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Q: How Do You Decide Whether to Add on to an Existing Home or Purchase a New One?

A: There are a few things to consider, including cost, individual needs, and what will add value down the road. Also important: your emotional attachment to the existing home. As designer and builder Philip S. Wenz, the author of Adding to a House: Planning, Design & Construction, notes, an addition is much cheaper than building

Existing Home Sales Rise, Foreclosures Trickle Down

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released the July edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard—a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. The latest data show progress among key indicators, including rebound in the sale of existing homes and the continuing downward trend of foreclosure starts and completions. This month’s

Getting Ready to Sell Your Home? Don’t Over-Improve

When homeowners are gearing up to list their home, they often go around fixing all of the problems they’ve been meaning to get around to – that leaky roof or those outdated windows. However, says Amerika Davis, Williamsburg Managing Broker of Prudential Towne Realty , it is possible to over-improve your home, which can make it more difficult to