Could clutter be affecting your mental health and your waistline?
Your real estate guide to buying, selling, living
Contractor Rob Robillard tackles questions on cupping hardwood, scratched yellow pine floors, and metal roofs.
Whether you have lived in your home for 10 years or 50, deciding what to do with a lifetime of belongings can be stressful.
Now that spring is here, you might be antsy to freshen up your home. But don’t fret if you don’t have the budget for an overhaul.
A sampling of homes available in Stoneham includes a 1,200-square-foot apartment and a Colonial with hardwood floors.
The Justice Department says the lender approved loans that didn’t meet federal standards, leaving the government stuck with the bill when borrowers defaulted.
If you clear out any discoveries like these, your bedroom will be a healthier and saner place to rest your head.
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Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.
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Remodeling leaves homeowners in the dust
Contractor Rob Robillard weighs in on the hazards of dust from remodeling projects, and calls in an expert on polishing marble floors.
Home of the Week
Home of the week
Colonial with pool just steps from Independence Park
Soak in the history, then continue on foot for about five minutes to Dane Street Beach with this colonial.
Location, location, location
Location, Location, Location
What is it like to live in Hingham?
Hingham’s waterfront, parks, good schools, abundance of youth sports, and well-run library make it a good place to live.
Room to love
room to love
Designing a three-season porch that enhances the view
A three-season porch in West Newton Hill was designed to bring the outside in, rather than having the space compete with the natural world.
House and home
Historical Chestnut Hill Foursquare gets a modern update
With dated interiors and a choppy layout, making this 1880s Chestnut Hill Foursquare inviting by today’s standards seemed like a big undertaking.
Design New England
With hundreds of thousands of species in existence, how are eager gardeners to choose plants for their gardens?
Thirty-three ways to check everything you need — and want — off your list.