How a comic book collection helped build a home renovation

A design-construction collaboration yields a dream home for a D.C. family.
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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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Hugh Newell Jacobsen, award-winning modernist architect, dies at 91

His deceptively simple designs for homes and prominent public buildings earned him high-profile commissions around the world. His clients included Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, actors Meryl Streep and James Garner, and arts patron and philanthropist Rachel “Bunny” Mellon.

Mortgage rates top 3 percent for first time since the summer

The 30-year fixed average, which hasn’t been above 3 percent since late July, rose to 3.02 percent this week.

Need extra space for a home office or classroom? A shed may be an option.

TOWN SQUARE | EscapeSpace portable sheds, which are priced from approximately $12,000 to $16,000, are 12 to 16 feet long. Unlike some tiny homes, they are delivered fully constructed either as a shell or customized with finished interiors, electrical, plumbing and solar power options.
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Home buyer love letters could create legal liability, real estate group warns

TOWN SQUARE | The National Association of Realtors recommended that its members explain the pitfalls of love letters to their buyer clients and remind their seller clients that their decisions about any offers should be based on objective criteria such as the terms and price rather than on the buyers themselves.
  • 3 days ago

You don’t have to move to the country to get a USDA Home Loan

TOWN SQUARE | The USDA’s definition of “rural” is really a lot broader than people probably assume when they’re thinking about their home-buying options. It really comes down to population density.
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Steps to take to ensure you get back your security deposit when moving from your apartment

A few questions to consider include: Do I need to fill nail holes? Do I need to repaint a wall? When can I disconnect the utilities? Do I need to change out lightbulbs?
  • 5 days ago

Studio condo with one bathroom in D.C.’s Adams Morgan lists for $379,900

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The open floor plan includes European white-oak hardwood floors with 7.5-inch wide planks, stainless-steel gas appliances, white cabinets, and a closet with a stacked washer and dryer.
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Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Feb 25

Mortgage rates surge higher for second week in a row

The 30-year fixed-rate average has risen nearly a quarter of a percentage point the past two weeks and now stands at 2.97 percent.

Property tax increases aim to boost affordable housing inventories

Two programs in Michigan will be devoted to creating new units and other support services.
  • Feb 25

BOA expands down-payment assistance program for home buyers with moderate incomes

TOWN SQUARE | When Bank of America's two grant programs are used together, home buyers receive an average of $14,000 to help with their home purchase.
  • Feb 25
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