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State: Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia


Types of Homes: Single-family, Townhouse, Condo, New, Existing

Location: Urban, Suburb, Away from Heavy Traffic

Near: Job, Schools, Parks, Metro transportation, Bus transportation, Airports, Expressway, Neighborhood or Regional shopping, Theaters, Entertainment/Restaurants

Condition: Well kept, Needs minor work, Fixer-upper

Kitchen: Countertop material, Newer appliances, Eat-in, Desk, Pantry, Center island

Systems: Boiler, Furnace oil tank, Central air, Security, Internet, Cable ready, Satellite

Floor Plan: Basement, Finished basement, Attic, Formal foyer, Formal living room, Office, Media room, Mud room, Laundry room

Bathrooms: Number, Shower, Tub, Double sinks, Dressing area

Style: Traditional, Colonial, Contemporary, Ranch, Two-story, Tudor, Victorian, Split-level, Other

Bedrooms: Number, Master suite, First floor, Rooms for children, elderly parents/relatives

Exterior: Brick, Stucco, Aluminum siding, Vinyl siding, Wood framed

Garage/Parking: Size, Street parking, Paved driveway, Reserved/deeded spot(s) (condos)

Condition: Fixer-upper, In between, Move-in condition

Special Features

Interior: Fireplace, Vaulted ceilings, high ceilings, Wood floors, Built-in cabinets, Large closets, Extra storage space, Whirlpool/hot tub, First/Second-floor laundry

Community/Neighborhood: Highly-rated schools, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Golf course, Park programs/activities, Health club/gym, Sidewalks, Local college/university

Exterior: Good view, Natural light, Backyard, Garden, Play area, Screened porch, Patio/deck, Barbeque area, Outdoor lighting, Fenced yard, Mature trees/shrubs, Homeowners association maintenance, Future expansion available

Lifestyle: Kid-friendly spaces, Room for older parents/relatives, Sport/basketball court, Room for guests/entertaining