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Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.55%
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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
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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
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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 4 days 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
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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
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$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
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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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788 Apartments, Two 30-Story Towers Proposed Across from Rosslyn Metro
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788 Apartments, Two 30-Story Towers Proposed Across from Rosslyn Metro
Source Urban Turf

Massive redevelopment plans are in the works for Rosslyn. Plans have been filed with Arlington County to redevelop the Ames Center at 1820 North...

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Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level in Almost Three Years
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Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level in Almost Three Years
Source Urban Turf

Home buyers take note: long-term mortgage rates are now at their lowest level in almost three years. Last week, Freddie Mac reported 3.60 percent...

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A Map Amendment Could Pave the Way For More Residential Development in Congress Heights
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A Map Amendment Could Pave the Way For More Residential Development in Congress Heights
Source Urban Turf

More development plans may be in the works in Congress Heights. The owner of two of the four buildings abutting Shepherd Parkway at 3703-3715...

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Hill East: Capitol Hill's Neighbor Looks to the Future
Blog 3 weeks ago
Hill East: Capitol Hill's Neighbor Looks to the Future
Source Urban Turf

In 2013, when Corey Holman and his wife were looking for a new home in DC, they chose Hill East for several reasons. As with other young families...

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With Front Page Closing, WeWork-Owned Dupont Circle Building Applies for a Makeover
Blog 3 weeks ago
With Front Page Closing, WeWork-Owned Dupont Circle Building Applies for a Makeover
Source Urban Turf

The "future proofing" wave of office repositioning now includes the soon-to-be-former home of The Front Page restaurant and bar. The Meridian Group...

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Housing Construction Lags Behind Job Creation in DC, Per Report
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Housing Construction Lags Behind Job Creation in DC, Per Report
Source Urban Turf

The U. S. construction industry has not fully recovered since the housing market crash, and the country is feeling the repercussions in the form of...

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172-Unit Development Breaks Ground at Scottish Rite Center in Adams Morgan
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172-Unit Development Breaks Ground at Scottish Rite Center in Adams Morgan
Source Urban Turf

All is no longer quiet in the Adams Morgan development pipeline. EastBanc and Mitsui Fudosan broke ground on a 10-story development behind the...

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The 1,200 Units Poised for Buzzard Point -- and the Thousands We Want to Hear About
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The 1,200 Units Poised for Buzzard Point -- and the Thousands We Want to Hear About
Source Urban Turf

A year after Audi Field opened, the Buzzard Point neighborhood appears poised to see its first new wave of development realized next year. Some of...

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North Cleveland Park: DC's Million-Dollar, Above-Asking Neighborhood
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North Cleveland Park: DC's Million-Dollar, Above-Asking Neighborhood
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf is taking its annual look at the neighborhood housing markets around the DC region. Today, we head over to North Cleveland Park. This...

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DC Council Chair Applies for Short-Term Rental Zoning Amendment
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DC Council Chair Applies for Short-Term Rental Zoning Amendment
Source Urban Turf

Eight months ago, the DC Council passed a bill regulating short-term rentals around the city. Now, two months before the bill is scheduled for...

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Union Market Sister Building Expected to be Set Down for Public Hearing
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Union Market Sister Building Expected to be Set Down for Public Hearing
Source Urban Turf

Four years after a planned-unit development for Union Market and the adjacent warehouse were first approved, the Zoning Commission (ZC) will hold...

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Why There Could Be A Lot More Accessory Dwellings Coming to  Montgomery County
Blog 1 month ago
Why There Could Be A Lot More Accessory Dwellings Coming to Montgomery County
Source Urban Turf

What's Hot: 11th Street Bridge Park on Pace for 2023 Completion -- And the Anacostia May Be Swimmable By Then Depending on who you ask, Montgomery...

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Class A Apartment Market in DC Area Remains Stable with Some Signs of Amazon Anticipation
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Class A Apartment Market in DC Area Remains Stable with Some Signs of Amazon Anticipation
Source Urban Turf

For the fourth consecutive quarter, Class A apartment absorption in the DC region fell short of the 10,000-unit mark for the fourth quarter in a...

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The Yellow Line Rent Watch Returns
Blog 1 month ago
The Yellow Line Rent Watch Returns
Source Urban Turf

Shortly after Amazon selected northern Virginia for its second headquarters, UrbanTurf took a look at rental rates along the Yellow Line, which...

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1,000 New Residences: JBG Smith's New Plans Near National Landing
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1,000 New Residences: JBG Smith's New Plans Near National Landing
Source Urban Turf

Big plans are in the works for Arlington's RiverHouse community. JBG SMITH has filed plans with Arlington County that would add approximately 1,000...

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Low Supply Continues to Define DC Area Condo Market
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Low Supply Continues to Define DC Area Condo Market
Source Urban Turf

The new condo market remains resilient as low supply dampens sales in the DC region. The latest quarterly report from Delta Associates shows a...

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A 50-Unit Condo Development is Planned For the Center of H Street
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A 50-Unit Condo Development is Planned For the Center of H Street
Source Urban Turf

A large residential development is on the boards for a central stretch of the H Street Corridor. Holladay Corporation and Monarch Urban are...

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Raze Application Paves Way For Palisades Safeway Redevelopment
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Raze Application Paves Way For Palisades Safeway Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

A raze application has been filed for the former Safeway grocery store at 4865 MacArthur Boulevard NW (map), paving the way for redevelopment of...

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Petworth ANC Passes Housing Development Guidelines
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Petworth ANC Passes Housing Development Guidelines
Source Urban Turf

As the city contemplates how to update the Comprehensive Plan, one DC Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) is taking a similar approach to...

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More Than a Banana Stand: New Renderings Revealed for Amazon's First Virginia Office Building
Blog 1 month ago
More Than a Banana Stand: New Renderings Revealed for Amazon's First Virginia Office Building
Source Urban Turf

What's Hot: DC Council Votes to Move Comprehensive Plan Forward | How Flooding Will Affect DC-Area Residences in the Coming Years What's Hot: DC...

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New DC Land Trust Would Create 90 Affordable Units and New Museum at Bellevue Site
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New DC Land Trust Would Create 90 Affordable Units and New Museum at Bellevue Site
Source Urban Turf

When the Douglass Community Land Trust (DCLT) was birthed out of the 11th Street Bridge Park project a few years ago, the notion of a land trust in...

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DC Council Votes to Move  Comprehensive Plan Forward
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DC Council Votes to Move Comprehensive Plan Forward
Source Urban Turf

Over a year since the issue was last debated for 13 hours in the Wilson Building, an edited Comprehensive Plan Framework for DC took its first step...

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Renderings Revealed For Massive Rosslyn Holiday Inn Redevelopment
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Renderings Revealed For Massive Rosslyn Holiday Inn Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

Yesterday, the Arlington County Planning Commission's Site Plan Review Committee held a hearing on the proposed redevelopment of the Holiday Inn in...

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