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The Other Reason DC’s Housing Inventory is So Low

The Other Reason DC’s Housing Inventory is So Low

UrbanTurf Staff | Aug 26th | 0 Comments

The conversations and articles surrounding DC's low inventory of homes for sale usually focus on the small number of homes that are being listed every month. However, a little known metric is an equally critical indicator of the city's housing supply. read»

Built-Ins Taken to Another Level in Brazil

Built-Ins Taken to Another Level in Brazil

UrbanTurf Staff | August 26th | 0 Comments

Built-ins in Washington, DC homes typically border a fireplace or in some cases might take up an entire wall. But nowhere in the city are there... read»

Living in DC’s Smallest House

Living in DC’s Smallest House

UrbanTurf Staff | August 26th | 1 Comment

This week, UrbanTurf is re-running an article from a few years ago that looks at what it is like to live in one of DC's smallest houses. ... read»

Friday’s Must Reads

Friday’s Must Reads

UrbanTurf Staff | August 26th | 0 Comments

$185 a head at new Shaw restaurant; the man bringing micros to the masses; and the world's tallest and longest glass bridge opens. ... read»

Pre-Construction on 11th Street Bridge Park Could Begin in September

Pre-Construction on 11th Street Bridge Park Could Begin in September

Nena Perry-Brown | August 25th | 0 Comments

If pre-construction begins next month, the highly-anticipated project could be complete in three years. ... read»

3.43%: Mortgage Rates Unchanged

3.43%: Mortgage Rates Unchanged

UrbanTurf Staff | August 25th | 0 Comments

Long-term mortgage rates didn't move a muscle this week. ... read»

The Evolving Design of the New DC United Stadium

The Evolving Design of the New DC United Stadium

Nena Perry-Brown | August 25th | 0 Comments

A closer look at the changes made to the DC United Stadium design, a revised look was revealed earlier this week. ... read»

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | August 25th | 0 Comments

More tourists, more dollars; a marvel in minimalism from designer Minorpoet; and Paisley Park, sure to be an epic house tour. ... read»

Neighbors Pen Letter Enumerating Concerns For AU Park’s Superfresh Redevelopment

Neighbors Pen Letter Enumerating Concerns For AU Park’s Superfresh Redevelopment

Nena Perry-Brown | August 24th | 0 Comments

A coalition of concerned citizens in AU Park have released an open letter outlining their opposition to the massing and density of the proposed... read»

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Staff | August 24th

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

Higher Prices, More Competition: The True Heat of the Anacostia Housing Market

Higher Prices, More Competition: The True Heat of the Anacostia Housing Market

Nena Perry-Brown | August 24th | 0 Comments

This week's Home Price Watch is all about Anacostia, one of the District's hottest housing markets over the past three years. ... read»

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | August 24th | 0 Comments

DC's low-wage workers somewhat likelier to live in the city than higher earners; it remains to be seen if the city will unite behind newest design... read»

The High Road, Attempting to Elevate the Hostel Concept in DC

The High Road, Attempting to Elevate the Hostel Concept in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | August 23rd | 0 Comments

The new addition to DC's hospitality scene, which reintroduces an old concept, is banking on the idea that city visitors will want to spend a good... read»

46 Units Will Replace Capitol Hill Church and Adjacent Rowhouses

46 Units Will Replace Capitol Hill Church and Adjacent Rowhouses

Nena Perry-Brown | August 23rd | 0 Comments

A Capitol Hill church and adjacent townhouses are set to be replaced with a total of 46 condominium units in two buildings. ... read»

What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area

What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | August 23rd | 0 Comments

For this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf eyes some options that are available to DC-area homebuyers with a $1.2 million budget. ... read»

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!

Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Maryland

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Annapolis
Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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