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Blog 11 months ago
What $950,000 to $975,000 Buys in DC
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This week, UrbanTurf rounds up a few options for homes in DC that fit into a $950,000-$975,000 budget. Keep reading »...

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Blog 11 months ago
DC Council Tables Street Noise Bill
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The controversial bill, expedited due to summertime's more rancorous nature, has been the source of much hand-wringing since its proposal last...

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Blog 11 months ago
North of $600,000: DC Home Prices Hit Record High
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Home prices in the DC region have never been higher. Is that milestone affecting buyer demand? Keep reading »...

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Wednesday’s Must Reads
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The ebbing waterfront premium; two case studies of gentrification; and float a swimming pool on the river and you dive in it. Keep reading »...

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The DC Area Condo Market Holds Steady
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The DC Area Condo Market Holds Steady
Source Urban Turf

The DC area market for new condos continues to exhibit strength in 2018. The latest new condo report from Delta Associates finds that while...

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Sold in Just 6 Days: One of Brightwood’s Priciest Homes Ever
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Sold in Just 6 Days: One of Brightwood’s Priciest Homes Ever
Source Urban Turf

The Babbington Team just sold one of the priciest homes in DC’s Brightwood neighborhood. 609 Nicholson Street NW sold in only six days for just...

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52-Room Boutique Micro-Hotel Proposed Near Dupont Circle
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52-Room Boutique Micro-Hotel Proposed Near Dupont Circle
Source Urban Turf

A boutique hotel with fairly small rooms is being floated for a commercial strip in Dupont Circle, UrbanTurf has learned.  An application has been...

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Tuesday’s Must Reads
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DC Council may repeal Initiative 77; here's your chance to join your ANC; and revisiting the DC of the 1990s. Keep reading » Tuesday’s Must Reads

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DC Council to Consider Bill Redefining Blighted Properties
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DC Council to Consider Bill Redefining Blighted Properties
Source Urban Turf

Although the high volume of development in the District may make it appear that vacant property is scarce, there are still plenty of blocks...

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Under Contract: The Two-Level Condo Edition
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Under Contract: The Two-Level Condo Edition
Source Urban Turf

This week's edition of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured condos that offer bi-level living, which found buyers in four days to three...

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One of DC's Last Diners Closes Its Doors
Blog 11 months ago
One of DC's Last Diners Closes Its Doors
Source Urban Turf

One of DC's last diners has closed its doors.  The American City Diner, a staple along an upper stretch of Connecticut Avenue (map) since 1988, is...

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Blog 11 months ago
One of DC’s Last Diners Closes Its Doors
Source Urban Turf

The American City Diner, a staple along an upper stretch of Connecticut Avenue since 1988, is now closed. Keep reading »...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
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As MLB All-Star Game approaches, DCRA rushes to figure out approach to vending licenses near Nats Park. — (R. Cooper/WBJ) Wealthy homeowners mount...

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DC's Million-Dollar Neighborhoods
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DC's Million-Dollar Neighborhoods
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf highlighted the ten cheapest housing markets in DC. Now, we head to the other end of the spectrum and look at the eight...

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Blog 11 months ago
DC’s Million-Dollar Neighborhoods
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf highlighted the ten cheapest housing markets in DC; today, we take a look at the priciest. Keep reading »...

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Has the Fight to Redvelop St. Thomas Parish in Dupont Circle Finally Come to an End?
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Has the Fight to Redvelop St. Thomas Parish in Dupont Circle Finally Come to an End?
Source Urban Turf

The long-running saga of the redevelopment of a Dupont Circle church appears to have come to an end.  A few months ago, the appeal of the zoning...

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The "farmhouse chic" aesthetic is all the rage, and city homebuyers are paying a premium for it. — (C. Rohwedder/WSJ) The 350 square-foot, 19th...

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DC's Central A/C Premium
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DC's Central A/C Premium
Source Urban Turf

For the last week in the DC area, the heat index has regularly eclipsed 100 degrees, a reality that makes central air conditioning an ever-more...

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Now Selling: Over 5,600 Square Feet, a Heated Pool & Expansive Grounds in Spring Valley
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Now Selling: Over 5,600 Square Feet, a Heated Pool & Expansive Grounds in Spring Valley
Source Urban Turf

Many Washington, DC homes feature backyards, but expansive grounds are a much more rare luxury. A Spring Valley home that recently hit the market...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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DC Council may reinstate the city's gas station advisory board, potentially leading to loosened redevelopment ban. — (K. Arcieri/WBJ) Former tomato...

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The Fun House Comes to DC
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The Fun House Comes to DC
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The National Building Museum will debut its fifth annual massive Summer Block Party installation tomorrow: the Fun House from New York-based design...

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Home Prices Jump 19% in Anacostia As Sales Drop
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Home Prices Jump 19% in Anacostia As Sales Drop
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf covered the most affordable housing markets in DC. For Home Price Watch this week, we take a closer look at one of those...

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DC Releases an RFP for Portion of St. Elizabeth's
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DC Releases an RFP for Portion of St. Elizabeth's
Source Urban Turf

While construction on the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Arena nears completion, the city looks to get the ball rolling on other parts of the St...

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Under Contract: A Tale of Two O Streets
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Under Contract: A Tale of Two O Streets
Source Urban Turf

This week's installment of Under Contract revisits two recently-featured homes a few short blocks away from each other on O Street that recently...

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A New Look for One of the Largest Residential Projects in Bethesda
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A New Look for One of the Largest Residential Projects in Bethesda
Source Urban Turf

The downtown Bethesda development boom continues humming along to the point that plans are now advancing for a mixed-use project that would be...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

In San Francisco, the median home costs $1 million and $117,400 is low-income for a family of four. — (K. Zraick/NYT) What to remodel in your home...

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Before and After: A Gradual Renovation in Rosedale
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Before and After: A Gradual Renovation in Rosedale
Source Urban Turf

For some homeowners, renovation plans need to be executed all at once. For others, the process is more gradual and often more thoughtful as a...

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Best New Listings: Two Modernized Adams Morgan Condos and Outdoor Space in Takoma Park
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Best New Listings: Two Modernized Adams Morgan Condos and Outdoor Space in Takoma Park
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes two modernized condos on opposite ends of Adams Morgan's main drag and an expanded Takoma Park home with...

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H Street’s Most Popular Penthouses Will Soon Sell Out
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H Street’s Most Popular Penthouses Will Soon Sell Out
Source Urban Turf

Constellation on H—the stylish luxury condominium that sits on an entire city block of the H Street Corridor—recently debuted and sold nearly half...

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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 12 months ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Starting today, all Metro's underground stations will have free public Wi-Fi access. — (WMATA) The ten priciest zip codes nationwide. — (M....

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