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Bethesda's Annual WINTER WONDERLAND Dec. 1 & 2

Though Downtown Bethesda will likely NOT look like the picture below, it does get you in the mood!  And so will will Bethesda's annual WINTER WONDERLAND celebration this coming weekend - Saturday & Sunday, December 1-2, 2012.

As in year’s past, be sure to make time on your busy schedule to be entertained and start the holiday celebrations early with Bethesda’s annual WINTER WONDERLAND, set this year for December 1-2, 2012. Many free performances throughout downtown Bethesda, a live ice sculpting presentation and more!

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, December 1:  8:00 p.m.
The Winter Wonderland celebration begins at 8 pm with a concert featuring professional A Capella and gospel groups. Tickets to the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.  Tickets for the concert may be purchased here --> https://btsolutions.securesites.com/event.php?id_event=3.

Sunday, December 2:  1:00 - 4:00 pm.
The celebration continues on Sunday, December 2 from 1-4 pm with a choral concert from local school performance groups, live ice sculpting and a visit from Santa Claus! Check Bethesda Urban Partnership website for more details – http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/winter-wonderland.

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A Video Look at U St Urban Living!

Urban perfection awaits you at 2105 12th Street, NW Unit 2 in Washington DC 20009.

Just steps to restaurants and nightlife in the U Street Corridor, walk to the metro in this condo that lives like a house! This 1br/1.5 ba condo unit sits on two levels - with open living, kitchen, dining area on the main floor and large upper level master bedroom suite complete with ensuite full bath, 2 large closets, and a stacked washer/dryer. You have your own front courtyard too! Low monthly condo fees, and an investment friendly property.

Check the "listing look-in" video below and then contact Jason (202-679-1020) to arrange a showing soon!  This one won't last! (Earphones or volume turned down suggested...there is music.)

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DC Real Estate Trends, Presidential Elections & Correlations?

Real Estate'd By Gretchen Koitz

It’s inevitable...Every four years, as the Presidential election approaches (or sometimes, even months in advance), we start hearing from clients in our Washington, DC area marketplace.  They want to know how the election will impact the local housing market -- especially if they perceive that there is going to be a change in Administrations**. Many ask this question because they are thinking they can “time” sales of their homes to match what they perceive to be an increase in of buyers brought on by the election. It's a great question - one in the not too distant past, was one that deserved more market research.

Hostoric Georgetown Homes

DC Metro Real Estate Post Election Trends In Today's Market  

Today, however the answer is pretty simple: The election (even if it results in the change of Administrations**) does not have much of an impact on our housing market.  As Kevin says, there's a small ripple in the luxury market but no where else do there seem to be breadcrumbs of evidence. The reason is that most members of Congress no longer relocate their families to the Washington DC. It has become too expensive to maintain two residences. Most Congress people and Senators travel back to their homes practically every weekend. Some rent apartments close to the Capital, while others have been known to sleep in a cot in their offices.

Presidential Election = Housing Trends Correlation

It was not uncommon, in the “good old days” for all 435 Member of Congress and all 100 Senators to own DC area homes...this is...

A Video Look-In at 7924 Robison Road

7924 Robison Road Bethesda MD 20817

Open House Sunday, November 4, from 1-3 p.m.

First, view the short video below (turn your volume down, or use earphones - there is music), then plan on visiting the Open House this Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 1-3 (don't forget about setting your clocks back one hour!!). Check out more pictures below...

Located in the highly desirable neighborhood of Charred Oak Estates, The Koitz Group is pleased to present this amazingly updated and maintained 4BR, 3.5BA contemporary on a spectacular lot!!

This house has one of the best kitchen and family room additions that we have ever seen. The kitchen boasts custom-designed cabinets, two-toned Corian curved countertops, high end appliances and cork flooring.

The family room, with vaulted ceiling, has a stone fronted fireplace and tons of windows looking over the private rear yard.

The Master Bedroom is also an addition and has its own heating and cooling system, as well as its own hot water heater for the whirlpool tub. There is a wall of built-in closets and cabinetry,...

A Video Teaser - H Street Festival in NE DC

The annual H Street Festival was held September 15, 2012, and truly earned the rights to its title DC’s Best Neighborhood Festival. Be sure to keep your eye out for next year's Festival - you won't want to miss it!

Just for fun, we took our camera to the action and created this very (very) short trailer for your enjoyment! Please be sure to use headphones and/or turn the volume down if you are in a public place - there is music!  

So much is happening in and around this exciting neighborhood.  Contact us for more information on condos, townhomes and more in and around DC - Capitol Hill, NW DC, U Street Corridor, Bethesda MD and much much more!  The Koitz Group - we are Montgomery County and DC real estate experts!

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