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  • Telemundo answers homeowners call for help with 'SOS: Salva Mi Casa'

    Telemundo answers homeowners call for help with 'SOS: Salva Mi Casa'
    “Necesita su casa un cambio URGENTE?” Does your home need an urgent change? If you’re a Latino family with a heartwarming story, then Telemundo’s “SOS: Salva Mi Casa” (“SOS: Save My Home”) will gladly come to your rescate.
  • Mayor's Challenge urges water conservation

    The National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation asks people to conserve water and cut pollution by participating in this year's nationwide contest for a Toyota Prius and hundreds of other prizes. The competition runs through April 30. Enter at...

    U.S. new-home sales collapse in March

    U.S. new-home sales collapse in March
    Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...

    Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year

    Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year
    When it comes to local budget-writing, real estate taxes are the 800-pound gorilla in the room. On the Peninsula, somewhere between 45 cents and 63 cents of every dollar local governments raise comes from taxing residents' real estate. Even for a...

    Tips for better drywall finishing

    Tips for better drywall finishing
    DEAR TIM: Money is tight and I have to tackle a drywall project. I've never done it before, but from what I see on the cable home improvement shows it looks simple. I've also watched quite a few videos on YouTube, including all of your videos. My wife...