Just when you thought it was already expensive to live, park and
eat in the D.C. area, a new study found homebuyers in the D.C. metropolitan area
need to have some of the fattest paychecks in the country.
A new analysis shows that loan applications for home purchases
have dropped 20 percent in the past four months compared with the
same period a year ago, and experts think student loan debt may be
The credit score bar is rising for home buyers seeking the best
mortgage rates, according to real estate data firm Zillow Inc.
Attorney General Douglas Gansler tells WTOP he
and Gov. Martin O\’Malley will
be allocating nearly $60 million in funding from
the recent $26 billion National
Mortgage Servicing Settlement with five major
WTOP\’s Veronica Robinson reports.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.