Home Buying Headlines

What’s wrong with D.C. condo owner bill of rights?
Legislation contains some good ideas, but the proposed mediation mandate is not one of them.
‘Know Before You Owe’ rules could delay condominium closings by weeks
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2015; 12:01 AM)
A new deal in D.C., Montgomery real estate contracts
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2015; 7:00 AM)
Do an addict’s needs outweigh her child’s?
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2015; 6:08 PM)
Papal visit and Airbnb: A temptation for Washington condo owners
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2015; 7:00 AM)
A capital-gains rollover in your past can haunt you in the future
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 9:00 AM)
Daschle and Kassebaum to head Cuba lobbying group, lawmakers to fundraise at Taylor Swift concert
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2015; 2:17 PM)
After a faulty home inspection, can buyers recoup some cash?
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2015; 7:30 AM)
New laws next year mandate bicycle storage, training for board officials
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2015; 7:35 AM)
Sam Kass, chef to the Obamas, is leaving the White House
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 11:29 AM)
Why Peter Kassig’s conversion to Islam didn’t save him — or other Islamic State victims
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 5:55 AM)
Kassig remembered for devotion to helping
(Reuters, November 17, 2014; 6:52 AM)
Islamic State beheads American Kassig; Obama condemns ‘act of pure evil’
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2014; 5:35 PM)
Peter Kassig: ‘Here, in this land, I have found my calling’
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 7:17 AM)
Making the transition for a new condominium association
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2014; 7:40 AM)
Peter Kassig’s family pleads for release of Islamic State hostage
(The Washington Post, October 4, 2014; 12:14 PM)
Former Army Ranger Peter Kassig identified as potential next Islamic State victim
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2014; 5:24 PM)
D.C. mortgage lenders take a hit on condo foreclosures
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 7:40 AM)
Is that your tree? Property surveys tell home buyers that and a lot more.
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2014; 7:40 AM)
Questions about your homeowners association? This book has answers.
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 7:45 AM)
Another WHCD couple: Sam Kass and Alex Wagner
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 3:52 PM)
Your home is your castle, but is it your principal residence?
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 7:35 AM)
Struggle is a natural part of learning
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 9:05 PM)
Entering the ‘twilight zone’ of home fixtures
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2014; 7:33 AM)
IRS rules can make sale of a house less taxing
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2012; 10:14 AM)
Housing Counsel: Property owners should know their rights in eminent domain cases
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2014; 7:40 AM)
Montgomery condos must disclose names of delinquent owners
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2014; 7:35 AM)
Housing Counsel: D.C. legislation would boost power of condo boards
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2014; 7:30 AM)
Starker exchange can let you defer taxes on selling investment property
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2014; 7:35 AM)
Start preparing now to file your taxes
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2014; 7:40 AM)
D.C. foreclosure law is too weak to protect homeowners
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2014; 9:45 AM)
Montgomery County program can help if you’re behind on condo, homeowners dues
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2013; 9:45 AM)
In war on pet poop, community associations turn to DNA testing
(The Washington Post, October 18, 2013; 9:50 AM)
Sam Kass and Alex Wagner are engaged
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2013; 4:43 PM)
Sam Kass
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2013; 2:09 AM)
Sam Kass
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2013; 11:49 AM)
From hats to shoes, Kassie’s Closet Web site has women covered
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2013; 9:54 PM)
Housing counsel: Can condos bar people ‘living in sin?’
(The Washington Post, September 13, 2013; 9:45 AM)
House Lawyer: In seeking storm relief, condos and co-ops find not all homeowners are equal
(The Washington Post, August 16, 2013; 9:55 AM)
Md. real estate agents get new rules on handling short sales
(The Washington Post, August 2, 2013; 10:30 AM)
A second-hand lesson in dealing with a smoking neighbor
(The Washington Post, July 19, 2013; 9:40 AM)
Tennessee bankruptcy court ruling could help former homeowners
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2013; 8:56 AM)
Know your rights under the Fair Housing Act before you sue
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2013; 10:12 AM)
Condos vs. co-ops: What’s the difference?
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2013; 9:35 AM)
Chef Sam Kass among furloughed White House staff
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2013; 6:56 PM)
Community association improvements provide a tax break at home’s sale
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2013; 9:35 AM)
Tax breaks for homeowners and home sellers
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2013; 8:52 AM)
By thinking ahead, investors can defer taxes on property sales
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2013; 10:55 AM)