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Why Realtors Want to Sell You a Smart Home

The National Association of Realtors is eyeing the smart home.<p>Technologists inside the Chicago-based trade organization are establishing a lab to …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

A pro shows you the special installation techniques for these 'Euro-style' cabinets.<p>Complete as much prep work as possible before installing the …

10 Things You Need to Do Around the House This Fall

Get your home in shape before the real cold weather comes.<p>Autumn is a great time for football, hot apple cider — and preparing your home for the cold weather. While temperatures are still relatively warm and the ground is not yet covered with snow, take advantage of fall to complete some …

The 7 Most Common Code Violations Remodelers Make

A good DIYer knows a lot about tools and techniques, but the best DIYers know about building codes, too. Completing home improvement projects that …

5 Ways to Make Home Improvement Green - Pro.com Blog

You know the projects you can take on to make your home greener, from green materials to incorporating green technologies. But how can you make the …

Home Improvement

Column: Congress is pulling the rug out from people’s retirement decisions

Social Security rules are complicated and change often. For the most recent “Ask Larry” columns, check out maximizemysocialsecurity.com/ask-larry.<p>On …

Retirement

Baby Boomers Finding Freedom In Retirement

Within the next five years, Baby Boomers are projected to have the largest household growth of any other generation during that same time period, …

Retirement

Americans are zeroing in on a loophole that can be used to save more for retirement

It wouldn't be surprising if you did.<p>HSA consultancy Devenir found that as of summer 2015, there were 14.5 million such accounts in the US, holding over $28 billion in assets.<p>The research predicts the account will only get more popular as time goes on.<p>Here's why.<p>A health savings account is exactly …

Protesters occupy Airbnb HQ ahead of housing affordability vote

Airbnb’s San Francisco headquarters has been occupied by protesters as the debate over affordability of the city’s housing reached fever pitch ahead of a crucial local vote on 3 November.<p>Protesters were campaigning in support of Proposition F, which proposes tighter restrictions on short term …

Housing

The Rise of Renters: Housing in the Decade Ahead

There are now more Americans renting than at any other time in U.S. history.read more

Housing

‘Property Brothers’ Drew & Jonathan Scott Talk HGTV Shows, Announce 2 New Singles

Identical twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott bought their first house when they were only 17 years old, and while in college, the two hacked the …

Real Estate

Top 5 Reasons People Don’t Qualify for a Mortgage

I receive calls every month from people who want to know how to qualify for a mortgage because they were declined by their bank. In many cases I can …