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Posted Mar 4, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Reader question: I am going to list my home. I am hoping to start a bidding war for my home to maximize the number of offers I receive. I want my broker to stipulate that we will start accepting bids five days after the house goes on the market, in order to get multiple bids on my home. My broker says they cannot do this, as MLS no longer allows it. Does this make sense to you? Have you heard about this change in the rules? Thank you. Jerry and Ann C.

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Finally, March has arrived! Will it lead us into spring? It always has — to a greater or lesser degree.

Posted Mar 2, 2015 at 2:01 AM


Posted Feb 27, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Newark Garden Club will meet at 1:15 p.m. March 6 in the lounge of the Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court, Newark.The program will be presented by Mona Rynearson, who will give a talk on the Zurich Bog, which was designated by...

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 2:09 PM

We heard that the groundhog has predicted six more weeks of winter. If he’s right, we have plenty of time to think about what we want to accomplish in our landscape plantings and gardens after the snow finally melts. Some people may be...

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Why settle for boring walls when you can make them wow? Nowadays there are tons of exciting specialty painting and refinishing techniques to create very personal spaces in your home. What follows is a description of some of the trendiest.

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Reader question: An agent of a real estate firm gave us an estimated price they can get for our home, and we signed on with them on that basis. Now another agent of the same firm brought a prospect through and told them our house is priced too high.

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 2:01 AM

In the aftermath of a building collapse in Shortsville, residents and businesses are urged to clear their roofs of snow and ice — except one of the tools is in short supply

Posted Feb 23, 2015 at 2:01 AM


Updated Feb 18, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Pruning is a task that is beneficial for trees and shrubs to keep them healthy and vibrant. This is also a task that many of us, me included, are nervous about performing. The garden is at its most dormant period in late winter, making it a good...

Updated Feb 18, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Energy-efficient window installation not only decreases your carbon footprint and lowers your utility bills, it also helps reduce your HVAC equipment requirements while keeping your home more comfortable in cold and hot weather. What’s more,...

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