Headlines: Bizarre story of missing real estate agent ends in tragedy

Headlines: Bizarre story of missing real estate agent ends in tragedy
Washington D.C.’s very first apartment complex made from former sea-going shipping containers is now complete. (Photo: Travis Price Architects)
Here's a look at what's happening in real estate in the District of Columbia and beyond.

Body of missing Arkansas Realtor found in shallow grave

The body of missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter has been located north of the Little Rock area in a shallow grave, the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said early Tuesday. — CNN

Realtor goes to show house, disappears, deputies say

The agent's husband found her brown Cadillac sport utility vehicle parked in the driveway with her purse inside it and saw the door to the home standing open, deputies said. — Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Market heats up in DC, Prince George's County but cools in Northern Virginia

Almost every major indicator is down compared to last year — there are fewer new contracts, homes are taking a bit longer to sell and they aren’t selling as close to list price as last year. — Washington Post

Take a look at the new shipping container apartments in Brookland

Check out how they welded the cargo doors open to create privacy barriers between adjoining units and replaced some panels with see-through material to allow light in. Still, it is most certainly an open-plan design. — MRIS Blog

Where are DC residents moving to, and coming from?

The gist: D.C. is, for the most part, where people either want to, or have to, move. It's reflected in the city's population surge, from roughly 600,000 in 2010 to nearly 650,000 in 2013, in the recent apartment building boom, and in the explosive growth of certain neighborhoods — from Capitol Riverfront to NoMa to Petworth. — Washington Business Journal

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