How the pandemic has us growing closer to the outdoors

Demand surges for more spaces to find calm outside the home.
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Indifference toward less affluent contributes to 2021 housing crisis

Citizens and elected officials claim to be public-spirited and say they care about the plight of those less fortunate, but they do not act meaningfully on their concern.

Winery to be focal point for new Loudoun County, Va., development

TOWN SQUARE | Approximately 12 acres of grapes have already been planted, and the abandoned farmhouse is being renovated to serve as a tasting room and community gathering place.
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One-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in D.C.'s Foggy Bottom lists for $330,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The condo has upgraded floors that resemble wood, a renovated kitchen and bathroom and new lighting.
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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 rise amid growing concerns about inflation

Home prices also rose more than 13 percent during the past year.
  • 5 days ago
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Don’t put your kids on the title of your home. There’s a better way for them to inherit the property.

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | In a nutshell, it might be better for your mom to put the home in a living trust that allows her to control the home while she is alive and allow you to inherit the home through the trust upon her death.
  • 6 days ago

Five renovations that will add the most value to your home

The vast majority of the top five projects involve outdoor work.
  • Oct 19
  • Perspective

How to build a brick foundation for a house

ASK THE BUILDER | One of the things I recommended is the use of steel in brick walls. You can buy affordable pieces of reinforcing steel that add enormous strength to brick walls.
  • Oct 19

How to get a low down payment mortgage

Many people believe you need a 20 percent down payment to buy a house. While that amount is preferable, there are many programs offering financial assistance to first-time buyers and mortgages requiring as little as 3 percent down.
  • Oct 18
  • Perspective

Should condo board charge all owners for electric-car charging station or just the ones who use it?

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Where the charging station is available for any homeowner to use, we view it as another amenity offered by that building, one that will ultimately make the property more desirable to future buyers (and may even help propel values higher).
  • Oct 18

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Oct 14
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