Bethesda

August 7, 2020

Navigating Open Houses

Yes, homes are still open to visitors, but some of the routines have changed.  Of course, visitors are asked to wear masks and stay “socially distant” from other visitors in a home. Many open houses will also require that you wear shoe covers that are provided and to possibly use sanitizer before touring the home. In addition, some open houses are simply held “virtually” and then in-person visits are only […]
December 31, 2016

Happy New Year 2017!

It is with gratitude that we wish our clients, Bethesda neighbors and friends a very Happy 2017 and offer our sincere thanks for your referrals and friendship! May this new year bring wonderful surprises and much joy, peace and prosperity! Cheers! Brian & Amy Maury and the Maury Real Estate Team      
October 5, 2016

Bethesda is the Best in October

Bethesda is truly a wonderful place to be in the fall and there is no better time than the month of October.  The leaves begin to change color and the air cools off but remains warm enough to sport a light sweater or jacket and a comfy light scarf.  Take a walk on the ever-popular Capital Crescent Trail and perhaps you’ll spot a deer, a fox or an owl hovering […]
August 26, 2016

Sold! Charming Colonial with Room to Play!

5810 Augusta Lane, Bethesda, MD 20816 List Price: $819,000 – SOLD!  Call for sale price. Click Home Tour to see the additional photos and floorplan tour. Ideally located in Glen Mar Park off Massachusetts Ave, this classic brick colonial features a renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry, granite countertops and tile flooring.  Formal living room with wood-burning fireplace & mantle opens to a screened porch with a ceiling fan.  Spacious family room off the kitchen and a convenient bathroom and […]
January 27, 2016

Chase Away the Winter Blues in Bethesda

After the epic blizzard, Snowzilla, last weekend many Bethesda residents are experiencing cabin fever!  We found today that a delectable dessert like Lemon Almond Cake at Praline Bakery in Bethesda chased the blues away! Sick of the melting snow everywhere?  There’s nothing like a sunny slice of heaven melting in your mouth to make your day a little brighter.  We highly recommend a slice…or maybe the whole cake!   Praline Bakery is located […]
January 5, 2016

2015 Real Estate Year in Review

It was a solid year of price performance for homes in our Bethesda area in 2015. The average price of detached home in Bethesda (zip codes 20814, 20816 and 20817) climbed to $1,117,073, an increase of 2% over 2014. The median price of a detached home was $945,000, an increase of 2.6% over 2014. That may not seem like much but by way of comparison, the S&P 500 index finished […]
December 30, 2015

Top 3 Impacts to Home Ownership in 2015

The Year 2015 brought with it some important changes for homeowners and would-be home buyers in Montgomery County and nationwide. Here are the top 3 changes this past year: Federal Reserve Rate Hike On December 16th, 2015, the Fed raised interest rates by 0.25% for the first time since June 2006. While mortgage rates will not drastically increase quite yet, you can certainly expect to a see a gradual and […]
March 31, 2015

The Westbard Vision

Equity One, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust specializing in neighborhood retail shopping centers, acquired Westbard Shopping Center, Westwood Center II, Westwood Towers, Springhouse by Manor Care, Bowlmor Lanes and two Citgo gas stations on Westbard Avenue in Bethesda.  The properties stretch over 22 acres. The company states that their mission is to create a “modern, comfortable gathering space offering convenient shopping and dining integrated with community spaces, green places and a […]
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 […]