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Strong sales lift US home prices

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed . more »»

Right at Home: Decor with a West Coast vibe

July 30, 2015 By Kim Cook Associated Press There’s no single definition of California style: The state’s design sensibilities are as varied and interesting as its geography and climate. more »»

New home sales in June

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market might not be as hot as it appeared at the start of summer. more »»

US home sales surged in June

July 23, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the availability of houses on the market. more »»

Savvy ways to keep your home cool

July 23, 2015 By Katherine Roth Associated Press As summer temperatures — and utility bills — rise, there are some easy ways to keep cool that are cheaper and greener than air conditioning. more »»

When is it time to get a new roof?

July 23, 2015 The condition of their roof is one thing homeowners should stay on top of. more »»

Sweat the details like doorknobs and handles

July 16, 2015 It’s a small thing, often overlooked amid major items like furniture and paint colors when you’re decorating a room. But don’t underestimate the power of household hardware. more »»

Awnings provide relief from summer’s heat

July 16, 2015 Dear Jim: I like an outdoor view, so I keep shades open, but the sun’s heat coming in is intense. I like the way window awnings look. more »»

US construction spending rises

July 9, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. more »»

Summery colors perk up decor

July 9, 2015 By Kim Cook Associated Press Ah, summer — the season when oranges are transformed into ice pops, limes add zing to slushies, peaches become pies, and berries take over nearly every dessert from Jun... more »»

Electrical work can be safer than you think

July 9, 2015 By the Associated Press This article is not about workers’ compensation insurance. But it’s a good jumping-off point for our opinions on electrical work. more »»

Right at Home: Sellers, give every room a role

July 9, 2015 By Kim Cook Associated Press Many of us have one room in the house that doesn’t really have a job. more »»

Here’s why home sales are finally surging

June 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (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. more »»

New home sales climb to best levels since 2008

June 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (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. more »»

Study: Home efficiency upgrades fall short, don’t pay

June 25, 2015 NEW 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... more »»

Kitchen countertops take creative path

June 11, 2015 By Diana Marszalek Associated Press The concrete countertops in Eleanor Zuckerman’s San Francisco kitchen are hand-crafted works of art. more »»

Open and shut case: Choosing and hanging shutters

June 11, 2015 By Melissa Kossler Dutton Associated Press Although glass and screens have eliminated the practical need for shutters, they’re still popular for decoration. more »»

Pending home sales jump in US

June 4, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is strengthening the real estate market. more »»

Seeds expand your gardening horizons

June 4, 2015 By Lee Reich Associated Press “Plant seeds” may seem like an inane suggestion for a gardening column. But I’m serious. more »»

Coming up with a furniture plan that works

June 4, 2015 By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press Sometimes the way to improve a room isn’t to buy new furniture: It’s to rearrange pieces you already own. more »»

US home prices climbing steadily

June 2, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4. more »»



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