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  • Delray Beach receives grant to hurricane retrofit homes

    With $150,000 from Florida???s Division of Emergency Management, the city of Delray Beach will provide hurricane-proof improvements for about 20 homes in need of work. The grant came from the Florida???s Residential Construction Mitigation Program, which gets
  • Avoid contractor fraud: do the homework before home improvement

    The National Center for Home Improvement Fraud?? will hold a free??workshop, ???How to Protect Yourself from Home Repair Contractor Fraud,??? on Oct. 20 at the Central Broward Regional Park.?? Open to the public and hosted by Broward County Commissioner...

    Cohan rule may provide tax relief without receipts

    Cohan rule may provide tax relief without receipts
    Q: Thirty years ago, we bought a house that we lived in until 2-1/2 years ago, when we bought another house and moved. Our neighbor's son and wife wanted the house but didn't have the money for a down payment, so we rented it to them for 18 months until...

    Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck

    Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck
    Remodeling a home this year may not pack quite the punch it has during the past few years. While costs for the work have continued to increase, the payback in terms of home appreciation isn't as great, according to real estate agents who helped...

    Flood designation troubles homeowner

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area. The...