Monday, March 30, 2020
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The Next Step in Home Buying

You have determined that you want to purchase a home. You have completed the first and most important step: getting preapproved for a mortgage by a Mortgage company or the mortgage department of a lender. What is the next...

Is Now a Good Time to Buy A Home?

The question, “Is now a good time to buy a home?” has only one real and honest answer.  It depends. Among other things; it depends on you, your credit rating, income, funds available, how long you intend to live in...

Spring Cleaning and Spring Pest Proofing Go Hand in Hand

(NewsUSA) - As the ritual of spring cleaning nears with every slightly warmer and longer day, many homeowners will look to home organizational trends to kick start their list of projects. No matter which trends homeowners choose to take...

Focusing on Kitchen and Baths Can Hasten Home Sale

To Carol Harriston, preparing a home for sale is an art. As many sellers know who have found their homes on the real estate market for months with no prospects of a sale in sight, sprucing up your home and...

Fresh Paint Can Be A Difference-Maker When Selling Your Home

Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you know how tough it is to sell a home these days. In some neighborhoods, “For Sale” signs are as common as mailboxes. And the challenge is the same whether you...

Mayor Gray’s Latest Program Provides Furniture to Homeless Veterans

Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) director, Matt Cary, recently announced a furniture-donation program for homeless veterans and their families who live in Washington, D.C. Through the program, Fort McNair has donated $75,000 worth of...

Howard Awarded $10,000 Grant from Home Depot

Howard University was recently awarded a $10,000 grant for on campus improvements for finishing as a finalist in the Home Depot 2011 “Retool Your School” Campus Improvement Grant Program. The famed Washington, D.C. university was one of 11 Historically...

Graduate School USA Signs On as first Major Tenant of New Waterfront Project

Continuing with the design to revitalize Washington, D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront, mayor Vincent Gray announced on March 10 that Graduate School USA signed an agreement to establish what will be called the Center for Education and Training at the heart...

Double Whammy: Blacks in the Grip of Foreclosure/Wage-Concession Vice

African Americans may find themselves in the middle of a potentially devastating financial squeeze play, disproportionately pressed from one side by foreclosures tied to the ongoing U.S. mortgage crisis and constricted on the other by growing government demands for...

Website Searches for Nation’s Strangest Homes

As part of their efforts to compile a list of the nation’s top 10 most unusual homes, is scouring local cities searching for residences that are quirky, unique or extremely unusual. The final list will be posted on

District Property Tax Sale Begins Sept. 20

More than 6,100 commercial and residential properties with outstanding tax liens will be up for public auction beginning Sept. 20 during the city’s annual tax sale. Last year, during the mandated annual event, 1,068 liens were sold, and a total...

Harvard University Releases Housing Report

As victims of the housing market continue to look for signs of hope, on June 14 Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its “State of the Nation's Housing 2010” report. But for homeowners searching for optimism, this...



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