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Posts by Michele Lerner

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Michele Lerner, from most recent to least.

The Square Footage Game

The Square Footage Game

Michele Lerner | June 26th 2013 | 15 Comments

Square footage is a hotly debated issue when it comes to buying a new home. When the listing information doesn’t include it, eyebrows are raised, and... read »

The Cons of Condo Board Membership

The Cons of Condo Board Membership

Michele Lerner | January 14th 2011 | 8 Comments

This is the second installment of a two-part series on the joys and pains of becoming a member of the condo or co-op board in your building. ... read »

The Pros of Joining Your Condo or Co-op Board

The Pros of Joining Your Condo or Co-op Board

Michele Lerner | January 7th 2011 | 3 Comments

Early in 2010, UrbanTurf ran a two-part series on the joys and pains of becoming a member of the condo or co-op board in your building. Here is the... read »

Rent vs. Buy: Capitol Hill

Rent vs. Buy: Capitol Hill

Michele Lerner | April 26th 2010 | 7 Comments

In Rent vs. Buy this week, UrbanTurf looks at Capitol Hill, a neighborhood that has evolved from a convenient home for congressional staffers to one... read »

Rent vs. Buy: West End

Rent vs. Buy: West End

Michele Lerner | March 26th 2010 | 2 Comments

In Rent vs. Buy this week, UrbanTurf looks at West End, a neighborhood where you will need deep pockets whether you are renting or buying. ... read »

Rent vs. Buy: Cleveland Park

Rent vs. Buy: Cleveland Park

Michele Lerner | March 19th 2010 | 3 Comments

In Rent vs. Buy this week, UrbanTurf looks at Cleveland Park, a neighborhood whose mix of residential side streets and commercial buzz attracts young... read »

Rent vs. Buy: Columbia Heights

Rent vs. Buy: Columbia Heights

Michele Lerner | March 12th 2010 | 3 Comments

In this week's Rent vs. Buy, UrbanTurf looks at Columbia Heights to gather estimates of rent and home prices in order to determine which makes more... read »

Rent vs. Buy: Dupont Circle

Rent vs. Buy: Dupont Circle

Michele Lerner | March 4th 2010 | 4 Comments

In Rent vs. Buy this week, UrbanTurf looks at Dupont Circle to gather estimates of rent and home prices, in order to determine which makes more sense... read »

A Development Grows in Brookland

A Development Grows in Brookland

Michele Lerner | March 2nd 2010 | 3 Comments

Brookland was once known as “Little Rome” for its Catholic connections, but as it becomes a mecca for artists, it may need to change its nickname to... 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 »