Rural life beckons baby boomers to Arizona community

Wickenburg Ranch draws residents age 55 and older.
  • 4 days ago
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Five trends shaping apartment communities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

While shared community amenities such as fitness centers, pools and lounges are still a priority for many residents, the focus has shifted to individual apartment amenities, such as high-speed WiFi, adaptable spaces, natural light, larger kitchens, in-unit washer and dryers and personal outdoor spaces such as balconies or terraces.
  • 1 hour ago

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Fairfax, Va., lists just below $275,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Future owners may want to upgrade the kitchen, which has white appliances, dark cabinets and Formica counters, but that need of updating keeps the sales price low.
  • 4 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

Covid concerns cause mortgage rates to retreat

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell for the second week in a row, dropping to 3.04 percent.

Want to change your bedroom flooring? Here are some tips to help you choose.

TOWN SQUARE | If your plans for a remodel or for a new home include replacing the bedroom floors, you may want to consider the advice of experts to help you choose the right material to install.
  • 4 days ago

Home buyers in 2021 need more cash, face more competition

TOWN SQUARE | Competition between buyers in the past six months has led many to offer more than the listing price and to waive the right to make their offer contingent on an appraisal, a home inspection or financing, according to a recent report by Redfin.
  • 5 days ago

3-bedroom, 1-bathroom condo in Trinidad neighborhood lists for $399,900

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The unit is located on the building's top floor and has hardwood floors in the living areas, new carpet in the bedrooms and a washer and dryer.
  • 6 days ago
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Is now the right time to buy a home? Three factors to consider before making an offer.

While buying a new home might make sense today, will it still fit your needs in five to 10 years? That’s difficult to answer, especially as questions linger around the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Apr 12
  • Perspective

A ‘transfer on death’ deed might be an alternative to a living trust for leaving your home to your children

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | If it’s available in your state, a transfer on death deed would work to essentially transfer ownership of the home from you to your daughters effective as of your death.
  • Apr 12

Need a home repair person in D.C.? New website with government agency ratings can help you find a reliable one.

TOWN SQUARE | The DCRA Contractor Rating System provides a database of architects, interior designers, general contractors and home improvement contractors that includes a rating from one to five stars based on the quality of their plan submissions and review (for architects and interior designers) and the pass/fail rate of inspections of their projects for contractors.
  • Apr 12

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.
  • Apr 8

Fixed mortgage rates upward march halted as they fall for the first time in 7 weeks

The 30-year fixed-rate average had been on a steady climb for nearly two months but fell to 3.13 percent this week.
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