This chart was put together by our preferred lender, Prosperity Mortgage, and uses very conservative numbers on the buying side and very liberal numbers on the renting side.  If you show me an investment vehicle that will earn me a 10% return, sign me up!  :-)  I thought the results were interest...
    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ABSORPTION RATE           SINGLE FAMILY HOMES           AS OF               AVG AVG PRICE RANGE TOTAL TOTAL CLOSED ABSORPTION DOMP DOMP   ACTIVES   RATE SOLD ACTIVE             0 - 149,999 27 16   (3.2/month) 27/3.2=   8.44 months 71 744 150,000 - 199,999 83 23   (4.6/mo...
Here is another great article in which I am featured on Urban Turf that deals with the complexities of buying a house with your friends.  For some people, it can be a wonderful alternative to throwing your money away on rent each month.  However, if you don't go into it with clear rules and bound...
There is a new real estate website in town, and it just launched this week.  In an attempt to navigate the highly localized real estate markets of the individual D.C. neighborhoods, Urban Turf dives in, one area at a time.  It gives the readers the information they are looking for with the feel o...

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