Headlines: DC home prices up dramatically in 5 years; is Whole Foods moving in near Howard U?
Here’s a look at what’s happening in real estate in and around the District of Columbia.
The most startling jump in median sales price, at approximately 143 percent, belongs to Trinidad. The neighborhood north of H Street, infamous for its police checkpoints as recently as 2008, has seen median sales prices rise from $160,800 in 2009 to $390,500 last year. -Urban Turf
Grocery options have already improved in the past year, with the opening of the Trader Joe’s at 14th and U streets NW and the new Giant at Citymarket at O. -Washington Business Journal
To help out the homebuyers in the $300,000 to $400,000 range, Curbed compiled a list of the best bachelor(ette) pads available. We only focused on listings that came on the market within the past week… -Curbed DC
The architectural firm behind the remake of New York’s Grand Central Terminal will lead the effort to plan a $10 billion proposed expansion of Union Station, a project that could triple passenger capacity at the station. -Washington Post
Total volume increased 4.6 percent sequentially, on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week ending March 27th, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). -CNBC