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The Week in Real Estate

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

• The never-ending story of the Shaw Library continues with another round of redesigns. The project’s date of completion is set for 2010, but at this pace… [DCMud]

• With a little help from singer Feist, this video breaks down McCain’s seven houses.  [Examiner]

• DC Metrocentric finds the greenest building in the city, and it’s not one you’d expect. [DCMetrocentric]

• Downtown Silver Spring’s Ripley District will be the site for a 17-story mixed-use development with a fitness center, underground parking garage, and cyber cafe. [WBJ]

• Apartment-hunting pet owners pay attention: This article lists some of the city’s pet-friendly condo and rental units. [Express]

• The monthly decline in housing prices in the Washington area has slowed down to .93 percent compared to 1.01 percent in April. Yay?!  [WBJ]

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