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Mortgage firm Ocwen accused of...

One of the nation’s largest servicers of home loans may have denied struggling borrowers the chance to fix loan problems and avoid foreclosures, New York’s financial regulator has alleged. …read...

Big Oil keeps stealing my cons...

In the oil boom towns of North Dakota, Texas and Colorado there’s a big demand for new homes — but there’s no one to build them. That’s because construction companies keep losing skilled workers to the oil companies, which are offering big...

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Deals on Fine Linens, Textiles And Lamps …read...

Existing home sales in Septemb...

The national housing market rebounded in September as home sales rose to their highest level of the year. …read...

9 Steps to Packing Fragiles

Gives a step-by-step guide to packing fragile and awkward items. For this example, we’re using a crystal wine decanter. …read...

Temporary setback stalls Potom...

Dan Wittenberg bought about 13 acres of land in the Potomac River flood zone in St. Mary’s County because of his love of sailing and windsurfing. Eight years ago, with no special real estate or construction skills, Wittenberg built an 800-square-foot cottage there...

How to save money on rent — so...

Nancy Simmons Starrs is president and founder of Apartment Detectives, a D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia apartment search service.  In the expensive rental market of the Washington metro area, it is a good idea to think about how to save some money on rent. The...

Best Makeovers for Ugliest Wal...

These finalists in our annual Search for America’s Best Remodel Contest share some impressively appalling paper from their projects …read...

5 Steps to Finishing an Attic

This Old House‘s Two-Minute Expert explains what goes into creating a bonus room under the rafters …read...

U.S. to ease repurchase demand...

Hoping to boost mortgage approvals for more borrowers, the federal regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac told lenders that the home financing giants would ease up on demands that banks buy back loans that go delinquent. …read...
recent from Home Improvement 5 Steps to Finishing an Attic
5 Steps to Finishing an Attic This Old House‘s Two-Minute Expert explains what goes into creating a bonus room under the rafters …read...
recent from Latest on Moving Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Renewal of Illumination Fireworks, LLC and ACE Pyro LLC Exemptions From the 14-Hour Rule During Independence Day Celebrations
Hours of Service of Drivers: Application for Renewal of Illumination Fireworks, LLC and ACE Pyro LLC Exemptions From the 14-Hour Rule During Independence Day Celebrations FMCSA announces that it has received an application from Illumination Fireworks, LLC and ACE Pyro, LLC (applicants) for a renewal of their exemption from the requirement that drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) must not drive following the 14th hour after coming on duty. The applicants were granted...
recent from Real Estate News Mortgage firm Ocwen accused of abuses
Mortgage firm Ocwen accused of abuses One of the nation’s largest servicers of home loans may have denied struggling borrowers the chance to fix loan problems and avoid foreclosures, New York’s financial regulator has alleged. …read...
recent from Relocation News As Rents Rise, More American Adults Share Households
As Rents Rise, More American Adults Share Households Filed under: Zillow By Camille Salama An increasing number of American adults are moving in together to share expenses as rental rates continue to outpace income, according to a new Zillow analysis. Nearly a third (32 percent) of adults live in doubled-up households, or homes where two or more working-aged...