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

A D.C. home with an ageless appeal

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 2009 house has the charm and character of an older home and the modern amenities of a newer one.

Mortgage rates are up again but remain below norms

The 30-year fixed-rate average climbs to 3.48 percent but has stayed below 3.5 percent for a month.

Maryland open houses July 23-24

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

Virginia open houses July 23-24

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