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My Houzz: Colorado Fixer-Upper Is Reclaimed and Renovated (32 photos)

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

When Leslie and Mark Kane of Evergreen, Colorado, first saw their new home west of Denver, they immediately fell in love with the gorgeous view from the deck. The rest of the 1980s-vintage house wasn’t as impressive. “Everything in the house had… Houzz Galleries

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Planting Time! How to Order From the Garden Catalogs (10 photos)

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

The ideal spot to find new plants for your garden is a local nursery, as these plants are likely to do well in your region and you’re able to judge how healthy they are before you purchase them. You also have a local resource should problems arise. Nurseries are willing to order plants for… Houzz […]

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U.S. to continue investigating money laundering by foreign real estate buyers

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

The federal government will continue investigating whether foreign buyers are using high-end U.S. real estate to launder money after an expanded investigation found that potentially illicit activity is behind as many as one in three cash purchases from foreign buyers in select markets. HousingWire.com Topics

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Independent voters growing more optimistic about economy

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

The divide between Republicans and Democrats is growing wider as Republicans’ optimism hits new highs and Democrats’ pessimism hits new lows. Independents, however, are growing more optimistic about the future and present state of the economy. HousingWire.com Topics

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House of the Week: A 233-Year-Old Home With a Vintage Facelift

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

Before Bob Stamps bought this 18th-century home in New Hampshire, it had an outdated kitchen and a mourning room. They both had to go. Although the home was mostly preserved to match its colonial vintage, its kitchen was from the disco era. Stamps decided to “take what looked like the 1970s and turn it into the […]

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10 New Orleans Homes to Inspire Mardi Gras Magic

February 26, 2017 7:15 am

If you go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and never want to leave, we understand; the city can be intoxicating (and not just from the booze). So, let the city’s Southern charm work its magic on you, and peruse these 10 gorgeous New Orleans homes for sale. They might just tempt you to hang […]

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MyKronoz reveals a full-color smartwatch with mechanical watch arms

February 24, 2017 7:12 am

This is a first. MyKronoz just introduced the ZeTime, a hybrid smartwatch with arms like those found on traditional watches. Essentially the company put a watch movement behind the touchscreen, drilled a hole, and let gears stick through. At this point, the watch is not available for purchase though the company says it will be out in […]

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The Hardlight VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons

February 24, 2017 7:12 am

Have you ever wanted to feel smack of the punches coming at you from sweaty aliens? The whang of bullet hitting your guts? The feeling of hitting the deck as pirates stream over the virtual bow? The subtle vibration of the VR sexual encounter with a many-tentacled sex robot? Well here we go. The Hardlight […]

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Bring Sophisticated Drama to Your Room With Warm Metallic Tiles (10 photos)

February 24, 2017 7:12 am

Metallic tiles have been around for years, most commonly in stainless steel finishes. As a designer, I’ve tended to shy away from stainless steel tiles because I felt they could be a bit cold and industrial. But the latest trend in metallic tiles offers warmer tones, such as gold, bronze, copper… Houzz Galleries

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My Houzz: A 1940s Seattle Gem Gets a Tip-to-Toe Makeover (30 photos)

February 24, 2017 7:12 am

Mary LaCoste, a copywriter, and her husband, Jeff, a graphic designer, bought their home in 2008 for its location, two blocks from where they were living in Seattle, and its interesting bones. After a yearlong major remodel, they created the exact home they’d envisioned as well as a new business. Houzz Galleries

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