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Posts By Will Smith

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Will Smith, from most recent to least.

Buyers Week: How a $100 Mistake Can Sink Your Credit Score

Buyers Week: How a $100 Mistake Can Sink Your Credit Score

Will Smith | March 16th 2018

Having a very good credit score is crucial if you want to be pre-approved for a home loan and get the lowest interest rate possible. And, as the publi... read»

The Pursuit 2: Before & After Shots at Lanier Heights

The Pursuit 2: Before & After Shots at Lanier Heights

Will Smith | June 13th 2016

An article from the UrbanTurf archives in which our publisher describes the renovation process for his one-bedroom co-op. ... read»

The Pursuit: Finding a Beautiful One-Bedroom in Lanier Heights for $1400/mo

The Pursuit: Finding a Beautiful One-Bedroom in Lanier Heights for $1400/mo

Will Smith | October 8th 2013

UrbanTurf publisher Will Smith relates his experience finding a one-bedroom in the charming and previously unfamiliar Lanier Heights.... read»

Getting in on the Ground Floor in Southwest

Getting in on the Ground Floor in Southwest

Will Smith | March 30th 2011

In a city where real estate watchers are always speculating about the next hot neighborhood, it is curious that DC's Southwest quadrant gets so little... read»

Supply and Demand for New Condos Completely Out of Whack

Supply and Demand for New Condos Completely Out of Whack

Will Smith | March 18th 2011

The diminished supply of new condominiums in the DC metro area has gotten so tight that the next chapter of condo development could materialize this y... read»

Weekly Mortgage Rate: 4.76%

Weekly Mortgage Rate: 4.76%

Will Smith | March 17th 2011

Mortgage rates continued their downward trajectory this week, with Freddie Mac putting the average rate on a standard 30-year fixed-rate mortgage over... read»

Opportunity to Buy at a Discount in Capitol Riverfront

Opportunity to Buy at a Discount in Capitol Riverfront

Will Smith | March 16th 2011

Next Saturday, developer EYA will release 11 townhomes in Capitol Quarter for sale under a unique workforce financing program co-managed by the DC gov... read»

Don't Expect New Condos in Downtown Silver Spring Anytime Soon

Don't Expect New Condos in Downtown Silver Spring Anytime Soon

Will Smith | March 16th 2011

Now that there are signs of life again in the new condo market, some would-be home buyers are wondering what DC-area neighborhoods developers will pic... read»

Gaslight Square: Just Say No To Wood

Gaslight Square: Just Say No To Wood

Will Smith | March 15th 2011

"When I lie in bed at night and dream about buildings, this project is what I think about," said Jim Abdo to open his presentation last night about Ga... read»

National Harbor to Get Big Apartment Project

National Harbor to Get Big Apartment Project

Will Smith | December 10th 2010

National Harbor is set to get a large 350-unit apartment building, reports the Washington Business Journal. Construction is scheduled to begin next fa... read»

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