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For a study plan of this home, send $25 for printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625 Eugene, OR 97405. Specify Barber, plan 406-

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Urban finds

PITTSBURGH — Prehistoric traders of the Delaware tribes bivouacked on the bank of what would someday be called the Allegheny River. European settlers cut forests and

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Modern home design works for small or sloped lot

Floor-to-ceiling windows in the front of the Barber home design provide a contemporary look to this 1,545-square-foot house. 

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Ask the Inspector: Foreclosed home buyers should seek inspection

I am buying a house that was foreclosed on. The bank said that they will not fix anything, so would it be worthwhile to have a home inspection done?

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Christmas tour Saturday a fundraiser for Chippewa Valley Symphony

Christmas comes early this year at six decorated homes open for tours today, which will be accompanied with music provided by the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra.

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Around the House 11/14/15

GARDEN CLASSES: May’s Floral Garden is hosting a class at its 3424 Jeffers Road location at 1 p.m. Dec. 5 and 10 a.m. Dec. 19.

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Perfect timing for couple to purchase 105-year-old home

PITTSBURGH — Sometimes you fall in love with a house, but the timing isn’t right.

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Wallpaper a clever way to try the marble trend

Marble’s presence in modern-day interiors extends from walls to countertops, tables to doorknobs, clocks to sinks and beyond.

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Shutting vents won’t improve efficiency

Saving money on energy costs and utility bills is a high priority for homeowners. 

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Space abounds in brick home

With 2,060 square feet of living space and a basement option, this is a sturdy, brick home with an efficient floor plan.

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Ice barriers can help prevent damage

Recently, I inspected a home that had about five or six layers of shingles, including old cedar shakes that I could see in the attic.

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Gehen Deutsche: German designer built cluster of 10 hillside homes

PITTSBURGH — Darren Siegel and his wife, Jennifer Cox-Siegel, knew nothing about the Sauer Buildings Historic District when they drove up Center Avenue in Aspinwall, Pa.

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House of the Week: 11/7/15

New homeowners and empty nesters will love the simplicity of the Kreindel house design. 

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Come clean on these common washing machine mistakes

Unless you possess a never-ending supply of money and never wear the same outfit twice, laundry is an essential part of life. While the sudsy concept may seem simple enough,

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‘Haunted’ homes: Reputation can lure or scare away buyers

HACKENSACK, N.J. — A busy open house can be a real estate agent’s dream. But for some people who turned out for two open houses at a majestic Victorian home in

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