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Posts by Tim Brown

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Tim Brown, from most recent to least.

Capitol Riverfront: Still Growing

Capitol Riverfront: Still Growing

Tim Brown | March 8th 2010 | 25 Comments

Despite being one of the areas in DC hit hardest by the economic downturn, Capitol Riverfront, Southeast DC’s neighborhood by the ballpark is slowly... read »

The Push East: Trinidad, The Next Frontier

The Push East: Trinidad, The Next Frontier

Tim Brown | February 15th 2010 | 29 Comments

Long known for little more than its high crime rate, Trinidad is now developing a reputation as an area where an affordable housing stock is drawing... read »

FHA Changes Could Have Substantial Effect on Condo Buyers

FHA Changes Could Have Substantial Effect on Condo Buyers

Tim Brown | February 8th 2010 | 3 Comments

A few weeks ago, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) introduced several changes to the guidelines it uses to lend mortgage products. The... read »

The Presidential Party Crasher’s Pad

The Presidential Party Crasher’s Pad

Tim Brown | January 13th 2010

Last week, news broke that the third party "crasher" at the now-infamous White House state dinner runs a social club at a Mount Pleasant mansion. And... read »

P.G. County Ranked 12th Worst Housing Market for 2010

P.G. County Ranked 12th Worst Housing Market for 2010

Tim Brown | January 11th 2010 | 10 Comments

A report released recently from the website Housing Predictor forecasts that Prince George’s County will be one of the worst performing markets in... read »

HUD Releases Updated Mandatory Settlement Cost Booklet

HUD Releases Updated Mandatory Settlement Cost Booklet

Tim Brown | January 7th 2010 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a settlement cost booklet, Shopping for Your Home Loan that provides a... read »

The Woodley Wardman: New Condos Amidst Old Money

The Woodley Wardman: New Condos Amidst Old Money

Tim Brown | January 6th 2010 | 5 Comments

The Woodley Wardman, a 39-unit, two-building condo project in Woodley Park, will be one of the first modern offerings in a neighborhood where new... read »

Predictions ‘10: What Will the Next Year Look Like?

Predictions ‘10: What Will the Next Year Look Like?

Tim Brown | January 4th 2010 | 2 Comments

Depending on whom you ask, the residential real estate market in 2010 will either be really good or really bad. After the jump, Tim Brown examines... read »

Will the Silver Line Drive Tyson’s Condo Prices Higher?

Will the Silver Line Drive Tyson’s Condo Prices Higher?

Tim Brown | December 30th 2009 | 3 Comments

Proximity to Metro ranks with location and parking as high on the wish lists of homebuyers in the DC area. In a region plagued by traffic congestion,... read »

Restoring a House in the City

Restoring a House in the City

Tim Brown | December 28th 2009 | 1 Comment

For those of you searching for a late holiday gift, Ingrid Abramovitch's Restoring a House in The City may fit the bill for someone interested in... read »

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