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Tuesday, May 09, 2017   /   by Robyn Thompson

One In Prime DC Living Location.. Upgraded AND GARAGE! One in the Coveted Bethesda 20817 zip! One in Falls Church! READ ON

Here at the Stillwell Group office, we are bursting with anticipation as we prepare these homes for the main market. However, per our usual style, we like to give our exclusive circle a heads up.

Looking in DC for a beautiful, well maintained, tastefully upgraded row-home that has a GARAGE and additional OFFSTREET parking (and more perks)?

One upcoming home is 5,000+ sqft of masterful architecture sitting right in 20817 with an amazing view right over the Village.

Another is a fine specimen in Falls Church VA. Lots of potential!

Sorry, no details unless you contact us and we can arrange to show them and give more info. Call (301)349-7939 asap


These homes go live on the MRIS in just a few short days and surely wont last.
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Thursday, September 29, 2016   /   by Robyn Thompson

Open House Announcement

With a new Chevy Chase listing gone live on MRIS today, our team is excited to open the doors this weekend (Sat 12-2pm Sun 12-3pm) for interested souls to feast their eyes on this beautiful home. Being located in Chevy Chase MD, among the highest regarded and most sought after Towns in the country, we think its location (in addition to its masterly crafted features and elegant design) make it a gem jam packed with value.

For details on this upcoming open house click here. 

The life-style in the area is about city convenience with a small town and suburbanesque twist. Some of the best schools, two elite Country Clubs (Chevy Chase Club and Columbia Country Club) and family oriented appeal, pretty much sum up what this town has to offer. 

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016   /   by Robyn Thompson

Are Home Inspections Really Necessary?

In short, the answer would be, yes! And yes, it would be your expense to have one done. They typically range from $200-$500. 

A lot of buyers ask whether they can skip the home inspection.  They may have bought a home before and are not nervous about the process, have an appetite for risk if it is an investment, or simply want to save some money. However you do not want to wave the protections and close on a property that you really know nothing about regarding it's true condition. You may be looking at much more expense in the long run should it turn out the given property needs a lot more work than you knew before committing to the purchase. 
Competition is really the one reason you may want to consider leaving out an inspection contingency (a protection in the contract which allows you to walk away if the property is in unreasonable condition and seller is unwilling to fix issues).
However,you can still take precautionary measures in a high competition situation ...

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Thursday, July 07, 2016   /   by Robyn Thompson

Let's Talk DC Dirt. What Are The Projected Trends? And How Can We Make Solid Predictions?

The prices of homes in the DC area generally were leveling out for a bit during past months and it seems as though prices are going to stay flat and steady for the near future. So those who bought during the boom have more waiting to do for prices to rise. However, anyone fearing an oncoming bubble can rest easy.

But wait...
Let me stand corrected and say that one anomaly here is the "actual District". That's right. Mud anywhere within the diamond on the map is seeing upward motion. Spots that are remotely close to any metro station in the entire DC area, are also seeing prices dance a bit. However, in general, and as a whole, it is safe to say that DC region market prices are stone and not looking like they want to move during the next couple months. The market is strong nontheless. But even with a small inventory, prices aren't seeming to shift anytime too soon. DC is not even the only market that has been experiencing this.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016   /   by Robyn Thompson

Best 4th of July Parking Spots in Washington, D.C.

If you want to park near the fireworks:

601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW is a short walk to the National Mall. This valet garage is located on 6th St NW at the intersection of C St NW, just south of Cosi and diagonally across from the Newseum. Enter at 320 6th St NW. Cost: $15 (7am – 11:30pm)
505 9th St. NW is also a short walk to the National Mall. Enter this location at 560 8th St. NW between F and E Streets NW. Cost: $11 evening only (5pm – midnight) or $22 all day (6am – midnight)
1500 Wilson Blvd. offers excellent vantage points in Arlington at a great price. Enter this parking garage at 1501 Clarendon Blvd. Cost: $5 (5pm – 11pm)

If you want to park away from the crowds:

1501 K St NW is about a mile from the National Mall. The garage is located on the north side of K St. NW between 15th St. NW and 16th St. NW. Cost: $8 (5:30pm – 10:30pm)
1225 1st St NE is the Hilton Gar ...

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