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2.96 Years: The Breakeven Horizon For DC-Area Homeowners Gets Shorter
Blog 15 hours ago
2.96 Years: The Breakeven Horizon For DC-Area Homeowners Gets Shorter
Source Urban Turf

As both home values and rents rise, how long the DC region’s homeowners need to stay in their homes in order to break even has dropped again. ...

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Above Asking: A Six Figure Premium for a Shaw One-Bedroom Loft
Blog 18 hours ago
Above Asking: A Six Figure Premium for a Shaw One-Bedroom Loft
Source Urban Turf

For this week's installment of Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks back at a few recently-featured listings that sold for $71,000 to $136,000 above...

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280 Apartments and a Restaurant: Plans Floated for the Fox 5 Headquarters in Friendship Heights
Blog 20 hours ago
280 Apartments and a Restaurant: Plans Floated for the Fox 5 Headquarters in Friendship Heights
Source Urban Turf

A large residential project could be coming to a local TV headquarters in Friendship Heights. Donohoe Development recently gave a presentation...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 22 hours ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

How DC's bus tours stack up. — (S. Dingfelder/WaPo) BIG erects a prefab prototype triangular tiny cabin in collaboration with tiny home startup. — ...

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Above Asking with No Contingencies: The Climate of the DC Housing Market in 2018
Blog 3 days ago
Above Asking with No Contingencies: The Climate of the DC Housing Market in 2018
Source Urban Turf

A few weeks ago, a small one-bedroom unit with nice finishes came on the market on Logan Circle. Amir Taba of TTR Sotheby's International Realty...

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Best New Listings: A Triplex in Naylor Court and Breaking From Tradition in Georgetown
Blog 3 days ago
Best New Listings: A Triplex in Naylor Court and Breaking From Tradition in Georgetown
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes units with lofty ambitions from Shaw to Friendship Heights and a Georgetown rowhouse with sunrooms in...

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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 3 days ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Out: poolside seating. In: inside-pool seating. — (A. Dizik/WSJ) Whistleblower says concrete manufacturers knew Silver Line panels were prone to...

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The First Home of Chevy Chase Lists for $25.9 Million
Blog 4 days ago
The First Home of Chevy Chase Lists for $25.9 Million
Source Urban Turf

The home known as Ishpiming has hit the market for a very lofty price. Built by the Chevy Chase Land Company (CCLC) in 1894, the seven-bedroom home...

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Young, But Not Wealthy: A Look at Who is Renting DC's New Apartments
Blog 4 days ago
Young, But Not Wealthy: A Look at Who is Renting DC's New Apartments
Source Urban Turf

The 21st century thus far for DC has been primarily characterized by how development has spurred gentrification. However, there may be a missing...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Blog 4 days 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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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in Seven Years
Blog 4 days ago
Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in Seven Years
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates just hit their highest level in quite some time. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 4.61 percent with an average 0.4 point...

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Thursday's Must Reads
Blog 4 days ago
Thursday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The last day of the iconic red phone booth at Calvert Woodley. — (M. Lefrak/WAMU) The Hamptons house where Kevin Durant hosted the NBA teams...

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What $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Blog 5 days ago
What $1.2 Million Buys in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

For this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf rounds up some options for prospective DC-area homebuyers who have a budget of $1.2 million. White...

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The 10% Whole Foods Discount
Blog 5 days ago
The 10% Whole Foods Discount
Source Urban Turf

The derisive "Whole Paycheck" nickname for Whole Foods doesn't quite have the same application that it used to.  Earlier this year, the store began...

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An Expedited Planning Process for Amazon is Met with Divided Opinions in Montgomery County
Blog 5 days ago
An Expedited Planning Process for Amazon is Met with Divided Opinions in Montgomery County
Source Urban Turf

As one of three jurisdictions in the immediate metropolitan area that made the shortlist for Amazon's second headquarters, Montgomery County has...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
Blog 5 days ago
Wednesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Nearly one-third of those who work in DC occasionally telecommute, a share that, if higher, could cut into city revenue. — (M. Maciag/DCPC) How...

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Home Price Watch: Competition Reigns in Chevy Chase DC
Blog 6 days ago
Home Price Watch: Competition Reigns in Chevy Chase DC
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf is re-starting our Home Price Watch feature in 2018 to catch up on how the housing market is faring year-to-date in different...

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Restraining Order Allows Work to Resume at St. Thomas Church Development in Dupont Circle
Blog 6 days ago
Restraining Order Allows Work to Resume at St. Thomas Church Development in Dupont Circle
Source Urban Turf

Two weeks ago, a court-imposed work stoppage at the St. Thomas’ Parish Episcopal Church redevelopment in Dupont Circle had the church worried about...

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The Brownstones at Chevy Chase Lake Debut Their Newest Model Home
Blog 6 days ago
The Brownstones at Chevy Chase Lake Debut Their Newest Model Home
Source Urban Turf

Discover exceptional living in Chevy Chase as The Avalon, the newest Chevy Chase Lake model home, opens on Saturday, June 2nd. The stately homes...

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DDOT May Be Headed to New Navy Yard Headquarters
Blog 6 days ago
DDOT May Be Headed to New Navy Yard Headquarters
Source Urban Turf

Ground has not yet broken on the office building planned at 250 M Street SE (map), but it might already have a tenant. The Department of General...

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Tuesday's Must Reads
Blog 6 days ago
Tuesday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Marriott is making a major play for the home-sharing market. — (M. Locker/Fast Co.) Cal Ripken's Reisterstown estate sells to a secret buyer. — (M....

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Massive Mixed-Use Development Planned Adjacent to the Bethesda Farm Women's Market
Blog 1 week ago
Massive Mixed-Use Development Planned Adjacent to the Bethesda Farm Women's Market
Source Urban Turf

While dense development has been cropping up all over downtown Bethesda, two months ago, it was recently reported that a development group...

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Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John
Blog 1 week ago
Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John
Source Urban Turf

This edition of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured listings — including a small triangular lot in Adams Morgan — that found buyers in...

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Outdoor Dining and a Mogul Park: The Plans For the Green Spaces at Walter Reed
Blog 1 week ago
Outdoor Dining and a Mogul Park: The Plans For the Green Spaces at Walter Reed
Source Urban Turf

Last year, we got a look at the plans for The Parks at Walter Reed town center that will anchor the 66-acre mixed-use redevelopment of the campus...

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Monday's Must Reads
Blog 1 week ago
Monday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The house is always better on the other side of the fence. — (R. Kaysen/NYT) New website aggregates short-term rentals into one place. — (M. Locker...

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A New Look for Tenleytown's Fannie Mae Redevelopment
Blog 1 week ago
A New Look for Tenleytown's Fannie Mae Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

In advance of a historic preservation review later this month, the redevelopment team behind the soon-to-be-former Fannie Mae campus on Wisconsin...

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Best New Listings: A Loft, A Log Cabin and an Architect's Rowhouse
Blog 1 week ago
Best New Listings: A Loft, A Log Cabin and an Architect's Rowhouse
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes an architect-owned Bloomingdale rowhouse, a converted schoolhouse condo, and a log cabin on a six-acre...

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Wheaton: A Vital Neighborhood Revitalizing
Blog 1 week ago
Wheaton: A Vital Neighborhood Revitalizing
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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Friday's Must Reads
Blog 1 week ago
Friday's Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

Why nearly one in 4 millennials lives with their mother. — (S. Mikhitarian/Zillow) Unbeknownst to you, researchers are slipping covert commands to...

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40 Apartments and a Museum Off U Street: The Grimke School Redevelopment Moves Ahead
Blog 1 week ago
40 Apartments and a Museum Off U Street: The Grimke School Redevelopment Moves Ahead
Source Urban Turf

Earlier this year, we got a look at the mixed-use residential-and-arts component of the Grimke School redevelopment just south of U Street. Now,...

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