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The Week in Real Estate

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

• Real estate Web site Zillow.com released an iPhone application that lets users access real-estate information, including home values and recent sales. Oh yeah, the application is free! [UrbanTurf]

• The Washington-area real-estate market showed signs of recovery in the first quarter of 2009. [WaPo]

• Here’s a look inside the Evermay Estate, which recently dropped its list price from $49 million to $39.5 million. What a bargain! [DCMetrocentric]

• Tickets for the Georgetown Garden Tour, where you can peek at the backyards of eight homes in the posh neighborhood, are for sale. [Georgetown Metropolitan]

• A renovation of the affordable housing complex formerly known as Cavalier Apartments, now Hubbard Place, in Columbia Heights, wrapped up earlier this week. New amenities include a computer lab, new elevators and kitchens, and retail space. [DCMud]