DC foreclosure activity surging annually, report says

A sure-fire sign of an improving real estate market is the fall of foreclosure activity, and luckily those trends are down throughout the nation for the eighth consecutive month, according to RealtyTrac’s newly released data …

RealtyTrac finds all cash home sales increasing in the District

The volume of all-cash home sales is on the rise in the District of Columbia, with competition and outside buyers driving the uptick. According to data from RealtyTrac, last year 24.3 percent of all district home sales were cash deals, the highest perc…

District of Columbia home prices dip in November, December, says Redfin

Redfin reports District of Columbia home prices fell 0.9 percent in December on an annual basis, but home sales inched up 5.4 percent …

Luxury listing: Dupont Circle penthouse with a rooftop deck

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom penthouse in Dupont Circle boasts an east-facing balcony and rooftop deck with sprawling views of the city. The home spans two floors with 785 square feet of space, top-of-the-line appliances, beautiful rustic flooring, b…

City First Foundation event underscores problem of poverty in DC

DC is burdened by extreme poverty. Family incomes in Ward 7 are stagnant. In Ward 8, despite a 54 percent citywide increase in average family income since 1980 (adjusted for inflation), family incomes are below 1980 levels …

DC sees 9 percent spike in mortgage application fraud risk

D.C. saw a 9 percent year-over-year rise in risk during the second quarter, placing the district as the sixth riskiest state for application fraud …