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Condo Fees

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Condo Fees, from most recent to least.

HOA Fees Rise Almost 50 Percent in the DC Area in Last Decade

HOA Fees Rise Almost 50 Percent in the DC Area in Last Decade

Nena Perry-Brown | March 17th 2017

A recent study by Trulia shows that homeowners association fees have risen dramatically nationwide between 2005-2015. While this trend also holds... read »

Buyers Week: A Condo Fee Tutorial

Buyers Week: A Condo Fee Tutorial

UrbanTurf Staff | March 16th 2017 | 4 Comments

Why condo fees are high in some buildings and low in others can be a difficult question to answer. UrbanTurf provides a quick tutorial for buyers on... read »

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | January 11th 2017

Make Fifth Avenue great again; why many can't buy condos they can afford; and the plan to freeze federal hires and fire more freely. ... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | September 19th 2016 | 1 Comment

Mayor Bowser's plan to preserve and produce affordable housing; the continuing suburban condo recession; and at $9 per rider, does the DC streetcar... read »

First-Timer Primer: Is This Condo Building Financially Healthy?

First-Timer Primer: Is This Condo Building Financially Healthy?

Shilpi Paul | May 22nd 2013

In this edition of First-Timer Primer, we look into the question of how to determine if a condo building where you are considering buying is in good... read »

UT Reader Asks: What Should I Expect From a Condo Association of Two?

UT Reader Asks: What Should I Expect From a Condo Association of Two?

Shilpi Paul | May 30th 2012 | 11 Comments

In this installment of UrbanTurf Reader Asks, a potential buyer is tempted by a seemingly perfect condo, but has reservations about joining an... read »

Freddie Mac Offers Condo Cash for HomeSteps Properties

Freddie Mac Offers Condo Cash for HomeSteps Properties

UrbanTurf Staff | August 15th 2011 | 1 Comment

HomeSteps, the real estate sales unit of Freddie Mac, launched an offer today that will provide eligible condo buyers (i.e. those that buy a... read »

Rule of Thumb to Calculate the Condo Fees You Can Afford

Rule of Thumb to Calculate the Condo Fees You Can Afford

Joe Marhamati | August 2nd 2010 | 7 Comments

High condo fees can be a thorn in the side of a home buyer who finds a place she loves only to realize that monthly fees are upwards of $1,000.... read »

Sponsored Post: The Embassy Waives Condo Fees for a Year

Sponsored Post: The Embassy Waives Condo Fees for a Year

UrbanTurf Staff | April 1st 2010

The Embassy Condominium in Adams Morgan has just launched a special offer to those who buy before the expiration of the federal homebuyer tax credit:... read »

Do Higher Condo Fees Mean Lower Listing Price?

Do Higher Condo Fees Mean Lower Listing Price?

Michele Lerner | March 1st 2010 | 6 Comments

Along with the mysterious nature of what condo fees cover, many homebuyers wonder how these fees affect unit prices. We will attempt to answer this... read »

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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
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Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
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The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
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132 Commerical-Free Acres
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Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
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Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
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In With The New While Maintaining the Old
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Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
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Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
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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?
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Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
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A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
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DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
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Do You Know Where That Is?
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Coming Back After A Rough Year
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DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
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Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
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350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
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History, Hoyas and H&M
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Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
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Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
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The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
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DC’s Garden of Diversity
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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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New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
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Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
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Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
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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Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
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Gradually Rising
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Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
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A More European Way of Living

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