Headlines: Title problems can snag your closing; pre-printed real estate contracts can get you fined
Here's a look at what's happening in real estate in and around the District of Columbia.
The unexpected unreleased mortgage lien rears its ugly head all too often, according to those of us charged with shepherding consumers through the last stages of home buying. -Washington Post
It’s a seemingly innocuous practice, some say a convenience, but many real estate agents are steering their brokerages toward enormous fines and unwanted attention from state and federal regulators — and they don’t even realize it. -Inman News
In addition to having been developed on the site of a former funeral home, Lionshead has the distinction of being the first new building to pass the District's Green Area Ratio inspection. -Washington Business Journal
The home is essentially a series of glass cubes set onto a hilltop in Rappahannock County, Virginia with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. -Urban Scrawl
The homes are meant for one occupant, and have a kitchen, bathroom, living room, a separate bedroom and a front door with an outside patio. The one thing that the homes need: a vacant plot of land to sit on. -Urban Turf
This is an infographic on the cost of living all around the world. When you look at the data, presented in this way, the results are a bit staggering. -Business Insider