Halloween is just around the corner. It’s time to pick up some candy, carve your pumpkins, and start decorating. If you want the trick-or-treaters to flock to your home, it helps to be the scariest house on the block. Here are 10 spooky decorations you can buy or DIY.
Since there are so many different ways to preserve leaves, I tried four methods instead of this column's usual three.
The velvety, non-glossy sheens offset the natural walnut tones and satiny surface of midcentury wood furniture. And they offer a dramatic contrast to glam elements like burnished and polished metals, clear acrylic, and high- and medium-nap textiles.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Tuesday fell two points this month to 63 following a reading of 65 in September.
Nearly half of sales in the past year went to people who were buying their first home, according to a survey released Tuesday by the real estate firm Zillow. That's a much higher proportion of the market than some other industry estimates had indicated.
It's a matter of how banks price mortgage loans: Loans must be attractive to potential investors who buy loans from the banks. Lenders of course want to make a profit. They also need to make sure they have enough staff to handle the demand for mortgages.
Q: How do I store winter squash?
The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales of existing homes rose 3.2 percent from August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million, the strongest pace since June.
This ancient predator-prey relationship is creating work for scores of falconers, who follow the seasonal cherry, blueberry and grape harvests from California to Oregon, Washington state and beyond.