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Odd Walls Make Way for a U-Shaped Kitchen With a Big Island (11 photos)

January 7, 2017 6:48 am

The kitchen was the last room to be renovated in this house in the English county of Somerset. “That was unusual,” says Sam Shaw, who designed the new room. “Often we’re called in when the house is basically a building site because the clients want the kitchen done first.” The wait meant the… Houzz Galleries

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Nashville Tops the List of Hottest Housing Markets for 2017

January 7, 2017 6:48 am

In the same year renting becomes more affordable and the homeownership rate bounces back from historical lows, the country’s housing market superstar will be — drumroll, please — Nashville! Music City has moved beyond its country roots to become a fast-growing economy with employment by the healthcare industry and big corporate names including Nissan, Randstad […]

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Making The Most Of Your Small Backyard

January 5, 2017 8:39 pm

Small backyards can sometimes seem limiting in terms of what you can add to them. Don't be deterred though, as there is a plethora of ways to decorate it. Small…

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Landscaping Tips That Will Wow Buyers

January 5, 2017 8:39 pm

Your front yard is the red carpet inviting buyers into the beauty that is your home. If it's rugged, messy and unkempt, buyers will take one look and then keep…

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California real estate agent arrested for double homicide

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

A California real estate agent is under arrest and remains in custody under suspicion that he committed a double murder. According to local media reports, Christopher Ireland is suspected in the deaths of two of his wife’s female co-workers, whose bodies were found after a suspicious fire destroyed the home of one of the women. […]

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Wells Fargo chief economist: Trump's on second date with the financial markets

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

Wells Fargo Chief Economist John Silvia made an abnormal analogy between President-elect Donald Trump and courting America in a recent interview. Here’s how Silvia describes what’s in store for Trump’s future. HousingWire.com Topics

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The real Technics is dead (again)

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

Technics just announced the Grand Class SL-1200GR turntable at CES 2017. It’s basically just a slightly adjusted version of the SL-1200G that they announced last year. Vinyl enthusiasts were hoping that this would be a budget model, but that might not be the case at all. Technics has yet to release any official pricing information, yet Gizmodo is […]

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Ford’s going to put Alexa in cars starting later this year

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

A lot of car makers are building Alexa skills for their vehicles, but these tend to be about making it possible for car owners to do things like turn on their cars from inside their homes via their Echo devices. Ford and Amazon are building an Alexa integration that goes the other way, providing car-to-home […]

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How to Plant a Fruit Tree (12 photos)

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

Nothing beats being able to pick a tree-ripened peach from your own backyard fruit tree. Unlike the rock-hard specimens found at the store, homegrown peaches, plums and nectarines can be picked when they are perfectly ripe, bursting with sweet and tangy flavor. I caught up with fruit tree expert… Houzz Galleries

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You May Have More Space in Your Living Room Than You Think (11 photos)

January 5, 2017 6:45 am

Struggling with a small living room? Or simply not making the most of the space you have? Take a look at these ideas and see how you can maximize wasted spots, from tricky corners to slim alcoves. Houzz Galleries

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