Soaring high above the bustling streets of Van Nuys Civic Center, 1370 Building on Friar Street is one of the impressive office and retail buildings.

“The building is unabashedly second to none in the Van Nuys area and inspiring to walk into every day.”

Think the Washington area’s housing costs are high? Homeowners here actually have the most money left over after paying their mortgages.

TOWN SQUARE | Renters and homeowners ranking high have so much left over after paying monthly housing costs because they make a lot of money to begin with. Source: New…
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What I Love: A Cliché Harlan Coben Couldn’t Resist

For the best-selling author of thrillers, buying a spooky old Victorian seemed a little too on the nose. But he did it anyway. Source: New feed
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Harlan Coben’s Gingerbread House

For the best-selling author of thrillers, buying a spooky old Victorian seemed a little too on the nose. But he did it anyway. Source: New feed
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How to find the right neighborhood when buying a home

Real estate agents are prohibited by law from providing information on schools and crime. But several websites can. Source: New feed
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Over 60 and buying your first home? Here’s what you need to know.

REAL ESTATE MATTERS | You might want to build a cadre of trusted professionals who can provide a variety of services: landscaping, snow removal, plumbing, electrical and general maintenance or…
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Five-bedroom, two-bathroom 1913 Colonial in Mount Rainier, Md., lists for $350,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The 1,620-square-foot house once won the Mount Rainier yard of the year award. Source: New feed
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German Home Buyers Look East to Dresden, Leipzig and Beyond

As Germany’s real estate sector booms, buyers are looking for value in eastern cities, driving prices higher. Source: New feed
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Renters: Another Month, Another Neighborhood

Before landing on the Upper West Side, a family from Germany spent a year moving around New York City. Source: New feed
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Ask Real Estate: Can I Really Lose My Apartment Over an Outdoor Cat?

Short answer: yes. You’ll have to decide whether your pet’s need for unfettered outdoor time is worth losing an apartment. Source: New feed
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The High End: An Architectural Do-Over

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has designed a 32-story luxury condo to replace a 12-story office building on the Upper West Side that it built in 1966. Source: New feed
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