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Are We Actively Preparing for Next Hurricane? We Should Be Jan. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

Welcome to 2019! And, by the way, mark your calendars: Hurricane season begins June 1. Are Coastal N... Read More

Bright Breakfast and Dining Nooks Nov. 17, 2018

The Art of Design

Your kitchen's dimensions and layout of and number of diners are the starting point to get the right... Read More

How Many Houses Should a Buyer See? Nov. 11, 2018

House Calls

Dear Edith: The first day my husband and I were out looking at houses, we saw a home that we loved b... Read More

Residence Wrangling Nov. 05, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 26 years. I'm 19 years younger than he is. We are... Read More

Mixing Business and Pleasure Oct. 14, 2017

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband, "Chuck," and my best friend, "Lorna," partnered to purchase and remodel old ... Read More

Your Summer Vacation Home May. 06, 2017

The Art of Design

The summer is quickly looming over us. Family discussions and decisions for what kind of vacation to... Read More

Worried About an LLC? Apr. 30, 2017

House Calls

Ms. Lank: I have a question about limited liability company properties, or LLC properties. My neighb... Read More

Time Required to Save for Down Payment Feb. 13, 2017

Open House

Many potential homebuyers are now making sacrifices to save for that all-important down payment. Som... Read More

FHA Premiums Reduced Jan. 23, 2017

Open House

Good news for FHA bowers. Their required premiums have been lowered. Mortgage insurance premiums on ... Read More

Problems Surfacing in Housing Market Jan. 16, 2017

Open House

As the housing market nears full recovery, widening gaps along racial, socio-economic, and generatio... Read More

Younger Buyers Lead the Market Jan. 02, 2017

Open House

Today's younger home buyers are leading the pack in home sales in the middle regions of the country,... Read More

Home Flipping Is Down Dec. 26, 2016

Open House

Perhaps small investors are finally recognizing the risks involved in "flipping" homes. Or it may be... Read More

Buying a Home Can Be Traumatic Dec. 19, 2016

Open House

Many of today's consumers admit they are a bit fearful of entering into a home purchase or selling t... Read More

Stuck! Nov. 02, 2016

Work Daze

Stuck! I don't know about you, but my career is going gangsters. I used to make a living making fun... Read More

A New Housing Crisis Possible Oct. 31, 2016

Open House

Several housing leaders and agencies are now warning of a possible crisis looming in our market. The... Read More

Revival of Home Flipping Jun. 13, 2016

Open House

Despite rising prices, home flipping is increasing. It has increased 20 percent in the first quarter... Read More

Home Sales and Prices Will Grow This Year May. 23, 2016

Open House

Many prospective home buyers are feeling frustrated. They love the super low interest rates of today... Read More

New Program Will Reduce Mortgage Principal May. 02, 2016

Open House

A new program, now being finalized, will actually reduce the principal of mortgages for qualified ho... Read More

Clean Shoes Debate Causing a Mess Apr. 16, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: "Clean Shoes in Wisconsin" objected to his sister-in-law asking him to remove his shoes ... Read More

The Early American Dream House Apr. 14, 2016

Froma Harrop

They demand granite countertops. We don't. They abhor 20-year-old kitchen cabinets. We don't notice ... Read More