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Md. property values head in different directions

Home values are rising in much of Washington's Maryland suburbs, but new property assessments show signs of continued trouble in southern and western Maryland and on the Eastern Shore.

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 08:19am EST

Tags: property values, real estate, Max Smith, property tax assessments,

DC mayor cancels tax lien sales of homes

Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered the cancellation of dozens of sales of homes for unpaid tax bills a week after a report detailed how some homeowners were losing properties over relatively small overdue bills.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 08:36pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, tax liens, foreclosures

Virginia 9th in the nation for car-ownership costs

Virginia commuters put a lot of miles on their vehicles, spending more on gas and maintenance than most as a result.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:38pm EDT

Tags: cars, car care, taxes,

2-cent property tax hike proposed in Fairfax County (VIDEO)

The average Fairfax County homeowner would pay about $262 a year more in taxes if the proposed $3.59 billion budget is approved.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 05:02am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County budget, Ed Long,

5-cent property tax hike possible in Arlington

Real estate taxes for the average homeowner in Arlington County could increase hundreds of dollars each year as regional development and uncertainty about sequestration force the County Board to adjust to new realities.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 12:11pm EST

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, Arlington, taxes, sequestration, BRAC

Ga. island slave descendants fight huge tax hikes

Property tax sticker shock has erupted among the residents of an island community home to the descendants of slaves.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 05:41pm EST

Tags: slavery, Georgia

FBI investigates D.C. commercial property tax settlements

Commercial property owners are seeing smaller bills in the District, and the FBI has launched an investigation.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 10:32am EDT

Tags: D.C., D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 09:04am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Secret Service, Arlington, parking, weather, prom

Property taxes to rise in Arlington

The Arlington County Board voted Saturday to raise property taxes by 1.3 percent. It will mean the average homeowner will pay about $156 more in real estate taxes and water and sewer fees next year.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 04:01am EDT

Tags: Arlington County Board,

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