Here are some stats for Georgetown.  You will notice that we currently have more active listings than any other broker.  Also, that in the past 6 months, we and Washington Fine Properties have each been on the Buyer's side of 16 of the settled sales. Active Listings - Fee Simple and Condo/Coop:  ...
D.C. Government Relaxes Some Tax Laws for Inauguration Rentals The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue will suspend its sales tax on property rentals to transients for residents who want to rent their apartments or homes to out-of-towners for the inauguration. The city usually assesses a 14.5 percent ...
District of Columbia Tax Year 2009   Homestead Deduction  (§ 47-850 DC Code).   A condition of eligibility for this program is that the applicant resides in the "owner-occupied property as [his or her] principal residence." For purposes of levying the real property tax during a tax year, the Mayo...
Last Monday, November 10, the DC Council passed the “Fiscal Year 2009 Balanced Budget Request Emergency Act of 2008”.  There were no public hearings on this legislation.  The legislation passed unanimously by a vote of 13-0 with only Councilmember Marion Barry asking for a delay in the vote for ...
This past Sunday, I held open a very nice one bedroom, one bath condo in Cleveland Park at Vaughan Place at McLean Gardens, unit #522. It is not one of the renovated units, but it is very nice, has a gorgeous view from the balcony, and is about 750 square feet.  The asking price has recently been...

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