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Blog 5 months ago
The Most Peculiar Tool Used to Fight a New Development in 2018
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 6 months ago
The Best New Apartment Amenity Coming to DC: The Trail Lobby
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 6 months ago
The Most Ambitious Transportation Plan Pitched in 2018
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UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

A peek at former campaign chair Paul Manafort's forfeited New York real estate. — (S.M. Nir/NYT) Prototype tiny unit fits lofted bedrooms into a 1...

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74-Unit Condo Development Moves Forward in Navy Yard
Blog 8 months ago
74-Unit Condo Development Moves Forward in Navy Yard
Source Urban Turf

The Navy Yard development pipeline continues to grow.  Yesterday, Greysteel announced that DBT Development had acquired financing to move forward...

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Best New Listings: An Industrial Adams Morgan Loft with a House-Sized Roof Deck
Blog 8 months ago
Best New Listings: An Industrial Adams Morgan Loft with a House-Sized Roof Deck
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings include an industrial Adams Morgan loft, a Chevy Chase colonial and a rowhouse off the H Street Corridor. 3,500...

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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The rent-free, multimillion-dollar lodgings of university presidents. — (K. Frieswick/WSJ) Study shows three-quarters of NYC renters would have...

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Dan Snyder Lists Potomac Estate For $49 Million
Blog 8 months ago
Dan Snyder Lists Potomac Estate For $49 Million
Source Urban Turf

The owner of the Washington football team has listed his Potomac, Md. home for $49 million, but he won't be moving far.  The Wall Street Journal is...

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40 Years of the Home Purchase Assistance Program, By The Numbers
Blog 8 months ago
40 Years of the Home Purchase Assistance Program, By The Numbers
Source Urban Turf

DC's homebuying assistance programs are intended to bridge the gap for residents who may have the credit but not the capital available to buy a...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Blog 8 months ago
UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf Listings is a premium property listings service that showcases some of the most appealing for-sale homes from across the DC metropolitan...

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How Where You Live in DC Affects Your Upward Mobility
Blog 8 months ago
How Where You Live in DC Affects Your Upward Mobility
Source Urban Turf

A recently released study of Census data tracks where upward mobility is most likely to be enjoyed by a child born into various circumstances. For...

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Just Ten Historic Residences Remain at Truxton Circle's Chapman Stables
Blog 8 months ago
Just Ten Historic Residences Remain at Truxton Circle's Chapman Stables
Source Urban Turf

Chapman Stables, a brand new yet historically rich condominium in Truxton Circle, is now over sixty percent sold and welcoming new owners to its...

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Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

WhyHotel signs on to fill nearly half of the apartments at Harris Teeter-anchored Columbia Pike project. — (J. Banister/Bisnow) Move over, she shed...

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Under Contract: Five Days for Mod in Mount Rainier to Three Weeks for a Tudor in Colonial Village
Blog 8 months ago
Under Contract: Five Days for Mod in Mount Rainier to Three Weeks for a Tudor in Colonial Village
Source Urban Turf

In this installment of Under Contract, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings which took anywhere from five to 24 days to go under...

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MRP “Extiguishes” PUD, But Moving Ahead With Massive Rhode Island Avenue Project
Blog 8 months ago
MRP “Extiguishes” PUD, But Moving Ahead With Massive Rhode Island Avenue Project
Source Urban Turf

Another planned-unit development in DC bites the dust. Last month, the development team behind the PUD intended to replace the Rhode Island Avenue...

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A $1 Million Staircase and a Whiskey Cellar: Inside Kevin Plank's $29 Million Georgetown Home
Blog 8 months ago
A $1 Million Staircase and a Whiskey Cellar: Inside Kevin Plank's $29 Million Georgetown Home
Source Urban Turf

In February, Under Armour co-founder Kevin Plank privately listed his 12,000 square-foot Georgetown mansion for $29.5 million. Now, we are getting...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Just as many 5,000 square-foot houses were built in 2017 as in 2016. — (A. Chaluvadi/NAHB) On Europeans' and Americans' vastly different home...

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DC Council Votes to Move Forward with Amended Airbnb Bill
Blog 8 months ago
DC Council Votes to Move Forward with Amended Airbnb Bill
Source Urban Turf

Last week, UrbanTurf reported on DC Council's latest attempt at a bill to regulate use of Airbnb and similar short-term rental platforms in the...

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The 10 Residential Developments on the Boards For Deanwood and Congress Heights
Blog 8 months ago
The 10 Residential Developments on the Boards For Deanwood and Congress Heights
Source Urban Turf

Today, UrbanTurf catches up with the residential pipeline in two East of the River neighborhoods that have received a lot of attention lately:...

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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in 7 Years
Blog 8 months ago
Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in 7 Years
Source Urban Turf

Last week, Freddie Mac reported 4.72 percent with an average 0.5 point on a 30-year mortgage. At that rate, long-term rates are at their highest...

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140 Luxury Condos Anchor Tyson's First Walkable Community
Blog 8 months ago
140 Luxury Condos Anchor Tyson's First Walkable Community
Source Urban Turf

Tysons Corner will soon welcome its first walkable community. The Boro is a 16-acre development that includes restaurants, an ICON movie theater, a...

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Tuesday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Tuesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Owner of land at former Polish ambassador's residence drops plans for townhouses out of fear of appeal. — (M. Berlin/FHC) New Census tool maps...

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The Future of Navy Yard's Blue Castle
Blog 8 months ago
The Future of Navy Yard's Blue Castle
Source Urban Turf

It's not unusual to hear about church conversions — but how about a church-led castle conversion? As reported by Capitol Hill Corner, plans are in...

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Nearly Half of DC-Area Homebuyers are Millennials
Blog 8 months ago
Nearly Half of DC-Area Homebuyers are Millennials
Source Urban Turf

While the millennial homeownership rate may be lower than preceding generations, a new study suggests that in the DC area Generation Y is playing...

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This Week's Find: One of DC's Most Storied Two-Bedrooms
Blog 8 months ago
This Week's Find: One of DC's Most Storied Two-Bedrooms
Source Urban Turf

This Week's Find is a two-bedroom residence in the Argyle House (a.k.a. Miller House), a turn-of-the-century DC building with a fascinating history...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

#MajorKey: DJ Khaled's got the keys to 13,000 square-foot Miami Beach waterfront mansion with 80-foot swimming pool. — (K. Clarke/WSJ) Private art...

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An 800-Unit Senior Community and a Sports Complex: The Plans for the Middle of P.G. County
Blog 8 months ago
An 800-Unit Senior Community and a Sports Complex: The Plans for the Middle of P.G. County
Source Urban Turf

Between the jettisoned plans to construct a new FBI headquarters in the suburbs and the impending expiration of the Washington football team's...

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Best New Listings: Bricks and Sticks Near Barracks Row to Solar-Powered in the Atlas District
Blog 8 months ago
Best New Listings: Bricks and Sticks Near Barracks Row to Solar-Powered in the Atlas District
Source Urban Turf

This week’s edition of Best New Listings includes two rowhouses on G Street in separate quadrants of DC and a deceptively spacious bungalow in...

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DC Bill Would Prevent Residents From Renting Out Second Homes on Airbnb
Blog 8 months ago
DC Bill Would Prevent Residents From Renting Out Second Homes on Airbnb
Source Urban Turf

A far more restrictive bill regarding Airbnb in the District of Columbia will be introduced next week.  The Washington Post is reporting that a...

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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 8 months ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

While cities figure out how to handle illegally-operating apartels, the wealthy enjoy tony extended-stay hotels. — (K. McLaughlin/WSJ) Trump's...

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