April 2013

Found 22 blog entries for April 2013.

Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is proud to announce that they recently represented the seller in the sale of 4848 Queens Chapel Terrace, NE, in Michigan Park, Washington DC.  This center hall colonial was owned by the same family since construction in 1950 and has been properly updated and maintaind over the years.  In addition to an planting an amazing garden and beautifully flowering trees, the his house in unique for the massive family room addition with skylights, tall ceilings, an extra full bathroom and laundry room.
The new owners are moving into the city from Maryland and are excited to be the new stewards of this great home.

Michigan Park streets are lined with massive trees and from the maniqured and flowering front yards,  it is clear that

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 Abbott-Klar Real Estate Team recently sold another great home in Beautiful Brookland.  This house at 3203 10th st NE Washington DC, is one of only a few Barn-roof homed in DC.  This house has 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, CAC, hardwood floors, an updated kitchen and a finished basement.  Perfectly located just a few blocks to the Brookland Metro stop and all the new development of Monroe Street Market. 


Brookland is an amazing tree-lined neighborhood with mostly detached homes and large yards.  It is best compared to Cleavland park only better located and a third the price.   Our entire team here at Abbott Klar Real Estate Group are the local experts for Brookland Real Estate.  Call us today to find your perfect Brookland home.
You can also use our website

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Lincoln Park Terrace
401 13th St NE #407, Washington DC

 FHA APPROVED building.  This large and bright, one bedroom condo is the one you have been waiting for.  Open kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliance, hardwood floors, balcony and washer and dryer in unit. The low condo fee includes everything except electric. Includes cable and Internet! Covered parking spot included! Dog park next door, bike share at building, steps to Lincoln Park and Eastern Market.

You can also use our website SellingDC.com to search all homes available for sale anywhere in DC and of course on Capitol Hill.  You can search by MAP, Search by Metro stop, or search just for condos.  SellingDC.com is your best and LIVE source for updated listings. 

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 The 13th Annual Greater Brookland House and Garden Tour
 is on June 2nd, 2013 from 12:00 -5:00 pm with a reception from 5:00-7:00 pm

 Buy tickets online at GBGC.org
or in person at Petals. Ribbons and Beyond (3906 12th ST NE). 
Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of tour.

Brookland home and garden tour official poster

Mary Pat Rowan, President, Greater Brookland Garden Club, in annoucing this tour, noted  that:
"there are two Washingtons: one is the world capital, the stage of the mighty and powerful (and sometimes silly), marble columns and majestic beauty. But there is another Washington, hometown Washington, an alliance of communities as small as a single block, some with 10,000 or more residents. Brookland is one of these Hometowns, D.C.  Institutions make communities, and communities make

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Prudential Annual Awards were just announced and the Abbott Klar Real Estate Group was awarded the prestigious Chairman's Circle Gold Award for record-breaking production and #2 for Team Production in DC.
  Thanks to a strong team effort and a willingness to go the extra mile for our clients, we sold 41 properties in 2012.   We represented buyers and sellers all over Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.  It was an enjoyable and remarkable year in which we sold everything from a 2,800 Square foot, 3 bedroom, 3 bath New York style Coop in one of Washington's Best Address buildings (2101 Connecticut Ave) for $1.7M 2101 Connecticut Ave NW Washington DC
to a to a roundhouse in Brookland The Roundhouse in Brookland Washington DC,
to an adorable bungalow in Takomoa Park Maryland and many condos in Penn Quarter.  We loved working with all

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Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is proud to announce that their exclusive listing at 1311 Hamlin street NE Washington DC just sold. The adorable bungalow in Beautiful Brookland featured hardwood floors, a large eat-in kitchen and a back yard to live for.  


This perfectly appointed Bungalow is is just a few blocks to the Brookland Metro stop and all the new development of Monroe Street Market.

You can also use our website SellingDC.com to search all homes available for sale anywhere in DC and of course in Brookland.  You can search by MAP, Search by Metro stop, or search just for condos.  SellingDC.com is your best and LIVE source for updated listings. 

Brookland is Hot.  Live here!

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Abbott-Klar Real Estate Group is pleased to announce that Team Member Sharon Jordan represented the buyer of 1206 MARYLAND AVE NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20002.


In the Historic District, this fine Federal home with original Capitol Hill floor plan is an absolute classic.  Remarkably renovated 2 bedroom plus den, with 1.5 bathrooms. Gorgeous Gourmet eat-in kitchen wth built-in coffeemaker, large bedrooms, custom closet, bodacious built-ins, crown moldings, fabulous fireplace, wainscoting, Hardwood floors. Close to Metro, shops, Eastern Market, and Atlas District.  This place has it all.

Congratulations to our buyer on such a perfect home.

Please  explore our  website SellingDC.com to search all homes available for sale anywhere in DC and of course on

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Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is proud to announce that they sucessfully represented the buyer of 1011 Hamlin Street NE Washington DC in Beautiful Brookland.  This house was owned by the previous owner for many years and has ben very well cared for.  The new buyers are excited to move into Brookland from Arlington, Virginia and look forward to additing their personal design taste to the house.

This large and bright end-unit townhouse is is just a few blocks to Brookland Metro stop and all the new development of Monroe Street Market.  The interest in this house as great and through fast action on the part of the buyers and smart negotiation on the part of Abbott Klar Real Estate Group, our buyers were able to beat out the other offers.

Contact us today to

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Sunday Spice in Glover Park
by Danielle Dellerson

Brunch spots abound in Washington, D.C.—a treasure trove of egg bennies, bacon, and towering stacks of pillowy pancakes, often served up with copious mimosa refills.  But if you want to avoid falling into a brunch rut, swap your standard Sunday fare for a tidal wave of flavors from the south of India, which, according to my taste buds, is the center of the spice universe. 

And good news—this universe is now conveniently located in Glover Park with the opening of Malgudi, the newest venture from the owners of Heritage India, which is located just above the Malgudi space at 2400 Wisconsin Ave., NW. 

Even better news—Malgudi’s brunch offerings include bottomless mimosas—which will come in handy for

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college studentHave you thought about investing in a condo or home to house your college-bound child? If so, here are some tips and advice to consider.

Living on campus is expensive. For instance, a full-time student at George Washington University can easily spend $15,000 per year on meals and housing. And we all know that this number is only going up. With so many condos for sale near these dorms, it might be prudent to ask if buying a condo for your college-bound child is a better way to spend your money.

The first thing to think about is do you want to invest in a property with more than one room. If you purchased a condo in DC with extra rooms, you could rent out the rooms to other students and use that money to cover your mortgage. With the right investment,

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