Living with grandma, housing market exacerbating inequality and STC “Free For All”

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Are the Washington Redskins coming to Reston? Plus, D.C. median home price hits $566K

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Family Splash on Friday at RCC, Fairfax Co. “Discovery Trail” Map Guide

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  • Less than 15 percent of new rentals built in D.C. since 2014 were affordable (via Curbed DC)
  • Quiz: Where in D.C. should you buy your first home? (via Curbed DC)
  • File this under the #nicetodream category: The driveway is becoming the main event — some boast their own roadside attractions, extensive landscaping and even a pro race track. (via WSJ)
  • In that same file: A shortage of developed land is driving up lot prices in affluent areas like Beverly Hills, Southampton, Miami and Chicago. (via WSJ)

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Growing old in the suburbs; Reston Library events for kids, teens

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  • Regional panel OKs bus-rapid-transit for Tysons-Alexandria corridor (via Inside NOVA)
  • Metrobus riders have a higher risk of injury and are much more likely to be in a collision and experience crime than bus riders in other metropolitan areas, according to a WMATA report (via Greater Greater Washington)
  • Many boomers in denial over possible problems of growing old in the suburbs (via The Herald)
  • These prefab homes can be built in three weeks (via Wired)

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Reston Hospital classes; How much you need to save daily to buy a home in D.C.

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What sellers leave behind; Upcoming Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival

DC at night

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  • Washington, D.C. ranks as sixth priciest U.S. city to rent in (via Curbed DC)
  • How much cheaper are the suburbs? (via Forbes)
  • “Real estate closings are hobbled, sometimes even derailed, by a seller’s last-minute adjustment of terms. What the buyer had believed was included in the transaction — the Viking stove, the Sub-Zero refrigerator, the sconces in the living room, the fresco in the dining room, the brass carpet rods on the staircase — isn’t part of the deal after all.”
    What sellers leave behind (via NYTimes Real Estate)
  • 6 things your home stager wishes you knew (via realtor.com)
  • Smart doesn’t always mean an easy home (via NYTimes Real Estate)

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Fairfax, Loudoun counties among the happiest places in America

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