Kensington, MD Real Estate News

By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
An Introduction to Our Town Kensington covers a wide area with many distinctive neighborhoods. Kensington's origins and character are most readily found in the Kensington Historic District, where you will find many notable features that embody the area's history and that link us to the Town's past. Well before Kensington came into being in the late 19th century, the land had gone through numerous owners and a few name changes. Yet for much of the time, land deeds continued to mark a parcel's relationship to the original "Joseph's Park," the land first owned by Colonel William Joseph in the late 17th century. On the west, the border of Joseph's Park is about 4 winding miles of Rock Creek, going from Chevy Chase on the south up well past Parkwood. The northern border goes from Rock Creek ...
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By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
GARY H. DITTO'S ANNUAL SOLD REPORT Please see link below for home sales throughout Kensington, MD, Capitol View Park, Parkwood/Bethesda, North Chevy Chase   Please open the 2007 link named: Gary's annual Sold Report News - Jan-Dec 2007  For other Useful information About the area, please visitwww.garyditto.com 
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By John MacArthur, Licensed Maryland/DC Realtor, Metro DC Homes
(Century 21 Redwood)
So, every town has a jewel and I have found most of them. Kensington is a quaint town on the outskirts of DC. It is home to the Mormon Temple and their wonderful display of lights at Christmas. Kensington has a wonderful collection of shops on Antique Row. The real jewel is found on Connecticut Avenue, across from the Shell station. Locals know what I am talking about. Continental Pizza is an institution that has survived since the mid 60's. This family-run business has been serving the best sandwiches and pizzas at low prices for over 40 years. History buffs will recall that they went head to head with the original Jerry's Sub shopinto the early 70's. The folks at "oh-oh, Jerry's" sold out and began franchising. Continental chose to remain a one stop shop. I speak from experience. I c...
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By Timon Mitrakas
(RE/MAX)
Kensington Maryland InformationThank you for visiting my blog.  Below you will find information on Kensington, Maryland. If you would like to know more, please feel free to give me a call.  I can also share with you which neighborhoods tend to be more "family" oriented, discuss the real estate market in general, and assist you in finding your dream home. I can be reached at 888.321.4556 or via email at timon@ehomesearch.us.  Please visit my website at http://www.ehomesearch.us/.                                                                                        Kensington, Maryland History Kensington Plat (c. 1890) The area around the Rock Creek basin where Kensington now sits was primarily agricultural until 1873, when the B&O Railroad completed a branch which traversed Montgomery C...
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