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This Week's Find: Hidden in Bloomingdale, Two Carriage Houses Became One
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This Week's Find: Hidden in Bloomingdale, Two Carriage Houses Became One
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This Week's Find is a carriage house that was transformed over the years from an abandoned shell to a Euro-style industrial loft. The Bloomingdale...

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80 Square-Foot Bunkhouse Serves Myriad of Functions for this Family
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80 Square-Foot Bunkhouse Serves Myriad of Functions for this Family
Source Urban Turf

Every year, the American Institute of Architects awards various projects for their outstanding design. One of the winners of this year's Small...

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What About $2,500 Rents in DC, Brooklyn and Nashville
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What About $2,500 Rents in DC, Brooklyn and Nashville
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For this edition of What X Rents, UrbanTurf explores beyond the DC area to see how the rental market in other major cities compares on a $2,500...

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An In-Budget Unconventional Addition in Bethesda
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An In-Budget Unconventional Addition in Bethesda
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While many suburban renovations convert small homes into mini-McMansions, today UrbanTurf features a house in Bethesda that was given a more modern...

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Metro Garage in Alexandria Slated for Residential Redevelopment
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Metro Garage in Alexandria Slated for Residential Redevelopment
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The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) continues to make moves with its real estate portfolio. On Friday, Trammell Crow Residential ...

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Above Asking: The Premiums for Georgetown, Geometry and Studio Space
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Above Asking: The Premiums for Georgetown, Geometry and Studio Space
Source Urban Turf

In this week's installment of Above Asking, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings that each boast unusual features and each went for...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
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Report says government regulations add 30 percent to the cost of multifamily construction. — (M. Neibauer/WBJ) The Boring Company wins bid to...

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The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Price Appreciation in 2018
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The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Price Appreciation in 2018
Source Urban Turf

Today, UrbanTurf is taking its bi-annual look at the neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest price appreciation this year. In the...

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A Change at the Top of One of DC's Most Famous Buildings
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A Change at the Top of One of DC's Most Famous Buildings
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Plans are in the works to add a little more usable space at the top of one of DC's most (in)famous buildings.  Washington REIT, the owners of the...

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Best New Listings: Two Corner Condos and a Treetop Loft
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Best New Listings: Two Corner Condos and a Treetop Loft
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This week’s Best New Listings includes two corner condos in Mount Vernon Triangle and Adams Morgan and a multi-story loft condo in Mount Pleasant....

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
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What DC's rowhomes are and how townhomes differ. — (B. Barnett-Woods/GGW) The return of the free-standing tub. — (K. Bruno/WSJ) Baltimore Orioles...

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Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up
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Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up
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Mortgage rates headed back up after dropping for two consecutive weeks.  On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 4.62 percent with an average 0.4 point...

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Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8
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Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8
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In recent years, a great deal of investment in the District has gone toward redeveloping older affordable housing stock into larger, mixed-income...

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First-Timer Primer: Taxes and Profit from Selling a Home
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First-Timer Primer: Taxes and Profit from Selling a Home
Source Urban Turf

This article was originally published on UrbanTurf in 2015. In this First-Timer Primer, we look at an individual’s tax liability associated with...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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Los Angeles developer lists newly-constructed mountaintop estate for $135 million, which, if sold at full price, would set a record. — (K. Clarke...

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425 Units and The Return of Frager's: The Capitol Hill Rundown Part I
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425 Units and The Return of Frager's: The Capitol Hill Rundown Part I
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UrbanTurf continues its examination of the residential development pipeline throughout the DC area with a look at the Capitol Hill neighborhood,...

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One More Time: Extension Granted For Project Planned For Florida Avenue and North Capitol Street
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One More Time: Extension Granted For Project Planned For Florida Avenue and North Capitol Street
Source Urban Turf

The repeated delays for the redevelopment of the vacant lot at the corner of Florida Avenue and North Capitol Street NW (map) have been highly...

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This Week's Find: Lighthouse-Style Living in Georgetown
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This Week's Find: Lighthouse-Style Living in Georgetown
Source Urban Turf

While some homes are architecturally interesting, others employ interior design so thoroughly that it transforms the house. Located a short walk...

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247 Apartments and a Dog Spa: The Plans For Arlington's Washington Boulevard
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247 Apartments and a Dog Spa: The Plans For Arlington's Washington Boulevard
Source Urban Turf

More large-scale residential development may be headed to Arlington. Eleventh Street Development, acting as the contract purchaser of 3411, 3415...

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Walter Reed's Most Anticipated Development is 50 Percent Sold
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Walter Reed's Most Anticipated Development is 50 Percent Sold
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Georgia Row at Walter Reed’s highly anticipated May grand opening brought a wave of more than 200 prospective buyers to the new development, which...

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DC-Area Home Prices Hit Highest Level in a Decade As Supply Rises in DC
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DC-Area Home Prices Hit Highest Level in a Decade As Supply Rises in DC
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The small increase in new listings in April is seemingly creating a modicum of slack in the DC home buying market. The latest monthly report from...

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Airbnb to Expand Emergency Housing Initiative
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Airbnb to Expand Emergency Housing Initiative
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Last year, hotel-alternative home-sharing service Airbnb expanded to add more humanitarian services to its platform, with an announced initiative...

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The Six DC Neighborhoods Where Homes Are Selling Fastest in 2018
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The Six DC Neighborhoods Where Homes Are Selling Fastest in 2018
Source Urban Turf

If you want to get a handle on the DC neighborhoods that have the most competitive housing markets, the median days on market is a good metric to...

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Under Contract in Six Days on Opposite Ends of Southeast
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Under Contract in Six Days on Opposite Ends of Southeast
Source Urban Turf

This week's edition of Under Contract revisits two homes on opposite sides of DC's Southeast quadrant, both which sold exactly six days after...

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Monday’s Must Reads
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When developers revert a property from "highest and best use"; Chicago to experiment with tiny homes for displaced homeless; and Amazon's Whole...

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Answers Sought as to Whether The Line Hotel in DC Has Earned Tax Abatements
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Answers Sought as to Whether The Line Hotel in DC Has Earned Tax Abatements
Source Urban Turf

The Line Hotel in DC made quite a splash when it opened its doors in Adams Morgan earlier this year. However, a month after the hotel's opening,...

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Woodley Park: Still Charming, Still Exclusive
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Woodley Park: Still Charming, Still Exclusive
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf has profiled more than 50 neighborhoods in the DC area. We are now revisiting each of those neighborhoods to update our profiles and see...

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Best New Listings: Two Capitol Hill Charmers and a Takoma Park Treehouse
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Best New Listings: Two Capitol Hill Charmers and a Takoma Park Treehouse
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes a brand-new treehouse in Takoma Park and two history-filled listings on opposite sides of Stanton Park....

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

High-end buildings are elevating the mailroom aesthetic. — (C. Taylor/WSJ) In contrast with record-high big buildings, chronically low construction...

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