An empty-nester house reemerges as a ‘cozy cottage’ home

With a stack of pictures and ideas, several months of planning and 13 months of renovation, the couple’s vision for their Bethesda, Md., home came to life.
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Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • 11 hours ago

Mortgage rates fall back below 3 percent

Following three weeks of declines, the 30-year fixed-rate average dropped below 3 percent for the first time since late February.

Most buyers can still afford homes despite record prices

TOWN SQUARE | The combination of low mortgage rates and rising wages for those who were able to stay employed during the pandemic allowed homes to remain affordable in many locations, but rising mortgage rates could put more pressure on buyers in the coming months.
  • 23 hours ago

Mapping the D.C. region’s 2020 housing market

Mapping the 2020 real estate market in the D.C. region using three housing indicators. This piece lets you explore the price, sales and change in price for each Zip code.

New apartments to rise next to Occoquan River

TOWN SQUARE | Rivergate Building 2, which is anticipated to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2022, is adjacent to the Woodbridge VRE station and close to Route 1 and Interstate 95.
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Potential first-time home buyer program seeks to create equity in housing

TOWN SQUARE | Under the draft legislation, eligible home buyers must be the first generation in their family to own a home.
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  • Perspective

Five trends shaping apartment communities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

While shared community amenities such as fitness centers, pools and lounges are still a priority for many residents, the focus has shifted to individual apartment amenities, such as high-speed WiFi, adaptable spaces, natural light, larger kitchens, in-unit washer and dryers and personal outdoor spaces such as balconies or terraces.
  • 3 days ago

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Fairfax, Va., lists just below $275,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Future owners may want to upgrade the kitchen, which has white appliances, dark cabinets and Formica counters, but that need of updating keeps the sales price low.
  • 3 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Apr 15

Covid concerns cause mortgage rates to retreat

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell for the second week in a row, dropping to 3.04 percent.

Rural life beckons baby boomers to Arizona community

Wickenburg Ranch draws residents age 55 and older.
  • Apr 15

Want to change your bedroom flooring? Here are some tips to help you choose.

TOWN SQUARE | If your plans for a remodel or for a new home include replacing the bedroom floors, you may want to consider the advice of experts to help you choose the right material to install.
  • Apr 15
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