Potomac Yards Real Estate

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18 smart home technology facts you need to know

The smart home industry continues to evolve.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Once a bastion for only the most tech-savvy homeowners, today the market for smart home technology is expanding at an unprecedented rate. From smart lighting to smart thermostats, manufacturers are making more intelligent products — and selling more units.


Report: Two consecutive months of drops in unemployment in Virginia

The state unemployment rate reaches record lows.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Virginia's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level since March 2008, according to figures released Friday by the state's employment commission.


How to Stage Your Home For a Quick Sale

Afraid your home will sit on the market? Here are some staging tips to ensure it sells faster.

patricia-harris.cb1.so When real estate agents talk about staging your home, they're referring to a method of decorating that is designed to showcase the home's best assets, impress buyers and sell it quickly for the highest possible price.


The economy added 228,000 jobs in November, unemployment at 4.1 percent

November's jobless rate stays steady at record lows.

patricia-harris.cb1.so The economy added 228,000 jobs in November, slightly outpacing analysts' expectations, and unemployment held steady at 4.1 percent, federal economists reported Friday.


You Can Rent Jon Hamm's New York City Apartment For $15,000 A Month

Would you rent Jon Hamm's place?

patricia-harris.cb1.so The two-bedroom penthouse is on a historic Upper West Side block near Central Park.


8 Questions Every Couple Needs To Ask Before Buying A House

Once you've said "I Do", you'll have new decisions to make.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Buying a house is one of the most exciting milestones in a couple’s life. But it’s also unquestionably, one of the most stressful. Disclosing credit scores? Committing to mortgage payments? Paying for hidden electrical issues? Not exactly the stuff of romance novels. We checked in with acclaimed...


80% Of Millennials Want To Buy A Home And Virtual Reality Is Upending The Process

With more millennials buying homes, digital buying and selling tactics will become more important.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Much is said about millennials not having much interest in homeownership. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. According to new data from Apartment List, 80% of millennials do have the desire to buy their own homes. However, it’s economic factors that are delaying the process, some...


DC area will be home to 1 of biggest US record factories

Are you still a fan of vinyl?

patricia-harris.cb1.so Vinyl records had their day. Then they nearly died. Then they were revived. Now investors are so confident in the resiliency of the revival that they are investing millions of dollars so the record industry can keep spinning in abundance.


DIY Mason jar tissue dispenser

Need a new tissue dispenser?

patricia-harris.cb1.so Ever spend time choosing a tissue box that will best suit your cottage? These Mason jar tissue dispensers are a charming addition to your space, whether it be the bathroom, bedroom, entry-way, living room, or kitchen. Their colourful prints will cheer you up when hit with the sniffles. They even mak...


1838 6th St NW, Apt P-2, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Welcome to The Penthouse Unit 3 at the Matinee! This Condo is AMAZING, it offer 2 Stories of city lights, 2 Master Bedrooms & Baths, Hardwood floors through out, Ceiling Fans, Walk-In Closets, New Bosh W&D on Bdrm Lvl, SS Appl, Granite Ctr Tops w/ free edge bar, A Large Balcony over looking the city, 2 Car Garage w/ Remote. Location!!! Steps from Howard Theater, Metro,Restaurants & Night Life!

patricia-harris.cb1.so 1838 6th St NW, P-2, Washington 20001. Click for more photos and pricing


1309 Fairmont St NW, Apt A, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

1ST OPEN SUN 12/17 1-3PM! 1,500+ SF 2-level duplex w/ 3BR/2.5BA in Columbia Heights! Less than 0.5mi to Columbia Heights Metro! Updated kitchen + baths w/ bright open floor plan, outdoor space + off-street parking. Large living room w/ gas fireplace. Kitchen w/ SS appliances + granite. Sep dining area. 3 LL BR's w/ bright MBR + en-suite BA. Incredible "Bike Score"- 90, "Walk Score" - 89.

patricia-harris.cb1.so 1309 Fairmont St NW, A, Washington 20009. Click for more photos and pricing


U.S. home sales rise at fastest pace in a decade

The housing market across the country is heating up faster than the last 10 years.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Americans bought new homes in October at the fastest pace in a decade — a 6.2% monthly increase that reflects both the underlying strength of the economy and the worsening shortage of existing homes for sale.


Virginia unemployment rate drops to lowest in nearly a decade

The jobless rate across the state hasn't been this low since 2008.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Last month's unemployment rate of 3.6 percent was the lowest rate since the March 2008 rate of 3.6 percent.


Check out these mind-blowing smart homes

This tech company wants to take smart homes to the next level.

patricia-harris.cb1.so There are smart homes and then there are smart homes, and this tech company is here to honor the latter.


20 Insanely Easy 60-Minute Home Improvements

These home improvement projects are as quick as they are handy.

patricia-harris.cb1.so You don’t need to spend a lot of time to spruce up your home. Try these quick projects that deliver big results.


U.S. new home sales scale 10-year high

The housing markets all over the country continue to see growth.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in October to hit a 10-year high amid robust demand across the country, offering a boost to the housing market.


339 17th Pl NE, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Beautiful brick home near Capitol Hill. Home has original architecture. Updated 2016 with new roof, new windows, plumbing,electrical and lead remediation . Home has osp with a car garage. Ready for your remodeling ideas. Walk to H St. and 10 mins walk yo metro..

patricia-harris.cb1.so 339 17th Pl NE, Washington 20002. Click for more photos and pricing


Drew Scott Ready to Reveal His Renovated Honeymoon House in L.A.

What do you think of this makeover?

patricia-harris.cb1.so As recently as a year ago, HGTV star Drew Scott never dreamed he'd be shooting two shows and planning a wedding at the same time.


2410 Good Hope Rd SE, Apt 204, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Welcome to Woodland, right outside of Anacostia! This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, condo is an investors dream! Well lit, and large open rooms are just the beginning of what this condo has to offer. The potential is endless! Minutes from Nationals Park, and close to 295, 695 and Suitland Parkway, this condo is in a great location for commuting to MD, DC and VA.

patricia-harris.cb1.so 2410 Good Hope Rd SE, Unit 204, Washington 20020. Click for more photos and pricing


US home prices leapt in September by the most in 3 years

It's been three years since home sales across the U.S. have seen this much growth.

patricia-harris.cb1.so U.S. home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in September, lifted by a record-low supply of houses for sale.


Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits drop 13,000

The country's unemployment rate dips lower in November.

patricia-harris.cb1.so The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market.


50 Of The Best Housewarming Gifts

Being able to grab the perfect housewarming gift is great for any new property.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Few things are more exciting than moving into a new home! Every empty space offers limitless potential and the promise of a fresh start. Housewarming gifts are a great way to capture the spirit of newness and help residents feel comfortable in an unfamiliar place.


U.S. unemployment rate falls to lowest level in nearly 17 years

The unemployment rate hasn't been this low in 17 years.

patricia-harris.cb1.so The unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly 17 years in October as the U.S. rebounds from hurricanes that stalled hiring a month earlier, the Department of Labor said Friday.


1617 E St NE, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

HURRY BEFORE ITS GONE!!! Ideally located near the H St Corridor!! come see this completely renovated 4 unit building with 4 2 bedrooms apartments , perfect for homeowner occupant or investor . The units can be rented @ $2900.00 each

patricia-harris.cb1.so 1617 E St NE, Washington 20002. Click for more photos and pricing


Understanding the Mortgage Payment Structure

Crash course on how mortgages work.

patricia-harris.cb1.so In simplest terms, a mortgage is a long-term loan designed to help the borrower purchase a house. In addition to repaying the principal, the borrower is obligated to make interest payments to the lender, and the home and the land around it serve as collateral. But if you are looking to purchase a ho...


US existing home sales increase more than expected

The US market saw a 2 percent increase in home sales.

patricia-harris.cb1.so U.S. home sales increased more than expected in October as hurricane-related disruptions dissipated.


20 Plants That Survive With or Without You

These low-maintenance plants are the perfect addition to your home or garden.

patricia-harris.cb1.so The satisfaction a seasoned gardener enjoys is the result of patience, time, and experience: trial and error, taking some chances, watching things thrive—and sometimes watching them fail. But a beginning gardener needs a few sure things, plants that are easy to grow and maintain, and that will giv...


What to ask when buying land: The Rural Rules

Not sure where to start when it comes to buying land?

patricia-harris.cb1.so The land-buying process involves a lot of research - especially if you're a first-time landbuyer. So what questions should you ask before you buy property?


922 24th St NW, Apt 805, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Amazing location, bright/sunny one bedroom condo, One block away from Foggy Bottom Metro Station & GW. Hard wood floors, 8th floor, quiet Large windows, extensive southern view towards Watergate and Potomac River, 24-hour desk, swimming pool, all utilities/parking included. Walking distance to Whole Foods and Restaurants!!

patricia-harris.cb1.so 922 24th St NW, Unit 805, Washington 20037. Click for more photos and pricing


20 Channing St NW Unit 1, Apt UNIT 1, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Top to bottom high-end renovation townhouse/condo 4 BR/4 BA with lots of light and open space. Open kitchen with JennAir Chefs Appliances, 10ft ceilings, gorgeous white oak floors, baths w/ designer Ann Sacks tile and heated floors, Walk-in closets, custom glass and metal railings and technology package makes this building unlike any other! Three Private decks make this a MUST SEE!

patricia-harris.cb1.so 20 Channing St NW Unit 1, UNIT 1, Washington 20001. Click for more photos and pricing


Co-op vs. Condo: What's the Difference Between These Types of Homes?

You'd be surprised how many people don't know the difference.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Urban dwellers and potential buyers who want to purchase a new home in a common building or community will likely consider two types of properties: co-op and condo. Although they're similar in size and appearance, a co-op (short for


Katie Couric's Park Avenue Apartment Hits The Market For $8.25 Million

What do you think of this celebrity home?

patricia-harris.cb1.so The five-bedroom co-op is very Old World New York.


9 Apps to Help You Work Your Inner Designer

Try some of these apps to unlock your inner interior designer.

patricia-harris.cb1.so By now, we're all well aware of the inspiration, discovery and even expression that apps like Instagram and Pinterest offer designers and design enthusiasts alike. But what's the new new in tech for the creative set when they want to get their inner decorator or DIYer on? We polled designers, trend…


Don't Get Burned by a Credit Freeze

Don't get burned by this common mistake.

patricia-harris.cb1.so With Equifax and other companies reporting massive data breaches this year, more consumers are putting a freeze on their credit reports. And while a credit freeze won’t affect a borrower’s ability to qualify for a mortgage, it does require the borrower to take additional steps during the application...


547 Park Rd NW, Apt 1, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

Well designed spacious home w/ warm wood floors, surrounded in windows & light. Expansive entertaining space on first level opens to enormous deck, and all new interior fittings. High end kit with marble counters, island seating and extra flex space. Home features backyard, speakers, and security- well thought out & implemented! Ideal 2 BR close to metro & tons of new & interesting retail.

patricia-harris.cb1.so 547 Park Rd NW, Unit 1, Washington 20010. Click for more photos and pricing

1729 T St NW, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

great opportunity for condo development!!! close to dupont circle and u st!!! please do your due diligence! zoned r5b.

patricia-harris.cb1.so 1729 T St NW, Washington 20009. Click for more photos and pricing


25 D.C. Metro Area Companies Land Spots on Deloitte’s 2017 Fast 500 List

Which D.C. companies made the list?

patricia-harris.cb1.so Each year, Deloitte ranks the 500 fastest growing technology companies across North America in its Fast 500 List. This year, five percent of that list features businesses from the D.C. metro area.


The smart home is getting cheaper

Creating a smart home setup is becoming more and more accessible.

patricia-harris.cb1.so It’s getting a bit cheaper to turn your dumb house into a smart one. Price has been the biggest hindrance to the expansion of the smart home, and it still is, to a certain extent. But recently, some of the biggest players in the smart home industry, along with some new entrants, have helped lower pr...


Open House Tips - How to Hold a Successful Open House

Here's how to make sure people love your open house.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Selling a House at an Open House.

1308 Maryland Ave NE, Washington. Click for more photos and pricing

State of the art renovation by Kittrell Industries w/ unparalleled quality, innovative finishes & design. Dazzling 4 bed or 3 bed/den with /3.5 ba baths approx 2110 sq ft. Incl 1 bed/1 ba rental unit w/ c of o. 3 levels of outdoor space. High end German Techno Gas range, gas fireplace w onyx surround, integrated sound & security, parking for 2+ cars & much more. Unlike anything else on market

patricia-harris.cb1.so 1308 Maryland Ave NE, Washington 20002. Click for more photos and pricing


25 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

If it's your first time buying, you'll want to read these tips.

patricia-harris.cb1.so Buying a home can be nervewracking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fraught with unfamiliar lingo and surprise expenses.

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