Fort Washington, Maryland
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Updated On: August 27, 2016
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Homes for Sale in Fort Washington
Fort Washington Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Maryland
Fort Washington was once a powerful military fortress that protected the water approach to our nation's capital. Today, as a vibrant and prosperous suburban community, Fort Washington is home to nearly 24,000 residents who enjoy easy access to Washington, D.C., Annapolis and Maryland's eastern shore.
This picturesque community sits on a cliff overlooking the Potomac River and offers a breathtaking view of Washington, D.C., and the Virginia shoreline. The newest addition to this area is National Harbor, a 300-acre urban waterfront community combining retail, dining, entertainment, office and residential along with a combined hotel and convention center. The real estate market in Fort Washington offers a vast selection of beautiful single-family homes, many on large treed lots. A few condominiums and townhouses can be found as well.
The fort itself – one of the few U.S. seacoast fortifications still in its original form – is now part of the 341-acre Fort Washington National Park. The park is replete with a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including picnic areas, hiking and biking trails and a playground.
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Fort Washington Real Estate Market: Prices of Fort Washington Homes for Sale
Real estate in Fort Washington is as diverse as the community itself. Prices for single-family detached homes range from an affordable $200,000 to more than $1 million for large luxury homes and estate properties. Upscale subdivisions such as Tantallon on the Potomac, Riverview Reserve, Indian Queen, River Bend, Swan Lake and Rivergate Pointe, offer a luxurious lifestyle on generous tree-lined lots. Beautiful brick Colonial homes are surrounded by lush landscaping in communities such as Burton Knolls, Fort Foote, Bird Lawn, Redford Estates, Rosedell and Bock Manor. Home prices in these areas fluctuate between $200,000 and $500,000. A few condominiums and townhouses can be found, generally priced in the low to high $200,000s. Land and lots are available for custom construction, and a few farm/ranch properties can be found.
Fort Washington Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $274,737 compared to $283,190 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -3%. For Friday, August 26th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.80%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.39%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Fort Washington MD. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Fort Washington to help you find the best home!