Having a basement is great. It’s the one area in the house where your hobbies and imagination can run free. Everything from a wine cellar to a wood shop to a home entertainment center can be made to fit and be used in a basement. And even though the kids may sometimes think that it’s ...

A short sale in real estate is not always a pleasant transaction. There are many ways to lose a home but signing away ownership in a manner that destroys credit, embarrasses the family and strips an owner of dignity is one of the hardest. For owners who can no longer afford to keep mortgage payments ...