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Green (Building) Is the New Gold

The trending environmentally conscious real estate movement shows the industry values the planet and its inhabitants.<p>The green building movement …

The attached garage has always been a bad idea

<b>Dozens have died from carbon monoxide poisoning because people leave their cars running.</b><p>It seemed like a good idea at the time: instead of fumbling …

Raquella Thaman Wants Housing Solutions to Focus on Generational Wealth

"People are looking for housing and there is nothing for people who don't make a lot of money," she said. "They have to live on the street.<i>"</i><p>Thaman …

5 garden tips for this week, April 28-May 4

<b>1 Citrus feedings</b><p>Within the next couple of weeks feed citrus trees again — the third of four annual feedings for mature citrus trees. Citrus trees …

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

Should You Use An Online Mortgage Broker?

When I wrote about my mortgage renewal strategy last week a reader asked if it was a good idea to visit a rate comparison website and simply select …

Your 5 Biggest Home-Buying Mistakes, According to a Realtor

This former realtor shares common home-buying errors.<p>Today, I don’t work in real estate, but I was an agent for many years during my 20s and early …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

This is What Homes Look Like in the World's Happiest Country

Life is better in Finland. Proof? A recent report from the United Nations finds that the Nordic nation's inhabitants are the world's happiest, as …

20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

25 No-Fail Paint Colors, Picked by Interior Designers

Mortgage Payments Could Be Hurt by Harvey's Impact on Houston

Can Tesla still rally to $500, despite the stock falling Monday after the company beat its own target of producing 5,000 Model 3 units a week?<p>Jul 2, …

Investing

Harvey floods prompt alert on risk of mortgage bond defaults | Financial Times

Tropical storm Harvey has put up to $30bn of securitised commercial mortgages on the watch list of analysts and investors, as damage from the …

Extreme Weather

Borrowers slash fees,rates and deposits to attract Springtime property buyers

by Duncan Hughes<p>Aggressive non-bank lender Pepper Money has slashed mortgage and legal fees worth more than $1800 as competition for market share …

Finance

U.S. house prices to keep rising on supply constraints: Reuters poll

BENGALURU (Reuters) - U.S. house prices are forecast to rise by a cumulative 10 percent over this year and next, driven by a scarcity of new homes, low interest rates and steadily-increasing demand, a Reuters poll of property market analysts showed.<p>A woman holds a piece of paper advertising a home …

Home Ownership

House hunters being pushed into more debt as prices surge

Average mortgage approved for first-time buyers up €15,000<p>Surging prices are forcing house hunters to get approval for larger mortgages.<p>First-time …

Bank Of Montreal: Time To Worry About The Canadian Real Estate Market?

Some investors are worried about the real estate market in Canada and its possible impact on the operations of Canadian banks, but Bank of Montreal …

Bosch's smart washing machine is supposedly 'whisper quiet'

Ditch your loud washer for good -- Bosch says this one is oh so quiet.<p>A loud laundry cycle can be super annoying, especially if your washer and dryer are located in your kitchen or another open space.<p>Bosch wants to put an end to distracting appliances with its HomeProfessional WAY287W5 washing …

7 Summer Home Improvement Upgrades to Do Before the Season Ends

Summer home improvement ideas abound—after all, the weather is just right for fixing things outside—but now that our warmest season is soon coming to …

Move Away From Real Estate Stocks

In last week's column, "Repeal of Mortgage Interest Deduction Is Way Past Due," I discussed the potential for the mortgage interest deduction (MID) …

Real Estate

‘Nonprime has a nice ring to it’: the return of the high-risk mortgage | Financial Times

It was about a decade ago that Dan Perl chucked it all in to go surfing in Mexico. As a veteran underwriter of subprime mortgages, he’d seen enough …

Finance

5 Lowest 30-Year Mortgage Rates

Mortgage have declined slightly recently, but they tend to fluctuate frequently.<p>So how do you snag the absolute lowest rates for a traditional …

Personal Finance

5 Sneaky Ways To Make A Tiny Bedroom Look MUCH Bigger

Inconvenient as it may be, there's a certain charm about having a small bedroom: It's easier to make a tiny space feel cozy, and the limited square …

Hacking

Allergens and indoor air quality: 4 steps to a healthier home

When at home, you're probably relaxing, playing with the kids or tackling chores. What you aren't likely doing is thinking about the air you're …

Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor?<p>Think of pollution, and you probably think of things happening outside your house – yet it’s inside …

Smart Homes

How retrofitting old buildings can increase its asset value

Cities across Asia are seeing an increasing number of new office blocks: From Marina One in Singapore to the Z15 Tower in Beijing, occupiers have …

Skyscrapers

Row home in Hyde Park: $1.7M

5485 S. Ellis Ave. in Chicago: $1,725,000<p>Listed on August 1, 2017<p>This Ellis Passivhaus is Chicago’s first Passivhaus Institut Certified Building, which means it provides maximum occupant comfort with exceptional indoor air quality and maximum energy efficiency. The home has state-of-the-art …

Home

9 Things the Most Relaxing Bedrooms Always Have

Having a quiet, soothing bedroom entirely devoted to relaxing has helped me manage stress in ways a gym membership, occasional spa splurge, or that …

Bedrooms

Mold & IAQ Hazard Advice for Rental Tenants - What to Do About a Moldy Rental Apartment

Indoor Mold or Other Hazards: Advice to Renters<p>POST a QUESTION or READ FAQs about handling indoor hazards, air quality, contaminants, or mold …

Home Improvement