Reverse mortgages have been a popular tool for cash-strapped retirees, but wealthier folks are finding ways to use them, too.

As more seniors rely on reverse mortgages, troubles beckon for heirs

Problems and confusion are expected to continue as more baby boomers retiring with little or no savings turn to the loans for help.

5 days ago

 This four-bedroom house in Latrobe is on the market for $149,900.

Buying Here: Latrobe

A Colonial-style house in Latrobe boasts original woodwork, updated kitchen and a tight-knit neighborhood.

6 days ago

 A detailed view of one of the stained glass windows at 614 Eighth Street in Irwin.

Buying Here: Irwin

An 1895-built Victorian in Irwin goes from sad back to splendid and is on the market for $139,900.

1 week ago

40th Pittsburgh Antiques Show on tap in South Hills

The Historical Glass Club of Pittsburgh will hold a general antiques show on Feb. 21-22 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

1 week ago

 Frank Fritz of "American Pickers" will be at the Pittsburgh Indoor Outdoor Home Show at the Monroeville Convention Center at noon today.

Wheeler-dealer Frank Fritz ready for Pittsburgh Indoor-Outdoor Home Show

After a week of wheeling and dealing last year, the star of ’'American Pickers’' returns for the show at the Monroeville Convention Center.

2 weeks ago

 Melissa Gorga of “Real Housewives of New Jersey.”

Home show lines up speakers and more

The Pittsburgh Indoor/Outdoor Home Show with more than 200 exhibitors is running this weekend at the Monroeville Convention Center.

2 weeks ago

 The three-story brick building has been owned since 1919 by Lodge 219 of the Improved Benevolent Order of Elks of the World, commonly known as the black Elks.

Buying Here: Beaver Falls

A Beaver Falls building long owned by the black Elks is now ready for its second owner.

2 weeks ago

 The Chinese Year of the Sheep is also called the year of the Sheep and the Ram. These sheep on display at the Palazzo with fleece of white carnations  represent union, bonds and values.

Year of the Sheep: Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year festivities

Las Vegas celebrates the Chinese New Year — it’s the Year of the Sheep! — as guests hope to avoid being fleeced at the casinos.

3 weeks ago

 The farmhouse has elements of Italianate and Greek Revival styles. The front features a quaint porch and balcony with keyhole-style balusters.

Buying Here: Elizabeth Township

After 27 years, a couple has decided to sell their historic farm in Elizabeth Township, one of only three intact from the 1800s.

3 weeks ago


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