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Super Minimal Steel and Concrete Villa with an Unusual Facade

April 26, 2017 1:39 pm

A cross-hatch covering adds a playful note to a home in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Architect Rok Oman expects the tic-tac-toe comparisons anytime he shows visitors Villa Criss-Cross, a renovated home in Mirje, a historic district in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. The cross-hatch pattern showcased in the building’s steel-paneled facade references a pyramid built into the city’s stone wall by Jože […]

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A Caregiver’s Guide to a Supportive Home (9 photos)

April 26, 2017 1:39 pm

It’s not easy being a caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. I learned this the hard way when my father was diagnosed five years ago and began to need a lot more help. In the beginning, he was in an independent-living situation with most meals and some entertainment… […]

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Room of the Day: Spa-Like Bathroom With a Healthy Glow (7 photos)

April 26, 2017 1:39 pm

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Experts: Spring home-buying season starts off with a bang

April 26, 2017 1:39 pm

The spring home-buying season is in full swing, and experts are talking about the fierce competition, rising home prices and low inventory levels in the housing market. Business is booming, but first-time homebuyers are facing major headwinds. HousingWire.com Topics

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How will America's lumber fight with Canada impact homebuilders?

April 26, 2017 1:39 pm

The lumber war between the U.S. and Canada goes way beyond the new tariff on lumber that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced on Monday. And what is the main industry using lumber from Canada? Homebuilders. Here’s how it looks broken down to dollars and cents. HousingWire.com Topics

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3 Color Palettes for a Sophisticated Home

April 25, 2017 1:39 pm

Trendy color pairings  are not for everyone. But even if you prefer timeless paint palettes, the decision to update your home decor with new hues still comes with a lot of choices. Glossy or matte? Warm or cool tones? Pretty patterns or bare necessities? Here are three favorite palettes and pairings to help you gain a fresh perspective on your […]

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Room of the Day: Revving Up the Fun in a Racing Fan’s Room (6 photos)

April 25, 2017 1:39 pm

The race car bed moved with the 4-year-old boy who sleeps here, Benjamin, from the family’s old house into this new home. He wouldn’t have it any other way. He’s a big racing fan and, like the rest of his family, he especially likes Formula One racing. To give the blank room a race-day feel, […]

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Shop Houzz: A Surprise Remodel From Mila Kunis (82 photos)

April 25, 2017 1:39 pm

In this episode of our My Houzz series, Mila Kunis brings a whole new look to her parents’ condo. With comfort and family gathering in mind, Kunis worked with designer Breeze Giannasio to open up the kitchen, dining… Houzz Galleries

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Case-Shiller: Home prices hit fourth consecutive all-time high

April 25, 2017 1:39 pm

Home prices increased to a new high for the fourth consecutive month, according to the Case-Shiller index. S&P Dow Jones Indices’ chairman explains the state of the housing market, and how rising home prices fall in line with the nation’s home sales, housing inventory and other factors. Click the headline to read more. HousingWire.com Topics

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First American: Home affordability slips in February

April 25, 2017 1:39 pm

As home prices reached all new peaks and interest rates remain above levels seen last year, affordability decreased in February. Unlike home prices, affordability remains well below its pre-crisis peak and even historical norms. HousingWire.com Topics

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