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150 Units, Office Proposed for Downtown Bethesda Site
Blog 4 days ago
150 Units, Office Proposed for Downtown Bethesda Site
Source Urban Turf

Washington Property Company (WPC) has big plans for the site of its Bethesda headquarters. In partnership with Douglas Development, WPC is...

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The 275 Units (Possibly) On the Boards For Georgetown
Blog 5 days ago
The 275 Units (Possibly) On the Boards For Georgetown
Source Urban Turf

Georgetown's infrastructural rehauls (and the expected return of the Glover Park Whole Foods) have been the big news in the neighborhood lately....

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Mortgage Rates Fall to Just Above Record Lows
Blog 5 days ago
Mortgage Rates Fall to Just Above Record Lows
Source Urban Turf

Mortgage rates dropped to just above their all-time record lows on Thursday. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.24 percent with an average 0.7...

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The 5 DC Neighborhoods With the Highest Home Price Appreciation in 2020
Blog 6 days ago
The 5 DC Neighborhoods With the Highest Home Price Appreciation in 2020
Source Urban Turf

With Memorial Day coming up, UrbanTurf is taking its bi-annual look at the neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest home price...

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DC Mayor’s Proposed Budget Includes Tax Break for Affordable Housing
Blog 1 week ago
DC Mayor’s Proposed Budget Includes Tax Break for Affordable Housing
Source Urban Turf

A provision in Mayor Bowser's proposed fiscal year 2021 budget that was released yesterday would trade property tax abatements, lobbied for by...

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Federal Title Introduces REALSafe™ Contactless Real Estate Closing Solutions
Blog 1 week ago
Federal Title Introduces REALSafe™ Contactless Real Estate Closing Solutions
Source Urban Turf

We never used to think twice about gathering around a conference room table with buyers and sellers and their agents. Passing pens, shaking hands...

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More Views, More Units: The Updated Plans for One of Crystal City's Largest Residential Projects
Blog 1 week ago
More Views, More Units: The Updated Plans for One of Crystal City's Largest Residential Projects
Source Urban Turf

Six months after huge residential plans first emerged for one Crystal City block, we are learning more about how that block will develop. The JBG...

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350 Units, Three Office Properties and the Water Buildings: The Wharf, Part II
Blog 1 week ago
350 Units, Three Office Properties and the Water Buildings: The Wharf, Part II
Source Urban Turf

Construction continues at the second phase of The Wharf, which will add 1.25 million square feet of mixed-use development to the stretch of the...

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3.26%: Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly From Record Lows
Blog 2 weeks ago
3.26%: Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly From Record Lows
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates rose slightly this week after hitting a record low last week. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.26 percent with an...

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The 5,400 Units on the Boards for Downtown Bethesda
Blog 2 weeks ago
The 5,400 Units on the Boards for Downtown Bethesda
Source Urban Turf

Downtown Bethesda's residential pipeline is akin to Hydra - cut out one project, and two more take its place. Although a few projects have fallen...

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151 Affordable Units Could Be Added to 60 Year-Old Edgewood PUD
Blog 3 weeks ago
151 Affordable Units Could Be Added to 60 Year-Old Edgewood PUD
Source Urban Turf

DC's Edgewood neighborhood may get some more affordable housing in a rapidly-developing area. Enterprise Community Development has filed a zoning...

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A Public Hearing is Next Step For a New Residential Zone in DC
Blog 3 weeks ago
A Public Hearing is Next Step For a New Residential Zone in DC
Source Urban Turf

A new residential zone identification is moving forward for a neighborhood in Northeast DC. Last year, ANC 5D filed a zoning application that would...

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Mortgage Rates Plummet to Lowest Level on Record
Blog 3 weeks ago
Mortgage Rates Plummet to Lowest Level on Record
Source Urban Turf

Mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level on record today. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.23 percent with an average 0.7 point as the...

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Is DC Central Kitchen Headed to Buzzard Point?
Blog 3 weeks ago
Is DC Central Kitchen Headed to Buzzard Point?
Source Urban Turf

The development team converting the Buzzard Point Coast Guard headquarters into a mixed-use residential project is now seeking to offer a home to...

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The 2,000 Units on the Boards For AU Park and Tenleytown
Blog 3 weeks ago
The 2,000 Units on the Boards For AU Park and Tenleytown
Source Urban Turf

The development pipeline around Tenleytown and AU Park picked up some momentum over the last six months. In late 2019, the long-delayed Superfresh...

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Office of Planning Report Recommends Introducing Gentle Density Changes to DC’s Single-Family Zones
Blog 4 weeks ago
Office of Planning Report Recommends Introducing Gentle Density Changes to DC’s Single-Family Zones
Source Urban Turf

Along with submitting the final draft of amendments to the Comprehensive Plan to the DC Council, the Office of Planning (OP) has also submitted a...

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One of the Biggest Residential Projects in Bethesda Gets a Thumbs Up
Blog 1 month ago
One of the Biggest Residential Projects in Bethesda Gets a Thumbs Up
Source Urban Turf

Yesterday, the Montgomery County Planning Board approved what will be one of Bethesda's largest new multifamily developments. Battery Lane District...

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The Newest Boutique Apartments in Georgetown Are Move-In Ready
Blog 1 month ago
The Newest Boutique Apartments in Georgetown Are Move-In Ready
Source Urban Turf

Tucked away on a quiet block, 35th Street Residences is one of Georgetown's newest boutique apartment buildings. The fully renovated building was...

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Apartment Absorption Was Up in the DC-Area, Then COVID Arrived
Blog 1 month ago
Apartment Absorption Was Up in the DC-Area, Then COVID Arrived
Source Urban Turf

The latest Delta Associates Class A apartment report for the DC region offers perhaps the last snapshot of the metrowide rental market pre-COVID-19...

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DC COVID Relief Bill Amended to Require Rent Relief Notice
Blog 1 month ago
DC COVID Relief Bill Amended to Require Rent Relief Notice
Source Urban Turf

This morning, the DC Council unanimously voted to pass amendments to the COVID emergency response legislation to require more transparency in the...

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From Artist Lofts to e-lofts: Where DC-Area Renters Can Live/Work
Blog 1 month ago
From Artist Lofts to e-lofts: Where DC-Area Renters Can Live/Work
Source Urban Turf

While the DC area already had a relatively high share of workers who worked from home, the current stay-at-home orders mean that the line between...

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Mortgage Rates Hover Just Above Record Lows
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage Rates Hover Just Above Record Lows
Source Urban Turf

Mortgage rates dropped again this week and are now right above record low levels. Today, Freddie Mac reported 3.31 percent with an average 0.7...

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Almost 1,800 Units Next to Union Market: New Designs for JBG SMITH's Plans at Gallaudet
Blog 1 month ago
Almost 1,800 Units Next to Union Market: New Designs for JBG SMITH's Plans at Gallaudet
Source Urban Turf

New designs are emerging for JBG SMITH's massive development plans at Gallaudet University nearly four years after the project received zoning...

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40% of DC Area Renters Could Use $1,200 Stimulus to Cover Rent
Blog 1 month ago
40% of DC Area Renters Could Use $1,200 Stimulus to Cover Rent
Source Urban Turf

As $1,200 federal stimulus checks start arriving in bank accounts this week, Redfin has published an assessment of how far that money could go to...

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April Sees 13% Drop in DC Area Tenants Paying Rent on Time
Blog 1 month ago
April Sees 13% Drop in DC Area Tenants Paying Rent on Time
Source Urban Turf

What's Hot: The Butterworth Mansion: From Best New Listing to 11 Units? A day after the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) debuted its...

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Mortgage Rates Remain at 3.33%, But Could Head Lower
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage Rates Remain at 3.33%, But Could Head Lower
Source Urban Turf

What's Hot: The Butterworth Mansion: From Best New Listing to 11 Units? Mortgage rates remained just above their record lows for the second week in...

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April Sees 12% Drop in Households Paying Rent on Time
Blog 1 month ago
April Sees 12% Drop in Households Paying Rent on Time
Source Urban Turf

As the country deals with record-breaking unemployment, people have already started falling behind on rent payments. Today, the National...

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620 Units and a Lidl: Two Planned Office Buildings at Potomac Yard Could Go Residential
Blog 1 month ago
620 Units and a Lidl: Two Planned Office Buildings at Potomac Yard Could Go Residential
Source Urban Turf

Plans for a large parcel in Potomac Yard are now switching gears from office to residential. This week, ZMA Development applied to Arlington County...

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Eviction Moratorium Covers One in Four Rental Units Nationwide
Blog 1 month ago
Eviction Moratorium Covers One in Four Rental Units Nationwide
Source Urban Turf

Urban Institute reports that one in 4 rental units in the U. S. have federally-backed mortgages and are therefore covered by FHFA's mortgage...

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Where Are DC-Area Residents Going (And Not Going)
Blog 1 month ago
Where Are DC-Area Residents Going (And Not Going)
Source Urban Turf

While a recent analysis shows the DC area making the grade at following physical distancing recommendations, a new tool aims to show what kinds of...

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