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Blog 1 year ago
Why DC’s Line Hotel is Operating Sans Certificate of Occupancy
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A recent zoning application inadvertently offers an explanation for why The Line lacks a C of O. Keep reading »...

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Georgetown Estate Adjacent to Evermay Will Be Listed For $22 Million
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The 10,000 square-foot Georgetown home will hit the market this fall, UrbanTurf has learned. Keep reading »...

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Rising Mortgage Rates Might Finally Be Giving Homebuyers Reason to Ponder
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Long-term mortgage rates came in at 4.54 percent with an average 0.5 point, Freddie Mac reported on Thursday, up from 3.92 percent a year ago. ...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Railroad Cottages Bring Back the Pocket Neighborhood
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The Railroad Cottages—ten single-family, craftsman-style cottage homes in the center of Falls Church City—are reviving the pocket neighborhood....

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Thursday’s Must Reads
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When landmarks were construction sites; where Montgomery County is making room for residents; and who won DC's arts grants. Keep reading »...

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The 5 Things To Know About DC Property Taxes
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UrbanTurf is re-running its primer on property taxes which outlines a few things that will help area homeowners in the city navigate the process....

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A Mall Transformation and More: The 1,755 Apartments Bound for Ballston
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UrbanTurf resumes its update of the regional residential pipeline with a look at what's in the works in Ballston. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
$206,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights
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In this edition of Above Asking, we revisit three recently-featured listings that sold for anywhere from $37,000 to $206,000 over listing price....

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How Trump’s Tariffs Are Affecting DC Development
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A zoning application cites an untenable increase in the price of steel forcing the developer to reconsider the size of a project in Shaw. Keep...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Plan to Replace Uptown Theater Sign Moves Forward, But It Won’t Look Much Different
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AMC looks to replace the landmark sign in kind and add their name to the marquee. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Housing Inventory Hits a Five-Year High in Mount Pleasant
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For Home Price Watch this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at Mount Pleasant, where prices have increased and inventory is the highest it has been...

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Blog 1 year ago
423 Square Feet: How Far $200,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market
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A study earlier this year states that $200,000 will afford you 423 square feet in the District. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Bethesda Metro Development Debate Evokes Democracy, Communism and an Unfortunate Metaphor
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Late last week, tensions over the current political climate and anxieties over neighborhood development all came to a head during a meeting of the...

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Blog 1 year ago
Under Contract: An Offer of Sale in Seven Days or Less
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This week's installment of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured listings that each received offers in under a week. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Move Over ADUs: An Additional Single-Family Home Proposed for Langdon Lot
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A Northeast homeowner wants to add a second single-family home to her property. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
North of $700: The Highest Prices Per Square Foot in DC
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The neighborhoods in DC with the highest real estate prices per square foot in 2018 are the areas that one might expect. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Best New Listings: Renovated with a Rental, a Rustic Studio and a Three-Bedroom Farmhouse
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This week’s Best New Listings includes a modernized rustic co-op, a renovated rowhouse with a rental unit, and a sun-filled farmhouse. Keep reading...

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Blog 1 year ago
DC Apartment Hunters, Beware the Phantom Rental
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A new study suggests that DC area renters should keep an eye out for a certain kind of rental scam. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Georgetown Domino’s Will Be Razed to Make Way For Luxury Condos
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The planned redevelopment will deliver four nearly full-floor units. Keep reading » Georgetown Domino’s Will Be Razed to Make Way For Luxury Condos

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Blog 1 year ago
Thursday’s Must Reads
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Of Porsche penthouses and Armani apartments; two 20003s, two development trajectories; and why it's so rare to see the Obamas around DC. Keep...

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Blog 1 year ago
Is This the Real Estate Sign of the Future?
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The real estate company Compass is creating a new digital "For Sale" sign. Keep reading » Is This the Real Estate Sign of the Future?

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Blog 1 year ago
How a Desire to Live in DC is Hindering Millennial Homeownership
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Urban Institute's study of millennial homeownership takes a look at how the generation's preference for city living is keeping them from buying...

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Blog 1 year ago
The DC Area’s 9-Year Down Payment Wait
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According to HotPads, it takes renters in the DC area 8 years and 11 months to save up for a 20 percent down payment. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Unofficial Historian of the Ballpark District
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Jacqueline Dupree has amassed a huge collection of photos documenting the development of Near Southeast. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Home Price Watch: The Buzz Along the Southwest Waterfront
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This week's edition of Home Price Watch focuses on the 20024 zip code, which, despite the Wharf development, is one of the cheapest neighborhoods...

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Blog 1 year ago
More Mixed-Use Development Could Be Coming to Fort Totten
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More mixed-use development could be in the works for a major intersection near Fort Totten Metro station. Keep reading »...

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Why More Millennials Aren’t Homeowners
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A recent study from Urban Institute combs through the reasons millennial homeownership lags behind that of prior generations. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Plans for the $70,000 Triangle in Adams Morgan
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A couple of months ago, we reported on a triangular piece of land hitting the market in Adams Morgan. Now, plans for that plot are coming to the...

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Blog 1 year ago
Prince George’s County Looks to Regulate Short-Term Rentals
Source Urban Turf

The county joins the ranks of local jurisdictions attempting to legislate its way toward addressing Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms....

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Blog 1 year ago
Eckington: Industrial Past, Commercial Future
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With crime no longer a major issue, Eckington residents are focused on building their brand with help from nearby neighborhoods. Keep reading »...

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