UrbanTurf’s Summer Break

UrbanTurf’s Summer Break

UrbanTurf Staff | Aug 25th

UrbanTurf is taking its annual summer break this week. Normal publishing will resume on Tuesday, September 2nd. read»

Two of DC’s Tiny Homes Are Heading For Greener Pastures

Two of DC’s Tiny Homes Are Heading For Greener Pastures

Lark Turner | August 22nd | 3 Comments

Two of the tiny houses on an alley lot in Stronghold are parting ways with Brian Levy and his Minim House. ... read»

Could Seinfeld Really Pay His Rent?

Could Seinfeld Really Pay His Rent?

UrbanTurf Staff | August 22nd | 1 Comment

As you were laughing at the interplay between Monica and Rachel on the TV show Friends back in the 1990s, you may have also wondered how in the world... read»

DC Area is Second-Hottest Flipping Market in the Country

DC Area is Second-Hottest Flipping Market in the Country

Lark Turner | August 22nd

There is new statistical evidence that furthers the conclusion that the DC area is a pretty good place to be if you're flipping houses. ... read»

Friday’s Must Reads

Friday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | August 22nd | 0 Comments

The deal closes on Corcoran; DC Cab Commission considers a change; and who's affected by school boundary changes. ... read»

Two Modular Homes Go Up on DC’s Richardson Place

Two Modular Homes Go Up on DC’s Richardson Place

Lark Turner | August 21st | 4 Comments

It is not often that pre-built sections of new homes are seen cruising down DC streets, but that is just what occurred last week. ... read»

Permits Will Keep Printing Until Pop-Up Plan is Finalized

Permits Will Keep Printing Until Pop-Up Plan is Finalized

Lark Turner | August 21st | 1 Comment

The Office of Planning's Jennifer Steingasser said that the issuing of permits for new residential projects hadn't been affected by a proposed rule. ... read»

4.10%: Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level in 2014

4.10%: Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level in 2014

UrbanTurf Staff | August 21st | 0 Comments

Long-term mortgage rates dropped to the lowest level of the year on Thursday. ... read»

Sorg Architects and Roadside Development Propose Mixed-Use Project For U Street School

Sorg Architects and Roadside Development Propose Mixed-Use Project For U Street School

Lark Turner | August 21st | 1 Comment

The development team's plans include a museum, dance studio, a rowhouse component and possibly a restaurant. ... read»

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Lark Turner | August 21st | 0 Comments

The return of instant delivery, the age group that is the best at paying their mortgage, and a lot of family in 196 square feet. ... read»

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week

UrbanTurf Staff | August 20th

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


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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

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
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?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
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
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
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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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
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
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
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
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
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?
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
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
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
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
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
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

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

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Southeast DC

6 'hoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

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

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