Pat Kennedy - For Your Home in the Capital

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Real Estate Agent - Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. - AB95346

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2009 

This afternoon, I had a settlement on Rosedale Cottage, a house that I listed in April of 2008.  It's a wonderful historic home in Washington's Cleveland Park - my favorite DC neighborhood. Getting it from Just Listed to Sold has been an adventure. It got sold (multiple offers, thank you very muc...
Posted over 4 years ago
© 2009 Patricia Kennedy. Unless otherwise noted, the content, both written and in pictures, is the property of Patricia Kennedy . If you would like to use this image, please  email me (housepat@mac.com) with your request. I'll almost certainly say yes, and ask only that you provide a link back t...
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It’s certainly old, built in 1765, The Old Stone House is one of Washington’s oldest buildings – some say the oldest still standing.  And the stone structure has served multiple purposes, from workshops and living quarters, to an office for a used car lot.Christopher Layman, a woodworker who move...
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When doctors gets sick, they go to a doctor - a colleague - to seek treatment. When a lawyer is facing the slammer, he hires the best lawyer he can find to represent him. When Realtors® decide it's time for a move, they almost always list their own homes. The thought of moving has crossed my mind...
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My great aunt Bobbie (my mother's aunt) was quite a character.  When I was growing up, she would come to visit us a couple of times each year.  And during every visit, she would give me a Tonette, an old Toni home permanent for little girls.  And for the next six months, I would look like I stuck...
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© 2009 Patricia Kennedy. Unless otherwise noted, the content, both written and in pictures, is the property of Patricia Kennedy . If you would like to use this image, please  email me (housepat@mac.com) with your request. I'll almost certainly say yes, and ask only that you provide a link back t...
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Every Tuesday before Thanksgiving, after the office meeting and brokers' tour, I head out Colesville Road to Fulton Maryland to Maple Lawn Farm to get my turkey.  The birds lucky enough to grow up at Maple Lawn lead pretty good lives.  Their avian condo units are quite spacious.  They get to scra...
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© 2009 Patricia Kennedy. Unless otherwise noted, the content, both written and in pictures, is the property of Patricia Kennedy . If you would like to use this image, please  email me (housepat@mac.com) with your request. I'll almost certainly say yes, and ask only that you provide a link back t...
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This transaction has inspired a couple of posts, most recently This Transaction Could Make Me Bald!  And yesterday was settlement day!  Yippee!  Whoo hoo!  But not so fast. This might have been my all time worst settlement, except that everyone around the table kept their sense of humor and, for ...
Posted over 4 years ago
At the top of my bucket list has been learning to ride a horse.  And last week, I joined my friend, Jean, for lessons at the Woodland Horse Center. I've been on horses before, but I'd never learned how to get the horse to go where I want to go at the speed I'd like him to go, and to stop when I'd...
Posted over 4 years ago
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Pat Kennedy -- author of The Irreverent Guide to Real Estate -- gives you a look at life on the streets as a real estate broker in our nation's capital. And her blog is peppered with great advice combined with humor!