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Posts by Mark Wellborn

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Mark Wellborn, from most recent to least.

One of Bethesda’s Tallest New Towers Could Get Key Approval This Week

One of Bethesda’s Tallest New Towers Could Get Key Approval This Week

Mark Wellborn | July 17th 2019

The Montgomery County Planning Board is expected to approve Metro Tower tomorrow. ... read »

Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up

Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up

Mark Wellborn | June 14th 2018

On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 4.62 percent with an average 0.4 point as the average for a 30-year mortgage.  ... read »

Exclusive: The Wharf’s Massive Second Act

Exclusive: The Wharf’s Massive Second Act

Mark Wellborn | May 16th 2017

UrbanTurf provides the first look at what named brand architects and designers have put together for the next phase of the largest development in the... read »

SHoP, ODA, Adjmi: The Eleven Architects That Will Design Phase Two of The Wharf

SHoP, ODA, Adjmi: The Eleven Architects That Will Design Phase Two of The Wharf

Mark Wellborn | January 31st 2017 | 5 Comments

The eleven firms could set a high bar for the design of new development in the city. ... read »

The ROI of Fundrise

The ROI of Fundrise

Mark Wellborn | February 5th 2016

The popularity of the company bodes wells for its future, but four years after launching, is it making money for investors? ... read »

DC’s Newest Condo Amenity: A Marijuana Grow Closet

DC’s Newest Condo Amenity: A Marijuana Grow Closet

Mark Wellborn | October 22nd 2015 | 3 Comments

A new condo unit in Park View has a feature that likely no other new residence in the city can boast. ... read »

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

Mark Wellborn | August 15th 2013 | 10 Comments

In 2003, Jeff Speck moved to DC to become design director at the National Endowment for the Arts, and almost immediately began looking for an empty... read »

DC Home Prices Set Record In June As Inventory Creeps Back

DC Home Prices Set Record In June As Inventory Creeps Back

Mark Wellborn | July 10th 2013 | 2 Comments

Home prices in the District of Columbia rose 16.3 percent between June 2012 and June 2013 to reach a median sales price of $529,000, the highest on... read »

Row Houses and Rock Creek: DC’s Hottest Housing Market

Row Houses and Rock Creek: DC’s Hottest Housing Market

Mark Wellborn | June 27th 2013

In the current housing market, almost every neighborhood in DC has homes that garner multiple offers and sell for above their asking price. But Mount... read »

Homes in DC Area Selling At Fastest Rate in 8 Years

Homes in DC Area Selling At Fastest Rate in 8 Years

Mark Wellborn | May 10th 2013

A report out Friday only reiterated what many in the DC area housing market already know: it is a very good time to be a home seller and a... read »

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