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

Mortgage rates hold steady heading into holiday weekend

Mortgage rates hold steady heading into holiday weekend

The 30-year fixed-rate average is unchanged at 4.1 percent. It hasn’t moved above 4.14 percent or below 4.1 percent since late June.

Maryland open houses Aug. 23-24

Maryland open houses Aug. 23-24

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

Virginia open houses Aug. 23-24

Virginia open houses Aug. 23-24

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

D.C. open houses Aug. 23-24

D.C. open houses Aug. 23-24

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