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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Clinton campaign office coming to Lake Anne; Update on St. Johns Wood and One Reston Town Center

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Pedestrian bridge to Reston-Wiehle metro station

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Three important Reston real estate development updates, thanks to RestonNow:

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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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Incomes aren’t keeping up with rising rents, “Zoosday” at RTC

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Summer family fun in Reston

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Market in a Minute: Leaving ‘Inside the Beltway’

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MCE for sale signMcEnearney Market in a Minute (April 2016): “We’ve seen something in the first quarter of the year that we’ll be keeping a close eye on. For the first time in a long time, new contract activity for areas of Northern Virginia inside the Beltway is down while those outside the Beltway are higher. We’re not convinced that three months of activity is enough to say there’s a trend, but it’s possible that the higher prices of close-in communities are causing some buyers to look elsewhere. Stay tuned.”

Click here to read the entire Market in a Minute report for Northern Virginia, here for Washington, D.C. 

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Madewell to open April 27, Reston Home & Garden Expo April 30

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