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Where We Live: April, 2014

Posted at 05:32 AM ET, 04/30/2014

When a flipping deal works out right

In this business, deals can come when you least expect it.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:32 AM ET, 04/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 AM ET, 04/29/2014

Making your first apartment your own

Temporary wallpaper is one way to customize your space.

By Macy Freeman  |  05:31 AM ET, 04/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Town Square | Former ambassador’s home for sale in Chevy Chase, Md.

By Michele Lerner  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/25/2014

House of the Week | Swiss chalet for $959K

Part of the National Park Seminary property, the former sorority house has been restored and updated.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Fixed mortgage rates rise, while adjustable rates hold steady

The 30-year fixed-rate average increased to 4.33 percent after two weeks of declines.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/24/2014

Rent or buy? Running the numbers on an Arlington condo

We compare a property that is for rent and for sale to see which is the better deal.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/23/2014

To get a permit for Potomac project, you must first understand the process

Government regulations are aimed at preventing escalation of waste problem in the Bay.

By Dan Wittenberg  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Real Estate Matters | Dealing with collection agency after foreclosure

Check with the IRS to see if your debt has been canceled.

By Ilyce R. Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Town Square | Historic Hardy House in Montgomery sells

Also leasing begins at another luxury high rise at North Bethesda Center.

By Michele Lerner  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Maryland open houses April 19-20

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Virginia open houses April 19-20

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:55 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 04/18/2014

D.C. open houses April 19-20

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:50 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/18/2014

House of the Week | Kalorama home for $5.25M

The former residence of William H.G. FitzGerald gets a facelift.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Mortgage rates fall for second week in a row

The 30-year fixed-rate average drops to 4.27 percent, its lowest level in 10 weeks.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/17/2014

What you can rent in Logan Circle

We highlight three apartments for rent at three price ranges in the Northwest Washington neighborhood.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Why you don’t want to flip homes

Rising prices make real estate investing less profitable.

By Justin Pierce  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Tips on finding a pet-friendly rental

Prepare a résumé and references for your dog.

By Nancy Simmons Starrs  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Town Square | Luxury condos coming to Bethesda

Also construction starts on H Street corridor condos.

By Michele Lerner  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014

D.C. open houses April 12-13

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Maryland open houses April 12-13

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:55 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Virginia open houses April 12-13

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:50 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014

House of the Week | Kensington Queen Anne Victorian for $1.295M

The William Morris Society considers two rooms in this home to be the finest examples of his type of design in this country.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Georgetown’s $16M home sells

The Williams-Addison House is bought by an unknown buyer for $16.1 million.

By Kathy Orton  |  04:25 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Homes sales in D.C. region fall for third straight month

Bad weather, rising mortgage rates and tougher loan standards depressed the housing market this winter.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Mortgage rates fall ahead of spring home-buying season

After rising in the past two weeks, the 30-year fixed-rate average falls back to 4.34 percent.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/09/2014

How buyers can stay competitive in a low-supply, high-demand market

Being flexible with the sellers is a key.

By David Charron  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Easy upgrades sellers often overlook

Curb appeal, interior paint and the basement bathroom are all important.

By Jon Coile  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Online real estate chat

Join real estate agent Morgan Knull of ReMax Gateway for an online discussion of the spring housing market.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Town Square | Condos near Shaw Metro available this spring

Also revitalization of Leesburg community begins.

By Michele Lerner  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Virginia open houses April 5-6

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 04/04/2014

D.C. open houses April 5-6

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:55 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Maryland open houses April 5-6

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

By Kathy Orton  |  07:50 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/04/2014

House of the Week | McLean manor for $8.495M

Architect Richard Foster and Galile}o Group created this European-style home.

By Kathy Orton  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Mortgage rates hold steady

The 30-year fixed-rate average showed a slight increase, edging up to 4.41 percent.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Real Estate Matters | Planning for a short sale before buying new home

Check with a lender to see what the best option would be.

By Ilyce R. Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/01/2014

How to protect your personal data in a real estate transaction

Ask your lender and agent why they need the information and how they will protect it.

By Jill Chodorov  |  05:30 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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