‘Together as a family’: Multigenerational living rises in pandemic

A sales spike in homes with spaces for parents, grandparent and kids.
  • 4 days ago

New refinance option coming for low-income homeowners

TOWN SQUARE | The program, which is anticipated to be available this summer, will allow borrowers with loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac who meet eligibility requirements to refinance into a mortgage with a lower interest rate and lower monthly payments.
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Navigating the roommate dynamic in a pandemic world

Because roommate relationships are often born out of necessity or convenience, people can forget that they should be treated with the same level of care and intentionality as any other relationship.
  • 23 hours ago

Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse in Upper Marlboro lists at $275,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Built in 1973, this three-level townhouse has 1,752 square feet, an updated kitchen with new appliances and a fully finished family room on the basement level.
  • 1 day ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

Mortgage rates moved lower once again, but don’t expect them to stay down for long

Even though the 30-year fixed-rate average has remained below 3 percent for the past month, the days of low rates appear to be coming to a close.

New apartments leasing in Arlington County’s Rosslyn-Ballston corridor

TOWN SQUARE | Amenities at Aubrey include a rooftop swimming pool, pet spa, co-working hall and a clubroom meant to resemble a winery tasting room.
  • 5 days ago

Should you use any extra cash to pay down your mortgage?

TOWN SQUARE | If you have debt in addition to your mortgage, it’s smart to pay that off before paying down your mortgage, a mortgage expert says.
  • 6 days ago
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How to avoid taking your contractor to court

ASK THE BUILDER | If you want to sue, be prepared to spend tens of thousands of dollars — and understand that there is absolutely no guarantee you will prevail.
  • May 11

A bridge loan may be the support you need to transition homes

TOWN SQUARE | Some buyers have plenty of cash to make a down payment on one property without selling their current home, but for those who do not have that advantage, a bridge loan is a possible solution.
  • May 11
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Must-do spring maintenance for your home

The goal of spring maintenance is to get your home ready for the big rainstorms, set your yard up for easy summer maintenance, and prolong the life and performance of your major systems.
  • May 10
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Daughter seeks to help parents with mortgage, credit card debt by buying their house

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | When it comes to death and taxes, planning is essential.
  • May 10

One-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in Reston, Va., lists for $309,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Located on the top floor, the 934-square-foot condo includes vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, a large loft that works as a home office or guest space, a gas fireplace in the living room and a balcony.
  • May 10
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