Kensington, MD Real Estate News

Kensington, MD 20895 Zip Code Home Sales Statistics     Home owners and prospective purchasers want to know the trends of the local real estate market. The following statistics are for the past month and are compared with the same month last year. There were 25 new listings of homes for sale and 15 homes for sale went to pending new contracts. The sold dollar volume for the zip code was up 9.36% from last year. The number of homes sold and settled was 25 from 27 last year. The average time on the market was 49 days from 99 days last year. The average sale price was 96.65% of the average list price. The average sold price was $536,730. The median sold price was $490,000.      Please contact us if you wish to receive statistics for another zip code.  Blooming for Montgomery County home bu...
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By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
Gary & Diana Ditto’s Sold Report for Zip Code 20895 June 2010 Sorted by Subdivision & Close Price Address Style Subdivision List Price Close Date Close Price Seller Subsidy BR BA HB 4201 CULVER ST Split Level BYEFORDE $694,500 6/14/10 $690,000 $9,874 3 2 1 4304 CLEARBROOK LN Split Level CHEVY CHASE VIEW $585,000 6/8/10 $583,000 4 2 0 3304 FERNDALE ST Cape Cod HOMEWOOD $469,000 6/1/10 $460,000 4 2 0 10007 KENSINGTON PKWY Colonial KENSINGTON $889,900 6/14/10 $891,500 4 2 2 3602 FARRAGUT AVE Colonial KENSINGTON $869,900 6/1/10 $835,000 3 2 2 10805 DRUMM AVE Split Foyer KENSINGTON HEIGHTS $370,000 6/11/10 $363,000 $18,150 4 3 0 10801 STELLA CT Rambler KENSINGTON HEIGHTS $359,999 6/11/10 $355,000 $5,000 3 2 0 3213 GEIGER AVE Colonial KENSINGTON VIEW $659,500 6/11/10 $635,000 4 3 1 11216 UPT...
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By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
Gary & Diana Ditto's Sold Report for Zip Code 20895June 2010Sorted by Subdivision & Close Price MORE SOLD REPORTS Address   Style   Subdivision   List Price   Close Date   Close Price   Seller Subsidy   BR   BA   HB 4201 CULVER ST   Split Level   BYEFORDE   $694,500   6/14/10   $690,000   $9,874   3   2   1   4304 CLEARBROOK LN   Split Level   CHEVY CHASE VIEW   $585,000   6/8/10   $583,000       4   2   0   3304 FERNDALE ST   Cape Cod   HOMEWOOD   $469,000   6/1/10   $460,000       4   2   0   10007 KENSINGTON PKWY   Colonial   KENSINGTON   $889,900   6/14/10   $891,500       4   2   2 3602 FARRAGUT AVE   Colonial   KENSINGTON   $869,900   6/1/10   $835,000       3   2   2   10805 DRUMM AVE   Split Foyer   KENSINGTON HEIGHTS   $370,000   6/11/10   $363,000   $18,150   4   3   0 10801 S...
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The Annual Bike Parade will be held on July 5th this year instead of the 4th. The Town believed that a greater number of people would be able to participate on the 5th as opposed to on a Sunday morning.The Parade will start at 10 am at St. Paul Park and we ask that all those interested in joining the Parade arrive around 9:45 am.We do expect a return to the 4th for next years Parade.See the Town website for details - http://www.tok.md.gov/e/412/Bike-Parade-Mon.,-July-5th
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Kensington, MD 20895 Zip Code Real Estate Statistics     Home owners and prospective purchasers want to know the trends of the local real estate market. The following statistics are for the past month and are compared with the same month last year. There were 31 new listings of homes for sale and 25 homes for sale went to pending new contracts. The sold dollar volume for the zip code was down 42.16% from last year. The number of homes sold and settled was 18 from 27 last year. The average time on the market was 47 days from 104 days last year. The average sale price was 95.74% of the average list price. The median sold price was $475,500.      Please contact us if you wish to receive statistics for another zip code.  Blooming for home buyers this summer. RealEstate Business Intelligence...
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The Kensington Historical Society is again this year presenting their Saturday morning FREE concert series.  The concerts are 10 to 11 AM in the Howard Avenue Park across from the Farmers’ Market at the Train Station. June  26 Old School Country Bluegrass ~  “reforming” traditional bluegrass Visit www.kensingtonhistory.org for a complete summer schedule of concerts.  They run through September!
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2010 RaPpfest Benefit BBQ & Concert for the Lombardi Cancer Center @ Georgetown University in remembrance of William Anthony Rapp III. We guarantee that July 10, 2010 will be fun for all ages! Once again, Midnight Spin with Mike Corbett, Danny Scull, Jim Terranova, Ben Waters, and Jeremy Cohen, along with Sean Chyun and the Deceivers will provide live music. We’ll have a tent, stage, beverages, burgers & dogs, a silent auction and commemorative T-shirts. Kidville featuring face painting, moon bounce, cotton candy, snow cones and more will be located at the Forsberg’s directly across the street from the main event. If you are able to help with sponsorship, the silent auction, etc., please contact any one of us at your convenience. Our goal is to beat the $14,000 we raised at RaPpfest 20...
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The Gazette listed, in the ”Best Bets” section of Calendar, the concert in Kensington on Saturday, June 19. Esther Haynes and Keith Grimes play jazz, swing, blues, and bluegrass at 10:00 a.m. at Howard Avenue Park across from the Farmers’ Market at the Kensington Train Station.  Free Summer Concerts Sponsored by the Kensington Historical Society.
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10703 Brunswick Avenue - Kensington Home for Sale Welcome to this perfectly maintained three bedroom, two and a half bath split level nestled in the charming Kensington Heights subdivision. Conveniently located within walking distance to Forest Glen Metro, this open floor plan will give you perfect balance between formal and informal living. Enjoy relaxing on the three season sun porch overlooking a private, completely fenced in backyard that boasts beautiful landscaping. Among its many amenities, this house offers newly installed double pane windows, an updated kitchen, and a spacious lower level family room. Please let this brochure be the guide to the many other amenities this home has to offer.                  Additional Kensington MD Home Photos   Level One: Living Room with Firep...
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By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
Information Pulled from the MRIS SystemFor More Information on Sales click FOR HOME SALES in KENSINGTON   Sales Reported January 1, 2010 - June 15, 2010 Address Style Subdivision List Price Close Date Close Price Seller Subsidy BR BA HB 4105 BYEFORDE CT   Split Level   BYEFORDE   $759,000 4/15/10 $745,000 $10,000   3 3 0 4201 CULVER ST   Split Level   BYEFORDE   $694,500 6/14/10 $690,000 $9,874   3 2 1 9501 BYEFORDE RD   Split Level   BYEFORDE   $694,500 3/19/10 $690,000 $15,000   4 3 0   3815 EVERETT ST   Colonial   CHEVY CHASE VIEW   $1,600,000 4/13/10 $1,600,000 $100,000   6 7 2 4012 GLENROSE ST   Split Foyer   CHEVY CHASE VIEW   $925,000 4/23/10 $880,000 $1,500   5 3 1   5113 BANGOR DR   Split Level   GARRET PARK ESTATES   $529,000 4/30/10 $529,000 $7,915   4 2 0 5007 BANGOR DR   Ra...
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KHS Summer Concert Series RETURNS! The Kensington Historical Society is again this year presenting their Saturday morning FREE concert series.  The concerts are 10 to 11 AM in the Howard Avenue Park across from the Farmers’ Market at the Train Station. The schedule for the first part of the series includes Dixieland Express ~ June 12th, Keith Grimes and Esther Haynes ~June 19th, Old School County Bluegrass ~ June 26th, JP McDermott ~ July 3rd, Rita Clarke and the Naturals ~ July 10th, Side by Side ~ July 17th. The musical concerts continue through September!  Please join us . . . a complete schedule will be posted around Kensington and on this website.
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Join the fun to begin the fundraising effort to Save Noyes!  Saturday, June 12th, 10 am – 12 pm Parade at 10:30 am. Rain date Saturday, June 19th. Children come dressed as your favorite storybook character, or carry a favorite book. Walk, bike, ride in your wagon or stroller on a short parade route in Kensington's historic district. This free event will have activities, music and much more!
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Join soprano Cathy Teixeira, hornist Bill Burns and pianist Frank Conlon for an afternoon recital at 3:00 PM on June 13th in the Sanctuary at Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church, 10123 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington.  Ms. Teixeira and Mr. Burns will perform two hauntingly beautiful pieces for soprano and horn, Auf Dem Strom by Schubert and the Washington area premiere of Dirti Addio by Donizetti.  In addition, Ms. Teixeira will perform  pieces by Debussy, Fauré, Gordon and Sondheim.  Mr. Burns will also perform pieces by Koepke, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and Saint Saëns.  Mr. Conlon will play a piece by Scriabin for left hand only and a Chopin Polonaise. A minimum donation of $10 is being requested to help defray production costs.  You may choose to donate more, or less.  Any money received...
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Kensington, MD 20895 Zip Code Real Estate Statistics     Home owners and prospective purchasers want to know the trends of the local real estate market. The following statistics are for the past month and are compared with the same month last year. There were 57 new listings of homes for sale and 31 homes for sale went to pending new contracts. The sold dollar volume for the zip code was up 34.89% from last year. The number of homes sold was 24 from 18 last year. The average time on the market was 118 days from 112 days last year. The average sale price was 94.71% of the average list price. The median sold price was $489,500.      Blooming in Montgomery County. RealEstate Business Intelligence, LLC.ZIP Code Statistics - Higher Price Segment Format ZIP Code: 20895 Kensington, MD From: 04...
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Sorted by Subdivision & Close Price Address Style Subdivision List Price Close Date Close Price Seller Subsidy BR BA HB 4105 BYEFORDE CT Split Level BYEFORDE $759,000 4/15/2010 $745,000 $10,000 3 3 0 3815 EVERETT ST Colonial CHEVY CHASE VIEW $1,600,000 4/13/2010 $1,600,000 $100,000 6 7 2 4012 GLENROSE ST Split Foyer CHEVY CHASE VIEW $925,000 4/23/2010 $880,000 $1,500 5 3 1 5113 BANGOR DR Split Level GARRET PARK ESTATES $529,000 4/30/2010 $529,000 $7,915 4 2 0 4833 FLANDERS AVE Rambler GARRET PARK ESTATES $464,900 4/30/2010 $460,000 $16,240 3 2 0 3226 BLUEFORD RD Colonial HOMEWOOD $598,000 4/19/2010 $598,000 5 4 0 3000 HOMEWOOD PKWY Bilevel HOMEWOOD $499,000 4/7/2010 $490,000 $550 4 3 0 3004 UNIVERSITY BLVD W Cape Cod KENSINGTON HEIGHTS $259,900 4/26/2010 $216,000 3 1 0 3216 RED ORCHID ...
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By Dana Scanlon, Bethesda MD- Award-Winning Bethesda Realtor
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
One of the many things to love about Kensington Maryland is Antique Row, the village, the farmers market and the Annual Sidewalk Sale and Garden Party This year it will take place Saturday April 17 and Sunday April 18.  Celebrate the arrival of Spring with the merchants of Antique Row and enjoy refreshments while browsing a wonderful array of vintage and antique garden and home furnishings we have to offer: patio, porch and garden furniture in wrought iron, wicker, wood and marble, as well as vintage spring linens and decorative accents to refresh your decor.  Look for special sales all along Howard Avenue, Armory Avenue, Fawcett Street and Montgomery Avenue. Please visit the official website at www.kensingtonantiquerow.com for more information.  Look forward to seeing you!  
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Kensington MD 20895 Zip Code Real Estate Statistics     Home owners and prospective purchasers want to know the trends of the local real estate market. The following statistics are for the past month and are compared with the same month last year. There were 48 new listings of homes for sale and 30 homes for sale went to pending new contracts. The sold dollar volume for the zip code was down 51.56% from last year. The number of homes sold was 10 from 17 last year. The average time on the market was 43 days from 118 days last year. The average sale price was 94.98% of the average list price. The median sold price was $416,500.     Time is very short to qualify for the home buyer tax credit. The contract deadline is April 30 and settlement must take place by June 30, 2010. The Home Buyer ...
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3314 University BoulevardKensington, MD Welcome to this wonderfully maintained and updated three bedroom, two and a half bath Cape Cod located in Kensington Heights. Among its many features, this home offers a wonderful master bedroom suite with adjoining sitting room, a light filled table space kitchen and a fabulous lower level offering a recently finished recreation room and half bath. Enjoy the private screened porch and the fabulous level and private fenced-in back yard. Centrally located, you are near the area’s schools, public transportation, shopping and much more!         Level One: Living Room with Fireplace • 16’1” x 12’9” • bay window • crown molding • display shelves Hallway • coat closet • linen closet Bedroom # 1 • 12’9” x 10’5” • ceiling fan with light • closet with buil...
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By Gary Ditto
(Long & Foster Realtors)
304 Ferndale StreetKensington, MD 20895Welcome to this charming four bedroom, two bath expanded Cape Cod located in Homewood. Among its many features, this home offers a beautifully renovated kitchen featuring granite countertops, top of the line stainless steel appliances and ceramic tile flooring. Also, please take note of the updated double pane windows, the expanded living room with fireplace, formal dining room, as well as a gorgeous custom deck on the back of the house overlooking the private and beautifully landscaped fenced yard. Centrally located, you are within walking distance to the area’s elementary school, parks, Kensington’s Antique Row, Farmer’s Market and MARC train.   Level One: Covered Front Porch Large Living Room with Fireplace • 14’2” x 22’11” • built-in bookshelve...
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