Rural life beckons baby boomers to Arizona community

Wickenburg Ranch draws residents age 55 and older.
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Mapping the D.C. region’s 2020 housing market

Mapping the 2020 real estate market in the D.C. region using three housing indicators. This piece lets you explore the price, sales and change in price for each Zip code.

New apartments to rise next to Occoquan River

TOWN SQUARE | Rivergate Building 2, which is anticipated to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2022, is adjacent to the Woodbridge VRE station and close to Route 1 and Interstate 95.
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Potential first-time home buyer program seeks to create equity in housing

TOWN SQUARE | Under the draft legislation, eligible home buyers must be the first generation in their family to own a home.
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Five trends shaping apartment communities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

While shared community amenities such as fitness centers, pools and lounges are still a priority for many residents, the focus has shifted to individual apartment amenities, such as high-speed WiFi, adaptable spaces, natural light, larger kitchens, in-unit washer and dryers and personal outdoor spaces such as balconies or terraces.
  • 2 days ago

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Fairfax, Va., lists just below $275,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Future owners may want to upgrade the kitchen, which has white appliances, dark cabinets and Formica counters, but that need of updating keeps the sales price low.
  • 2 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
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Covid concerns cause mortgage rates to retreat

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell for the second week in a row, dropping to 3.04 percent.

Want to change your bedroom flooring? Here are some tips to help you choose.

TOWN SQUARE | If your plans for a remodel or for a new home include replacing the bedroom floors, you may want to consider the advice of experts to help you choose the right material to install.
  • 6 days ago
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Deciding now how to divide your parent’s estate between siblings will avoid headaches later

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | The two of you should sit down and discuss your options. Make sure you cover all of your bases in the agreement and then both of you should sign that document.
  • Apr 14

Home buyers in 2021 need more cash, face more competition

TOWN SQUARE | Competition between buyers in the past six months has led many to offer more than the listing price and to waive the right to make their offer contingent on an appraisal, a home inspection or financing, according to a recent report by Redfin.
  • Apr 14
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Plumbing systems need to breathe in air just like we do

ASK THE BUILDER | You can connect all the vent pipes that connect to each plumbing fixture in your home to one simple pipe that exits the roof, or you can have several vent pipes pop through the roof to minimize the amount of pipe you use.
  • Apr 13
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