How a ‘move manager’ can help you trim down on your belongings

“There are a host of challenges that go along with moving, including family dynamics and the guilt of getting rid of a family heirloom," one expert says.
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Mortgage rates continue to escalate, move closer to 6 percent

Rates for fixed-rate mortgages have surged since the start of the year, rising more than two full percentage points.
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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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What I love about my home in Portland, Ore.

TOWN SQUARE | Now that my kids are out of the nest, we do not need four bedrooms, a big yard and access to high schools. We have shifted gears and became city folks.
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Housing market slowdown takes hold as mortgage rates dig in

TOWN SQUARE | Slowing demand means that some sellers decided to lower their sales price to get an offer or during negotiations, according to Redfin.
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Remote work continues to shift U.S. housing landscape, Zillow finds

TOWN SQUARE | Burke, Va., was among the most popular housing markets of early 2022, according to the real estate platform.
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How to hire a reliable roofing contractor for your home

Checkbook's experience with roofing bids finds that there’s often no consistency to prices: Contractors charge high prices for some jobs and low ones for others.
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Two-bedroom condo on Connecticut Avenue NW lists for $350,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The kitchen in the two-bedroom, two-bath unit was renovated in 2021 with stainless-steel appliances and granite counters.
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Mortgages hit 14-year high as Fed hikes rates to curb inflation

The 30-year fixed-rate average soared to 5.78 percent this week, making its biggest one-week jump since 1987.

Rising from the ashes

“We just wanted our old house back because we liked that house," homeowner Jason Rademacher says. "But then we thought, doesn’t it make sense to explore the other things you can do?”
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Where do homeowners pay the most in property taxes?

TOWN SQUARE | Eighteen of the top 20 most expensive jurisdictions are in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, with Marin County in California and Falls Church, Va., rounding out the list.
  • Jun 16

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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