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DC Real Estate Market Reports

Mapping D.C.'s most and least expensive neighborhoods for renters

Logan Circle and Shaw are the priciest neighborhoods for renting right now.

Capital Bikeshare users save an average of $631 per year on travel cost

See why more people are getting wheelie interested in the bike share system.

The D.C. area’s 5 most profitable counties for flipping homes

From Prince George’s County to the City of Manassas.

D.C. is the fifth most expensive U.S. city for renting

Nationwide, rents have pretty much returned to where they were in January of this year with a median $1,003 per month, compared to January’s $1,016.

Mapping rents near D.C.’s Metro stations

A new interactive map sheds light on the rents near all 91 Metro stations.

In D.C., most want to buy homes, but can’t

The lack of affordable options affects almost everyone.

D.C. will add over 15.5M square feet of development in 2017 alone

Out of all of the upcoming projects in the city, 64 percent are mixed-use.

It will run you 11,556 avocado toasts to put a down payment on a D.C. home

According to one millionaire, there’s really only one thing standing in Millennials way: Avocado toast.

Appraisals and comps: 9 important things to know

The first big decision a seller has to make is deciding on the price for their house.

The top five places where D.C. residents move to when they leave

When it comes to Washington, D.C., people come and go, but when they leave, where do they venture to exactly?

The typical one-bedroom apartment in D.C. costs $2,121 per month

Since March 2017, the cost of a one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartment has risen in Washington, D.C.

D.C.’s suburbs are gaining renters faster than urban areas

In 19 of the 20 biggest U.S. Metro areas, the growth of renters in suburban areas outpaced the growth in urban areas from 2011 to 2015.

D.C.’s structurally deficient bridges are the busiest in the nation

Over half of the District’s bridges don’t meet contemporary design standards.

54 D.C. neighborhoods, at a glance

From 14th Street to Anacostia, get the ins and outs of over 50 neighborhoods in the District.

Have D.C. Metro area home prices recovered since the Great Recession?

During the late 2000s, there was a sharp decline in economic activity and home values.

This spring’s real estate market is expected to be busier than last year’s

Some of the factors that survey respondents said will contribute to a busier spring include an improved job market and more qualified buyers.

D.C. has highest increase of African-American homeowners in U.S.

Rockville, Maryland landed in sixth place.

Washington, D.C.'s best neighborhoods for renting

Washington, D.C. is a big and beautiful city that spans four quadrants with over 100 distinctive and unique neighborhoods.

How gentrified are D.C.’s neighborhoods?

Gentrification is a constant hot topic in Washington, D.C., and this shouldn’t be of any surprise to anyone.

Petworth has the fastest rising rents in D.C.

D.C. ranks as one of the top 10 most expensive cities for renting in the U.S.

Report: 55 percent of D.C.’s affordable units under construction are in desirable neighborhoods

Despite this, the majority of affordable units currently up for grabs are in "low-opportunity neighborhoods."

Smaller D.C. homes are gaining in price faster than larger ones

Bigger homes equate to bigger sales—or do they?

How D.C.'s average one-bedroom apartment compares to NY, LA

In a new report, RENTCafé focused on the top 30 financial centers of the world and how their rentals compare in terms of price.

D.C. home inventory dropped 27 percent in last five years

The lack of inventory has further pushed affordability out of reach for many homebuyers.

Visualizing D.C.’s population density in comparison to New York, Los Angeles

Currently, there are roughly 670,000 people in D.C. How does that compare to other cities?

D.C. area HOA dues jumped nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2015

Over the past decade, homeowner association dues have skyrocketed across the nation and especially in the D.C. area.

Families in D.C. spend almost $13K more per year to live in the city than the suburbs

On a national level, families spend an average of $43,652 to cover basic housing and child care costs in the city.

Keep track of every project in every D.C. neighborhood with this map

Tracking urban real estate has never been easier than with Recity, which just launched on March 1.

Nearly one in four homes in D.C. cost over $1M

Washington, D.C. real estate is moving on up when it comes to prices.

Need-to-know data for the D.C. renter

Let’s face it: Data can contradict. So, in order to help renters in Washington, D.C. know what they should expect when they nab themselves a one-bedroom, Curbed has put together data compiled by multiple real estate data gurus across the internet.

Spring home selling tips for the D.C. realtor

From the right paint color to choose to the features that homebuyers are searching for, here are tips sellers should stay aware of. McEnearney Associates Realtor Brett West took the time to speak on what sellers should know for the spring season.

How much renters in D.C. could save with a roommate

Most Millennials can’t afford to buy a home, so what else is there do to but rent? While Millennials rent longer and delay the decision to buy a home, it is possible to save some money—if a roommate is handy.

Here is the required salary to buy a home in D.C.

You’re gonna need a lot of dough, according to this study. To calculate the required salary needed in order to buy a home in 27 different Metro areas in the U.S., used the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2016 fourth-quarter data.

Some of D.C.’s farther-out suburbs have faster growing home values than closer-in ones

While the D.C. area real estate markets have been consistently growing in the past eight years, it’s been those markets that are farther out that have been growing the most, at least according to Jonathan Fox, principal at the Fox Group with Compass.

Study: D.C. is the 4th best U.S. city to live in

It’s official: the nation’s capital is a great place to be, according to U.S. News & Word Report’s latest study. In their list of the 100 best U.S. cities to live in, D.C. ranked in fourth place, beating out New York City, Miami, and San Francisco.

Housing supply in D.C. is way up, outpacing demand

In 2016, the District permitted 4,682 residential units, the second highest number of housing units since the Census Bureau started keeping track in 1980. 24,944 units were permitted for the region, around the same number of units as 2013 and 2014.

How D.C. home prices stack up, neighborhood by neighborhood

If interested in buying a home in D.C., double check which areas are the most affordable with this graph. Real estate research site NeighborhoodX put all the data together, measuring the average neighborhood home prices by price per square foot.

What to know about the development boom along the Metro’s Green Line

The report examines any and all growth that have occurred in the past five years within a quarter-mile of the Metro’s Green Line stations. Metro’s Green Line has accounted for 48 percent of Washington, D.C.’s new households under 35 since 2010.

Prediction: Hillbrook will be D.C.’s hottest neighborhood of 2017

By this time next year, which Washington, D.C. neighborhoods will homebuyers will be seeking? Zillow recently asked this question and came up with a list five neighborhoods in the District that are expected to change the most in home value growth.