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Best New Listings: Two Corner Condos and a Treetop Loft
Blog 11 months ago
Best New Listings: Two Corner Condos and a Treetop Loft
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
425 Units and The Return of Frager's: The Capitol Hill Rundown Part I
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
Walter Reed's Most Anticipated Development is 50 Percent Sold
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
DC-Area Home Prices Hit Highest Level in a Decade As Supply Rises in DC
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
Airbnb to Expand Emergency Housing Initiative
Source Urban Turf

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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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
Blog 11 months ago
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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