Pat Kennedy - Home in the Capital

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OPEN HOUSE! Sunday, November 11th from 1-to 4 PM at 4007 Connecticut Avenue NW, Unit 408Unit 408 at Tilden Court is a 784 square foot one-bedroom with a large den. It's bright and sun-filled with lots of windows, nine-foot ceilings and picturesque treetop views. It's pristine, with fresh paint an...
My nephew, Eamon, is an amazing guy.  He's a sailor and has worked on tall ships and short ones.  Now he's got a very cool job with an outfit called "UnCruise", and it takes him all over the place, Alaska, the Columbia and Snake Rivers, Hawaiian Islands, The Sea of Cortes, and through the Panama ...
If you're looking for something that looks like the Property Brothers just did a number on it, this isn't your house.  But if you would apprecciate a restored home that has remained in style for over a hundred years,  please drop by 1937 Biltmore Street NW on Sunday, December 10th from 1 to 4 pm....
At this week's office meeting, a colleague reported on what happened at the recent NAR meeting with respect to tax reform.  And if I had expected a lower tax bill, it doesn't look too promising for me or most other hone owners.Originally I thougth, great, they are keeping the mortgage tax deducti...
Well, last week the big news was that Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway acquired local real estate giant, Long and Foster.  And yesterday, the big news was that Long and Foster has acquired Evers & Company.  Donna Evers has been my broker for the past ten years, and while I hoped this would last...
My phone rang, and when I answered, the caller introduced himself as an agent from Keller Williams.  He told me that he has a young couple looking for a home to purchase in my neighborhood and he was wondering if I knew anyone who might be selling soon.OK, in this era of super tight inventory, th...
This is a story of some favorite buyers who finally went under contract last weekend.  We met at an Open House last August when they were just beginning their search.  And they were looking for the first time buyer cliche - under $400,000, detached house, room for a garden and studio, and within ...
There is a way of marketing homes in this area that becomes more popular as the inventory of homes for sale dwindles.  We all know it.  We all do it!First, you convince the buyers to hire the best stager you know so the place looks, smells and feels wonderful.Second, you convince them that when i...
OK, this is a day late and a few posts short.  But last week was really, really busy. My house has been full of family members who came to sit Shiva for the country, and I just took my last airport run.  Oh, and my fridge is totally overstuffed with food if anyone is in the DC Metro area and hung...
 OK, I'm not blogging as much, but I'm still here, and I'm still looking for some great posts to include in my Sunday Favorites.  And here is this week's list:Second Chance Saturday: Week 2 Carol Williams: Carol is now bringing us some oldies but goodies looking for a second life!Weltanschauung E...

Patricia Kennedy

Home in the Capital
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Pat Kennedy -- author of The Irreverent Guide to Real Estate -- gives you a look at life on the streets as a real estate broker in our nation's capital. And her blog is peppered with great advice combined with humor!