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Is Our Apartment Market Ready if Amazon Chooses D.C. for HQ2?

September 18, 2018

In case you have not heard, Amazon is expected to soon choose the site for its second headquarters, known as HQ2. Amazon has shortlisted 20 cities as potential sites of their HQ2, and three of those sites are in the D.C. Metro— including Washington D.C. itself. As we have previously explored, Amazon’s HQ2 landing in […]

3 New Perspectives on the Housing Market

August 29, 2018

Over the last couple of weeks, a few interesting new perspectives have emerged on our housing market. Our seller’s market should last until (at least) 2020: This perspective comes from the recent Q3 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. In the survey, Zillow found that 76% of housing market experts expect our seller’s market will continue […]

D.C. Price Updates: New Highs and Surprising Lows

August 23, 2018

We admit… we spend significant time discussing market prices on our blog. The reason is simple: prices reflect the overall health of our market. Sure, there are many factors at play within our  market’s health. But there are two points that keep prices top-of-mind for players in our market. First, as we have noted many […]

D.C. Market Update: Buying vs Renting, Amazon’s New HQ2 Shortlist, and Rising Interest Rates

August 15, 2018

Our market has continued to perform well throughout 2018, with home prices hitting record high levels this past June, and inventory continuing its 26-month long decline.   Beyond price increases, there have been a few more interesting recent developments in our market: Buying is Cheaper than Renting in D.C. According to Trulia, it is now […]

Should We Worry About Millennial Home Ownership Rates in D.C.?

July 26, 2018

Millennials are purchasing homes at lower rates than Gen X and Baby Boomers. That’s the news from a recent report conducted by the Urban Institute. Titled “Millennial Homeownership” Why Is It So Low, and How Can We Increase It?”, the report reviewed the most recent home ownership data (from 2015). It found the homeownership rate […]

Could This Be the D.C. Metro’s Hottest Neighborhood?

July 20, 2018

Last month, D.C.’s median housing price hit a milestone, rising above $600,000. While impressive on its own, and a good indication of our market’s continued hot streak, there are many properties in D.C. and the Metro with much higher price tags. And when you identify and analyze a few lists of D.C.’s most expensive properties, […]

How’s Our Market Performing? Our 2018 Mid-Year Update

July 12, 2018

In this market outlook we review the most recent available data on the D.C. Metro area’s real estate market performance during the first half of 2018. We focus on the following metrics: Sales Prices Inventory Property Type Performance Area Income & Employment Unless otherwise cited, we refer to data compiled by Real Estate Business Intelligence. […]

A Few New Developments in D.C. Home Prices

June 27, 2018

We talk a lot about real estate prices, and for good reason. Housing prices offer a concrete picture of opportunity within our real estate market—both how opportunity continues to grow within our market, and where that opportunity may best lie. Housing prices also indicate how other key metrics—such as supply and demand—are operating within our […]

Financing Fundamentals

June 26, 2018

(This article was reprinted with permission by Scotsman Guide, where the text and accompanying image were originally published.) If you can’t secure capital, you can’t succeed as a commercial mortgage broker — end of story. Pitching a deal to a lender is your “rubber meets the road” moment. If the lender says “yes,” you’re in […]

D.C.’s Million Dollar Homes Nearly Tripled in Last 10 Years

June 12, 2018

D.C. home prices keep increasing. In April, Median Home Sales Prices in D.C. rose 13.5% year-over-year, hitting $590,000. In the D.C. Metro Area, home prices rose 3.1%, representing the 19th consecutive month of year-over-year home price increases, and reaching their highest April levels this decade. But April saw a second, perhaps even more interesting, data […]

Is Another Tech Giant Coming to Our Region?

May 29, 2018

Recently, we discussed how, and why, the D.C. metro area will most likely be the location of Amazon’s HQ 2. As we noted, if Amazon lands in D.C., it would produce a dramatic impact on our local economy and real estate market: Amazon has pledged a starter investment of $5 billion in construction. The original […]

D.C.’s Real Estate Market Heats Back Up (and Looks to Only Get Hotter)

May 21, 2018

There have been some rumblings lately that the Washington D.C. real estate market might be losing some steam. While prices remained high, and, inventory remained low, for the last few months sales volume lowered year-over-year. Our market was still performing very well, and the fundamentals remained strong, but the numbers just weren’t hitting the same […]

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