting & custom back splash, large open floor plan with luxury bathrooms. Features a 1 car garage & tons of storage. Large master bedroom features a balcony off the back. Minutes to Target, Best Buy, Restaurants and Metro.

Herndon Detached Home – SOLD!

Updated and charming home in quiet Spring Lake Estates. The home boasts fresh paint throughout, new carpet, lighting, & a completely renovated basement. The home also features an entry lvl master suite, great room, hardwood floors throughout main level, two story foyer, vaulted ceilings in family room and foyer, spacious bedrooms w/a den in basement for possible 4th bedroom. Landscaped front yard….

Artisan Condo – Penn Quarter DC – SOLD!

Fantastic 2006 condo building in Penn Quarter, DC. This efficiency has a great open floor plan and features upgraded finishes throughout. Bamboo floors, upgraded stainless appliances, upgraded Peacock granite in kitchens/baths. Walk to Metro, Mall & shopping. The Artisan has a beautiful common areas, party rm, fitness center & roof deck.

3% Down Conventional Financing

I ran across this and wanted to share it as an alternative to FHA 3.5% down payment financing. FHA financing is used tremendously right now for purchasers that are not looking to put down 20% on their home purchase. FHA (Federal Housing Administration) loans do have some challenges for condo that do not meet specific requirements like FHA loan concentration.

Complete Row House Renovation in Ledroit Park – SOLD!

Sold! – Fully renovated end row house! 4 levels including an in-law suite, stunning kitchen with custom cabinetry, SS appliances & granite. Brand new hardwood floors throughout main & upper level, brand new bathrooms with high-end finishes, brand new windows, lighting..brand new everything! In-law suite features full kitchen with granite, full bath & outside entrance. Bonus loft room. 1 car garage!

Lexington Square Condo In Arlington Virginia – SOLD!

Get comfortable in your living room w/ large windows, gas fireplace w/ marble surround & gorgeous hardwood floors.Create gourmet delights w/ your open kitchen with Corian counters & SS appliances. Tired from a long day? Relax in your master bath jetted tub.1 garage parking space. Community pool and gym. All this within a few blocks to both VA Square & Ballston Metro!

Capitol Hill Townhouse – SOLD!

SOLD! Classic exterior with an open & modern interior. This updated gem features a stunning kitchen, large living/dining room & oversized master bedroom. The back yard has a fabulous back deck with gazebo & rear access to the finished basement w/ rec room or 4th bedroom. Exposed brick walls & original wood floors make a great statement about the strong bones of this row house. Mins to H St neighborhood!

Reston Condo At Lake Anne – SOLD!

Bright and open condo located in Reston near Lake Anne. 986 SQFT of living space plus a balcony overlooking treed common area. Needs a little TLC but is priced at a great value.

Renovate your kitchen or bath?

You’ve decided that your kitchen or bathroom is due for a facelift. Where to start?Metro Weekly takes on that time tested question. “Local real-estate agent Evan Johnson suggests that if you can only afford to do one, focus on the kitchen.”

Gay Real Estate in DC

Washington City Paper “There Goes the Gayborhood: Gay real estate isn’t just about Dupont Circle anymore” Evan Johnson, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker, has two business cards. One, a conventional rectangle, simply says “Evan Johnson Realty Group.” The other is fancier, with two curved corners. It reads: “Evan Johnson, Realtor,” with “” on the back.

FHA Approved Condos

FHA financing is one of the best ways to purchase a property in today’s mortgage market if you want to put less than 20% down. As an agent showing condo properties in Washington, DC to a FHA buyer, one of our first questions is, is the condo building or project FHA approved? Usually the listing agent knows this information but […]

1010 Mass Condominium

Ideally located at the corner of 11th and Mass. Ave. NW, 1010 is about 6 block to the White House or Verizon Center, 1 block to the Washington Convention Center and within blocks of four METRO stations. 1010 Mass is not just another luxury […]

DC Market Watch

“Location, location, location,” was historically the real estate mantra. Today it’s, “Price it right to get it sold!”

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported on July 1st that The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on pending sales […]