Monday, September 27, 2010

Products add value to homes without major reconstruction

By Sandra Fleishman
Special to The Washington Post
Saturday, September 25, 2010

Companies at a to-the-trade only remodeling show in Baltimore recently exhibited a variety of products meant to add value to existing homes without major reconstruction. Affordability, energy conservation, green materials and easy maintenance were recurring themes throughout the show.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Amid mountain of paperwork, shortcuts and forgeries mar foreclosure process

By Ariana Eunjung Cha and Brady Dennis
Washington Post Staff Writers
Thursday, September 23, 2010; 2:36 AM

The nation's overburdened foreclosure system is riddled with faked documents, forged signatures and lenders who take shortcuts reviewing borrower's files, according to court documents and interviews with attorneys, housing advocates and company officials. more...