January 2017

There are 2 blog entries for January 2017.

By Wendy Carpenter-Israel       "The Trump Election has had a dramatic effect on prices of high-end, luxury Washington, DC properties for sale." says Stephen Carpenter-Israel, President and Broker of Buyer's Edge an Exclusive Buyer's Brokerage Real Estate Company in the Washington, DC Metro area.   Caveat Emptor "Buyer Beware"   Steve Israel found that "List Prices of properties above $3,000,000 compared to the values of properties that sold before the election have risen 31% in the Posh Neighborhoods of Georgetown and Kalorama."   There are currently 21 listings in this Buyer's Edge survey which includes fee simple properties (no condos or coops). The total combined prices of these properties is $131,934,900 according to…
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How Does a Holiday Table
for Family and Friends Come Together?

By: Wendy Carpenter-Israel

I always have loved trying to create a pretty dining room table when entertaining family and friends in our home. I enjoy changing the theme each month. Steve and I often invite folks over last minute, so I like having my table ready to go. I'm ready for a dinner party of 10+ guests with 24 hours notice. And I'm also ready for the last minute, spontaneous bash for 75+. Buffet or sit down, we're good to go!

Over the years, my friends have asked me "How do I make these tables?" For me, it's a labor of love. I truly enjoy putting these tablescapes together. With that in mind, this past December as my holiday table was coming together, we took pictures as it

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