How the D.C.-area housing market fared in 2020 by Zip code

Last year was strong but inventory and pandemic pressures persist.

Deadline looming for D.C. HomeSaver foreclosure prevention program

TOWN SQUARE | The HomeSaver program offers a grant of up to $60,000 that does not need to be repaid.
  • 15 hours ago

‘High hospitality’ condos coming to the Wharf

TOWN SQUARE | The Amaris will include 96 units ranging in price from $690,000 to more than $12 million for a split-level penthouse.
  • 1 day ago
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How to choose the best tile for your home project

The nonprofit Washington Consumers’ Checkbook and Checkbook.org has ratings of tile installers provided by consumers like you.
  • 2 days ago

Two-bedroom condo lists for $375,000 in D.C.’s Brightwood Park

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Built in 1920, the 742-square-foot condo has been remodeled, and updates include hardwood floors throughout the unit, granite counters and stainless-steel appliances.
  • 2 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

Fixed mortgage rates tick up for first time in three weeks

The 30-year fixed-rate average rose to 2.98 percent but remained below 3 percent for the second week in a row.
  • Perspective

Countertop conundrum (Part 2): What’s the difference between granite and quartz?

The countertop material you choose for your kitchen has to work for your style — your style in terms of aesthetics and level of maintenance.
  • 6 days ago

New affordable housing for low- and moderate-income renters coming to D.C.

TOWN SQUARE | The D.C. Housing Finance Agency has announced several projects that will provide additional affordable housing in the coming years.
  • 6 days ago
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Seniors want to move on, but ‘stuck’ in home after not qualifying for new mortgage

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: If you can’t qualify for a mortgage, your options are to buy a home for whatever amount of cash you will receive after you sell your current home, or rent.
  • Apr 28

Online searches about relocations soar; lack of homes for sale driving interest

TOWN SQUARE | While affordability is important, for many first-time buyers the frustration of a lack of homes for sale is driving their interest in moving to a new metro area.
  • Apr 28
  • Perspective

Do’s and don’ts for hanging joists, sizing beams and connecting columns

ASK THE BUILDER | It’s important to realize you’re dealing with people’s lives, and death and serious injury can result when you install joist hangers, beams and support columns the wrong way.
  • Apr 27

Borrowers with not-so-perfect credit may be eligible for FHA home loans

TOWN SQUARE | Every mortgage loan choice should be made on an individualized basis that takes into consideration the borrowers’ entire financial plan.
  • Apr 27
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