The main floor of 654 Pennridge Road in Chatham Village.

Which houses sold among this year's Buying Here properties?

Do those houses featured in Buying Here sell? Many did this year.

1 day ago

 The front, right, and long side of the Howard Hanna Real Estate Services office on Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon. The company's renovation of a medical office building was the winner in the commercial category of last year's Renovation Inspiration Contest.

We're sold on creative renovations of commercial spaces

In the Renovation Inspiration Contest, judges seek preservation of original elements and design changes that provide new functionality.

2 days ago

Rules for 2014-15 Renovation Contest

Here’s how to be eligible for the ninth annual renovation contest for home and business owners in seven Western Pennsylvania counties.

2 days ago

 An addition to Kate and Chris Eyerman's home resulted in a dining room that measures 18 by 15 feet with a 15-foot cathedral ceiling.

A dining room worth celebrating

Pine couple have the perfect addition to celebrate the holidays — or just a warm summer day.

1 week ago

 This 16-year-old brick Colonial in Pine is on the market for $449,000.

Buying Here: Pine

The 16-year old brick Colonial is on a prominent site in the Oakhaven plan.

1 week ago

 People who experienced a temporary job loss or a bad credit event, such as foreclosure or a car repossession, face an uphill battle getting a home loan approved in light of the higher down payment and higher credit requirements put in place by the banking industry to avoid a repeat of the reckless lending that fueled the 2008 housing market crisis.

New lending guidelines target first-time homebuyers

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are loosening mortgage requirements, and the housing industry hopes young people will be able to buy homes again.

2 weeks ago

 This Craftsman-style home is for sale in Forest Hills.

Buying Here: Forest Hills

A Craftsman-style house in Forest Hills boasts lots of solid oak doors and woodwork -- even a water closet.

2 weeks ago

 The living room with Christmas tree and decorated fireplace.

Allegheny West home decorated in toned-down, natural manner for annual tour

Beech Avenue house features a more subtle, natural take on holiday decorations for the Old Allegheny Victorian Christmas House Tour.

3 weeks ago

 Phillip and Jacquelyn Levasseur are busy restoring their six-bedroom, three bathroom house.

Young couple open house for Crafton tour

The Levasseurs open their eclectic home, a mansion built by early movie mogul John Paul Harris, for the Christmas in Crafton House Tour.

3 weeks ago

Train museum open during tour

A visit to one of the largest private train museums in the world is an extra ticket at the Old Allegheny Christmas House Tour.

3 weeks ago

 This six-bedroom, three-bathroom house in McKeesport is on the market for $92,900.

Buying Here: McKeesport

Stately brick house in McKeesport features banks of windows, Juliet balcony and hardwood floors.

3 weeks ago

 Gordon and Diane Marburger in the entry hallway of their house, which will be on the Cranberry tour.

Cranberry Christmas tour features 1894 farmhouse where five generations lived

The 1894 Marburger family farmhouse remains a fixture in booming Butler County and is the old-timer on the Cranberry Christmas house tour.

1 month ago

 This Queen Anne-style Victorian in Glen Osborne is on the market for $650,000.

Buying Here: Glen Osborne

Queen Anne-style house in Glen Osborne survived intact because of the care of its owners.

1 month ago


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