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House Pick of the Week: July 17, 2011

Greetings Cribline readers! The Cribline took a little Summer break the last 2 weekends, and we’re back in business for this week’s House Pick of the Week. Given there were no posts the past 2 weekends, this week, we’ve decided on two picks: One on the high end on Capitol Hill (although, this week’s search […]

House Pick of the Week: Like Dating! (June 26, 2011)

House Pick of the Week: Like Dating! (June 26, 2011)

I’ve long thought that searching for real estate is like dating. And since I launched The Cribline about a month ago, I continue to see the parallels — especially today. One of the people assisting me with the website and blog suggested that I venture off Capitol Hill this week. I’ve focused on the Hill […]

House Pick of the Week: June 19, 2011

The Cribline’s House Pick of the Week is Unit 305: A one bedroom, one bath (about 700 square feet) apartment in the brand new Atlas Lofts building near the H Street Corridor.  The reason? We think this neighborhood is taking off, and it was the lowest priced one-bedroom unit on Capitol Hill at $199,990. That price […]

Feedback on House Pick of the Week: More info. on Co-ops Needed

I received some feedback from folks on the latest House Pick of the Week which was a very low priced one bedroom co-op near Nationals Stadium–a neighborhood transitioning at a fast speed. There are very strong opinions out there on co-ops that seem to be based experience about well-run and badly-run co-ops, since it involves join ownership. If the […]

House Pick of the Week–June 12, 2011

This week’s house pick of the week is in the radically changed and great new area by the new Nationals Park: Capitol Hill Tower Unit 816. This would be an ideal buy for a Nats fan, a Capitol Hill staffer, first time home buyers, or someone tired of paying rent and who wants an easy […]

House Pick of the Week–June 5, 2011

This week’s house pick is at 1009 D Street, SE. Offered at $799,000, it is a classic Capitol Hill Victorian with a spacious living and dining room, an eat-in, modern kitchen, a half bath downstairs and a private back patio. Upstairs, it offers 3 bedrooms and one custom full bathroom. It’s located minutes to Eastern […]

House of the Week–May 29, 2011

House of the Week–May 29, 2011

May  29, 2011: I made my first open house rounds for The Cribline this week. I began by going through the Sunday’s Washington Post Real Estate section.  There were 9 listings on Capitol Hill this week. I know most people go to Zillow.com or Redfin.com, two of the more popular online real estate sites with maps and pictures, etc., and these […]