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Welcome home. My job is to help you home. I ensure you find the perfect home for you and for those who matter to you. There are lots of properties, in various stages of finish, in various neighborhoods, and only you will know exactly what you need. Whether you're looking for that big backyard, or a quaint, cozy cottage, I can help you find it.

Whether you're a selling an existing home or just beginning to think about buying a first home, I'm here to assist you before, during, and after your home search. I am committed to assisting you through the process with enthusiasm, accountability, and reliability.

And the home purchase process is multifaceted. Where do you begin? Do you have your financial pre-approval ready? Who’s the mortgage broker? Where do their appraisers come from? These are important, if seemingly unrelated questions. If you are new at the process, I guide you in the pre-approval and financial decisions that will enable you to be a stress-free and responsible home-owner.

Professor Edward Ingebretsen earned both his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Master’s degree in Education from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. At Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, Ingebretsen completed a Licentiate in Philosophy before returning to California to receive a Master of Divinity from the California Graduate School of Theology. Attending Duke University for his Ph.D. in English, Edward Ingebretsen concentrated on 19th and 20th century American literature, American culture, and Christianity.

Ingebretsen has written critically acclaimed works that have earned praise from a diverse array of reviewers, including author Stephen King and the Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards committee. His is the author of three full-length academic books, including At Stake: Monsters and a Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2001. Edward Ingebretsen has also written articles on literature, gender, sexuality, and culture for several peer-reviewed scholarly journals. Among others, "Gone Shopping: The Commodification of Same Sex Desire" was published in the Journal of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity, while "The Monster in the Home: True Crime and the Traffic in Body Parts" appeared in the Journal of American Culture.

His most recent work is an essay, "Adams Morgan," in Everything You Need To Know About Buying and Selling a Home in DC (Local Einstein Books, 2014.

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Ed Ingebretsen is Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University, and actively continuing a teaching career that began in 1986. He brings that same passion for education to you. He is the author of numerous books and essays in American culture, and brings his passion for education to real estate: he is the author of the definitive buying guide for DC,“Adams Morgan,” Included in What to Know Before Buying Or Selling A Home” (Local Einstein Books, 20013)

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I know the city and the neighborhoods! Let me help you find the bungalow in Takoma Park, or the Federal Row House in Capitol Hill, or the high-rise condo along 14th Street or in Foggy bottom. I’ve lived in DC since 1986 and I bring years of urban living and resources to help you, whether you are Selling your home in Washington DC or Silver Spring, Takoma, or Montgomery County Maryland.

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Whether you are buying a home in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area including Maryland (and coming soon, Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia) or selling your home in Washington DC or Southern Maryland CALL ED INGEBRETSEN AT 202-445-0366 OR SEND ME AN E-MAIL

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