Posts filed under “realestate”


Suddenly, we bought a condo! We wouldn’t have believed it if you’d told us at the start of this summer that we’d be homeowners by October. Me, I was satisfied with our spot beside Union Station and the Capitol — but at the same time we didn’t want to rent forever, and while the location […]

Me and HotPads on Delicious

Sometime back in 2005 I posted a link to HotPads, a map-based apartment and property search site. Apparently the site got popular; last week Douglas at HotPads emailed to let me know that the site had made it to the front page of with 382 links — with me as the first poster. […]

Housing Market Leveling Off?

A bit late on this, but: DCist last month on local real estate. All the signs point to a slowing in the housing market around here — not a popped bubble just yet, but at least a leveling off which gives young urbanites time to catch up with prices that shot up far too high, […]