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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Illinois looks to end ties with Wells Fargo; TRID anniversary

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

One year ago today marked a pivotal change in the industry: the CFPB officially held lenders, vendors and everyone in the industry accountable for the Know Before You Owe rule. Meanwhile, trouble is far from over for Wells Fargo as the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois add their names to the list […]

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10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Tiny Home

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Are you ready to go “small”? Tiny homes are popping up across the country as many look to save money, reduce their carbon footprint or see what it’s like to live with less. But buying or building a tiny home is easier said than done. There’s a lot to consider – from the actual construction to the lifestyle […]

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Could You Live 'Tiny'? See How a Seattle Couple Found Room for Their Dreams

October 3, 2016 5:21 am

Our boots sloshed around in the mud. It was a dreary Pacific Northwest day filled with slate-colored clouds and the feeling it could downpour any minute. After several “pardon mes” and “coming throughs,” we got the tripod inside and forgot about the looming storm. We settled into a world of nooks and crannies, warm blankets […]

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7 Ideas To Try For A Stylish Entry

October 2, 2016 4:48 pm

Is your entry an afterthought? It's understandable that it can get overlooked with so many other spaces to consider throughout your home. But, as the first space your guests see…

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Buying To Renovate: What You Need To Know

October 2, 2016 4:48 pm

If you're looking for a house that's not exactly turnkey, you're not alone. Call it the HGTV effect. Is anyone else OBSESSED with House Hunters Renovation?! "So you're thinking of…

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Nintendo shows off some highly nerdy features of the NES Mini

October 1, 2016 5:21 am

Nintendo has further taken the wraps off the must-have gaming gadget of the holidays — which is to say, the one we’re all buying ourselves as soon as it’s available. An aggressively retro-themed video released today visually demonstrates three of the the NES Mini’s features. Brace yourself, it’s about to get real nerdy in here. […]

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Aura rethinks the digital picture frame with smarter software, sensors & gesture control

October 1, 2016 5:21 am

We’re taking more digital photos than ever, but we’re not very good about printing them out to enjoy them in our homes. Meanwhile, the digital picture frame market has filled with cheap products that haven’t kept up with technology developments, like ubiquitous Wi-Fi, better photo quality, and higher resolutions, in order to instead chase ever-lower price […]

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My Houzz: A Light Touch for a San Antonio Renovation (21 photos)

October 1, 2016 5:21 am

Nicola and Michael McLaughlin bought a 1949 home set on a tree-filled lot in the Terrell Hills neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas, before it had been on the market a day, then spent the next seven months updating the interior. Nicola studied interior design in college and recently launched her… Houzz Galleries

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Design Debate: Should You Ever Paint a Wood Ceiling White? (15 photos)

October 1, 2016 5:21 am

Houzz Galleries

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A perfect storm in Silicon Valley

October 1, 2016 5:21 am

If you live in Silicon Valley and are one of the region’s numerous millionaires or even billionaires, thanks to a ton of recent tech company IPOs, bringing the perks home is easy. One expert says the increase in IPOs is actually driving residential values in Silicon Valley. HousingWire.com Topics

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