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10 Tips for Renting with a Roommate

September 21, 2016 11:15 am

Living alone certainly has its perks, but sometimes it’s just difficult to afford it. Having a roommate often gets a bad reputation, but it can also make a nicer, more spacious place affordable if there are two (or more) people on the lease. If you’ve signed on to live with a roommate, here are 10 tips […]

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Should My Lender Try to "Cross-Sell" Me Other Banking Products?

September 21, 2016 11:15 am

Recently, negative headlines have appeared about how banks “cross-sell” you additional products and services. But cross-selling isn’t always bad for consumers – and, in fact, when it comes to mortgage cross-selling, there are some compelling benefits. Here’s a look at what cross-selling is, and how to know when it can help or hurt your finances. What is cross-selling? […]

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Considering Your HOA's Reserve Funds

September 20, 2016 8:27 pm

In recent years, the importance of accumulating reserves has become a long overdue reality for many homeowner associations (HOAs). Proper long range planning drives an HOA's ability to adequately care…

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New Windows Changed My House - and My Mind

September 20, 2016 8:27 pm

It was exciting to contemplate city life after living in smaller towns. Apparently, everyone else thought so too, because by the time I decided I liked a house, it was…

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Google sends out invites for its October 4 Pixel phones event

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

Google just sent out invites for an event in San Francisco on October 4th. Rumor has it that the company will reveal its next smartphones at the event. While the invite itself only features Google’s own logo, the company also just posted a teaser video and site that both strongly hint at a new phone. The URL for […]

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Bower & Wilkins’ P7 wireless headphones are all luxe and great performance

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

It was announced on the second day of the month, and, well, here it is: The wireless version of Bower & Wilkins’ P7 headphones. Well, how are they? As great as I’d hoped, but there are some changes that were made that seem out of place. But rest assured: Despite being tailored to the mid and […]

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Room of the Day: A Kids’ Bathroom Sets Sail With a Sunny Nautical Theme (5 photos)

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

Without changing the footprint of this children’s bathroom, designer Catherine Schmidt aimed to lighten and visually expand the previously dark, long and narrow layout. Vibrant colors and a nautical theme did the trick, while a clever pullout step stool gave her clients’ kids a better way to reach the… Houzz Galleries

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10 Reasons to Decorate With Peach (Yes, Really) (10 photos)

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

Peach, so popular in the 1980s, has fallen out of favor in recent years. But is it time to reinstate this soft, warm shade and breathe new life into it? With hints of a 1980s comeback gathering momentum, see why you might want to consider using it in your home. Houzz Galleries

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Harry Potter’s childhood home on "Privet Drive" for sale

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

From watching Harry Potter sleep in a cupboard under the stairs to seeing his aunt inflate in the backyard, people practically grew up in Harry Potter’s home as if he was their friend, watching his life unfold in eight major-motion hits. Now, fans can actually live there. HousingWire.com Topics

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FBR: Wells Fargo's next move is critical, for the bank and for the industry

September 20, 2016 5:15 am

What happens over the next few days will go a long way in determining how Wells Fargo, and the banking industry as a whole, will weather the storm currently swirling around the megabank from the “widespread unlawful” practices of more than 5,000 former employees who opened more than 2 million fake accounts in order to […]

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