More Reston development news; 5 Q’s to ask about flood insurance

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    CoreSite to spend $60M in acquiring Sunrise Technology Park, $90M on first phase of new development, $500M on building out space over time (via RestonNow)

  • Of the roughly 20M sqft of vacant office space in Fairfax County, JBG principal Greg Trimmer said a disproportionate amount sits in suburban office parks, while Reston Town Center has just 3 percent vacancy(via BisNow)
  • Charts: D.C.’s rents rising, homeownership dropping (via Curbed DC)
  • 5 questions to ask about flood insurance (via PBS, NPR, Frontline)
  • For fun: Woman who now owns the “Brady Bunch” house thwarted burglars attempting to enter her home (via realtor.com)

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

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

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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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$2 for single Capital Bikeshare trip; You need $119K+ to afford a 2BD in D.C.

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