I signed my home over to my daughter temporarily to protect it during my divorce. Now I’m 69 and living in an RV. Can I file for elder abuse?

Dear Moneyist,

In 2009, when the property market was crashing, I added both my daughters to the deed of my home so I would not lose the home to foreclosure during my divorce and, in case something happened to me, my daughters could keep the home.

It was only to be a temporary fix until I could finally sell the home, and both daughters agreed to sign off on the deed. By adding my daughter it allowed me to use her income to qualify for a loan modification. I, not my daughters, made all the payments. Fast forward to 2019.

My eldest daughter had received more than $760,000 for the sale of two homes that were given to her by her deceased former mother-in-law. This daughter has always spent her money foolishly and has terrible credit. Even with all this money, no one would rent to her because of her

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Worcester Living: With flourishing Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery up for sale, Shrewsbury couple ready for their next adventure – News – telegram.com

For area wine lovers, Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery in Shrewsbury is a hidden gem — the perfect destination for visitors to experience something unique.

Eric and Peggy Preusse bought the property in 2010 and established the 40-acre vineyard and boutique winery in 2015, adding an addition and expanding the winery in 2017.

Luckily for wine drinkers, this small winery has continued in business in a world turned upside down by the COVID-19 virus. News that the couple put the business up for sale is a mix of sadness and joy. The property (saltbox house and winery) listed at $3.35 million in May.

The couple originally bought the property with the idea of having a small winery and selling wine locally. “We never expected it would be so successful,” said Preusse.

The decision to sell the property was a tough one, he said, but the couple had promised each other

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Holliday Haven goes up for sale for the second time in 170 years | Living

ABERDEEN • Since it was built in 1850, Holliday Haven has only been home to two families: the Hollidays, who built it; their descendants; and the Seymers.

Because upkeep on the 5,800-square-foot Greek Revival mansion and its five acres of property is a challenge, the Seymers are ready to downsize and pass it onto the next family.

“We’ve reached that age when we can’t keep it like we want to,” said Emily Seymer.

Her husband, Tom Seymer, purchased the historic home in July 1993 and moved in a few months later after making a few improvements to the home.

“We’ve enjoyed living here and we’re the first family outside of the descendants who have lived here. No one has ever moved out,” he said.

He bought the home from Adeliann Eastham of Starkville, who inherited it after Carolyn Sauter passed away in 1993. Leading up to her death, five generations

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Treasure in old homes | Living

I’ve always wondered if walls really could talk, what my 90-year-old house might have to say.

Over the years we have had to renovate and restore many things in our home. Some projects were not so bad, while others probably left my home wanting to thank me for giving it a makeover.One of those times was when I stripped wallpaper from the half bath. Seven layers later, I could actually pinpoint each decade just from the wallpaper prints. The ’70s look was not a pleasant one.

Fort Wayne’s neighborhoods are filled with historic homes whose walls can tell some interesting stories. And it’s not only the walls, but the items that make a home, well, a home. Staircases that have been walked by generations of residents. Oak entryways or heavy wooden doors that have been entered or exited hundreds of times. Ornate fixtures or handcrafted pieces that have seen special

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Bellevue homes designed for top-tier luxury living

The future is rising over Northeast Eighth Street in Bellevue in a pair of high-rise towers that will soon be home 85,000 square feet of retail and fine dining, the first InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in the Pacific Northwest, and 365 condominium homes that span a variety of price points while elevating the standard of urban living to heights never before seen in the city.

The colossal project known as Avenue Bellevue is more than just a collection of dwellings. It was conceived and designed be the new center of Bellevue energy and a premier downtown destination — the focal point of a new lifestyle and a new brand of luxury urban living.

“I can’t think of many places in the world that offer as good a quality of life as Bellevue,” says Andy Lakha, CEO of Fortress Development, the company behind the development. “As a Bellevue resident for more

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PulteGroup Reimagining Homes for Healthy, Work from Home Living

All Pulte Homes to be designed around six consumer-inspired healthy living concepts amid COVID-19 environment

National homebuilder PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced a new series of Pulte Homes features designed to meet the needs of today’s homebuyers navigating the “new normal.” Based on the results of in-depth consumer research, these innovative offerings are focused on healthy living at home, added storage opportunities and creating an environment for increased home-based activities, including work, exercise, learn and play.

“The pandemic has clearly changed what people want and need from their homes,” said John Chadwick, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PulteGroup. “In addition to being a place to eat, relax, and sleep, homes must now support working and/or learning from home, help to keep us healthy, be able to store more vital supplies, and provide space for indoor and outdoor play; all things Pulte Homes is now offering.”

As Pulte

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With trees in homes, many in Lake Charles living in questionable conditions a month after Hurricane Laura

“Carefully. Praying we don’t fall through the floor in the bathroom,” Veronica Thomas said.

LAKE CHARLES, La. — It’s been more than a month since Hurricane Laura made landfall in Southwest Louisiana. Many have moved back to homes in pieces as they work to rebuild. 

“It’s actually in the roof,” said Lake Charles resident Veronica Thomas about the tree in her home. “So it’s a big gaping hole, a turbine fell out the house, big gaping hole there. My bedroom was flooded, my bathroom was flooded, the living room was flooded, kitchen was flooded.”

She’s still living there now. 

“Carefully. Praying we don’t fall through the floor in the bathroom,” she said.

Even as she waits to hear from insurance, she’s relieved to see workers taking the tree off her roof one month after the storm. 

“Right now it’s coming out of my pocket, which is not a lot,” she

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