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Best New Listings: A Loft, A Log Cabin and an Architect's Rowhouse
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Best New Listings: A Loft, A Log Cabin and an Architect's Rowhouse
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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
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Wheaton: A Vital Neighborhood Revitalizing
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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
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Friday's Must Reads
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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
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40 Apartments and a Museum Off U Street: The Grimke School Redevelopment Moves Ahead
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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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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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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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A First Look at the Homes Coming to Georgia Row at Walter Reed
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A First Look at the Homes Coming to Georgia Row at Walter Reed
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With sales underway for the first three phases of the highly anticipated Georgia Row at Walter Reed, the property is now offering excellent...

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The DC Housing Market Was Firing on All Cylinders in April
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The DC Housing Market Was Firing on All Cylinders in April
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If the last few months were sending mixed signals about the regional housing market, April was a bit of a statement month. From record closed sales...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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Lowered mortgage tax deduction threshold isn't lowering appetites for million-dollar listings. — (S. Matthews/P. Gopal/Bloomberg) 2017 was the 8th...

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Solar Panels to be Required on New California Homes
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Solar Panels to be Required on New California Homes
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Florida may be the Sunshine State, but California may soon become the sun-powered state. The New York Times is reporting that the California Energy...

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How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market
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How Far $350,000 Goes in the DC Housing Market
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For this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf takes a look at some options in the District for prospective homebuyers looking to stick to a budget of ...

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The 317 Units and 116 Hotel Rooms Remaining for The Wharf and a Look at What Has Already Delivered
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The 317 Units and 116 Hotel Rooms Remaining for The Wharf and a Look at What Has Already Delivered
Source Urban Turf

The Wharf opened to the public last October and now most of the residential development planned for this section of the waterfront between the...

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Wednesday's Must Reads
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Wednesday's Must Reads
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Group houses meet hostels for some who take advantage of the Airbnb model. — (E. McCarthy/WaPo) New analysis studies the commuting customs of...

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$149 a Month: The Difference a Year Makes in Interest Rates
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One year ago, the average on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.02 percent. Last week, Freddie Mac reported 4.55 percent as the average on this...

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This Week's Find: 6,800 Square Feet with Room For 1,500 Bottles in Spring Valley
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This Week's Find: 6,800 Square Feet with Room For 1,500 Bottles in Spring Valley
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This Week's Find is a nearly 7,000 square-foot Spring Valley home on a sprawling half-acre lot.  One enters the home and is met by a spacious foyer...

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A New Look is Planned for the Norwegian Embassy
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A New Look is Planned for the Norwegian Embassy
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A slightly new look is on the boards for the Norwegian Embassy.  The embassy has applied to the Foreign Missions Board of Zoning Adjustment to...

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Just North of U Street, Two Expansive Luxury Townhomes on a Hill
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Just North of U Street, Two Expansive Luxury Townhomes on a Hill
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Located just north of the U Street Corridor is the hilltop DC neighborhood of Pleasant Plains. There—overlooking a tree-lined, one-way street—two...

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Tuesday's Must Reads
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Tuesday's Must Reads
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Metro unveils three-year plan to reconstruct 20 outdoor Metrorail platforms starting next summer. — (WMATA) How DC's height limits actually make...

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Above Asking: From Lincoln Park to Michigan Park
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Above Asking: From Lincoln Park to Michigan Park
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For this edition of Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look back at two listings, one in Michigan Park and one in Lincoln Park, that each sold for...

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DC's Fourth Target Store Coming to the Northern Edge of the City
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DC's Fourth Target Store Coming to the Northern Edge of the City
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DC is getting a fourth Target location. Target has signed a lease to bring a small-format location to the Douglas Development project planned at...

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Real Estate Realism or Voyeurism: What a New Study Intimates About the DC Home Buyer
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Real Estate Realism or Voyeurism: What a New Study Intimates About the DC Home Buyer
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Being able to search for homes online has become the norm for prospective home buyers. However, it has also resulted in the rise of the real estate...

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Monday's Must Reads
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Monday's Must Reads
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More on Mount Pleasant's crusade to prevent nationwide pharmacy chain from supplanting local supermarket. — (M. Lang/WaPo) How high demand and home...

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What DC Alley Dwellers Would Like to See on the City's Other Streets
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What DC Alley Dwellers Would Like to See on the City's Other Streets
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In the wake of amended zoning regulations that loosened restrictions on alley and accessory dwellings, living off an alley seems to be making a...

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Best New Listings: Two Montgomery County Marvels and a Ready to Play in Shepherd Park
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Best New Listings: Two Montgomery County Marvels and a Ready to Play in Shepherd Park
Source Urban Turf

This week’s Best New Listings includes a modern McInturff in Chevy Chase, captivating geometry in Cabin John, and a kid-friendly Dutch colonial in...

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All-Affordable Development Planned for Florida Avenue and Q Street
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All-Affordable Development Planned for Florida Avenue and Q Street
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There has been a lot of speculation over the years concerning the fate of the long-dormant land at the corner of Florida Avenue and Q Street NW ...

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Friday's Must Reads
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Friday's Must Reads
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An ongoing case at the Watergate illustrates what can happen when the co-op board and a resident are not cooperating with each other. — (P....

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The DC Neighborhoods Where There Are Virtually No Homes For Sale
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The DC Neighborhoods Where There Are Virtually No Homes For Sale
Source Urban Turf

The month of March represents the beginning of the spring housing market, although in many DC neighborhoods a key element for that season is...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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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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Rising Interest Rates Aren't Dampening Home Buyer Demand
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Rising Interest Rates Aren't Dampening Home Buyer Demand
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There has generally been one common theme with long-term interest rates this year: they have been on the rise. However, rates increasing from...

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Just a Handful of Apartments Remain at DC’s Ultra-Luxury 450K
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Just a Handful of Apartments Remain at DC’s Ultra-Luxury 450K
Source Urban Turf

Just a handful of ultra-luxury apartments remain at 450K, a high rise that seamlessly blends artful, refined homes with beautifully appointed...

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Thursday's Must Reads
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Thursday's Must Reads
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Amazon told cities why they aren't on the HQ2 shortlist and now they are making changes.-- (S. Raice/L. Stevens-WSJ) Elle in Mount Pleasant is...

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