Condo Buying

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Condo Buying, from most recent to least.

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Wednesday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | January 11th 2017

Make Fifth Avenue great again; why many can't buy condos they can afford; and the plan to freeze federal hires and fire more freely. ... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | July 18th 2016

The eastward shift of DC nightlife; Seattle disowning its District Councils in a quest for more inclusion; and a look at the plans for two sites in... read »

264 Square Feet: A Look at DC’s Smallest Home on the Market

264 Square Feet: A Look at DC’s Smallest Home on the Market

Nena Perry-Brown | May 17th 2016

The smallest listing on the market in DC right now is a 264 square-foot studio condominium just south of Missouri Avenue, a micro-unit that came... read »

Sales of New Condos in DC Rise 35%, Bucking Area Trend

Sales of New Condos in DC Rise 35%, Bucking Area Trend

Nena Perry-Brown | April 12th 2016

A lack of new condo development in the region has kept supply and sales low and prices on the rise, according to a new quarterly report from Delta... read »

What Just Under $1 Million Buys You in DC

What Just Under $1 Million Buys You in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | April 8th 2016

In this week's edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf is taking a look at what a buyer can get in DC for just under $1 million. ... read »

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 35 New Condo Projects Delivering in DC

The 35 New Condo Projects Delivering in DC

UrbanTurf Staff | November 8th 2012

In this article, we outline the 35 or so condo and townhouse projects that are on the boards, under construction or just recently started selling in... read »

FHA May Loosen Up Rules Regulating Condo Sales

FHA May Loosen Up Rules Regulating Condo Sales

Shilpi Paul | May 21st 2012

FHA officials are considering loosening up requirements that limit the number of individuals eligible for FHA-backed loans, reported The Washington... read »

UrbanTurf Reader Asks: Best Condo Front Desks, Please

UrbanTurf Reader Asks: Best Condo Front Desks, Please

UrbanTurf Staff | May 10th 2011 | 13 Comments

In this installment of UrbanTurf Reader Asks, a DC condo buyer is running into difficulty finding newer condo buildings that offer front... 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 »

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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