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April 2001

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a fine finish

features

LA residential

FINANCES

The Realtor Truth

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charlestown finale fall tv project

a fine finish

a 19th-century row house shines anew, thanks to 21st-century technology and a dedicated crew of skilled workers

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features

LA residential

A 1920s Colonial near Hollywood is transformed into a picture-perfect home for a family of four

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FINANCES

The Realtor Truth

Your agent will take home at least 3 percent of the price you pay for a house. Does she really have your best interest in mind?

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features

FENCING MATCH

A case study in post-and-picket installation, from choosing the style, wood, and finish to getting the job done right

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REMODELING

HOMEOWNER’S HANDBOOK

LAYING ENGINEERED WOOD FLOORS

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MATERIALS

The Forest for the Trees

Coming soon to the local home center: wood stamped with an environmental seal of approval

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departments

ASK NORM

Help for gutterless roofs, venting problems, and botched tile jobs
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special report: home office

wired for work

A basement furnace room becomes a comfortable home office for work and play

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A STROLL THROUGH West Palm Beach, Florida

Ever since the 1920s, when its neighborhoods were built along the edge of Lake Worth, West Palm Beach has been positioned to admire its more privileged neighbor across the water. Shimmering in the sun, the white mansions of Palm Beach look remote, otherworldly, when viewed from the West Palm Beach side.

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TRANSFORMATIONS

Le Retro Feat

An Ohio farmhouse gets rebuilt with French flair

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