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Washington DC Real Estate


Welcome to the new DCHomesForSale.com! Here you have access to the most useful tools that will aide you in your search for a DC or Maryland home. From exploring homes to receiving your new set of home keys, this website is the ultimate tool. We provide you with free access to all listed MLS homes for sale in Washington DC and surrounding areas.

Listings of Washington DC on this website are found on the MLS. Every listing on the DC MLS is found right here. We provide them to you for free, but ask that you register on the site as you view the listings. Registering for the site will further aide us in providing you with the most information and details regarding your search of DC homes and properties.

Washington DC is currently one of the few areas in the country where home prices have continued to rise over the last several years. Property growth and value in DC is as strong as ever before.

The area surrounding Washington DC has tens of thousands of homes for sale. The District of Colombia itself has around 2,500 MLS listings, with most of the listings as high dollar, luxurious properties. Washington DC also has a great selection of multi-million dollar mansions and estates. If you want to see a million dollar home in DC, then you’ve come to the right place. For those who are not in the market for a luxurious home, there are hundreds of starter homes in DC. Real estate properties that fall under $200,000 in DC are condos, co-op housing, and lofts. Most of the affordable homes in Washington DC need some renovating and fixing-up. These properties are typically small, have only one bathroom and are less than 1,000 square-feet.

With the aid of the MLS listings found on this website, you are able to view pictures of homes for sale in Washington DC as well as to compare features and prices. The state-of-the-art-tools here make it easier than ever before to narrow down your search and find your perfect DC home!

Location, Location, Location

The closer the home sits to the business districts, the higher the value of the home. Generally speaking, homes in the northwest quadrant of DC (1st, 2nd, and 3rd wards), have a very high value. Homes in the ortheast (4th, 5th and 6th wards) are more affordable, but are also smaller. There are less homes in the 7th and 8th wards, as these areas are almost strictly business.

Size

If you have ever been told that bigger is better, you’re right… or wrong. Just depends on how you look at it. One thing is for certain, bigger is more expensive in DC. This goes without saying, but the larger the home, and the more rooms in the home, the higher the cost. Finding a home with more than three bedrooms in DC can be difficult if you’re trying to stay under $300,000.

Features

Homes with extras and luxuries undoubtedly cost more. It’s rare to live in a home with a pool in DC, but if you decide to purchase one, it will cost you. So if you want some great rare features in DC, you’re going to be paying prime dollar for it. A home with granite countertops, vaulted ceilings, or even more rare – a pool, will cost much more than a typical home. These upgrades are very worth it when considering the investment which they are for you.

Historic Value

Many homes are well over 100 years old and have been home to many prominent members of society, a factor that greatly increases the value of a home.

Washington DC, being the capital of the United States, ranks ninth among the largest metropolitan areas of the country. Those wanting to purchase homes for sale in Washington DC have various choices to make, and each will effect prices that vary from one area to another. Overall, Washington DC has a very low rate of home ownership as only 42% of DC residents actually own their homes. Nationally, about 65% of Americans own real estate. With expensive housing and the high number of politicians and short term DC residents, this higher rental rate makes sense.

Although the economy of Washington DC remains strong, the population within the city itself hasn’t grown much in recent years. Between 2000 and 2010 DC grew for the first time since the 1940′s. According to the 1950 census, the population of Washington DC was 802,178. With increased transportation and growth of the suburbs, the population declined for nearly 50 years until its recent increase. According to the 2010 census, Washington DC has a population of just over 600,000 people.

With such a large city and lower number of available DC and Maryland homes for sell, our website services are free and available to assist you in the steps of finding and purchasing homes for sell in DC and Maryland areas.

Steps to Find, View, and Buy Your DC Home

  • Find Listings in DC

    There are two different ways to find listings.

  • On the right, select the city (Washington DC by default), and the price range.
  • The second method is to find your home from the navigation buttons above by either selecting in which ward you would like to live or by selecting a house type. You may also click here to perform an Advanced Search of DC Homes.
  • Register For a Listing Manager

    While you are browsing listings you will be prompted to register. Registering will give you access to a variety of tools that give you up to date information and changes regarding specific listings to match your ideal-home purchase. It will also give us the opportunity to contact you to offer any further assistance; so please register -the purpose of the creation of this website is to help you.

    Schedule a Showing

    Once you have registered and given us your information, we will be able to take you to homes, show you listings and help you make an offer on a home.

    Make an Offer

    Once you have looked through homes and found the property which suits you, we can help you write up an offer. We will help you along with every step of the home-purchasing process!


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    These Homes Were Just Listed:

    Homes found right here have only been on the market for at most two days.

    As well as these homes, if you explore this site you will be able to find many more listings which will fit your style. For example find condos, townhomes, or short sales and foreclosures above. Or start your search on the right with our DC Home Search Tool.

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