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Posts by Mark Wellborn

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

Trump Releases Renderings For Old Post Office Building

Trump Releases Renderings For Old Post Office Building

Mark Wellborn | April 1st 2013 | 18 Comments

We had a feeling that Donald Trump would make a splash with his new vision for the Old Post Office Pavilion, but it is safe to say we were blown away... read »

5 Predictions For the Spring Market

5 Predictions For the Spring Market

Mark Wellborn | March 15th 2013

As spring approaches, there are a number of questions floating around about the DC area housing market. Will the tight inventory in the for-sale... read »

The Rent Versus Buy Calculator Put to the Test, Part II

The Rent Versus Buy Calculator Put to the Test, Part II

Mark Wellborn | March 1st 2013 | 11 Comments

The New York Times Rent vs. Buy calculator is one of the go-to tools for those that are trying to make the decision between continuing to rent or... read »

Oh Home Sellers, Where Art Thou?

Oh Home Sellers, Where Art Thou?

Mark Wellborn | January 18th 2013 | 9 Comments

It can be exasperating to be a home buyer in DC these days, but quite lucrative if you are selling. Problem is, there aren't that many home sellers... read »

The UrbanTurf Holiday Gift Guide

The UrbanTurf Holiday Gift Guide

Mark Wellborn | November 30th 2012 | 1 Comment

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be two of the biggest shopping days of the year, but they both pale in comparison to the traffic that UrbanTurf... read »

30 Days With Car2Go

30 Days With Car2Go

Mark Wellborn | October 2nd 2012 | 19 Comments

During my first month using car2go, I discovered that DC's relatively-new car sharing service is very easy to abuse. And that means it will soon be... read »

DC Area Housing Inventory Remains Low, But So Do Foreclosures

DC Area Housing Inventory Remains Low, But So Do Foreclosures

Mark Wellborn | February 10th 2012

The news out today about the DC area housing market in January sounds a lot like what was reported for the market last month: a low inventory of... read »

Rents Will Fall in the DC Area, But Not By That Much

Rents Will Fall in the DC Area, But Not By That Much

Mark Wellborn | January 26th 2012 | 5 Comments

A strong apartment delivery schedule over the next few years will mean that rents will go down. But not by that much and not for very long. ... read »

Congress Working on Deal to Raise FHA Loan Limits

Congress Working on Deal to Raise FHA Loan Limits

Mark Wellborn | November 15th 2011

A deal is in the works that could raise limits for loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration. ... read »

Report: Median Mortgage Payments Equal to Median Rents

Report: Median Mortgage Payments Equal to Median Rents

Mark Wellborn | October 14th 2011 | 3 Comments

Capital Economics is reporting that the median monthly rental payment in the U.S. is almost the same as the median mortgage payment for the first... read »

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