American University Park (Chevy Chase, DC)
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
It is a given that real estate is more expensive in places where children receive a better education, but new graphs from the District's Office of Revenue Analysis show just how closely they are aligned with each other.Three-bedroom homes in DC neighborhoods with the very best elementary schools (defined as a student body where 80 percent or more are proficient or advanced in reading) typically cost over $800,000. It will still cost a family between $600,000 and $1 million to buy a three bedroom home in Washington, DC, in areas where only 60 to 80 percent of students are proficient or advanced in reading.   What happens if you can't spend that much? If you are looking for a three bedroom home with a median price under $600,000, then you are looking in school zones that have fewer than 6...
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American University Park Homes American University Park Real Estate is the hot real estate people are talking about. American University Park in Washington D.C. is the perfect location for those who want the convenience of city life without giving up the luxuries of the suburbs. Avoid the trip on the beltway by living in this neighborhood in close proximity to downtown. Driving is optional as the community has excellent transit links into the city. Downtown Washington is only a short trip away and the Smithsonian Institutes Air and Space Museum, the Lincoln memorial, and the White House are at your fingertips. Imagine seeing the Washington Monument in your rear-view mirror on a regular basis as it towers above the skyline! After work or a day downtown you also have access to swimming p...
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By Payam Bakhaje, Licensed in DC, MD and VA
(Long & Foster Realtors )
  Brought to you by: Payam Bakhaje Phone: (202) 345-2778 E-mail: payam@dcrealtyonline.com Website: www.dchomebuysell.com Closing Costs The bundle of fees associated with the buying or selling of a home are called closing costs. Certain fees are automatically assigned to either the buyer or the seller; other costs are either negotiable or dictated by local custom. Buyer closing costs When a buyer applies for a loan, lenders are required to provide them with a good-faith estimate of their closing costs. The fees vary according to several factors, including the type of loan they applied for and the terms of the purchase agreement. Likewise, some of the closing costs, especially those associated with the loan application, are actually paid in advance. Some typical buyer closing costs includ...
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