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US home sales slump in Oct.

November 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the real estate market’s sidelines. more »»

Home construction declines on fewer apartment buildings

November 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Apartment construction plunged sharply in October, as the pace of homebuilding slipped amid a broader cooling of the real estate marke. more »»

‘Super pantries’ on kitchen wish lists

November 27, 2015 By Melissa Kossler Dutton Associated Press Teresa Keller used to joke that she was pantry-challenged. more »»

US home prices jump

November 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in September from a year earlier at the fastest pace in 13 months as a lack of houses for sale has forced buyers to bid up available propertie. more »»

Think you want a tiny house?

November 19, 2015 CROYDON, N.H. (AP) — Hilary and Shane Lentz were hooked on the idea of a tiny house, but they weren’t sure the reality would be so appealing. more »»

Setting up a new home is just a click away

November 19, 2015 By Kim Cook Associated Press In a connected world, nesting’s a lot easier than it used to be. There are apps and websites that streamline many aspects of setting up and dismantling a home. more »»

Rolling shutters help with heating, cooling

November 19, 2015 Dear Jim: The sun bakes us through a large window. We also have a fireplace for heating in that room. more »»

Housing recovery divided on age, race and place

November 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the most profitable time to sell a house since the Great Recession started in late 2007. But first-time buyers are increasingly scarce. more »»

Faux furs add panache to fall’s home decor

November 12, 2015 By Kim Cook Associated Press Faux fur. For decades, the term conjured up images of obvious artificialit. more »»

Ask a Designer: tips on making a room feel bigger

November 12, 2015 By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press As the weather gets colder and we come indoors, it’s easy to wish your indoor space had some of the open, airy feeling of the outdoors. more »»

US home values, rents defying global slowdown

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. housing appears to be insulated so far from the cooling global economy. more »»

Winter home heating tips offered

November 5, 2015 DETROIT — As cooler temperatures signal the start of another heating season, DTE Energy suggests customers prepare their homes and their budgets for winter. Steps taken now can pay big dividends. more »»

US construction spending rises

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in September to the highest level since March 2008, pushed up by a surge in apartment building. more »»

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — September marked a slowdown in Americans signing contracts to buy homes, the second consecutive decline for a real estate market that has been rebounding for the first half of 201. more »»

US new home sales fall sharply

November 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes plunged sharply in September to the slowest pace in 10 months, as higher prices and slower overall economic growth weigh on the housing market. more »»

US home sales make rebound

October 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans snapped up more homes in September, suggesting that the U.S. housing sector remains insulated from global economic turmoil. more »»

Strong sales lift US home prices 5.1 pct

October 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid sales pushed up U.S. home prices at a steady pace in August from a year earlier, a sign that the housing market is improving despite a slowdown in the overall economy. more »»

Painting the hardwood: a solution to worn floors

October 29, 2015 By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press Worn and faded hardwood floors can drag down the look of a room. But having scuffed floors sanded down and re-stained can be expensive and mess. more »»

The pros and cons of burning fireplace logs

October 15, 2015 Dear Jim: I always buy firewood to use in my open fireplace. I burn it just for ambiance, not really for heat. I thought about using fireplace logs instead. more »»

Multi-faceted master bedroom

October 15, 2015 By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press We’re told a well-designed master bedroom should be an oasis of romantic calm. more »»

US construction spending up

October 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects rose in August to the highest point in more than seven years, fueled by home building and government project. more »»



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