Renovating amid the pandemic with the must-haves to suit their needs

Their wish list included space for their hobbies and primarily one-level living.
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3D homes sound ingenious, but their time will probably never come

Home builders, practicing architects and engineers know that labor and materials for the structural frame — walls, floors, roof — of a house represent a small fraction of the total cost of a completed home ready for occupancy.
  • 5 hours ago

One-bedroom condo in Chevy Chase, Md., lists for $299,900

AFFORDABLE HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 879-square-foot condo has one bedroom, one bathroom and an updated galley-style kitchen.
  • 8 hours ago

Mortgage rates dip, but the change ‘isn’t a trend,’ expert says

Rates continue to be elevated above the familiar days when they hovered around 3 percent.

Why you see rents fluctuating so much as you hunt for an apartment

TOWN SQUARE | Many apartment communities use revenue management systems much like the hotel and airline industries.
  • 4 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

New apartments leasing at Carlyle Crossing in Alexandria

TOWN SQUARE | Apartments in the Easton, which were designed by Hartman Design Group, average 1,049 square feet and have nine-foot-high ceilings, keyless entry, large windows and balconies.
  • 5 days ago
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What I love about my home in Brentwood, Calif.

TOWN SQUARE | The playroom is our favorite room to enjoy together as a family. We love playing games, reading books and watching our kids learn and grow.
  • 6 days ago
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How to find the right handyman to tackle your to-do list

Don’t assume that paying a higher price buys better work; it doesn’t. When it comes to home repairs, you don’t have to pay more to get more.
  • May 16
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A look at association fees and why they’re everywhere now

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Companies charge individually for all the services that were once included in the overall management fee. The result is higher overall fees.
  • May 16

Adams Morgan one-bedroom condo lists below $400,000

AFFORDABLE HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 584-square-foot condo has one bedroom, one bathroom, floor-to-ceiling windows, bamboo floors, exposed duct work and high ceilings.
  • May 16

Mortgage rates edge up, adding hundreds to buyers’ monthly payments

"Monthly payments have increased by more than 50 percent in just four months because of higher mortgage rates,” said a senior economist with Realtor.com.

Custom-built ranch provides tranquility, togetherness for family of 9

While you might anticipate a household that occasionally has all nine family members in residence could be chaotic, the design of the home with wide hallways, high ceilings, warm materials and expanses of glass walls provides an unexpected serenity.
  • May 12
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