Freddie Mac recently released its U.S. Economic and Housing
Market Outlook for November showing that the major shift for the
coming year will be a transition from a refinance-dominated
mortgage market to the first purchase-dominated market the industry
has seen since 2000.
Expect economic growth in the 2.5 to 3.0 percent range, more than
(BPT) - As the holidays roll around, it's natural to want
to spread good tidings and cheer with festive decorations like
wreaths, candy canes and Santa Claus figurines. But this year,
instead of digging out the same old holiday decorations, why not
create some new looks that will last the entire winter season, even
after you put away the gif...
(Family Features) From non-friendly weather conditions to
itch-inducing dyes found in everyday products, your skin can be
exposed to a variety of unexpected irritants. But, protecting and
maintaining healthy, comfortable skin can be easy with simple tips
"With so many skin types out there, getting to know how yours
Mortgage applications increased 1.3 percent from one week
earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's
(MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending
August 30, 2013.
The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application
volume, increased 1.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from
(Family Features) Ever envy those beautiful homes that seem to
get redecorated with every new season? The latest and greatest
looks are easy to incorporate if you keep your furnishings neutral
and the décor uncluttered. From there, it's just a matter of
bringing in a few simple touches that create a big impact.
Start with one or two easy ...
Summer brings the return of bugs and other pests to your home.
The first line of defense against an invasion is keeping your home
clean and eliminating attractants that may bring the unwanted
To help keep your house pest-free, here's a list of the top
cleaning tips to avoid the pest invasion that comes with summer
Millennials are more confident than any other age group that
their recent home purchase was a good financial investment,
according to a new study released this week. The inaugural 2013
National Association of REALTORS® Home Buyer and Seller
Generational Trends evaluated the generational differences of
recent homebuyers and sellers and found ...
In many parts of the country, now is the time of year to treat
your lawn for grubs. Neglecting preventive treatment, or ignoring
key warning signs of grub damage, could be an expensive
"They can do thousands of dollars' worth of damage" to your
lawn, says David Tice of Tice Lawn Maintenance in Prospect, Conn.
"It's not cheap to d...
Living Smart: Appliance Maintenance
RISMEDIA, Tuesday, June 25, 2013-
(MCT)-Every day our appliances take a beating. From
the constant opening and closing of doors to turning them on and
off, our daily actions can eventually lead to a repair call or
With a little preventa...
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