Monthly Archive: January 2021

Financial Considerations Before Adding Onto Your Home | Real Estate

It’s a question that crosses the minds of many homeowners who would like to buy a bigger house but lack the money or will to move: Why don’t I just add onto my house?


But adding or expanding a room isn’t much easier than moving. You have contractors to hire, important decisions to make and a lot of money to spend. If you decide to add a room to your home, it will soon be filled with dust, plaster, nails and other construction materials.

If you’re still dreaming of a home addition, here are some considerations and

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Maxine Cheshire, Post reporter and columnist with ‘the guts of a cat burglar,’ dies at 90

Ms. Cheshire knew a lot about Harlan, but she didn’t get the job. Of course, she was only 5 at the time.

Sixteen years later, she did become a reporter at the Harlan Daily Enterprise, one of the first steps in a journalism career that ultimately led her to The Washington Post, where she was a tenacious reporter and society columnist for more than 25 years.

Ms. Cheshire, who took a hard-news approach to what was often seen as a superficial beat, embarrassed occupants of the White House, uncovered the “Koreagate” influence-peddling scandal of the 1970s and faced the fury

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Home remodeling projects that will bring you the most return on investment

Before the onset of covid-19, significant home upgrades could reduce the time a home spent on the market by about 11 days. Now, due to the supply-constrained real estate market, demand for properties is higher than ever and while upgrades may not have the same influential impact on time spent on the market, they have proved to significantly bolster the value of homes.

Throughout the second half of 2020, some homeowners were able to increase the value of their properties by more than 25 percent through simple home improvements. For example, our data shows that remodeling an outdated kitchen and

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Timothy Harleth: Bidens quickly fire White House chief usher installed by Trump

Harleth was hired by Melania Trump in 2017 to fill the important role of chief usher. Harleth came to the White House from Trump International Hotel DC, where he was rooms manager.

First lady Jill Biden’s office did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment.

Harleth took the place of Angella Reid, who was hired during the Obama administration. Reid made history when she took the job in 2011 as the first woman to serve in the position. She was previously the general manager at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City, just outside Washington.

She was let … Read More