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Open House's rundown of the ten biggest house deals of the week.

The Box Score
Virginia: 6
DC: 2
Maryland: 1

$2,902,319—10628 Rivers Bend Lane, Potomac
$2,295,100—2721 28th Street, NW, Woodley Park
$2,000,000—770 Potomac River Road, McLean
$1,950,000—1930 Rhodes Island Avenue, McLean
$1,900,000—8501 Centreville Road, Manassas Park
$1,849,000—1728 Q Street, NW, Dupont Circle
$1,700,000—11366 Seneca Knoll Drive, Great Falls
$1,675,000—3049 Cedarwood Lane, Falls Church
$1,625,000—3911 Persimmon Tree Road, Potomac
$1,355,357—9361 Berry Hill Court, Springfield

Posted at 09:44 AM/ET, 02/28/2008 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score

Maryland: 7
Virginia: 2
DC: 1

$3,800,000—4815 Dexter Street, NW, Berkley
$2,180,000—7405 Arlington Road, Unit 301, Bethesda
$2,153,616—10619 Rivers Bend Lane, Potomac
$2,050,000—3156 Pollar Street, Arlington
$1,950,000—7027 Elizabeth Drive, McLean
$1,800,000—6113 Eastview Street, Bethesda
$1,725,000—7905 Sandalfoot Drive, Potomac
$1,710,000—5411 Duvall Drive, Bethesda
$1,664,132—12830 Talley Lane, Gaithersburg
$1,664,058—12818 Talley Lane, Gaithersburg

Posted at 08:01 AM/ET, 01/31/2008 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score

Maryland: 5
DC: 3
Virginia: 2

$7,500,000—3017 O Street, NW, Georgetown
$5,000,000—15008 Good Meadow Court, North Potomac
$2,350,000—1205 Raymond Avenue, McLean
$2,287,009—12526 Sycamore View Drive, Potomac
$2,200,000—3908 Rosemary Street, Chevy Chase
$2,001,224—43588 Edison Club Court, Ashburn
$1,925,000—102 East Melrose Street, Chevy Chase
$1,900,000—4331 Hawthorne Street, NW, Wesley Heights
$1,863,000—2936 Albemarle Street, NW, Forest Hills
$1,699,000—5110 Saratoga Avenue, Bethesda

Posted at 08:51 AM/ET, 01/22/2008 | Permalink | Comments ()

What does $24 million buy? Top Home Sales takes a look back at the year’s biggest house deals, including the record-breaking sale between Herb Miller and Robert Albritton in Georgetown. Check out pictures of the 16 big-dollar deals—from such big names as former Senator Bill Frist, White House counsel Fred Fielding, Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, and “Plamegate” stars Joseph and Valerie Plame Wilsonhere.

Also online: Best and Worst Buildings, an interview with Ben Forgey, Washington’s top architecture critic. Forgey picks the areas masterpieces—and pans its design disasters.

Posted at 08:31 AM/ET, 01/17/2008 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score
Virginia: 5
Maryland: 3
DC: 2

$2,413,887—601 Barecroft Place, Alexandria
$2,000,000—6205 Kennedy Drive, Chevy Chase
$1,835,000—2923 Northampton Street, NW, Chevy Chase
$1,675,000—509 Cameron Street, Alexandria
$1,528,375—3255 Orchard Glen Court, Herndon
$1,500,000—9201 Stapleford Hall Place, Potomac
$1,475,000—2525 P Street, NW, Georgetown
$1,420,000—8816 Gallant Green Drive, McLean
$1,199,000—6120 Temple Street, Bethesda
$1,198,500—703 South Lee Street, Alexandria

Posted at 07:39 AM/ET, 01/15/2008 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score
Maryland: 4
Virginia: 3
DC: 3

$5,250,000—11005 Glenn Brooke Court, Glenn Dale
$3,500,000—652 Deerfield Farm Court, Great Falls
$2,750,000—4822 Drummond Avenue, Chevy Chase
$2,275,000—3606 North Vernon Street, Arlington
$2,150,000—3518 Turner Lane, Chevy Chase
$2,125,000—7700 Marbury Road, Bethesda
$2,123,000—3251 Prospect Street, NW, No. 406, Georgetown
$2,106,000—4722 Rodman Street, NW, Spring Valley
$2,050,000—3326 Reservoir Road, NW, Georgetown
$2,000,000—421 Walker Road, Great Falls

Posted at 11:07 AM/ET, 12/18/2007 | Permalink | Comments ()
VIPs who bought big homes for big bucks pumped up last year's slow real-estate market. By Mary Clare Glover

The January Washingtonian includes our annual round-up of the year’s top home sales. It highlights 32 big-dollar, big-name deals in the midst of last year’s much-discussed drop in real estate values. Although 2006 didn’t include the homes of any former presidents like 2005 did, Washington’s rich and famous still did a lot of wheeling and dealing.

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Posted at 01:05 PM/ET, 12/13/2007 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score
Maryland: 5
Virginia: 3
DC: 2

$4,050,000—1034 Aziza Court, Great Falls
$4,000,000—2613 Dumbarton Street, NW, Georgetown
$2,300,000—14955 Neer Lane, Purcellville
$2,235,000—6922 Woodside Place, Chevy Chase
$1,775,000—5220 Nahant Street, Bethesda
$1,725,000—10509 Wynfield Woods Drive, Great Falls
$1,644,126—15604 Crimson Spire Court, Silver Spring
$1,600,000—5323 Carvel Road, Bethesda
$1,575,000—4600 Morgan Drive, Chevy Chase
$1,475,000—1414 22nd Street, NW, Unit 51, Dupont Circle

Posted at 08:06 AM/ET, 12/12/2007 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score
DC: 6
Virginia: 3
Maryland: 1

$7,000,000—3259 R Street, NW, Georgetown
$4,050,000—5044 Millwood Lane, NW, Kent
$3,500,000—2323 Wyoming Avenue, NW, Kalorama
$2,716,882—12506 Sycamore View Drive, Potomac
$2,690,810—3031 Gates Road, NW, Forest Hills
$2,610,000—601 Lloyds Lane, Alexandria
$2,550,000—3715 Idaho Avenue, NW, Cleveland Park
$2,474,292—4109 North Randolph Court, Arlington
$2,399,102—600 Barecroft Place, Alexandria
$2,322,500—3020 O Street, NW, Georgetown

Posted at 08:01 AM/ET, 12/04/2007 | Permalink | Comments ()
Open House's weekly rundown of the ten biggest house deals in Washington. By Mary Clare Glover

The Box Score:
DC: 5
Virginia: 4
Maryland: 1

$3,400,000—3025 University Terrace, NW, Kent
$3,300,000—7306 Maple Place, Annandale
$2,861,706—701 Miller Avenue, Great Falls
$2,700,000—1574 Maddux Lane, McLean
$2,505,722—11720 Woodthrush Lane, Potomac
$2,367,500—3528 Fulton Street, NW, Observatory Circle
$2,150,000—3419 R Street, NW, Georgetown
$2,100,000—4848 Hutchins Place, NW, Palisades
$1,890,000—5045 Millwood Lane, NW, Kent
$1,875,000—3401 North Vermont Street, Arlington

Posted at 08:05 AM/ET, 11/27/2007 | Permalink | Comments ()