Washington DC is the Capital of the United States. It is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Congress and not a part of any state. It is a very small place of 61.4 square miles of habitable land with a very dense population. This means that to find a reasonably priced home in Washington D.C. that you need to speak to a well qualified Washington gay realtor.
This is a pretty and historic place that is perched along the shores of The Potomac River and it’s tributaries. About twenty percent of the city is parkland and most of the parkland is surrounded by wetlands.
Washington is a smaller planned city with a carefully designed city core and low skyscrapers. The Washington Monument is the tallest structure and no tall condo towers are allowed to outdo it. Washington can be quite expensive because almost all of the buildings are historical. Housing can be found here in Federalist, Victorian, Beau-Arts, Georgian Revival, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Chateaesque and Richardsonian Romanesque styles. The city is home to many museums including The National Archives, The National Mall, the National Museum of American History and many others. It is also home to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the historic Ford’s Theater and The Black Cat Club.
The average listing price of a home in Washington is $815,219 according to 2012 statistics from Trulia. The median sales price is $435,000.00 which is up 11.5% from last year. The average price per square foot for property in Washington DC is $480.00.
The City itself is divided into eight wards with many individual neighborhoods in each ward. Popular and affordable neighborhoods to invest in are University Heights where a home has a listing price of $450,000.00, DuPont Circle that has a listing price of $850,000.00 and Berryville with an average list price of $335,000.00 according to Redfin.