Daily Presshttp://www.dailypress.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 12:07:45 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 12:07:45 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHere's why home sales are finally surginghttp://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/562412.htmlWASHINGTON (AP) - Real estate has gotten hot again. Home sales are on pace for their best year since 2007. First-time buyers are streaming back into the market.Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTNew home sales climb to best levels since 2008http://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/562413.htmlWASHINGTON (AP) - Purchases of new U.S. homes surged in the Northeast and West in May, as steady job growth over the past year has lifted the real estate sector. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales rose 2.Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTStudy: Home efficiency upgrades fall short, don't payhttp://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/562414.htmlNEW YORK (AP) - Home efficiency measures such as installing new windows or replacing insulation deliver such a small fraction of their promised energy savings that they may not save any money over the long run, according to the surprising conclusio...Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTKitchen countertops take creative pathhttp://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/561870.htmlBy Diana Marszalek Associated Press The concrete countertops in Eleanor Zuckerman's San Francisco kitchen are hand-crafted works of art.Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTOpen and shut case: Choosing and hanging shuttershttp://www.dailypress.net/page/content.detail/id/561871.htmlBy Melissa Kossler Dutton Associated Press Although glass and screens have eliminated the practical need for shutters, they're still popular for decoration.Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT