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The Things All Designers Do to Make Their Home a Happier Place

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

While we generally see ourselves as silver-lining kind of people, the reality is, bad days happen to good people. Sometimes you really do just wake up on the wrong side of the bed, and nothing seems to go your way. And while it can be hard to pull yourself out of it, just remember all […]

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Silver Top House

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

Located in the Pittsburgh’s Southside urban neighborhood, Silver Top House sits between dense residential row houses and the large scale industrial district. Dwell

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St. Patrick’s Day Green: 18 Rooms That Wear It Well (18 photos)

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

Green is having a moment — or should we say, a year. Not only was Greenery named Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2017, but Houzz’s research team has been seeing the color pop up on kitchen walls, backsplashes and even some kitchen cabinets. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, we couldn’t resist… […]

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Houzz Tour: Turning the Tide for a Pacific Northwest Island Home (16 photos)

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

At the time this vacation home on Whidbey Island in Washington’s Puget Sound was built, parachute pants and leg warmers were all the rage. While clothing styles have evolved since the early 1980s (thankfully), the home hadn’t. A major two-year renovation brought this waterfront retreat… Houzz Galleries

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ATTOM: Foreclosure activity hits 11-year low

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

Foreclosure activity is down across the nation, sitting at an 11-year low and in its 17th month of consecutive annual declines. However, some states are defying the national trend and are even trending upward in foreclosure starts. Here’s why. HousingWire.com Topics

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Economic Sweet Spots for Tech, Finance and Health Care Workers

March 17, 2017 7:21 am

With Silicon Valley workers living in vans and RVs and interns squatting in corporate offices, it’s clear that even a tech salary does not shield some workers from the vagaries of sky-high housing costs. The good news is, there are tech jobs outside the Bay Area — and, in some places, workers have thousands of dollars left over […]

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Houzz Tour: A Little Bit Boho in Houston (11 photos)

March 15, 2017 7:21 am

With a new baby on the way, the Woodall family wanted a fresh makeover for their Houston home — and they knew exactly whom to call for the job. Family friend and interior designer Audrey Moore had a new baby of her own and understood the couple’s style. The Woodalls already loved the floor… Houzz […]

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Room of the Day: A Texas Kitchen Full of Natural Materials (11 photos)

March 15, 2017 7:21 am

Bringing in beautiful organic elements was the game plan for this Texas kitchen, formerly a dark space with 8-foot ceilings. The remodel was part of what turned into a whole-home renovation for the boomerang-shaped midcentury modern ranch house. Beautiful local Hill Country limestone, centuries-old reclaimed… Houzz Galleries

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Santa Ana offering $40,000 in down payment assistance for first-time buyers

March 15, 2017 7:21 am

A California city that ranks among the most expensive housing markets in the nation is trying something unique to help its residents afford their first home. The city of Santa Ana is now offering interest-free down payment assistance loans to first-time homebuyers. Here are the details. HousingWire.com Topics

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First American: Real estate industry prepping for strong Spring homebuying season

March 15, 2017 7:21 am

The real estate industry is gearing up for one of the hottest spring home buying seasons in recent memory. Even rising interest rates, which are causing a strain on refinance activity, are not enough to discourage first-time homebuyers. HousingWire.com Topics

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