| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Depending on the status of the real estate market the advice regarding renting versus owning can fluctuate, but for older adults ready to make a move, the state of the economy isn't the only consideration.
For some they have been living in the same...
| Feb 10, 2013
Dear Liz: My boyfriend is deployed. I have his power of attorney, and during his deployment I have paid off all of his credit card debt. The accounts now need to be closed because they are ones that were acquired with his former wife. I know you say...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Dan Kittilsen, president of Plainfield based DJK Custom Homes Inc., knows what buyers are looking for when purchasing a home today.
Great detail, energy efficiency and real customer service, he says. "That's what people care about right now," he adds....
| Jan 26, 2013
You can spend weeks and big bucks on a home-improvement project, or you can invest considerably less time and money and end up with just as much satisfaction.
One such simple — and useful — project is to set up a mudroom in your home, a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Talking about the current state of downtown, Hagerstown City Councilman Donald F. Munson recently said the future looks “black, bleak, terrible” if something isn’t done to jump-start new investment and development.
City officials hope a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:39 PM
An architectural engineer estimates it would cost $1 million to fix West Chicago's historic Joel Wiant House, which has fallen into a state of disrepair and is under the threat of a wrecking ball.
"It's a reasonable approach to what needs to be done,"...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A two-story Colonial-style home set on almost 3 wooded acres in Fallston is currently on the market for $620,000.
"This is a stunning home located at 3002 Sheffield Court. in Haddon Hurst, a community of 30 homes all situated on 2- to 3-acre lots," said...
| May 31, 2013
Q: I built my own house. At first, I stuffed receipts into a folder but toward the end when things got hectic, I forgot. I probably have receipts amounting to a quarter of what I believe I spent, land included. How can I establish a credible basis when it...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Tim Leather pitched a 3-hit shutout with eight strikeouts to lead the Hagerstown Braves to a 2-0 victory over the Brunswick Orioles in the semifinals of the Reno Powell Memorial Day Tournament on Sunday.
| May 26, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Save $3 on $10 admission to the Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center through Memorial Day.
Buy an online ticket to save $3 off adult admission or print out a coupon to save $2 at the box office.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
By Jennifer Sheehan, Of The Morning Call
It's a store fit for a treasure hunt.
"There's no predictability on what we'll have each week," says Janet Kolepp, manager of ReStore in Whitehall Township.
Based in what was once the Circuit City electronics...