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The Week in Real Estate

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

• A month later, and the developer behind The Floridian is still butting heads with the project's lender. Stay tuned. [DCMud]

• Despite rumors that circulated earlier this week, Kate Gosselin of TLC’s popular show Jon & Kate Plus Eight will not be moving to Rockville anytime soon. [WaPo]

• Shiloh Baptist Church is selling two properties to fund a redevelopment project elsewhere. The properties, which have been vacant for years, have been the cause of much controversy between neighbors and church leaders. [DCist]

• UrbanTurf alerts us to RentedSpaces, a site recently launched by AOL that features apartment listings as well as information and tips for renters. [UrbanTurf]

• Check out this rendering of the new Deanwood Community Center and Library in upper Northeast. The facility is scheduled to open next year. [DCMetrocentric]

• The Office of Property Management is getting an image makeover courtesy of mayor Fenty. The agency’s name is being changed to the Department of Real Estate Services. [DCMud]

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