Weekly Roundup (December 5th)

      As the year comes to a close, UrbanTurf is taking its bi-annual look at the neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest home price appreciation during the year. READ FULL ARTICLE                 On the menu: a winter wonderland, Salvadoran pop-up, and festive holiday [...]

2020-12-04T18:22:08+00:00December 4th, 2020|

Weekly Roundup (November 28th)

    Between 2015 and 2020, the median home price citywide has risen roughly 20%, or $105,000, increasing from $520,000 to $625,000. Below, we pull some data from a sample of DC neighborhoods to get a look at how prices have fared on a more granular level. READ FULL ARTICLE               [...]

2020-11-23T20:08:19+00:00November 23rd, 2020|

Weekly Roundup (November 21st)

    The October housing market in the DC region was characterized by prices, specifically record home prices. From DC to Alexandria, prices across the region reached new highs last month, but as has been the case for most of the year, the rising prices are not dampening enormous buyer demand. READ FULL ARTICLE   [...]

2020-11-19T21:15:18+00:00November 19th, 2020|

Weekly Roundup (November 14th)

    DC home prices set two records in October. The median home price came in at $675,000, a year-over-year increase of almost 17% and $15,000 higher than the previous record home price for the city, according to a new report out today from Bright MLS. However, prices for single-family homes in the city went [...]

2020-11-13T18:33:52+00:00November 13th, 2020|

Weekly Roundup (November 7th)

        More than 220 homes in DC have sold for above $2 million this year, an indication that the city may be on track for its best year on record when it comes to luxury home sales. READ FULL ARTICLE                 Thanksgiving will be different [...]

2020-11-06T17:56:19+00:00November 6th, 2020|

Weekly Roundup (October 31st)

Long-term mortgage rates have dropped to new record lows several times this year, most recently last week when they fell to 2.80%. A year ago, rates were almost 100 basis points higher, so UrbanTurf is taking its semi-regular look to see how the much lower rates are impacting mortgage payments. READ FULL ARTICLE We are [...]

2020-11-06T17:57:12+00:00October 29th, 2020|

6 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

The Smithsonian’s Food History Weekend kicks off on Thursday, October 15 and runs until Saturday, October 17 with free virtual sessions focused on food justice — an especially pertinent topic during the pandemic. Learn about food workers’ rights, the enduring history of native foodways, the future of American beer, and more. Carve a pumpkin and dive into caramel apples at Lawntoberfest [...]

2020-10-16T18:36:44+00:00October 16th, 2020|

These DC-Area Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours are Still Happening

Even amid a pandemic, there are still lots of ways to freak yourself out this Halloween. Most of the following options are outdoors, and all must comply with local social-distancing guidelines. Costumes aren’t required, but face masks are! Haunted Houses and Attractions Markoff’s Haunted Forest Thanks to social distancing, this year’s dark, wooded trail will [...]

2020-10-09T16:32:11+00:00October 9th, 2020|

6 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Swiss restaurant Stable (1324 H St., NE) is converting their patio pop-up Pier 1351 into an outdoor fondue spot, Little Stable, on Thursday, October 1 (the pop-up runs until October 22). Get cozy in a blanket while dunking bread and potatoes into cauldrons of bubbling cheese dip. The restaurant is also offering warm apple cider and hot spiced wine as the weather [...]

2020-10-01T20:26:15+00:00October 1st, 2020|

4 Virginia Wine Country Brunches Worth a (Gorgeous) Drive

Fall is primetime in Virginia wine country, when estates begin to harvest their grapes. (The beautiful weather doesn’t hurt, either.) Here’s where to stop for brunch—all places with outdoor and socially distanced options—on your day trip from the DC area. The Ashby Inn. Photograph by Scott Suchman  The Ashby Inn 692 Federal St., Paris, VA [...]

2020-09-25T18:35:30+00:00September 25th, 2020|