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By homefinderadmin » Monday, April 3, 2017

WASHINGTON — Are you getting fleeced on appraisal charges when you buy a house or refinance? Could you be paying as much as double what the appraiser is receiving for actually doing the work, with... Read More

By Dennis Aures » Friday, March 31, 2017

Located at 7314 Paddock Ridge in the Bear Ridge Estates in Pendleton, the two-story “Hemmingway” features four bedroom and 2.5 bathrooms. With more than 2,850 square feet of living space, this... Read More

By Dennis Aures » Friday, December 23, 2016

Forbes Capretto Custom Homes is showcasing a “home for the holidays” — and for all days — with its popular four-bedroom “Crestwood” design at 7297 Paddock Ridge in the Bear Ridge Estates... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A traditional floor plan doesn’t really work anymore. Formal spaces are by in large, unused. They tend to be static, with nothing to draw the family to live in those spaces. Today we like a good... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Monday, June 20, 2016

Families caring for older adults, who live independently, often find themselves at quite a crossroads when extra daily living help seems needed. Many are confused about the levels of care and... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Monday, April 11, 2016

WASHINGTON — Picture this home purchase nightmare: After weeks of getting ready, you're about to go to closing. Moving trucks are on the way. Based on instructions you received by email from your... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Monday, March 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — When you’re buying a house, don’t you want an experienced set of eyes checking out the closing papers for errors and potential overcharges? Of course. But under the new federal... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The family entry is actually a very important element of any house, and it is used every day by the most important people in the house — the family! It ends up as an afterthought and is... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Monday, August 10, 2015

WASHINGTON — Could a little-noticed policy change by giant mortgage investor Fannie Mae help homeowners who’d like to move but can’t because they’re underwater — they owe more to the bank... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Thursday, July 23, 2015

There usually is a reason that certain rooms or spaces in a home are un-used. These rooms are either walk-through spaces or simply ignored. When they are ignored, they tend to collect junk —... Read More

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