US home sales rise 1.4 percent, snap 6-month losing streak

US home sales rose 1.4 percent in October, snapping 6-month losing streak though still down from year ago

Three Philly area dining rooms fit for a Thanksgiving feast

These three Pennsylvania suburban dining rooms provide the perfect stage for your show-stopping meal.

Three Philly area dining rooms fit for a Thanksgiving feast

These three Pennsylvania suburban dining rooms provide the perfect stage for your show-stopping meal.

An update that preserves the spirit of historic Lilliput Farm in Schwenksville

The couple had long admired the historic Montgomery County farm. Then late one night, they discovered that it was on the market.

An update that preserves the spirit of historic Lilliput Farm in Schwenksville

The couple had long admired the historic Montgomery County farm. Then late one night, they discovered that it was on the market.

Three houses with ample space to host overnight Thanksgiving visitors

These Philadelphia suburban estates have bedrooms, guest houses, and parking to spare to house a host of holiday guests.

Three houses with ample space to host overnight Thanksgiving visitors

These Philadelphia suburban estates have bedrooms, guest houses, and parking to spare to house a host of holiday guests.
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Seven mistakes to avoid when renovating older houses

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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.

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Rotting from within: When dream homes become nightmares

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.

Three houses in King of Prussia for sale for under $400,000

These three homes are for sell for less than $400,000 in the burgeoning Montgomery County suburb.

Creating a space for ground-floor aging in Bucks County

"We felt we should move our bedroom to the first floor, so we could prepare for a time when we can't go up a flight of stairs to the second floor," the homeowner said.

Flex-stay community offers another way to try out King of Prussia area

One-bedroom suites with dedicated living areas and kitchens with custom furniture start at $140 per night. Two-bedroom suites go for $170 and up.

Cherry Hill’s little-known train stop seen as a potentially big link to Philly

Plans to increase the station's profile are afoot, but getting state approval could prove an obstacle.

Philly ranks 17th of 20 cities good for single career women

The survey by Owners.com considered factors including the percentage of single women homeowners in each city and the median earnings and unemployment for women there.

Farm to your table? How ‘agrihoods’ can create access to fresh food

One alternative to a golf course community, an "agrihood" involves developers building residential communities around urban farms.

On the market: Fitler Square townhouse for $1,149,000

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November rent report: Long-term increases but short-term relief

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Three Bucks County houses for sale under $500,000

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