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On the market: A family-style condo in Queen Village

The 18-foot ceilings, open floor plan, and oversized kitchen sealed the condo deal, but now with three children, the homeowner needs a house with a yard.

On the market: A family-style condo in Queen Village

The 18-foot ceilings, open floor plan, and oversized kitchen sealed the condo deal, but now with three children, the homeowner needs a house with a yard.

Water damage from bad construction destroys homes and dreams

The housing boom of the 2000s led to fast construction. But with lower-quality materials, faulty work, and lax oversight, hundreds of area families face damage "of epidemic proportions." Many others might not know of the problem.

Water damage from bad construction destroys homes and dreams

The housing boom of the 2000s led to fast construction. But with lower-quality materials, faulty work, and lax oversight, hundreds of area families face damage "of epidemic proportions." Many others might not know of the problem.

South Kensington project planned with slain developer Sean Schellenger hits the market, sans coworking

Property investor Sean Frankel, who planned to build the project with Schellenger, said he is selling the property because of issues involving its financing after the partner's death.

South Kensington project planned with slain developer Sean Schellenger hits the market, sans coworking

Property investor Sean Frankel, who planned to build the project with Schellenger, said he is selling the property because of issues involving its financing after the partner's death.
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