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How Apartels Are Impacting the Rental Market
Blog 3 days ago
How Apartels Are Impacting the Rental Market
Source Urban Turf

In a couple of weeks, DC will join other jurisdictions which have implemented new regulatory systems in response to the short term rental market...

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45 Apartments (and a Weavers Hardware?): The Plans for Georgetown's Prospect Street
Blog 3 days ago
45 Apartments (and a Weavers Hardware?): The Plans for Georgetown's Prospect Street
Source Urban Turf

Big residential plans are on the boards for one of Georgetown's most recognizable blocks. As Georgetown institution W. T. Weaver and Sons...

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DC Living: A Relationship Firm
Blog 4 days ago
DC Living: A Relationship Firm
Source Urban Turf

For 18 years, DC Living® has offered award-winning sales in DC, Virginia and Maryland. While many independent real estate firms have merged with...

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Nationwide Housing Starts At 12-Year High
Blog 5 days ago
Nationwide Housing Starts At 12-Year High
Source Urban Turf

Construction began on 1.36 million housing units in August - a 12 percent jump compared to July, and 6.6 percent higher than observed in August...

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Ping Pong, Shuffleboard and an Ice Rink: The Latest Plans for the Lawn at Walter Reed
Blog 5 days ago
Ping Pong, Shuffleboard and an Ice Rink: The Latest Plans for the Lawn at Walter Reed
Source Urban Turf

As The Parks at Walter Reed development continues to gain momentum, the development team is returning to the Historic Preservation Office with...

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From 225 Apartments to 340 Senior Units: Plans Change for Bethesda Gas Station Site
Blog 1 week ago
From 225 Apartments to 340 Senior Units: Plans Change for Bethesda Gas Station Site
Source Urban Turf

Five years ago, Montgomery County approved plans to replace a gas station in downtown Bethesda with a 14-story, 225-unit mixed-use development....

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Only a Few Apartments Remain Adams Morgan’s Most Popular Luxury Property
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Only a Few Apartments Remain Adams Morgan’s Most Popular Luxury Property
Source Urban Turf

AdMo Heights, a boutique luxury apartment property in the heart of Adams Morgan, has just a few apartments remaining. The building boasts beautiful...

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300 Units and an Aldi? The Potential Plans For a Key Georgia Avenue  Intersection
Blog 1 week ago
300 Units and an Aldi? The Potential Plans For a Key Georgia Avenue Intersection
Source Urban Turf

This spring, UrbanTurf reported on a development which could transform a block of Georgia Avenue just south of Missouri Avenue. Now, more details...

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From 516 to 419 Units: A Slight Change For Union Market's Market Teminal
Blog 1 week ago
From 516 to 419 Units: A Slight Change For Union Market's Market Teminal
Source Urban Turf

Another piece of a massive project near Union Market is coming in to focus. In January, UrbanTurf reported that the development team of Market...

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The Over 5,000 Units Headed to National Landing
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The Over 5,000 Units Headed to National Landing
Source Urban Turf

Although a new Amazon campus is ostensibly jump-starting development in the "National Landing" area of northern Virginia, encompassing parts...

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The 5 DC Neighborhoods With The Best Home Price Appreciation in 2019
Blog 2 weeks ago
The 5 DC Neighborhoods With The Best Home Price Appreciation in 2019
Source Urban Turf

With fall right around the corner, UrbanTurf is taking its semi-annual look at the neighborhoods across DC that have seen the highest home price...

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New Condo Sales Shoot Up 30% in the First Half of 2019
Blog 2 weeks ago
New Condo Sales Shoot Up 30% in the First Half of 2019
Source Urban Turf

Urban Pace and Christie's Real Estate have released their mid-year condo report, offering an interesting snapshot of and optimistic predictions for...

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1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm
Blog 2 weeks ago
1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm
Source Urban Turf

With half of Barry Farm demolished and redevelopment temporarily on hold, barriers remain before work can commence on the 34-acre site in Southeast...

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Only Six Condos Remain in Lock7’s Boutique Condo Buildings Across DC
Blog 2 weeks ago
Only Six Condos Remain in Lock7’s Boutique Condo Buildings Across DC
Source Urban Turf

Lock7 Development, the local real estate development firm that specializes in sustainable and high-end home design, recently debuted several...

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Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall Below 3.5%
Blog 2 weeks ago
Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall Below 3.5%
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates are now at their lowest level in three years. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.49 percent with an average 0.5 point as...

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Co-living Concept Takes Over One-Third of Units at Union Market Apartment Building
Blog 2 weeks ago
Co-living Concept Takes Over One-Third of Units at Union Market Apartment Building
Source Urban Turf

A co-living concept is taking over one-third of a nearly-completed multifamily development in Union Market. On Wednesday, QUARTERS co-living...

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750 Apartments Across Three Phases Planned for DC’s Northwest One
Blog 2 weeks ago
750 Apartments Across Three Phases Planned for DC’s Northwest One
Source Urban Turf

Nearly two years ago, DC's Office of the Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) selected a development team for the 3.5-acre ...

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DC’s Office of Planning Hints at Allowing Second Short-Term Rentals in DC
Blog 2 weeks ago
DC’s Office of Planning Hints at Allowing Second Short-Term Rentals in DC
Source Urban Turf

Earlier this summer, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson filed a zoning application to nudge the Zoning Commission - and the Office of Planning (OP) -...

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3.6%: Mortgage Rates Inch Up This Week
Blog 3 weeks ago
3.6%: Mortgage Rates Inch Up This Week
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates rose ever so slightly this week, but remain quite low by historical standards. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.58...

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250-Unit Columbia Pike Project to Go Before Planning Commission
Blog 3 weeks ago
250-Unit Columbia Pike Project to Go Before Planning Commission
Source Urban Turf

A large new residential development on the boards for the site of a Columbia Pike shopping center will go before the planning commission in early...

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The Northeast East of the River Rundown
Blog 3 weeks ago
The Northeast East of the River Rundown
Source Urban Turf

A lot of residential development is quietly humming along in the Deanwood, Lincoln Heights and Kenilworth neighborhoods where older public housing...

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What You Need to Know About DC’s Short-Term Rental Law
Blog 1 month ago
What You Need to Know About DC’s Short-Term Rental Law
Source Urban Turf

In about a month, the short-term rental regulatory bill which passed in DC last fall will take effect. However, some elements of the new regulatory...

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18 Apartments Proposed to Restore Contributing Historic Building in Navy Yard
Blog 1 month ago
18 Apartments Proposed to Restore Contributing Historic Building in Navy Yard
Source Urban Turf

A vacant building with ties to two neighborhoods may soon be restored as residential. Coba Properties has filed a zoning application to restore and...

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Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.55%
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.55%
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates keep heading south. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.55 percent with an average 0.5 point as the average for a 30-year...

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124 Apartments Delivering in Downtown Silver Spring this October
Blog 1 month ago
124 Apartments Delivering in Downtown Silver Spring this October
Source Urban Turf

Another 124 rental units are on the cusp of delivering at the Fenton Silver Spring. The development at 900 Thayer Avenue (map) will contain 5,500...

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The Over 1,150 Units Destined for Congress Heights
Blog 1 month ago
The Over 1,150 Units Destined for Congress Heights
Source Urban Turf

Today, UrbanTurf turns our attention to the residential pipeline in the neighborhood with one of the most competitive housing markets citywide:...

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Fifteen DC Properties to Be Auctioned Next Month
Blog 1 month ago
Fifteen DC Properties to Be Auctioned Next Month
Source Urban Turf

The District Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is not the only entity auctioning off vacant properties in DC. Last week, the...

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The DC Area's Newest Apartment Amenity: The Recording Studio
Blog 1 month ago
The DC Area's Newest Apartment Amenity: The Recording Studio
Source Urban Turf

The ever-expanding selection of amenities offered by new residential projects in the DC region now includes soundproof recording studios. A new...

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$350 a Month: The Difference a Year Makes in Interest Rates
Blog 1 month ago
$350 a Month: The Difference a Year Makes in Interest Rates
Source Urban Turf

The average on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained at 3.6 percent today, the lowest level for these rates in almost three years. "The decline in...

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Report: DC Has Highest Level of Zombie Foreclosures in the Country
Blog 1 month ago
Report: DC Has Highest Level of Zombie Foreclosures in the Country
Source Urban Turf

Today, ATTOM Data Solutions released a report which provides some context to the foreclosure market with a focus on "zombie properties", which are...

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