TOWN SQUARE | The market share of offers facing bidding wars in August 2019 is the lowest reported by Redfin since at least 2011. The national rate of bidding wars reached as high as 59 percent in March 2018 and has been dropping since then.
If the rules on who is qualified for a mortgage don’t adapt, our country’s moribund homeownership rate will fall further, particularly for the populations of color that will drive most of the demand for housing for generations to come.
TOWN SQUARE | Local designers from Maryland, Virginia and the District will decorate 23 rooms and spaces in the house for visitors to tour. Many of the accessories used in the rooms will be available for visitors to purchase.
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