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Catarina Bannier | Evers & Co. | (202) 487-7177 575 Thayer Ave, Silver Spring, MD Stylishly renovated condo at an amazing price. Quiet, green setting a mere couple of blocks from Silver Spring's downtown shopping/dining, hiker-biker 1BR/1BA Condo offered at $225,000 Year Built 1973 Sq Footage 70...
02/08/2009
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Oh, boy.  The question hasn't actually been asked yet in this case, but I immediately pictured a wild scene at the final walk-through.  Railings and bannisters clearly are "fixtures" in a house, meaning they must stay put for the buyer.  But what if the basement stair railing was fashioned from, ...
12/01/2008
Catarina Bannier | Evers & Co. | (202) 487-7177 4601 N. Park Ave, Chevy Chase, MD Bright and spacious unit with large den, balcony, parking, pool. Open Sunday 1-4 1BR/1.5BA Condo offered at $349,000 Year Built 1975 Sq Footage 967 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 full, 1 partial Floors 1 Parking 1 Car gara...
10/31/2008
Unlike many of our friends, I hadn’t actually known anybody in person who was on one of the planes, or in one of the buildings. Strangely, the closest I ever got to a victim was through real estate. But this is Washington, and here you’re always in the middle of the news. My husband covered Fligh...
09/10/2008
I'm sitting at my desk, talking on the phone and looking out of the window.  The large, pretty deer in the driveway is unimpressed by first a car, then a man with a dog who are passing by.  It barely looks up.  My weed-ridden lawn must be yummy, although I'm sure it's not the weeds the animal tar...
08/28/2008
The lives of realtors in metropolitan areas are at a turning point.  And I'm NOT talking about a slowing market here.  What I'm talking about are our clients' criteria, needs and desires.  More and more buyers are weary of the suburbs now, at least the ones that aren't really "close-in."  Read on...
08/05/2008
We all know that trees, shrubs and ornamental plants can beautify a house and certainly increase its curb appeal. Usually, that is. There are some, however, that don’t help, like when they’ve grown to completely obscure an attractive façade, or when their roots have started to invade the foundati...
07/31/2008
Dear Vered and Allan and girls, as promised, I'm keeping an eye on the renovation/construction of your home while you're overseas for the summer.   You've had enough time to witness the "demolition" and even more time to study what was left while waiting for permits from the DC bureaucracy, so le...
07/26/2008
Okay, all you historic homes buffs: take a look at the picture on the left.Where would you think this is? In the US? Holland? Poland? Someplace in the Baltic? And when do you think the houses were built? In the 19th century? Or the 17th?Well, try again. How about 2008, brand-new construction in t...
07/25/2008
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