A Glimpse into Southwest’s Past

This image depicts a great glimpse into the past, and is among the DC Public Library system’s many great collections that look back at the history of our city, several of which have been digitized for easier access to the public—along with their availability in the Special Collections at the library. Among these are numerous […]

February Real Estate Report

These numbers are very telling. The average sold price is up over 11%. Southwest continues to keep pace with some of the top selling markets in DC! Feb-15 Feb-14 %Change Sold Dollar Volume 3,509,000 $4,861,350 -27.82% Avg Sold Price $319,000 $285,962 11.55% Median Sold Price $310,000 $266,500 16.32% Units Sold                 11                 17 -35.29% Avg Days […]

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Name? Bill and Corinne Irwin Where did you move from? Annapolis, MD When did you move here? December 2014 What is your first impression of Southwest? Southwest is a hidden jewel in the District with an exciting future ahead of it. What are you looking forward to most after moving here? Embracing our new community, and finding ways to engage […]

“Southwest Remembered” at Westminster

The current wave of redevelopment enveloping Southwest DC makes us wonder what kind of community ours will become in future years, but for many older Southwest residents who remember life in “old Southwest,” that question takes on a different meaning. Whether our residency here is longstanding or more recent, we could all benefit from understanding […]

August Real Estate Report

  If you want to know how strong a local market is, just take a look at the days on market. I expect the third and fourth quarters to be just as strong as the first half of the year. Aug-14 Aug-13 % Change Sold Dollar Volume $6,251,550 $9,177,300 -31.88% Avg Sold Price $329,029 $327,761 0.39% Median Sold […]

Docomomo DC to Host Walking Tour of Modernist Southwest DC

The local DC chapter of an international and national preservationist organization will host a walking tour of the modernist enclave of Southwest Washington DC on Oct. 11. To mark Docomomo-US’s National Tour Day, the newly formed Washington chapter will highlight the neighborhood’s historically significant mid-century modern architecture. Southwest DC boasts the greatest concentration of mid-century […]