Upscale apartment complex in D.C.s NoMa nears completion

More than 400 apartments are available for rent at AvalonBay’s AVA NoMa community, at 55 M St. NE in one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the District. The apartments...

2017 housing market forecasts suburbs are in, low mortgage rates are out

Various real estate entities have weighed in with their prognostications for the 2017 housing market. Most observers expect home sales and prices to moderate in the coming year. They...

Coach has become a luxury brand again — but Wall Street wants more

Profits at Coach, the high-end handbag company, nearly doubled in the most recent quarter, to $152 million, as part of the company’s aggressive turnaround efforts. But Wall Street had wanted...

High-powered CEOs at U.S.-India Business Council vote to split from U.S. Chamber

The board of the U.S. India Business Council— whose membership includes the chief executives of Pepsi and MasterCard — has voted unanimously to break off from the U.S. Chamber of...

As Snap reports heavy losses, shares plummet

The company behind Snapchat reported significant losses Thursday and missed expectations for user growth in its second earnings report since going public. While Snap earlier this year said that it...

Introverts tend to be better CEOs and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top with a degree from...

Know what you can and cant do with that inherited land before building on...

My husband’s mother inherited land from a family member and isn’t allowed to sell it. We moved onto an acre of it with a mobile home because we were...

Verizon has a name for its AOL-Yahoo combination — and the Internet is having...

With Verizon moving ahead with its purchase of Yahoo, the telecom giant is thinking ahead to a broader rebranding of its new Internet properties, including AOL. Once the Yahoo deal...

Start-up seeks to disrupt disrupters in real estate

It’s time to disrupt the disrupters in real estate. Websites such as Zillow and Trulia have improved the real estate industry over the past decade. They were designed to be...

Need a home spruce-up? Heres how to win one from Ikea.

If you’d like some help changing the look of your home and need some advice for DIY projects, you may be eligible to apply for an Ikea Home Tour...