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Housing Market Trends

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Housing Market Trends, from most recent to least.

Low Inventory Is Leading to Hurried Home Purchases

Low Inventory Is Leading to Hurried Home Purchases

Nena Perry-Brown | June 28th 2017

After nine consecutive quarters of declining nationwide inventory, not only are prices climbing higher, but buyers feel pressured to purchase quicker... read »

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | May 16th 2017

Light as air light rail; climate stretch my hands; and more homeowners opting to love than to list. ... read »

Cash, Competition and (No) Contingencies: The State of DC’s Uber-Competitive Housing Market

Cash, Competition and (No) Contingencies: The State of DC’s Uber-Competitive Housing Market

Nena Perry-Brown | April 21st 2017

The DC housing market, where offer deadlines, multiple bids, steep escalation clauses and minimal contingencies come as no surprise. ... read »

How the Proposed Federal Budget Would Affect the DC Area Housing Market

How the Proposed Federal Budget Would Affect the DC Area Housing Market

Nena Perry-Brown | March 23rd 2017

Last week, the presidential administration put forth a federal budget that would make severe cuts to various federal agencies. Here's how those cuts,... read »

The 27% Drop: Housing Inventory in DC Area Falls Significantly Since 2012

The 27% Drop: Housing Inventory in DC Area Falls Significantly Since 2012

Nena Perry-Brown | March 22nd 2017 | 1 Comment

As of the first quarter of the year, inventory in the region is down 11.3 percent year-over-year -- more than double the 5.1 percent year-over-year... read »

Demand is Steady in Spring Valley Despite Having DC’s Highest Home Prices

Demand is Steady in Spring Valley Despite Having DC’s Highest Home Prices

Nena Perry-Brown | December 6th 2016 | 1 Comment

For this week's edition of Home Price Watch, UrbanTurf is taking a look at Spring Valley, a suburban-style enclave adjacent to American University... read »

Home Price Watch: Higher Sales, Flatter Prices in LeDroit Park

Home Price Watch: Higher Sales, Flatter Prices in LeDroit Park

Nena Perry-Brown | November 8th 2016

For this week's edition of Home Price Watch, UrbanTurf takes a look at LeDroit Park, the small DC neighborhood adjacent to Shaw where home sales rose... read »

11 Percent of DC Area Buyers Can’t Find Homes Within Budget

11 Percent of DC Area Buyers Can’t Find Homes Within Budget

Nena Perry-Brown | October 6th 2016

A new report from Trulia shows that just over 11 percent of would-be homebuyers in DC cannot find homes within their budget. ... read »

Home Price Watch: A Tale of Two Markets in Palisades

Home Price Watch: A Tale of Two Markets in Palisades

Nena Perry-Brown | October 4th 2016

For this week's edition of Home Price Watch, UrbanTurf heads to Palisades, a narrow neighborhood along the DC-Maryland border where the amount of... read »

In Silicon Valley, Homes Are For Sale Even When They Aren’t

In Silicon Valley, Homes Are For Sale Even When They Aren’t

Nena Perry-Brown | September 6th 2016

A severe shortage of homes for sale in Silicon Valley has prospective buyers contacting the owners of homes that aren't for sale. ... read »

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

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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
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
Fort Totten
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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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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