Silver Spring Maryland Real Estate

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Ahhh .... Silver Spring, Maryland,  Unique, Diverse, Interesting, Rich in History, Revitalized, Historic, Charming and Modern all at the same time.  There is no place like Silver Spring and, with regards to Housing, still affordable compared to the rest of Montgomery County.  A Superb Location just over the Washington, DC line.

Silver Spring is located along the north east border of Washington D.C., a sprawling area that was named for a spring with sparkling bits of mica. The eastern arm of the red line serves the four metro stops in Silver Spring, the Downtown Silver Spring station, Forest Glen station, Wheaton Station and Glenmont station.  Bordered by Washington, D.C. on the south, Prince George's County to the east, Rock Creek Park & the Bethesda/Chevy Chase Kensington Communities to the west and Howard County to the north, Silver Spring's location makes it an awesome place to live.

Old Downtown Silver Spring has had an exciting and ongoing renewal, a multi-million dollar facelift that is providing a pedestrian friendly downtown area with shops and restaurants. The American Film Institute theatre, housed in the historic Silver Spring Theater, is an internationally recognized, state-of-the-art film and video exhibition center.  The Fillmore-Live Nation Music/Concert Hall and Event Venue in the old JC Penney Store space. The Discovery Channel's headquarters and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are located in Downtown Silver Spring. The spectacular New Silver Spring Library opened in June of 2015! Silver Spring Town Center features the civic building, ice skating rink. veterans plaza, shops, restaurants, entertainment, and year-round farmers market

The "Close-in" older neighborhoods of Silver Spring with tree lined streets offer homes built in the late 1800's to the 1940's, providing the charm coveted by so many buyers.  These older neighborhoods such as Woodside Park, Seven OaksWoodside Forest, Blair, Silver Spring Park, East Silver Spring and North Woodside are for the most part within easy walking distance of the Silver Spring metro stop or the Forest Glen stop.  There is also some infill and a limited amount of new construction in "Close-in Silver Spring", such as The Courts of Woodside Town Homes and the Forest Glen Park Area.  Also, within the older downtown area are newly constructed chic urban condos, and Townhomes with more still planned. 

Further out from Downtown on Colesville Road (Route29) towards Burtonsville, from New Hampshire Avenue to Ashton and from Georgia Ave to Wheaton there are subdivisions such as Kemp Mill, Forest Estates, South Four Corners, Carroll Knolls and McKenney Hills are neighborhoods built in the mid 1930's, to the 1950's and 1960's where architectural styles include ramblers, split levels, colonials and contemporary mid century modern homes.  There are newer townhome and condominium developments sprinkled throughout the Greater Silver Spring Area. We have something for everyone in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Looking for a house with Character and Charm?

The neighborhoods closest to Downtown Silver Spring are older and full of charm! The neighborhoods of East Silver Spring, Woodmoor, Woodside, Indian Spring, North Hills of Sligo and Northwood Park, to name a few, are filled with bungalows, cape cods, brick colonials and tudors on tree-lined streets. You will find hardwood flooring, wood-burning fireplaces, screened-in porches, and neighbors taking walks in the evenings. The prices for these single family homes is anywhere from 350,000 to 1,000,000+

Looking for a newer home with lots of space, newer amenities and larger lots?

Home in Hampshire Greens Silver Spring You might be interested in the neighborhoods of Greater Silver Spring like Naples Manor or Stonegate. These two neighborhoods are adjacent to each other,feature a neighborhood swimming pool, and kids can walk to the Elementary School located in these communities. 

Neighborhoods like Gracious Burnt Mills Hills, Springbrook or Quaint Acres may strike your fancy with homes built from the late 1940's to the 1970's on Large Private Lots of 1-3+ Acres.

If you want newer construction, there are the Subdivisions of Manor Spring, Ashton Knolls, Bancroft, Briarcliff Manor, Ashton Preserve and the Luxury Golf Course Community of Hampshire Greens.  All of these communities have gorgeous homes, on lots anywhere from 1/3 acre to 10 acres! If you are looking for newer homes expect to pay anywhere from 500,000 to $1,000,000+. 

Silver Spring's parks have more than just grass and trees.  Many include playgrounds, ball fields, basketball courts,  tennis courts, picnic areas, trails, ponds, recreation centers or indoor swim centers. Our parks and streams are beautiful and there are two very active groups of people that want to keep them that way, The Friends of Sligo Creek and Neighbors of the Northwest Branch are private groups dedicated to keeping our two largest tributaries clean and healthy.

                                                              2014 Real Estate Sales Prices in Silver Spring, Maryland 

Condominiums
There were 511 Condos Sold in Silver Spring, Maryland in 2014
Lowest Sales Price for a Condo  -  $49,000 for a 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Condo ( needed total rehab) in the Bel Pre
 Condo Development, zip 20906. 
Highest Sales Price for a Condo  -  $479,000 for a 1,526 square foot, 2 Bedroom, 2 Den, 2 Bath, 2 Level Loft Style Corner Unit in the Lofts 24 Condominium Building Located in Downtown Silver Spring. Zip Code 20910. 

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Town Homes
There were 440 Town Houses Sold in Silver Spring in 2013
Lowest Sales Price for a Town House  -  $128,000 for a 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Town Home, a Short Sale, built in 1984 in the Avonshire Townhome Development, 20904
Highest Sold Price for a Town House  -  $675,000 for a 3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath 2 Level Townhouse with a 2 car garage, built 2008 in Forest Glen Park - Part of National Park Seminary, Silver Spring, 20910


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Single Family Homes
There were 1544 Single Family Detached Homes Sold in Silver Spring in 2013
Lowest Sales Price for a Single Family House  -  $135,000 for a 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath 1 Level Brick Rambler built in 1951, a Short Sale in the Weisman Subdivision of Silver Spring, 20902
Highest Sales Price for a Single Family House  -  $1,065,000 for a 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, Newly built Queen Anne Victorian with 3 Levels with wrap around porch and a 2 Car Garage in Woodside Park, Downtown Silver Spring, 20910

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                                                        Takoma Park, Maryland - A Victorian Suburb

City of Takoma Park Md LogoTakoma Park, or "Granola Park" as some locals call it now, was the first planned suburban community of Washington, DC.  Founded in 1883, by Benjamin Franklin Gilbert, Takoma Park was developed along a branch of the B & O railroad. It was originally conceived as a "summer resort" area, as a healthful clean-water alternative to Washington, DC's malarial swamps. With a population of 18,000 it rests along the upper northeast boundary of D.C. and strattles Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland. 

Victorian in Historic Takoma ParkB.F. Gilbert named his community TAKOMA an Indian word meaning "High Up - Near Heaven".  Takoma Park has it's own city government, police department, library and is served by Montgomery County Schools
 

Religion and politics has shaped the Takoma Park community. From the early 1900's to 1990, Takoma Park was the world headquarters of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Two of the church's institutions remain today, The Washington Adventist Hospital, and Columbia Union College. The coming of metro service to Takoma Park has made it a perfect "bedroom community" for young professionals.  It is a 15 minute commute to the middle of Downtown DC by METRO from the Takoma Red Line Station.
                               

Takoma Park is a friendly "laid back", independent small town with liberal politics. Takoma Park is sometimes called the "Berkley of the East" The residents are politically active and have put in place a number of progressive measures such as the Declaration of a Nuclear-Free Zone and legal recognition of non-marital partnerships.

In the Takoma Park, Maryland historic district you will find grand old Victorians, Bungalows, American Four Squares and other old timey styles, along tree-lined streets. There is also a Washington, DC Takoma Park Historic District. 

Old Town Takoma offers an eclectic, funky mix of small, locally owned specialty shops and small restaurants, cafes and a very popular FOOD COOP.  There is a year round farmers market every Sunday in the center of town. To celebrate July 4th, the town puts on its own parade and its own fireworks display
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                                                     Takoma Park MD Real Estate Prices and Home Sales
 

Takoma Park Maryland is one the HOTTEST Pockets of Real Estate in the DC Metro Area! 

 

In 2015 there were 144 sales of Single Family Detached homes in Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Maryland:
 

The Average LIST price for a single family home in Takoma Park in 2015 was $581,051

 

The Average SOLD price for a single family home in Takoma Park in 2015 was $589,152

The Average Sold Price for a home is over the average asking price by over 8,000. 

 

In 2015 the Average Days on the Market for a single family home in Takoma Park, MD was 43 Days.  

 


                             

 

 

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