DC Housing Market was at it's peak in April

According to the latest report by ShowingTime, using Bright MLS data, April 2018 was a peak performance month for DC metro real estate. This includes the median home price, amount of days on market, and number of transactions

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Left: Listings sold and metro-wide median sold price. Click to enlarge.


Some of the findings of the report include:

  • The Washington D.C. Metro April median sales price of $450,000 was up 3.1% or $13,500 compared to last year and was up 3.4% or $15,000 compared to last month.
  • Sales volume across the DC Metro area was over $2.6 billion, up 9.5% from last year.
  • Compared to last year, closed sales were up 5.2% to 4,837, a reversal of the prior four months of declines in year-over-year sales and at the highest April level of the decade.
  • New contracts of 6,443 were up 5.7% compared to last year.
  • There were 8,319 new listings in April up 8.5% compared to last year.
  • Active listings of 8,655 are down 9.4% compared to last year but are up 14.9% compared to last month. This is the 24th consecutive month of declines in year-over-year inventory.
  • The average percent of original list price received at sale in April was 99.0% up from last year's 98.7% and at the highest April level of the past decade.
  • The median days-on-market this month was nine days, down one day from last year and down four days from last month.  This was the lowest April DOM of the last ten years.


TTR Sotheby's Q1 Market Report

TTR Sotheby's has just released their Q1 Market report (January - March), which gives a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the Washington DC real estate market. 

Read the report here.

We're in the heart of the spring market, so if you're interested in buying or selling your property, get in touch!

First Time Home-Buyers Workshop

Bilingual (English/Spanish) First-time Home-Buyers Workshop

The Thrive Team is pleased to invite you to another informative First-Time Home Buyers Workshop, as part of our spring-market seminars. Join Eddie and Yianni for a bilingual (English/Spanish) 60-minute seminar as they help you navigate the complex DC market, touching on all relevant aspects, such as:

  • Mortgages and pre-approvals
  • Tips for protecting your money
  • Finding the perfect home
  • Working with a real estate agent
  • Understanding appraisals
  • Settlements and Closing

You may be surprised how easy it is to get qualified and to purchase a home that hits all your marks in the D.C. area.

Beer, Wine, & Snacks and will be provided
Location:  TTR Sotheby's International Realty Office -- 1515 14th Street NW, Washington DC, 20005
Date & Time:  WEDNESDAY, April 25th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Seating will be limited, so RSVP NOW!: http://bit.ly/april252018

For more information:  Call Yianni Konstantopoulos at 202.957.3339

Contemporary Elegance - The Flats at Rock Creek

7 brand new condominium units at the intersection of two of the city's most trendy and desired neighborhoods, Petworth and Columbia Heights are ready! Cradled by rock-creek parkway, these brand-new constructions blend the details of two old row-houses with all of the amenities and luxuries demanded for high-end living. 

These condos feature expansive, comfortable floorplans, and are bathed in natural light with high ceilings. Some of the features include:

- Thoughtful, intelligent design & sleek, modern finishes
- Impeccable craftsmanship & quality
- Stainless steel appliances
- Ample storage options
- Private outdoor spaces, including balconies and decks for some units
- Parking available
- Within a block to trendy restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, and parks

See more about this property here.


Luxury Mediterranian-style estate on the Market in Spotsylvania County, VA

An incredible 11,000 square feet, three level luxury estate overlooking the Ni River Reservoir is now on the market! The listing agent is Yianni Konstantopoulos of the THRIVE Team.

Some of the property features (among many other) include:

  • Over 11,000 square feet of luxuriously appointed space
  • 7-Bedrooms, including a magnificent master suite
  • 6-Full Baths and 3-Half Baths
  • Water Views From Nearly Every Room
  • Hand Scraped Wood Floors and imported Tumbled Tile Fl0ors
  • Theater Room, Billiards Room, and Exercise Room
  • Large Three-Bay Garage
  • Expansive Rear Deck With Water Views
  • Sports Court
  • Over 8 Acres of Partially Wooded Land

Read the latest article about the property published by Fredricksburg.com here.

The listing website for the property can be reached here.

July 2017 1st Time Home Buyer Workshops!

Well, with the 4th of July Fireworks firmly behind us, we're regrouping to ensure folks are best prepared for the rest of the Summer and have plenty of time to be ready for the Fall Market.

Please join us as we host a series of free, informative, and fun sessions that will help you answer the most common questions associated with purchasing a home for the first time!

Read all about the event and RSVP here.


The Rumors Are True - WaWa and Wegmans Coming to DC!

Wegmans and Wawa are coming to Washington, DC and we couldn't be happier!

The Mayor ocnfirmed that Wegmans will encompass nearly 80,000 square feet of the former Fannie Mae building located at 3900 Wisconsin Ave NW which is part of a mixed use redevelopment project. 

Learn more about Wegmans HERE

That's not all folks - FINALLY WaWa is making its way to DC! Most know WaWa due to their DC Metro locations outside of the city. WaWa is customizing this experience for its DC customer and will be holding a meeting at the Newsium in June.

Learn more about WaWa HERE