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Capitol dome tour

I have been in Washington for over 17 years, spent 3 years working on Capitol Hill, and had never been on a Capitol dome tour until a few days ago. My friend Jim invited me on the tour and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Here are a few of the pictures that I took. […]

Mortgage rates continue to fall (4.49 percent for 30-yr. fixed)

From Today’s White House Bulletin: Mortgage Rates Continue To Fall.  Freddie Mac reports this morning that mortgage rates have fallen for an eighth straight week.  The average rate on a fixed-rate 30-year loan fell to 4.49 percent from 4.55 percent the previous week.  The average rate on a 15-year loan fell to 3.68 percent from […]

Two Cool DC Blogs (as the temp nears 100 degrees)

I just thought this was neat!  I came across it on the bulletin board at the Starbucks on 3rd St. NE… Cooking camp for kids: and here’s the main page: I signed up my 9-year-old nephew. Lunch with a new colleague reveals one of his favorite DC websites: A cool site… and one […]

What the Hill?

Here is a site that my good friend Heather passed on that she thought would  be a good link for The Cribline. It’s a website for events and things around the hill.  Great resource for the developing H Street Corridor: Take a look: Feel free to send tips, blogs, or articles you’d like to […]

Is buying a house in Washington, DC still a good investment?

Is buying a house in Washington, DC still a good investment?

June 4, 2011 Here’s a few articles I’ve come across lately that provide some guidance as to why you might want to buy a home in Washington, DC. Yahoo News: D.C.: Successful outlier among metropolitan housing markets Highlight: The latest national housing statistics are another grim reminder that the economic recovery remains a halting, strained one; […]

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 […]