Volatility remains high

This morning in futures trading early the DJIA +229, NASDAQ -4.The 10 yr. note 1.38% +2 and MBS prices -12 bps from Friday’s close. There are no data points today, this week the key report comes on...

Just bought a home? Prepare to use up that nestegg for what comes next

With home values having gone through the roof over the past few years as well as a minuscule inventory to choose from, many homebuyers either went into the purchase of a home with their eyes closed (no inspection contingency so that their offer appeared stronger) or settled for a house that needed more than just a few...

Making your stairs a fashion statement

Updating your kitchen, bathrooms, flooring, and decor don’t mean much if one of the largest elements of your 2-story home — your stairs —- stays back in another era. In many homes, the stairs make a huge statement as you enter. And now, more than ever before, there are some great ways to make...

Simple tricks of the kitchen-expanding trade

Sometimes it takes only a few simple tasks to make a kitchen go from feeling small or cramped into one that feels visually larger. Apartment Therapy’s Zakiya Kassam reports that...

Nothing is forever, including what older Americans call home.

It seems millennials are not the first generation to live “in the moment.” Boomers and those slightly younger are finding it no great loss to change their minds about their “forever homes” to something smaller, different, or even in an alternate locale...