A tree falls, a rebuild begins

A contemporary design emerges from the ruins of the original home
  • 4 days ago

Advocates push nationwide movement for land return to Blacks after victory in California

Would the Bruce’s Beach case be a one-off, or a tipping point in a national struggle over Black land ownership?

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Silver Spring, Md., lists for $365,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The kitchen was renovated in 2019 with extra storage, a peninsula, quartz counters and stainless-steel appliances.
  • 5 hours ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

Mortgage rates hold steady despite volatility in financial markets and new covid concerns

The 30-year fixed-rate average slowed its upward trajectory this week, edging up to 3.11 percent.

New apartments with high-end amenities coming to Chevy Chase, Md.

TOWN SQUARE | Planned building amenities include a roof terrace, a lobby that connects the two buildings, co-working spaces, a clubroom, an entertainment kitchen, a pet spa and a wellness studio with an indoor weight and cardio center and an outdoor fitness patio.
  • 4 days ago

Buyer demand reaches record high as investors snap up homes

TOWN SQUARE | Buyers who were unable to find a place to purchase in the spring are coming back this fall in the hope that more homes will be available. However, inventory is significantly down, and prices are up.
  • 5 days ago

New affordable housing for seniors coming to Fairfax County, Va.

TOWN SQUARE | Amenities include a serenity studio, a reading cove, a firepit and a recreation area, along with walkways that connect to Fairfax County Park Authority trails.
  • 6 days ago
  • Perspective

How an impulse home buy now could hurt your credit later

Before jumping on the bandwagon in a crowded market, it’s important to take stock and assess your financial situation, evolving lifestyle needs and long-term homeownership goals.
  • Nov 29
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Finding someone to handle your end-of-life, after-death affairs when you have no friends or relatives

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Without friends or family, you’ll need to find support. And you may need two different kinds of help, because you could potentially have a situation where you need one type of assistance while you are alive and another after you have died.
  • Nov 29

Three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house in Fort Washington, Md., lists for $395,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The house was updated in 2015 with a new roof, kitchen appliances, kitchen and bathroom cabinets, water heater, washer and dryer.
  • Nov 29

A guide to holiday decorating that will keep you off your HOA’s naughty list

Here's what to know when decorating your home for the holidays if you live in a homeowners association neighborhood.
  • Nov 26

Selling your home? Don’t forget to stage your bathroom.

TOWN SQUARE | Stay away from any ornate fixtures and wallpaper. The idea is to create a clean canvas and leave the imagination of what’s possible to buyers.
  • Nov 25

Mortgage rates level off ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday

The 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 3.1 percent this week, remaining above 3 percent for the second week in a row.
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