Bethesda Real Estate

January 5, 2015

Bethesda Home Prices Surpass Record!

Home prices in the Bethesda area have surged forward this year eclipsing the annual record detached home price set in 2007. On January 5th, Bethesda Magazine published an article reflecting this data, quoting Brian Maury of Maury Real Estate, on its local daily news website, Bethesda Beat.  According to data from our local multiple listing service, the average price of a detached home in Bethesda (zip codes 20814, 20816, and […]
April 14, 2014

The Rich History of Our Town Bethesda

This 15 minute video on the history of our town, Bethesda, is worth a watch!  You’ll learn about some famous people behind the street names you recognize in the area such as Lilly Stone, Tuckerman, Leland and more.  You find out about the New Deal and how Bethesda benefited from it and see the old and new photos of significant historic buildings and icons of our town, including the oldest […]
September 20, 2013

Sold with multiple offers! 5216 Carlton Street, Bethesda, MD 20816

List Price $1,249,000 Builder’s personal residence Sweeping Contemporary style home 3,500 sq. ft. on 3 levels 2 Car Garage 9’+ ceilings 4 gas fireplaces Floating wood and glass staircase Open floor plan with kitchen to family room Screened porch and flagstone patio Upper floor balcony Master suite with sumptuous master bath Private fenced backyard Estimated FY15 Property Taxes: $7,905 Click here for virtual tour! This is a one of a […]
August 12, 2013

Bethesda Real Estate – Home Prices Climb

I ran into an old client of ours recently and, after sharing the status and accomplishments of our children (and marveling at where the time has gone), she asked, “The real estate market must be pretty good for you right now, . . . right?” I replied with a wry smile “Yes . . and . . . no.”  Yes it’s true the real estate market has recovered locally -and […]
July 2, 2013

Mid-Year Bethesda Real Estate Update

Our local real estate market has improved significantly this year following the same trend that been occurring around the country.  Here are some of the statistical highlights for the period ending June 30, 2013 in Bethesda (zip codes 20814, 20816, and 20817): Detached Homes: 414 detached homes have sold so far this year Average detached home price in Bethesda is $1,031,359 Average detached home price increase in 2013 = +8.93% Townhomes: […]
May 13, 2013

Bethesda Real Estate is Hot!

As I am sure you may have heard on the news and read in the paper, real estate is back!  As professional agents, Brian and I are hearing comments from people that it must be a great time to be in real estate.  Well, the market has certainly surged again and it’s nice that we no longer have to comfort sellers who were unable to sell their homes for an acceptable price […]
March 5, 2013

Step into History while you Enjoy a Sandwich

One of the great benefits of living in Bethesda is the proximity to Washington D.C. and all that the Metro area has to offer.  Today reminded me of that perk.  Brian and I were out touring homes for sale during Tuesday Broker’s Open Houses in Bethesda and afterward popped into Spring Valley for lunch.  We decided to grab a bite at Wagshal’s Delicatessen located at 4855 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC […]
February 4, 2013

"Intelligence" is coming to Bethesda

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has begun breaking ground on a major overhaul of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (also formerly known as The Defense Mapping Agency) which was located on Sangamore Road, opposite the Sumner Place shopping center.  The new facility will be called the Intelligence Community Campus – Bethesda (ICC-B for short) and will accommodate 3,000 employees and feature a new six story parking garage as well a sleek […]
February 2, 2011

Day 33: Heavenly Rights

Thank god for all the lawyers!  As a real estate agent I know all too well that this town would not be the thriving economic powerhouse it is today without the high paying lawyers who help fuel the local economy.  There are no lawyer jokes allowed at our house.  Bethesda is also known in legal circles for a unique piece of real estate that utilizes the concept of “air rights.”  […]