As housing costs soar, accessory dwelling units can be options for renters and income sources for owners.

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REAL ESTATE MATTERS: If you start out having all of the documents on this list you should be a step ahead of the game.

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TOWN SQUARE | The members-only island, accessible only by yacht or private ferry, has reportedly attracted celebrity owners such as Oprah Winfrey, Boris Becker and Karolina Kurkova.

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Entering this stage of life presents assorted upheavals, which can be highly emotional for many people. Through it all, I learned some coping mechanisms that helped me as I transitioned from New Jersey to Silver Spring, Md.

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ASK THE BUILDER: There is no easy button. You need to do the hard work ahead of time if you want to get the best workers in exchange for your hard-earned money.

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BUYING NEW | The nine-unit James adds a dash of contemporary to the historic neighborhood.

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ASK THE BUILDER I tested a solar attic fan. I took temperature readings in my attic as the fan operated on a cloudless day and the readings never dropped even though the fan was moving at top speed.

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TOWN SQUARE | In a city full of expensive apartments, developers are differentiating their properties by escalating their amenities.

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Listings range from $5.7 million for a penthouse overlooking the Potomac River on the Georgetown waterfront to $19.75 million for Cleremont Farm in Upperville, which includes six houses.

  • Michele Lerner
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Absolutely every time I pay a large deposit, the contractor takes that draw and either disappears or turns out to be completely incompetent in their work and then they disappear.

  • Justin Pierce
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REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Before doing anything consult with the your lender to ensure that duplicate payments aren't being made or that your payment is not recognized.

  • Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
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