D.C. rides wave of the future: Sea containers as homes

Could you live in a shipping container? More architects and developers are repurposing sea containers into homes. But don't worry; it's not as small as it sounds.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:38am EDT

US home sales increase 2.6 percent in June

US home sales increase 2.6 percent in June to 5.04 million, fastest pace in 8 months

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Montgomery Co. saves $2.9M, targets ineligible tax credits

Montgomery County's finance director said the county has saved $2.9 million in home tax credits since 2012 by identifying rental housing and second homes that were incorrectly receiving the credits.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Washington area home prices won't be back to peak until 2021

While home values in many areas in Washington are now close to where they were before the housing market downturn seven years ago, it won't be until late-2021 until prices across the region fully recover, according to real estate firm Zillow Inc.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:26am EDT

Common mistakes sellers make that keep houses on the market longer

Ron Sitrin, Long & Foster

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 01:16pm EDT

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$12.3M gift to help restore Robert E. Lee's home

Philanthropist gives $12.3 million to help restore Robert E. Lee's home at Arlington cemetery

Friday - 07/18/2014, 10:43am EDT

Renters opt for smaller and smaller apts. in District

Apartments in DC getting smaller; renters choose apartments as small as 350 sf

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:30am EDT

Correction: Pets-Sweet Dog Suites story

Correction: Pets-Sweet Dog Suites story

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:11pm EDT

Resident wants affordable units isolated in new U Street building

The overconcentration of affordable units is explicitly prohibited in the D.C. Municipal Regulations. But the bid to replace Portner Place, a Section 8 housing complex on U Street, appears to fly in the face of that philosophy.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:12am EDT

How to stage a house to sell (Photos)

Staging a home can make it or break it when it comes to selling a property. A local stager offers tips and advice to get your house off the market.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:30am EDT

Study: US millennials buying homes later

Younger Americans wait to buy homes because of changes in marital status, education and race

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Bill could limit student rentals at Univ. of Md.

County bill could restrict student rentals of single-family homes in College Park

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:18am EDT

New apt. building planned for Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle

The latest new apartment building planned for Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle neighborhood is a 14-story, roughly 130-unit project on the Wisconsin Avenue corner occupied for 18 years by the Ranger Surplus store

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:10am EDT

White Flint/North Bethesda apartment celebrating grand opening

The newest high-rise apartment to hit the White Flint/North Bethesda area is 25 percent leased and will have its grand opening celebration on Saturday.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Region's high housing costs put squeeze on people's lives

A new report out Tuesday finds many who live in the region feel the same way, and it suggests something should be done to change that.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 07:51am EDT

D.C.'s first shipping container apartments coming to Brookland

Matthew Grace and Sean Joiner are doing their part to save the planet, one shipping container apartment at a time.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:17am EDT

New townhomes, apts. could come to Chevy Chase Lake

The project would put a 175-unit, up to 100-foot tall apartment building, new park and about 75 new townhomes on Chevy Chase Lake Drive, where a series of two-story garden apartments stand today.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 09:45am EDT

How do potential home buyers frustrate sellers, according to Bankrate.com

Eldad Moraru, Long & Foster

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 01:12pm EDT

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Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 06:02pm EDT
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