Kathy Orton
Reporter, Web Editor

Kathy Orton is a reporter and Web editor for the Real Estate section. She covers the Washington metropolitan area housing market. Previously, she wrote for the Sports section. She came to The Washington Post in 1996 from the Los Angeles Daily News. She also worked at the Cincinnati Post. She is the author of the book, “Outside the Limelight: Basketball in the Ivy League.”

Latest by Kathy Orton

Whimsical details abound in English Tudor manor on Severn River

Whimsical details abound in English Tudor manor on Severn River

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is considered one of Maryland’s grandest, early-20th-century abodes.

Fixed mortgage rates soar to their highest levels of the year

Fixed mortgage rates soar to their highest levels of the year

The 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to 3.87 percent and has risen 22 basis points in the past five weeks.

Maryland open houses May 23-24

Maryland open houses May 23-24

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

Virginia open houses May 23-24

Virginia open houses May 23-24

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