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Washingtonian’s Top Real Estate Agents

By Marisa M. Kashino June 25, 2015
With the area’s housing prices and population continuing to rise, it’s a great time to be a real-estate agent. Here, in 12 categories, are agents and teams who produced the highest sales volumes in Washington last year, along with where... more

How Andy Florance Turned a Simple Concept Into a $350-Million Tech Company

By Mary Clare Glover October 3, 2013
Commercial real estate is big business—and Florance has figured out how to capitalize on it. more

Luxury Home Sales: Penthouse Flip

July 25, 2013
A Chevy Chase condo goes for a record-setting $8 million—then relists six months later for $8.8 million. more

Luxury Home Sales: RG3 Is Here to Stay

June 26, 2013
The Redskins quarterback puts down roots in Leesburg. more

On the Market in Arlington

By Diana Elbasha June 11, 2013
Four new condo, apartment, and townhouse communities that you could move into today more

Luxury Home Sales: Who Gets the House?

May 24, 2013
Tony and Heather Podesta, who recently separated, spent $3.8 million in DC. Plus: The estate of Alexander Haig collected $5.2 million for a home in McLean. more

Luxury Home Sales: Moving On Up

May 2, 2013
Food critic Tom Sietsema, Capitals winger Troy Brouwer, and Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta buy homes. more

Seller's Market

By Luke Mullins April 17, 2013
Prices are up, homes are selling quickly, and in some sought-after neighborhoods, bidding wars and escalation clauses are back. But with memories of the crash fresh and sequestration rippling through the local economy, people are worried about another bust. Here’s why experts say you shouldn’t be. more

Breaking Ground: Residential Developments Sprouting Up in Fairfax

By Diana Elbasha April 12, 2013
Offerings increase in the new Mosaic district and near the planned Metro extension to Dulles. more

Luxury Home Sales: What $7.6 Million Buys

March 21, 2013
Developer Herb Miller cashes out in Georgetown—plus other big-ticket deals around Washington. more

5 Keys to Making Smart Retirement Decisions

By Mary Yarrison March 11, 2013
Where do you want to live once you stop working? Here are some things to consider. more

Luxury Home Sales: Country in the City

March 4, 2013
Cleveland Park’s 243-year-old Rosedale Farmhouse goes for $4.5 million—plus other big-ticket sales around Washington. more

Luxury Home Sales: Legally Luxe

February 6, 2013
Local attorneys bought big-dollar properties in Maryland, Comet Ping Pong owner James Alefantis and partner David Brock sold in DC, and the Bushes bought in Virginia. more

Tips on Buying a Beach Home in a Resort Community

By Erin Keane Scott February 5, 2013
Resort communities have become more attractive to vacation home buyers, but they also possess a few downsides. more

Smooth Moves: What to Know Before Hiring a Moving Company

By Suzanne Sataline January 14, 2013
While most moving companies are good operations, some are rogue outfits that hold belongings hostage while demanding more money. more

Nice Digs: Top Home Sales of 2012

January 14, 2013
In 2012, Washington’s technology, finance, legal, and sports bigwigs made some very good moves. more

Five New Developments in Old Town Alexandria

By Erin Keane Scott December 12, 2012
New luxury condos in Old Town feature such amenities as heated pools and a dog park. more

Luxury Home Sales: French Country in the City

November 29, 2012
Mark Schoenfeld and Dondi Dahlgaard nab a five-bedroom with elevator and butler’s pantry for $4.6 million. Plus—FCC commissioner Ajit Pai buys, columnist David Brooks sells. more

Luxury Home Sales: A Bargain—at $5.7 Million

November 9, 2012
Thomas and Kathy Raffa snagged an elegant Kalorama house for $2.3 million less than its original list price. more

Luxury Home Sales: LivingSocial CEO Sells In DC

September 27, 2012
Tim O’Shaughnessy sells for $1.2 million. Pundit Donna Brazile and journalist Dan Froomkin also make deals. more

Luxury Homes Sales: A Corner of Camelot

By Washingtonian Staff September 4, 2012
The late Kara Kennedy’s home goes for $1.2 million. Plus—four lawyers sell for big money. more

5 Georgetown Locations Rich in Kennedy History

By Carol Ross Joynt August 22, 2012
Take a look at some of the former haunts of Georgetown's most famous residents. more

Luxury Home Sales: What $6.9 Million Buys in Washington

By Washingtonian Staff July 26, 2012
Plus: Columnist David Brooks and lawyer Christine Varney strike a $4-million deal in Cleveland Park, while a Redskins player sells his Virginia home. more

Best Places to Live if You're Downsizing

By Kimberly Palmer, Mollie Reilly July 12, 2012
Always Dreamed of Living by the Water Annapolis Real-estate agent Mike Hamby says he gets contacted every week by about a dozen potential buyers who want to move to Annapolis after their children have left home. For empty-nesters who... more

Best Places to Live If You're Single

By Mollie Reilly, Kimberly Palmer July 12, 2012
Handy with Tools Petworth Seven years ago, Anne Stom moved into a house in DC’s Petworth that had been lived in by the same couple for 40 years. “Like many of the homes here, it was well built and... more

Beach House Prices Along the Atlantic

By Steve Bailey July 12, 2012
Prices have been falling for years. Here’s a look at what houses in six areas cost now. more

Best Places to Live If You Have a Family

By Kimberly Palmer, Mollie Reilly July 12, 2012
Are Looking for a Small-town Feel Falls Church The City of Falls Church in Northern Virginia has its own mayor, police department, and school system. “You have a community center, new restaurants, unique shops, and a farmers market,” says... more

Luxury Home Sales: Buying Up the Block

By Washingtonian Staff June 27, 2012
Billionaire Mitchell Rales expands his compound in Potomac. Plus—the Carlyle Group’s Daniel D’Aniello buys for almost $2 million in Vienna. more

Stunning Spaces: Washingtonian Residential Design Award Winners

By Mary Clare Glover June 14, 2012
The winners of this year’s Washingtonian Residential Design Awards include secluded waterfront retreats, light-filled renovations, and a meticulous restoration. more

Meet Sachiko Kuno, Owner of Georgetown’s Prized and Pricey Evermay Estate and Halcyon House

By Carol Ross Joynt June 5, 2012
Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno are the pharmaceutical moguls/philanthropists whose real estate acquisitions got tongues wagging. more

Luxury Home Sales: Bye-Bye, Arlington

By Washingtonian Staff May 31, 2012
Virginia senator Jim Webb sells in Virginia. Plus—bigwigs from Long & Foster and Bank of America make real estate deals. more

Luxury Home Sales: The Good Life

March 27, 2012
Lawyers, doctors, a restaurateur, a developer, and a journalist spend big money on big homes. more

Luxury Home Sales: Capitals Star Alex Ovechkin Buys in McLean

By Washingtonian Staff February 29, 2012
Plus—Carly Fiorina sells for $5.3 million in Georgetown, and real-estate exec Patrick Mahady buys in Berkley. more

Luxury Home Sales: Michelle Rhee Sells 16th Street Heights Home

By Washingtonian Staff January 30, 2012
Plus—Channel 7’s Gordon Peterson sells for nearly $2 million and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank makes a deal. more