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DC Real Estate Market Reports

Median home sales price in the D.C. area sees October record

Overall inventory was also at its lowest level in a decade.

Where to hunt for a deal on a D.C.-area apartment

A new report runs down the median rents in 11 towns and cities, and finds that Fredericksburg and Hagerstown are among the cheapest.

Nearly half of D.C. renter households ‘cost-burdened’: report

Blame supply and demand—or the number of affluent tenants in the Washington metro region.

D.C. home sales jump despite higher prices, lower inventory

A new report for September, in fact, shows historically low levels of available homes for sale and a steady increase in the region’s median price.

What are the D.C. area’s most expensive ZIP codes for renting?

No. 1: 20037, which covers parts of Foggy Bottom, West End, and Dupont Circle.

More outsiders are searching for rentals in the D.C. area, report finds

Most of the searchers are in the vicinity of New York City, according to HotPads.

August was a hot month for D.C. area real estate, with Arlington leading the way

The median home sales price was $465,000, a record for the decade.

D.C. region needs 374K new homes by 2030 to accommodate expected growth, report finds

220,000 families are at particular risk of displacement from high housing prices.

Apartment construction is cooling in the D.C. metro area, study says

But it appears to be up in Arlington, where Amazon is putting its new headquarters.

D.C. is one of the hardest U.S. cities in which to build affordable housing, report says

The metro area ranks 52 out of 58 for ease of new development.

Arlington and Alexandria named most competitive real estate markets in the U.S.

The plans for Amazon’s second headquarters are driving activity, Redfin says.

Home sales prices in D.C. and the surrounding area hit new July highs

D.C.’s median sales price was $592K. That of the metro area was $470K

What having a roommate saves you in D.C. rent

More than $8,600 a year, according to a recent study

Rats! D.C. is seeing more rat complaints than in the past, report says

Check how your neighborhood compares to others

Report: $132K in income is needed to comfortably rent a two-bedroom in D.C.

That puts the city behind only San Francisco and New York, per a recent study

Over two-thirds of one-bedrooms near Metro stations see higher rents in 2019: report

The median rent for transit-accessible one-bedroom homes increased 2.4 percent

D.C. home sales hit record median price for June

Half of the homes sold last month were on the market for 16 days or less

To expand affordable housing, D.C. should reform single-family zoning: analysis

Three-quarters of D.C.’s residential tax lots allow only single-family homes by right

Amazon HQ2 ZIP code sees doubling in median list price for single-family homes: report

The price rose 99.9 percent in one year, to nearly $1.6 million last month

Family-sized housing remains out of reach for many in D.C., report says

Researchers also found that large homes are unevenly distributed across the city

Median sales price for D.C. homes reaches 10-year May record

It’s still a strong seller’s market

Median price for D.C. single-family home grows by double-digit percentage in one year

New data indicate significant increases in home prices since March 2018

Median home price in Arlington jumps more than $100K since Amazon HQ2 news: report

It’s the latest sign of the "Amazon effect" on the local real estate market

In-unit laundry the most sought-after apartment amenity in Washington, report says

Tenants also want air-conditioning and a balcony, and they’d love it if their apartments came furnished.

Washington among top U.S. cities for affluent renters, report says

The district is proving a fertile ground for a new breed of tenants: Those households making $150,000 and up.

Washington among 10 priciest major U.S. cities for renting this May: Report

The city’s median one- and two-bedroom rents both stand at well over $2,000 a month, according to listings site Zumper.

10 economic records set in downtown D.C. in 2018, according to ‘State of Downtown’ report

Some were highs, others were lows. And WeWork is now the District’s largest private office tenant

How Amazon HQ2 would squeeze the D.C. region’s already tight housing market

The area is widely seen as a frontrunner in the competition over the planned headquarters

Report: ‘Affluent families are displacing low- and middle-income families’ from D.C.

The District’s prosperity has not benefited all residents, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce says

D.C. apartment rents heading into October remain among the priciest in U.S.

But there is good news for tenants, according to a new Zumper report: Median rents have declined year-over-year.

Rent-burdened in D.C.: About half the city’s tenant households confront crushing costs

The percentage of Washington, D.C., tenant households paying at least 30 percent of their monthly income toward rent decreased to 47.1 percent in 2017 from 48.2 percent in 2016, according to a new analysis. Yay?

D.C. tenants can save big from having roommates: Report

The analysis looked at the average one- and two-bedroom rents in 50 big cities nationwide, and, from that, extrapolated how much splitting such rents—with a roommate or somebody else—can save a tenant. Hold on.

How much affordable housing does D.C. have? The city can’t say for sure

Officials want to find out using a comprehensive database

Here’s the hourly wage it takes to rent a D.C. two-bedroom

According to a new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition

Study finds D.C. is among the top 5 large U.S. cities with slowest growing rents

RENTCafe crunched the numbers on the average rent in Washington

Nearly $83K is the salary needed to buy a typical home in D.C.

That’s if homebuyers put down 20 percent.

32 percent of D.C. homebuyers made an offer on a home in 2017 without seeing it first

More than one in two homebuyers in Los Angeles made sight-unseen offers.

Where D.C. rents are lowering

Expect some surprises on which neighborhoods have experienced the highest year-over-year decreases.

In January, D.C.’s rents grew 2.4 percent year-over-year, average $2,087

Overall, rents across the nation are rising.