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Q: A vendor working on the common area of our building knocked a hose bib out of the wall, causing a flood in our home. I checked with the ass…

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SEATTLE — After insisting for years that it had no plans to hire any agents, Seattle-based Zillow has reversed course and will open a resident…

Q: I live in a townhouse where the water meters are near the parking lot. Who is responsible for repairing the water line from the meter to th…

In areas where the rental housing market is doing well, this design for a triplex is an option to consider for your investment in real estate.

Every industry uses terminology that may seem like a foreign language to someone unfamiliar.

Q: Could you please clarify the obligations of neighbors who have a tree that straddles the property line?

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When Daniel Parolek looks at the American housing market, the architect sees both an affordability crisis and a distinct lack of the old-fashi…

DETROIT — Several abandoned homes. A large street flood. Trash covering the ground. Overgrown grass and weeds. An almost completely deserted n…

After intense criticism about a new fee on homeowners who refinance their mortgages, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said it would delay th…

A classic ranch-inspired house design makes for a good starter home for a young family or a retiree who enjoys having company.

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LOS ANGELES — Tenant activists celebrated when Los Angeles ushered in new rules to clamp down on renting homes for short stays, saying the cit…

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE: New homes picked as favorites by people who attended this summer’s online-only Parade of Homes were announced this week by th…

In one way, shape or form, the drive toward environmentally friendly fuel sources has been discussed everywhere from local governments to util…

Luxury living for a couple that enjoys entertaining visitors can be found in the Euro home design.

CHICAGO — Born from the burgeoning real estate market that preceded the Great Recession, flipping homes has become a national fascination over…

For households that choose to own a home, the equity that builds up over time ends up accounting for a big chunk of net worth, which is the va…