Relocating to Pittsburgh: Painting a New Picture

Relocating to Pittsburgh: Painting a New Picture

Stand atop its famed Mount Washington and newcomers quickly realize that the Pittsburgh region has long since replaced the sepia-toned image of a rust-belt town of yore, reinventing itself as a breathtaking portrait of culture, arts and innovation. Once lined with...
Living in Our Northern Communities

Living in Our Northern Communities

The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same. What was once true is true again: the North Hills are hot. Even as the global and regional economies are buffeted by a pandemic-induced recession, the housing market in the North Hills is performing as it did in...
Creative Floor Plans: Home Designs to Fit the Times

Creative Floor Plans: Home Designs to Fit the Times

If the coronavirus pandemic has taught me anything, it’s that my mid-century ranch home falls woefully short when it comes to truly flexible space.  Don’t misunderstand.  I love my home, imbued with years of sweat equity and viewed with a deep satisfaction in all that...
Financing a Home

Financing a Home

Purchasing a custom home or a home already on the market is one of the most exciting life events that there is. Add in trying to finance your home, particularly in a world besieged by a global pandemic, and the excitement can quickly give way to stress. For first-time...
Southern Communities

Southern Communities

The disruption caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 made for a rough spring for the housing market everywhere. But the uncertainty of life in 2020 has not disrupted the long-term trends of building, buying, and selling homes in the South Hills. For three generations,...