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The Week in Real Estate

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

• Real World DC is rumored to start filming tomorrow (send us your cast sightings!). Here’s a look at the building plans for the MTV show’s house. [Housing Complex]

• A deal that would allow the planned convention center hotel to move along without the city government as equity partner is close to being reached. [WBJ]

• Recession be damned! Founders Square, a mixed-use development planned for the intersection of North Randolph Street and Wilson Boulevard in Ballston, is still on track to break ground later this year. [DCmud]• Last week, we told you about proposed renovation plans for Stevens Elementary School. Yesterday, renderings were presented. [Housing Complex]

• An early look at what the Kingman Island Environmental Center along the Anacostia River could look like once the project gets off the ground. [DCMetrocentric]

• Zillow’s iPhone application, which allows you to access real estate information for homes using GPS, has been upgraded. [UrbanTurf]