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

D.C. open houses May 27-28

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

Maryland open houses May 27-28

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

Virginia open houses May 27-28

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

Franklin Farm began with a lucky lotto ticket

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | James Franklin took the $10,000 he won from a $5 Irish Sweepstakes ticket to buy the circa 1700s home in Fairfax County.