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The Week in Real Estate

Every Friday, we round up the week’s real-estate news and gossip.

• Take a look inside the Dupont Circle house where the Real World DC cast lived for fourth months (we recommend turning down your speakers to avoid the asinine commentary from the cast members). [WaPo]

• Construction employment in the Washington region has suffered a significant drop in the last year, says a study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  [WBJ]

• Renderings of the seven-story Silver Spring library have been released as Montgomery County prepares to break ground next year. The building is designed to accommodate a Metro station for the proposed purple line. [DCMud]

• There was a panel discussion on the McMillan Sand Filtration Site’s historical significance this week to educate Bloomindgale residents and others who may be interested in developing the site. [Housing Complex]

• Important advice and useful tips for first-time buyers looking to purchase a condo. [UrbanTurf]

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