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Posts by Nena Perry-Brown

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Nena Perry-Brown, from most recent to least.

In 2021, Home Flipping Dropped Significantly in the DC Region

In 2021, Home Flipping Dropped Significantly in the DC Region

Nena Perry-Brown | 10:20 AM EST

A new report shows that flips in DC were down 76% year-over-year. ... read »

Thursday’s Must Reads

Thursday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | 6:20 AM EST

Amazon's investment in affordable DC-area TOD; Airbnb's secret fixer squad; and the 7% curb appeal home pricing premium. ... read »

A New and Allegedly Improved Zestimate Debuts

A New and Allegedly Improved Zestimate Debuts

Nena Perry-Brown | June 16th 2021

Four years after Zillow launched a competition to source a more accurate home valuation tool, the Zestimate has been updated with a more responsive... read »

Gallaudet’s Big Plans, 16 Acres Off New York Ave: The Residential Pipeline From Trinidad to Ivy City

Gallaudet’s Big Plans, 16 Acres Off New York Ave: The Residential Pipeline From Trinidad to Ivy City

Nena Perry-Brown | June 16th 2021

Gallaudet University is moving forward with its massive plans for six acres of its campus — and that isn't the only long-delayed project east of... read »

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 16th 2021

Whether to renovate before selling; Airbnb's ban on eviction exploitation; and DC mayor's bid to restore downtown. ... read »

What (Around) $900,000 Buys in the DC Area

What (Around) $900,000 Buys in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | June 15th 2021

This edition of What X Buys offers a look at some options for would-be buyers in the DC area with a $900,000 budget. ... read »

Historic Preservation, Interior Renovation: The Proposals to Update the Smithsonian

Historic Preservation, Interior Renovation: The Proposals to Update the Smithsonian

Nena Perry-Brown | June 15th 2021

The Smithsonian Institution is seeking approval for a more simplified and efficient revitalization of its two oldest buildings. ... read »

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Tuesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | June 15th 2021

Where home prices will be at the end of the year; a Purple Line teaser; and deep dives into discriminatory appraisals and deferred Congress Heights... read »

A Shaw Park Reimagined

A Shaw Park Reimagined

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2021

The National Capital Planning Commission will consider the proposed redesign in a couple of weeks. ... read »

Up to $195,000 Above Asking, from Hillcrest to Cathedral Heights

Up to $195,000 Above Asking, from Hillcrest to Cathedral Heights

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2021

The latest edition of Above Asking revisits three recently-featured listings that sold for anywhere between $10,000 and $195,000 over asking price. ... read »

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