Tag Archive: D.C. Real Estate

“Neighborhoods Go Green” – The Warf: Southwest Waterfront, DC

Last week I wrote about my time at a panel discussion and reception put on by the U.S. Green Building Council to promote the “Neighborhoods Go Green” exhibit (in town until April, 21st at the American Institute of Architects). There were a few local projects discussed by the panel, but for me the one that…

LEED for Neighborhood Development – “Neighborhoods Go Green” comes to DC

Even if you are uber passionate about “Green” initiatives and philosophies, you might be growing fatigued of the term “Green”, as well as some of it’s common counterparts. With “Green wash” marketing inundating us everyday fatigue is not the only thing setting in, but increasing skepticism as well. On Monday I attended a panel discussion…

A DC Row-House Gets a Rehab

The spring and summer of 2010 brought quite a bit of real estate activity to the Northern Virginia and DC market. And DC row-houses in need of renovation or rehabilitation have been no excepton. I say “have been” because some of this activity is ongoing. With low prices, decease low interest rates, order and an…

Home Buyer Tax Credit Expiring: Buyers and Sellers Can Benefit

There is some speculation that the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit will be extended beyond the current deadline and potentially increased. Conjecture aside, what we do know at this time is that the current credit is set to expire on November 30th of this year. This gives a narrow and closing window of…

Sellers Market? Really?

Statistically, and historically, it is true that Northern Virginia is now once again in a sellers market. By definition from the National Association of Realtors a sellers market is where, based on the current rate of absorption, the active inventory would be exhausted in 6 months or less. Those who purchased their home in the…