DC a pioneer in walkable urbanity (Transportation Nation) Developers are reversing decades of thought on how people can live and thrive, and DC exemplifies this trend.
Full steam ahead for DC area's suburban skyscrapers (Greater Greater Washington) Rosslyn, Alexandria and Tysons all have "skyscrapers" on the way, eclipsing the region's tallest buildings at the moment.
Right to landlord's self-help in the DC metro region (Virginia Real Estate & Land Use) The three jurisdictions and their approach to landlords who take extra-judicial action against tenants.
FHA eases guidelines on condo approvals (HousingWire) New rules by the FHA make it easier to issue loans for condominiums. Among other changes, no more than 15% of the loans in the building can be delinquent for more than 60 days, up from a 30-day delinquency threshold previously.
Mortgage rates fall following fed announcement (Mortgage News Daily) In announcement of QE3, the Fed will now buy mortgage backed securities (MBS) to keep rates low, with no time limit on its intervention.