May 2013

Found 12 blog entries for May 2013.

Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is excited to announce that yesterday we sold another great Capitol Hill investment property on 2nd Street NE Washington DC. This income producing property has two large 2 bedroom apartments with parking out back across the street  from Union Station.   Capitol Hill rooftop views of The Capitol, Washington Monument and Supreme Court in Washington DC

With our offices right at Eastern Market on Capitol Hill, we are very attuned to the Washington DC Real Estate Market and specifically to opportunities on Capitol Hill.  We love it here.  Capitol Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the country and through historic preservation and community efforts has maintained its unrivaled charm and appeal.  With brick sidewalks and mature trees shading the neighborhood (thanks to buried power lines- no loss of power here during

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Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is pleased to announce that we just sold a very smart two unit investment property on Morgan street in Shaw in NW DC.

The development around this property is amazing.  Lots of good things happening here.  NOMA is a few blocks away, the NY Ave/Gallaudet University Metro stop is within easy walking distance.
The competition for investment properties in Washington DC is fierce.  Contact us today to find out how you can invest in real estate in DC.  Rents are skyrocketing, interest rates- -even for investment properties- are still at all time lows.  Now is a great time to buy investment property in Washington DC.

Please  explore our  website SellingDC.com to search all homes available for sale anywhere in DC. You can

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 Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is pleased to announce that team member Sharon Jordan represented the buyer of a great townhome in Alexandria.

This house at 2100 Portner RD in Alexandria Virginia, was one of the larger model homes in Nethergate with  2100 sq ft,4 levels,3 Fireplaces, a huge updated country kitchen with maple cabinets and granite counter tops.  Lower level has a very functional guest suite with full bath.  Separate parking, close to Metro and low HOA fees.  Simply perfect.







We are the DC Area Real Estate experts.  We can help you market your house to make sure you obtain the highest market price.

Call us today (202-505-5409) for a free home market analysis and to find out what you need to do to get the most money for your house in

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Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is excited to announce that they represented the seller of another great home in Aurora Hill, Arlington Virginia.

Aurora Hills, Arlington Virginia
This Aurora Hills Colonial home was perfectly updated, renovated and flooded with light.  4 large bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, newly refinished hard wood floors, 2 working fireplaces, huge eat-in kitchen with vaulted ceilings - opens to patio and beautifully landscaped back yard.  Aurora Hill in Arligton Virginia is perfectly located just a short walk to the metro and all the shops and restaurants of Pentagon City.
Aurora Hills, Arlington Virginia
Aurora Hills, Arlington Virginia
Aurora Hills, Arlington Virginia


Aurora Hills, Arlington Virginia

We are the DC Area Real Estate experts.  We can help you market your house to make sure you obtain the highest market price.

Call us today (202-505-5409) for a free home market analysis and to find out

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NEWS FLASH!

Since May 1st 2013, 147 houses have sold in DC.  Of these,  69  sold for more than asking price.

Nearly 47% of all houses sold in May sold for more than asking price!

  • Median Sales price is up to an incredible $665,000, from the record breaking $485,000 in April.
  • Median days on market are down to only 9 days.

The DC Real Estate Market is very hot. 

If you are a buyer looking for a home in DC, you need to be prepared.

  1. Get pre-approved for a loan.
  2. Consider doing a pre-inspection
  3. Hire a knowledgeable buyer agent.
  4. Be ready to move fast.

We are the DC real estate experts.  We can help you find the house that matches your needs and more importantly we can help you WIN! 

Call us today (202-505-5409) to find out what you

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  Bike to work day is May 17th 2013

Bike DC. Washington DC Capitol Bikeshare

 DC is becoming more and more bike friendly. To encourage more people to get off the hot Metro, out of their air conditioned cars and get healthy, Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association sponsor a Bike to work day.   Really, nearly every day can be a bike to work day.
We even got theses handy dandy bike pumps attached to some of the bike locking stations around DC.
Biking in Washington DCMetropolitan Branch Bike Trail in Brookland Washington DCCool Bike Rack in Washington DC
The Metropolitian Branch Trail is part of the East Coast Greenway.  If you were so inspired you could bike from Maine to Key West.  While that might be a bit much for us, Our entire team here at Abbott Klar Real Estate Group will be biking to work and showing houses by bike on Bike to Work Day. So join us and the rest of the city

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4101 albemarle st nw washington dc lobby   4101 Albemarle St NW #352, Washington, DC 20016    Closed at $475,000   Abbott Klar Real Estate Group is happy to announce they sold this awesome condo right above the Tenleytown Metro, which makes commuting a breeze! This one bedroom unit boasts an open floor plan, garage parking, and a private flagstone patio! The condo has beautiful hardwood floors throughout and an upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The building has it all! A gym, lobby with wifi, and a concierge desk! Congratulations to our buyer, we know you will love it here!   4101 albemarle nw washington dc living room   4101 albemarle st nw washington dc kitchen   4101 albemarle st nw washington dc dining room   4101 albemarle st nw washington dc bedroom   Thanks for reading our blog! We at Abbott Klar Real Estate Group are an experienced, full-service real estate team that specializes in the diverse neighborhoods of…
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 Washington DC Real Estate Market Update

 Need more proof that the DC Real Estate market is in the beginning of a a very hot seller's market
Let's take a  look at a few charts from RBi.

First Chart: Number of listing in to number of sold houses.  In 2010 we had nearly 3,000 houses for sale in DC.  Today... under 1,000!

Second Chart: Median Sales Price:
In 2010 the median sales price was about $385,000.  Today it is close to $460,000. 


Hottest  two zipcodes:
20011 had a 39.62% year over year increase in Median sold price.  This zipcode inscludes red-hot Petworth which accounts for most of the metoric rise in prices. 
20017 had a 37.19% year over year increase in Median sold price.  This zipcode  covers a large part of Beautiful Brookland. 

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1001 Irving St NE Washington DC 20017, The Roundhouse

The Roundhouse.

Yes! That house. Among the more extrordinary and unique houses that Abbott Klar Real Estate Group has had the pleasure to represent and sell, none compare to The Roundhouse at 1001 Irving ST NE Washington DC in Beautiful Brookland.This historically significant home was carefully renovated and expanded by Ditto Residential with plans by Architect Chuong Cao of DEP Designs. 
1001 Irving St NE Washington DC 20017, The Roundhouse

Ditto Residential was able to modernize the round house while skillfully reusing and preserving a great deal of the original structure. The rear circumference of the house was artistically ‘pulled out’ by 12 feet to create an expansive kitchen/living area.

1001 Irving St NE Washington DC 20017, The Roundhouse

The first floor now boasts a stunning kitchen, palatial living room, half bath, coat closet, and laundry

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