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Here's why housing remains a bright spot in the economy

October 21, 2016 5:30 am

Despite affordability and inventory problems, housing still remains a bright spot for the economy. It’s not a statement you expect to hear, but it’s exactly what Freddie Mac stated today in its monthly Outlook for October. HousingWire.com Topics

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A Beginner's Guide to Texturing Walls and Ceilings

October 21, 2016 5:30 am

If you are a beginner DIY-er with some painting experience under your belt, take it up a notch by learning how to create beautiful textures on your walls or ceiling. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, textures are practical, and serve to cover up defects in your walls or ceiling. Once the texture is applied, you […]

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5 Affordable Craftsman-Style Details to Warm Up Your Brand New Home

October 21, 2016 5:30 am

The American craftsman architectural style originated (by and large) in sunny California at the turn of the 20th century. It is a distinctive American style that incorporates natural materials and clean lines. While the exterior of craftsman homes offer details upon details – like columns, exposed beams, and stone work – the interior maintains a clean and simple vibe with […]

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Living the High Life: How to Safely Install Tall Window Treatments

October 20, 2016 6:36 pm

High ceilings and tall windows make for a beautiful, roomy space. However, it can be difficult to get your curtains and blinds up on windows that are 10 feet high…

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The Benefits for Financing Down Payments and Renovations

October 20, 2016 6:36 pm

Whether you're a professional property developer or a single homeowner, financing your property ambitions comes above all else. Even professional property developers with a proven system of acquiring and renovating…

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Condominium Rules Can Be Changed

October 19, 2016 6:36 pm

Question. The house rules of our Condominium state that the swimming pool hours are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Can we, in effect, be locked out of the use of…

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How To Deal With Your House During A Divorce

October 19, 2016 6:36 pm

Ending your marriage? Been there. And it stinks, especially if you have to unravel your financial interests and what once represented your shared dreams at the same time. Yes, when…

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Deep learning takes on GIFs, fashion, doodles and more at ACM Multimedia

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

This week is the Association for Computing Machinery’s Multimedia conference in Amsterdam, and the theme this year beyond a doubt is machine learning. Many of the papers and presentations in some way or another leverage neural networks and deep learning, and the purposes to which they put these increasingly useful tools are by turns fascinating, […]

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Autonomous cars are going to be great for jerks, study finds

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

If you’re kind of an ass when you drive, autonomous cars are going to be great for you, a new study from the London School of Economics and Goodyear has found (via GeekWire). Basically, self-driving cars will opt on the side of safety and caution, which means aggressive jerks who drive like morons will be […]

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Design Debate: Should You Modernize a Historic Home? (16 photos)

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

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