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Real Estate Investing

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Real Estate Investing, from most recent to least.

Two Reports Offer Perspective on How Opportunity Zones are Falling Short

Two Reports Offer Perspective on How Opportunity Zones are Falling Short

Nena Perry-Brown | June 22nd 2020

Both the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and Urban Institute recently noted how OZs are performing in unexpected ways. ... read »

Executive Order Expected to Grease the Wheels in Opportunity Zones

Executive Order Expected to Grease the Wheels in Opportunity Zones

Nena Perry-Brown | December 12th 2018

DC announced its 25 Opportunity Zones earlier this year. ... read »

Tax Rules Released Regarding Opportunity Zones

Tax Rules Released Regarding Opportunity Zones

Nena Perry-Brown | October 22nd 2018

Six months ago, DC released its list of Opportunity Zones. Now, some rules for the Zones have been released. ... read »

In Silicon Valley, Homes Are For Sale Even When They Aren’t

In Silicon Valley, Homes Are For Sale Even When They Aren’t

Nena Perry-Brown | September 6th 2016

A severe shortage of homes for sale in Silicon Valley has prospective buyers contacting the owners of homes that aren't for sale. ... read »

Real Estate Crowdfunding Now a $1 Billion Industry

Real Estate Crowdfunding Now a $1 Billion Industry

Lark Turner | March 5th 2015 | 1 Comment

DC's homegrown crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, helped make the idea viable for U.S. investors. ... read »

The Pursuit: The Columbia Heights Money Pit

The Pursuit: The Columbia Heights Money Pit

Shilpi Paul | September 11th 2013 | 19 Comments

A DC couple is in the process of dividing their Columbia Heights rowhouse into four units, to create three sources of rental income that will cover... read »

Deal of the Week: Investor Special in Adams Morgan?

Deal of the Week: Investor Special in Adams Morgan?

Mark Wellborn | January 25th 2010 | 5 Comments

We are admittedly a little unsure about this week's Deal of the Week, however it is not often that you see a one-bedroom unit in Adams Morgan for... read »

DC Rental Units, Part II: The Steps to Being a Landlord

DC Rental Units, Part II: The Steps to Being a Landlord

Michele Lerner | November 30th 2009 | 7 Comments

In order to legally rent out that vacant English basement in DC, you need to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy and a Basic Business License. After... read »

DC Rental Units: More Than Just Collecting a Monthly Check

DC Rental Units: More Than Just Collecting a Monthly Check

Michele Lerner | November 12th 2009 | 19 Comments

There may not be a better home type on the market than the home that pays you back. After the jump, Michele Lerner looks at how to legalize rental... read »

Ask An Agent: What Steps Do I Need to Take to Make My Rental Legal?

Ask An Agent: What Steps Do I Need to Take to Make My Rental Legal?

Mark Wellborn | November 10th 2009 | 4 Comments

In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a couple buying a home with a basement rental unit inquires about what steps need to be taken in order to... read »

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