Party on! Outdoor revelry takes some thought and planning

What is it about being outside and getting social with friends that just makes you want to smile? Perhaps the past few years as we waited out the more serious...

Bring the luxury hotel vibe home with you

Instead of simply plopping their bags down when entering a luxury hotel room, many travelers instantly begin to savor the luxury itself — the scent of the room and the height and puffiness of the bed...

A calmer day for markets

In overnight trading the 10 yr. note dropped to 3.12%, down 7 bps from yesterday’s US close, by 8:30 am ET this morning the note increased to 3.17% -2 bp. MBS prices in early trade this morning...

The demise of the American lawn

They were once a status symbol. Lawns, a uniquely American obsession, began yard domination when the word “suburb” took over in the 1950s and ‘60s. Whether your house was a reflection of Lyon Estates...

Three things that could impact rates this week

These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact rates this week. 1) Inflation, 2) The Fed and 3) Manufacturing