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Silver Spring Maryland Real Estate Analysis

Silver Spring is a suburban city located in Montgomery County, Maryland just north of Washington, DC. The Downtown Silver Spring area has recently undergone a major revitalization with the addition of great restaurants, entertainment, and a variety of shopping venues. 

Silver Spring covers a large geographic area, extending from the borders of Washington, DC to the south, Prince George’s County to the east and Howard County to the north. The Downtown area is located along Georgia Avenue about 2 miles south of the Capital Beltway (I-495).

Silver Spring in on the Metro Red line and is also MARC train accessible.  Silver Spring has several exits on the Capital Beltway (Route 495) such as Colesville Road, Georgia Avenue, University Blvd and New Hampshire Avenue.  Silver Spring is an easy commute to Washington DC be it by car or train.  There is a Greyhound bus station in downtown Silver Spring.

There are many areas that encompass Silver Spring including such areas as  Kemp Mill, Fenton Village, Takoma Park; Woodside, Montgomery Hills, Blair, Seven Oaks, Calverton, Capitol View Park, Cloverly, Colesville, Fairland, Forest Glen, Four Corners, Hillandale, Montgomery Hills, Rock Creek Forest, Rosemary Hills, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodmoor, Aspen Hill, Forest Glen, Burtonsville, and other communities that boast Silver Spring addresses — If all Silver Spring neighborhoods are taken into account, the population is well over 250,000.  

Real Estate prices range from $75,000 for a one bedroom condo in Silver Spring to well over $1 million for a single family home.  Real estate prices in Silver Spring are undervalued for the Montgomery County real estate.  Silver Spring homes vary from 1960’s split level homes to 1940’s Tudors ,charming cape cods and stately brick colonials.  

Downtown Silver Spring hosts several entertainment, musical, and ethnic festivals, the most notable of which are the Silverdocs documentary film festival held each June and hosted by Discovery Communications and the American Film Institute, as well as the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade (Saturday before Thanksgiving) for Montgomery County. The Silver Spring Jazz Festival has become the biggest event of the year drawing 20,000 people to the free festival held on the second Saturday in September. Featuring local jazz artist and a battle of high school bands, the Silver Spring Jazz Festival has featured such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis and Arturo Sandoval.  An Arts Alley, where vendors set up tables on weekends, has emerged at Silver Spring’s southern end. 

The Birchmere, a music hall in Alexandria, is planning to open a second location in a former J. C. Penney store across from the film institute in 2010. 

Dining in Silver Spring is also extremely varied, including AmericanAfricanBurmeseEthiopianMoroccanItalianMexicanSalvadoranJamaican,VietnameseLebanese, and fusion restaurants

Silver Spring hosts the American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Culture Center, on Colesville Road. The theatre showcases American and foreign films.Discovery Communications, a cable and satellite programming company, has its headquarters in downtown, as well.  Silver Spring Stage, an all-volunteer community theater, performs in Woodmoor, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north up Colesville Road from the downtown area. Downtown Silver Spring is also home to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a branch of the United States Department of Commerceincorporating the National Weather Service; the American Nurses Association; and numerou real estate development, biotechnology, and media and communications companiesss3

Silver Spring Real Estate Listings

Sold Listings in Silver Spring

2828 Aquarius AVENUE Silver Spring, MD 20906
Photo of 2828 Aquarius AVENUE, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (MLS # 1000140314)
4 beds 2 baths $339,500
151 Finale TERRACE Silver Spring, MD 20901
Photo of 151 Finale TERRACE, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (MLS # 1000136452)
3 beds 4 baths 1,554 sqft $360,000
323 Lyric LANE Silver Spring, MD 20901
Photo of 323 Lyric LANE, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (MLS # 1005913615)
3 beds 3 baths $335,000
8522 Geren ROAD, Unit 18-4 Silver Spring, MD 20901
Photo of 8522 Geren ROAD, Unit 18-4, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (MLS # 1000108916)
2 beds 1 bath 1,092 sqft $266,500
3 Carters Grove COURT Silver Spring, MD 20904
Photo of 3 Carters Grove COURT, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (MLS # 1000108040)
3 beds 3 baths 1,350 sqft $285,000
13242 Musicmaster DRIVE, Unit 182 Silver Spring, MD 20904
Photo of 13242 Musicmaster DRIVE, Unit 182, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (MLS # 1005917003)
3 beds 2 baths 1,377 sqft $247,000
1585 Hugo CIRCLE Silver Spring, MD 20906
Photo of 1585 Hugo CIRCLE, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (MLS # 1005912463)
3 beds 4 baths 1,654 sqft $442,000
13633 Cedar Creek LANE Silver Spring, MD 20904
Photo of 13633 Cedar Creek LANE, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (MLS # 1005813607)
3 beds 2 baths $320,000
3377 Beaverwood LANE Silver Spring, MD 20906
Photo of 3377 Beaverwood LANE, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (MLS # 1004444939)
3 beds 4 baths 1,428 sqft $369,000
6 Dawn View COURT Silver Spring, MD 20904
Photo of 6 Dawn View COURT, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (MLS # 1004411103)
3 beds 2 baths $302,000
22 Park Vista COURT Silver Spring, MD 20906
Photo of 22 Park Vista COURT, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (MLS # 1004392569)
4 beds 4 baths $340,000
2828 Schoolhouse CIRCLE Silver Spring, MD 20902
Photo of 2828 Schoolhouse CIRCLE, Silver Spring, MD 20902 (MLS # 1004390769)
3 beds 4 baths $358,750
11350 Baroque ROAD Silver Spring, MD 20901
Photo of 11350 Baroque ROAD, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (MLS # 1004365539)
3 beds 4 baths $355,000
10925 Bucknell DRIVE, Unit 13 Silver Spring, MD 20902
Photo of 10925 Bucknell DRIVE, Unit 13, Silver Spring, MD 20902 (MLS # 1004294153)
3 beds 3 baths 741 sqft $310,000
2403 Sun Valley CIRCLE, Unit 4-D Silver Spring, MD 20906
Photo of 2403 Sun Valley CIRCLE, Unit 4-D, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (MLS # 1004293657)
3 beds 4 baths 1,524 sqft $247,000

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Silver Spring School Districts

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Silver Spring Schools

Argyle Middle School
6-8, public
Bel Pre Elementary School
PK-2, public
Broad Acres Elementary School
PK-5, public
Cannon Road Elementary School
PK-5, public
Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School
6-8, public
Cresthaven Elementary School
3-5, public
East Silver Spring Elementary School
PK-5, public
Fairland Elementary School
PK-5, public
Forest Knolls Elementary School
PK-5, public
Galway Elementary School
PK-5, public
Georgian Forest Elementary School
PK-5, public
Glen Haven Elementary School
PK-5, public
Glenallan Elementary School
PK-5, public
Harmony Hills Elementary School
PK-5, public
Highland Elementary School
PK-5, public
Highland View Elementary School
K-5, public
Jackson Road Elementary School
PK-5, public
John F. Kennedy High School
9-12, public
Kemp Mill Elementary School
PK-5, public
Flora M. Singer Elementary School
PK-5, public
Montgomery Blair High School
9-12, public
Montgomery Knolls Elementary School
PK-2, public
New Hampshire Estates Elementary School
PK-2, public
Oak View Elementary School
3-5, public
Oakland Terrace Elementary School
K-5, public