A model for neighborhood renewal

Through an obscure tax credit program, two lawyers have helped build more than 4,200 for-sale affordable homes in 30 cities, including St. Louis and Atlanta.
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Mortgage rates wander lower after weeks of volatility

The 30-year fixed average drifted down to 5.13 percent this week.

Housing hotspots at risk of recession price drops

TOWN SQUARE | Markets that have seen steep home price increases and high levels of in-migration are more likely to see homes lose some value, according to Redfin.
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Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
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Colonial gems in a lush hideaway mark this Northwest D.C. community

WHERE WE LIVE | Shaped like a butterfly, the neighborhood includes some 400 colonial and rambler homes.
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Housing market heads back to 2019

TOWN SQUARE | By neighborhood, price drops in D.C. ranged from a low of eight percent of listings in Park View to a high of 46 percent in Fort Dupont Park.
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How to ensure you have adequate internet service when buying a home

TOWN SQUARE | When the pandemic opened more possibilities for remote work in far flung rural areas, some found that internet access is not a given.
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How apartments are embracing eco-friendly trends

Popular eco-friendly items, such as LED lightbulbs, motion detectors and adjustable lights, can help save on energy usage and costs.
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Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Laurel, Md., lists for $249,900

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The best option for many buyers is Prince George’s County, where home prices are typically lower than in other areas of the region.
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Mortgage rates bounce back on strong employment and inflation data

The 30-year fixed average, which had fallen below 5 percent, rebounded to 5.22 percent.
  • Perspective

How to investigate the history of your home

A Civil War-era congressman was among the people with a connection to this Connecticut home.
  • Aug 11

New apartments open at the Wharf

TOWN SQUARE | Apartment amenities include floor-to-ceiling windows, quartz counters, rolling kitchen islands, ceramic tile backsplashes, and washers and dryers.
  • Aug 11

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Aug 10
  • Perspective

The due diligence you need to do before buying a condo

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | You need to know the condition of the building and the board's finances.
  • Aug 10

When to lock in your mortgage rate

TOWN SQUARE | A buyer must determine if the cost of a rate lock or extended rate lock is truly worth the investment.
  • Aug 10

Apartments in mixed-use development in College Park begin leasing

TOWN SQUARE | Rents range from $2,180 for a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit to $3,845 for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit.
  • Aug 9
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