Historic Properties in Rockville, MD

Are you interested in buying or selling a historic property in the DC metro area? With over 300 historic homes and other buildings inside the Rockville city limits, and hundreds more around the county, you’ll need the help of a trusted real estate expert to find the perfect home for you—and there’s only one name to know: Coakley Realty. In fact, we were recently involved in the sale of a civil war era five bedroom house. We take pride in being the single source expert of properties in the D.C. Metro area, whether they’re historic or new! Call 301-637-0966 to learn more.

Historic Homes and Buildings in MD, VA, and DC

The sale of historic properties requires specialty knowledge and handling due to the preservation requirements placed on the new owners. Owners are expected to maintain the historical significance of the property and must receive approval through special permits before making any improvements. We’ve found in many cases there are strict rehabilitation guidelines, which may allow the homeowner to repair, but not rebuild or replace existing or previously-existing parts of the property.

Restrictions often apply to:

  • Additions
  • Windows
  • Shutters
  • Roofs
  • Paint colors

Particularly old properties may lack modern amenities that make historic properties livable. In fact, features such as bathrooms, electricity, and modern heat and air-conditioning systems all may not be included. Depending upon the property, local ordinances may allow for modernization of these items, or not, forcing the owners to keep the property as much to the original structure as possible. These are the kind of things Coakley Realty always researches for our clients.

Financial Benefits of a Historic Home

Alternatively, there are often financial benefits offered for purchasing and maintaining a historic home. There are often tax credits or low-interest loans offered for preserving and restoring historic buildings. We obtain this and all other pertinent information for our clients, which is why it’s important to work with real estate services; Coakley Realty is experienced in historical properties so you can rest assured that you’ll get the best results.

Historic Homes for Sale in Rockville, Maryland

If you’re interested in making a historic house in Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC your home, get in touch with Coakley Realty today! For over 25 years, our experts have provided trusted real estate services to homeowners and buyers alike. We can help you through every step of the buying and selling process and make sure you’re in a new home as quickly and easily as possible! Click here to read about a property we were recently involved with.

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