WASHINGTON — Nobody has to tell Chris Stevens about the hot home real estate market in this city.

He lived it.

His family’s home at 1930 Fieldstone was listed for sale July 27.

After 19 showings in three days — 21 showings were scheduled — the high offer of $176,000 was accepted July 29.

The sale price was $3,900 lower than the list price of $179,900, but the home needs some upgrades, Stevens said.

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“One after the other, people came to see our home,” he said. “It was unbelievable. I was blown away.

“Mark (Helmuth), our real estate agent, said the market in Washington isn’t quite as hot as it was in April and May. But it sure was for us.”

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