How a comic book collection helped build a home renovation

A design-construction collaboration yields a dream home for a D.C. family.
  • 4 days ago
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How to create a home office space in a tiny apartment

If your employer won’t cover the costs you incurred from converting a space in your home to an office, check with your tax preparer to see if you can write them off.
  • 15 hours ago

New beach-adjacent townhouses on the Northern Neck of Virginia start at $360,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Standard features will include granite counters and stainless-steel appliances. Buyers can add a rooftop deck, a bonus room in the basement and customize their flooring and cabinet stain.
  • 18 hours ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

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.
  • 4 days ago

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.
  • 5 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.
  • 6 days ago
  • Perspective

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?
  • Mar 1
  • Perspective

Been a while since you last bought or sold a home? Here’s what’s changed.

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | More recent changes to state laws have separated the responsibilities a broker owes to a buyer or a seller, and now a listing broker represents the seller and a buyer’s broker represents the buyer.
  • Mar 1

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.
  • Mar 1

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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