Ditching the dining room for a family-friendly kitchen

Splitting a first-floor remodel into two projects was a prescient move given the pandemic
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Mortgage rates are stubbornly remaining below 3 percent

The 30-year fixed-rate average, which has remained below 3 percent the past nine weeks, fell to 2.93 percent this week.

Flurry of interest in out-of-state relocations continued in April

TOWN SQUARE | As has been the case for most of the pandemic, many of the most popular markets for buyers looking to leave their metro area have been in warmer climates in the South and Southwest.
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Spray paint, soiled carpets, dead cats: Evicted tenant allegedly turned home into ‘slice of hell’

A viral Redfin listing shows the damage inside Suzy Myers's Colorado Springs home, including walls spray-painted with vulgarities, rooms destroyed by a hammer, carpet reeking of human and animal feces and dead cats locked in a bathroom.

Rents on the rise as pandemic pricing disappears

TOWN SQUARE | In some housing markets that have attracted many new residents, such as Boise, Idaho, rent growth has skyrocketed over the past year.
  • 1 day ago

National Guard members benefit from expanded VA home loan program

TOWN SQUARE | More than 50,000 Guard soldiers and airmen gained VA loan eligibility because of a legislative change made in January, according to estimates from the National Guard Association of the United States.
  • 2 days ago
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Need new carpet? Don’t get walked on.

Nonprofit Washington Consumers’ Checkbook and Checkbook.org have ratings of professional carpet stores and installers provided by consumers like you.
  • 3 days ago

Newly built condos for under $400,000 in Southeast D.C.

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The Benn, located at 4442 B St. SE in D.C.'s Fort Dupont neighborhood, is a newly built eight-unit building.
  • 3 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • 6 days ago

Mortgage rates fall, remaining under 3 percent

The 30-year fixed-rate average, which has not been above 3 percent the past two months, drifted down to 2.96 percent.

Is the red-hot housing market starting to cool?

TOWN SQUARE | Home prices are still rising, but they’re rising at a slower pace than in recent months, according to analysis from real estate companies.
  • Jun 10

Biden’s $213 billion pitch to build, retrofit homes may be ticket to homeownership

Current owners with a tight budget also could benefit with energy-efficient improvements.
  • Jun 10
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Homeowner interested in buying portion of neighbor’s property to preserve scenic view

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | You have to handle this sensitively, because you don’t want your neighbor to feel as though you’re pushing them into the grave before their time.
  • Jun 9
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