Dina ElBoghdady
Reporter

Dina ElBoghdady reports on consumer regulatory issues, including food safety, privacy and consumer product safety. Before joining the Post, ElBoghdady covered Capitol Hill and then the auto industry for the Washington bureau of the Detroit News. She had also worked in the Orange County Register’s Washington bureau, writing about the county’s congressional delegation. ElBoghdady’s first job in journalism was at States News Service, where she reported on Congress for several California newspapers.

Latest by Dina ElBoghdady

Cheap gas makes suburban houses more valuable

Cheap gas makes suburban houses more valuable

Research suggests that gas prices affect where people choose to live, where builders decide to build, and maybe even home values.

It’s easier to get a mortgage, but potential home buyers aren’t biting

It’s easier to get a mortgage, but potential home buyers aren’t biting

A Fannie Mae survey suggests that 2015 will not be a breakout year for the housing market.

Change the listing price of your home by $1, and it may sell for thousands more

Change the listing price of your home by $1, and it may sell for thousands more

Study: There are three pricing strategies that home sellers adopt, and one yields more money than the rest.

First-time buyers can now get a mortgage with only 3 percent down

First-time buyers scraping to save for a downpayment now have a shot at buying a home with little upfront cash.