Before you can make the transition from renting your home to owning your home, you will need to have a substantial down payment, typically 5 to 20 percent of the home's value.
A new apartment rental or the purchase of a home or condominium is an exciting time.
It's no secret that a good looking landscaping job could dramatically improve the value of a home.
Through a network of local community-based organizations, the Department of Housing and Community Development in Southeast provides counseling services for homeowners who are behind in their mortgage payments or who may be subject to foreclosure.
With housing costs in greater Washington continuing to climb, homeownership may seem like a distant dream for many Washingtonians. However Sandy Spring Bank has taken steps to make home ownership more affordable.
In the typical American home, heating and cooling account for 50 to 70 percent of total energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Yet, much of that energy is wasted, leading to higher energy bills for homeowners.
Are you a District of Columbia homeowner facing foreclosure? If so, the District has resources that can help you save your home.
Despite longstanding federal laws banning discrimination in housing and credit, three recent actions reveal how the road to fair housing remains an arduous journey — especially for Black and Latino communities.
The time has come to call on black voters to come to the aid of our businesses and operations.
The DC Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Champions Small Business Awards and Expo on Friday at the Washington Convention Center.
Sixteen African-American girls in the Greater Washington Area have received a real boost in making their entrepreneurial ambitions come true thanks to an all-encompassing mentorship program called "Girlpreneur."
The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development will host the 2015 Housing Fair on Saturday at the Sports and Learning Complex in Landover.
Taking the steps to support your family and young person is a responsible step that we all should, as adults, take.
Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup polling company commissioned by Wells Fargo.
If you keep doing what you've always done, you'll keep getting what you've always gotten.