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With its gold domes, this church on New Hampshire Avenue at the ICC is hard to miss. The St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox parish was founded in 1949 shortly after World War II when immigrants arrived here from the Ukraine after World War II. The church sponsors the Washington Ukrainian Festival which is an ideal opportunity to sample Ukrainian food, beer, entertainment and culture. Learn more at their website and see more churches in Montgomery County.
August 15th, 2012 Categories: Silver Spring
Discovery’s headquarters is located in the heart of Silver Spring. To promote Shark Week, Chompie makes his appearance once a year.
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Entry-level housing in Montgomery County is heating-up. Looking at the last four weeks, the number of contracts in many parts of Montgomery County is more than tripled compared to this time last year for homes priced under $300,000. As inventory has climbed, foreclosures and distress sales have applied downward pressure on prices in this segment.
So is this a harbinger that we’re reaching the illusive “bottom” of the Read the rest of this entry »
With foreclosures and declining home prices, news on the real estate market isn’t good. True, our local real estate market is under pressure; but Montgomery County is much healthier than markets in California, Las Vegas and Florida that we always hear about. Foreclosures in our area are mostly concentrated in two areas: entry-level housing, and areas that experienced a lot of new construction in the early 2000s.
Right now, about 50% of all available homes in Montgomery County are priced under $400,000 in the zip codes of Read the rest of this entry »