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...

Market Focus: Recession

At 8 am ET 2.93% -4 bps, MBS prices at 8 am +33 bps. Stock indexes lower in pre-open trading, the DJIA down 61 after being down as much as...

Let the sun light up your outdoor spaces at night

Outdoor lighting does more than highlight plants and trees. It provides safety and security as well. Homeowners on a budget looking to add solar lighting to...

Consumer confidence takes a nose-dive

April Case Shiller YOY 20 city metro price index increased by 21.2% vs. est. of 21.0%. The April FHFA Housing Pricing Index showed a MOM gain of 1.6% vs. est. of...

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...