Entries by John Freeland

3912 Kincaid Terrace Kensington, MD 20895 Coming Soon

Phenomenal 4 (plus 2 dens/potential bedrooms) bedroom 6 full bath single family all on an 8500+sqft fenced-in lot in the sought after Rock Creek Palisades Subdivision. This home offers tons of sunlight, hardwood floors throughout the top 2 levels, open living room & dining rooms, office/den/bedroom, along with an elegant kitchen which opens to the […]

513 Pensacola Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Coming Soon to the Market!

Elegant 2 level 2 bedroom 1.5 bath corner unit townhome in the sought after Park Summit Subdivision. This home offers tons of sunlight, a wood burning fireplace, and eat in kitchen on main level. The upper level has 2 bedrooms with a full bath along with a full size washer and dryer. Low maintenance, great location, […]

626 Sligo Ave Silver Spring, MD 20910 Coming Soon to the Market in August

Meticulously Maintained 3 bedroom 2.5 bath single family home with a ton of character just a few blocks from Downtown Silver Spring. This home is just amazing. The main floor has beautiful hardwood floors throughout. The lovely living & dining rooms are perfect for entertaining while prepping in the gorgeous kitchen. The kitchen offers stainless […]

Pending Home Sales Roar Higher, but Are Stuck Below Year-Ago Levels

By Andrea Riquier posted June 27th, 2019 on realtor.com EvgeniyShkolenko/iStock The numbers: Pending home sales jumped by a seasonally adjusted 1.1% in May but were 0.7% lower than a year ago, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. The May increase beat the consensus forecast for a 0.6% rise. What happened: NAR’s index, which tracks home-contract signings, has […]

Mortgage Rates Slump to a 2 1/2-Year Low

By Andrea Riquier posted June 27th, 2019 on realtor.com Chloe Harris/iStock Rates for home loans tumbled, sending the benchmark to its lowest since late 2016. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.73% in the June 27 week, down 11 basis points, Freddie Mac said Thursday. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.16%, down from 3.25%. The 5-year Treasury-indexed […]

The 30 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids

By Michelle Goldchain, Megan Barber, and Andrew Giambrone posted June 24th, 2019 on dc.curbed.com Your guide to surviving parenthood in the nation’s capital With a plethora of attractions, easy-to-use transportation, and some of our country’s top museums, Washington, D.C., should be on every family’s must-travel list. But determining which sites to see—and what to do when […]

Residential Building Freeze Covers 12% of County

By Caitlynn Peetz posted June 20th, 2019 on www.bethesdamagazine.com Planning Board vote places 1-year moratorium in areas with crowded schools About 12% of the county will go into a residential building freeze July 1. GRAPHIC VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING Residential construction will be frozen in about 12% of Montgomery County for one year beginning July […]