The latest questions to The Cribline: Dear Eric, My housing questions are in the realm of short sales and foreclosures. Even in an up swinging market in DC and Seattle, houses are still selling below their list values. How much below the list price is a short sale property likely to sell for? How much […]
A couple good storms this weekend blew through DC, but it didn’t stop The Cribline from making the rounds around town. It stopped us last week, and some of us were on work travel. Today, we made our way through several neighborhoods, led by Sunday’s Post. We started in Logan Circle, then to Kalorama, then […]
The Cribline’s House Pick of the Week for Sunday August 7, 2011 was 1873 3rd Street N.W. See The Cribline’s post before the price was listed for the home. It is a single-family home with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths in the historic Le Droit Park Washington. The price just came in for this glorious restored Victorian mansion at $1,099,000. […]
Before the stock market’s gyrations over the past few days, The Cribline posted an article about the merits of transferring money from the financial markets to real estate. The recent announcement by the Fed to keep short-term interest rates at virtually zero is good news for home buyers and those looking to refinance. To learn […]
As I began writing today’s blog, a storm was making its way through the city. It’s now clear and quiet. It made me think about This week’s The Cribline House Pick of the Week: A late 1800’s Victorian home at 1873 3rd Street, NW, DC that was brought back to life after being boarded up […]
Take a look at today’s The Washington Post and an article that addresses why real estate investment is on the rise. A nice Saturday read… and a good warm up to The Cribline’s House Pick of the Week that will be revealed tomorrow.
We wanted to post as soon as we heard…From today’s White House Bulletin: 15-Year Mortgage Rate Hits Record Low. Freddie Mac reports this morning that the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.54 percent this week from 3.66 percent last week, the lowest level since tracking began in 1991. The average rate on […]