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Sept. 23 Transcript
Charlie Allen of Charlie Allen Restorations in Cambridge talks DIY fixes and good home design.
Sept. 22 Transcript
Gary Rogers, president of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, offers buying advice.
Sept. 21 Transcript
Holden Lewis, senior mortgage reporter for Bankrate.com, talks about the current mortgage market.
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Recap the Fall House HuntSunday, Sept. 20 – Wednesday, Sept. 23
The Fall House Hunt offered hundreds of new listings and open houses in the Boston Sunday Globe and Boston.com.
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Older homes have their charms, but they're not without problems. Charlie Allen of Charlie Allen Restorations in Cambridge lists his top 10 and how to fix them.
Eager home buyers are few and far between. The Globe Magazine has 10 steps to hook one.
HOMES OF THE WEEK, part 3
While one of three penthouse suites in the building, this Cambridge unit is the only one with a roof deck. There's a sweeping vista because height restrictions prevent construction of view-killing buildings nearby.
HOMES OF THE WEEK, part 2
Gardening is a passion for the current owners, who added a greenhouse, large rectangular flower patches, and a circulating fountain off a spacious wooden deck sheathed in greenery.
HOMES OF THE WEEK, part 1
Set smack in the middle of this seaside village, this former library was resurrected from a forlorn use as a storage space and renovated into one of the most unique homes in New England.
The mortgage industry has changed considerably in the last year. If you have anything less than a 20 percent down payment and stellar credit, expect to work hard to become qualified.
The housing downturn has at least one upside: Prices have fallen to the point where its once again possible to buy a starter home in Massachusetts.