Columbia Heights-Park View-Pleasant Plaines, Washington D.C.
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Homes for Sale in Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview
Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview, DC Real Estate
Washington, D.C. is widely renowned for its political and historical sites, cultural venues, world-class dining and the seemingly non-stop special events calendar. A closer look at Washington, D.C., however, reveals beautiful, livable neighborhoods peppered with unique shopping districts, historic homes and urban parks. For planning purposes, the D.C. government has defined neighborhood clusters, each of which includes three to five sub-communities. Centrally located Cluster 2 contains the neighborhoods of Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains and Park View.
Adjacent to the National Zoological Park and Rock Creek Park, the Cluster 2 neighborhoods enjoy urban conveniences and a proximity to outdoor recreational facilities. The 163-acre National Zoo is a leader in animal conservation science as well as a popular attraction for Washington's families. Rock Creek Park is used for sports play, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding and inline skating. The population of the Cluster 2 neighborhoods is roughly around 46,700 and the housing options are just as diverse. Detached, single-family homes and apartment buildings increasingly cater to families looking for properties within the city. Public education is provided by District of Columbia Public Schools. The district manages more than 165 campuses and serves about 65,000 students.
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Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview - Real Estate Market
The neighborhoods of Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains and Park View offer home seekers centrally located, urban residential properties. Offering the best of city living with easy access to the Washington, D.C. metro area, future homebuyers are presented with row houses, traditional homes, apartments and condos, townhouses, and co-ops. Pricing ranges from about $350,000 up to $1.5 million. Detached, single-family homes start at a higher price point, about $600,000, because there aren't as many available. Some homes, condominiums and vintage townhouse units date back to the early 20th century. Floor plans vary as well, from cozy to expansive.
Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 10th, 2012: homes priced around $998,200 compared to $1,047,975 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -5%. For Thursday, December 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.04%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.04%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.13%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.80%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview DC. 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 Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains & Parkview to help you find the best home!