Grand views and exquisite design at one of D.C’s most expensive residences

1331 Maryland Ave. SW has been leasing for a year and made headlines early by revealing penthouses with rents topping $20,000 a month.
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How to find a reliable and affordable house painter

To help you find a pro who will do the job right, use Checkbook’s ratings of local painters.
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One-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in Arlington, Va., lists for $399,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Numerous shops, bars and restaurants are also within walking distance, including Ballston Quarter shopping mall.
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Mortgage rates are nearly back to pre-pandemic highs

The 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to 3.56 percent this week, its highest level since March 2020.

Affordable housing markets that are expected to gain the most value in 2022

These markets have a ratio of median home sales price to median household income on the lower half of the 379 metro areas in the analysis, which means homes are less likely to be overvalued.
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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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Tips for installing recessed lighting

Recessed lighting can be an included feature or an option in new homes, but for owners of existing homes it can be a big project to install recessed lights in rooms that lack them.
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10 housing market records broken in 2021

TOWN SQUARE | The typical home sold in 15 days in both June and July, the lowest median days on the market in history.
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Apartment trends to watch in 2022

Rentals are offering more spaces for socializing outdoors and co-working, as well as electric vehicles that can be borrowed.
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Real estate trends to watch in 2022

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | If interest rates rise much, millennials and Gen Z home buyers will find it increasingly unaffordable to purchase their first home. And millennials account for the majority of home buyers at the moment.
  • Jan 17

Three-bedroom, four-bathroom townhouse in Lanham, Md., lists for $335,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The main level has an open living and dining area with hardwood floors, a powder room and an eat-in kitchen with new stainless-steel appliances, granite counters and a tile backsplash.
  • Jan 17

Mortgage rates shoot up to their highest levels since March 2020

The 30-year fixed-rate average rose for the third week in a row, spiking to 3.45 percent.

Pandemic spurs new smart home products designed to boost your health and efficiency

Manufacturers create new technologies "that make life a little easier."
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