With colonial architecture and an elegant atmosphere, it’s not surprising that many big names like Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, and Jared Kushner have recently decided to move into the popular D.C. neighborhood, Kalorama. Currently, the neighborhood is a buyer’s market with a high number of active homes for sale, low crime risk, and a rise in the number of top-ranked businesses. We spoke to realtors Jim Bell with TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and Patrick Chauvin from Compass about what attracts buyers to the neighborhood, the best restaurants, and more.
Can you detail a significant sale you’ve been a part of in terms of client popularity or exceptional sale price for the area?
JB: For privacy reasons, I can’t disclose that but there’s one individual who owns the largest car dealership in the country and his house sold for $2.8 million.
PC: I currently have the two highest sales in DC, which were both in Kalorama. One was an end user and the other was an Embassy.