Luxury home sales hit new highs despite pandemic worries

The wealthy benefit from a surging stock market and mortgage rates near record lows.
  • 3 days ago

A tsunami of deferred debt is about to hit homeowners no longer protected by a foreclosure moratorium

Homeowners behind on their mortgage payments who aren’t forced out will still be displaced if selling is their only option, and an estimated one in ten10 borrowers in forbearance will not have enough equity to sell.
  • 5 hours ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

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

Held in place by opposing forces, mortgage rates take a pause

The 30-year fixed average, which has remained below 3 percent the past five weeks, moved slightly higher to 2.8 percent.

New transit-oriented apartment building with affordable rents opens in Arlington

TOWN SQUARE | The apartments include fully equipped kitchens with Energy Star-certified appliances, ceiling fans and large closets. Up to two cats are allowed per unit.
  • 3 days ago

D.C. area is among regions facing mortgage delinquency risk

TOWN SQUARE | In the Washington area, 15.8 percent of all mortgage loans were delinquent as of May 31 and 14.5 percent of loans were seriously delinquent.
  • 4 days ago

Why a home warranty may help if you waived your home inspection

TOWN SQUARE | A home warranty may be a good backup if you forgo a home inspection. But beware: Home warranty companies have a high customer complaint rate, according to the Better Business Bureau.
  • 5 days ago
  • Perspective

Tips for renewing your lease that may save you time, money and headaches

There may be an apartment across town where the rent is lower, but when you consider the cost of a new deposit, utility transfer costs and moving truck fees, among other expenses, you may not be saving money after all.
  • 6 days ago

Four-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Southeast lists for $220,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The main level includes hardwood floors, a living area with a bay window and a galley-style kitchen with granite counters, a window at one end and a pass-through opening to the living and dining area.
  • 6 days ago

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Jul 22

Fixed mortgage rates are back down to February lows after sharp decline in bond yields and removal of unpopular refinance fee

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell for the fourth week in a row and is now down to 2.78 percent.

Mixed-use development planned for Loudoun County

TOWN SQUARE | Mercer Crossing will include townhouses, apartments and active adult residences. Some of the residences will be designated affordable housing for households that meet income limitations.
  • Jul 22
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