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Blog 1 year ago
DC Area Home Prices Reach Decade-High Levels in July
Source Urban Turf

It's a new month, but a similar story for the DC area housing market.  Keep reading » DC Area Home Prices Reach Decade-High Levels in July

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Best New Listings: A 4,400 Square Foot Loft in a Former Car Dealership
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This week's Best New Listings include a quintessential Glover Park home and a massive 4,400 square foot loft on Adams Morgan's main drag. Keep...

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Blog 1 year ago
Friday’s Must Reads
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Paul Manafort's SoHo Airbnb rental; James Bond's museum and the 23 new $1 million cities. Keep reading » Friday’s Must Reads

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Blog 1 year ago
Mortgage Rates Head Sideways in the Summer
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Since May, long-term mortgage rates have been zig-zagging between 4.55 percent and 4.66 percent. Keep reading »...

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Two Housing Markets Diverge in Forest Hills
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This week's Home Price Watch highlights the Forest Hills neighborhood, where the condo and co-op market is going one way and the detached home...

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Nine Condos from the $300s Debut on a Prime Columbia Heights Corner
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On the hilltop corner of 14th and Randolph Streets—between Little Coco’s and the soon-to-come Wydown coffee bar—a new, modern condominium called...

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Thursday’s Must Reads
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A five-star rating for The Diner; Airbnb successes and affordable housing stresses east of the River; and make a miniature, it'll last longer. Keep...

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The 1,625 Units on the Boards in Anacostia
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Although the reset of the Barry Farm redevelopment took over a thousand units out of the residential pipeline, Anacostia still has a lot on the...

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A Hillside Hotel with Zero Real Estate
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These accommodations in the Swiss Alps are the ultimate pop-up: hillside hotel beds in the open air. Keep reading »...

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Would a Planned Residential Development in Georgetown Derail Plans For the Gondola?
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Yesterday, Georgetown Met opined that a planned condo project at the Georgetown Exxon station could preclude the proposed Georgetown-Rosslyn...

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Blog 1 year ago
Did Google Maps Rename Your Neighborhood?
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The New York Times recently reported on residents finding their neighborhoods misidentified by Google Maps. UrbanTurf decided to see whether the...

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What Around $500,000 Buys in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

For this week's installment of What X Buys, UrbanTurf takes a look at what is available for a $500,000 budget. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Local Company Who Is Reimagining Pre-Sale Home Improvement
Source Urban Turf

MaxSalePrice launched in 2017 with a mission to help agents and their clients get homes ready for market with no upfront payment. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Trulia: Buying 27 Percent Cheaper than Renting in the DC Area
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The newest Trulia analysis states that buying continues to be cheaper than renting in the DC area, albeit by a smaller margin. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Under Contract: 11 Days or Less
Source Urban Turf

In this week's edition of Under Contract, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings that sold in six to 11 days. Keep reading »...

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Is a New Shortlist for Amazon’s HQ2 Coming This Month?
Source Urban Turf

Some are speculating that the company is requesting best and final offers from finalists. Keep reading »...

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This Week’s Find: A High-End Fixer-Upper
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This Week's Find is a five-story fixer-upper in the tony Kalorama neighborhood. Keep reading » This Week’s Find: A High-End Fixer-Upper

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Nine Stylish Residences at the Lucille Debut on H Street
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Newly launched and located steps from the neighborhood’s beloved Atlas Theater, The Lucille is a luxury condominium located at the heart of the H...

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Blog 1 year ago
The Road from DC Garage to $3,250/Month Accessory Dwelling
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A Mount Pleasant accessory dwelling building tailored to the new zoning code will soon be ready to rent. Keep reading »...

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Best New Listings: Double Exposure in Adams Morgan and a Turret and Terraces in Eckington
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This week’s Best New Listings includes a corner co-op in Adams Morgan and a turreted Victorian in Eckington. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Why DC’s Line Hotel is Operating Sans Certificate of Occupancy
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

The 10,000 square-foot Georgetown home will hit the market this fall, UrbanTurf has learned. Keep reading »...

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Blog 1 year ago
Rising Mortgage Rates Might Finally Be Giving Homebuyers Reason to Ponder
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

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
Source Urban Turf

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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The Plan to Replace Uptown Theater Sign Moves Forward, But It Won’t Look Much Different
Source Urban Turf

AMC looks to replace the landmark sign in kind and add their name to the marquee. Keep reading »...

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