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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

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