New research from the Home Improvement Research Institute shows that nearly 2-in-3 homeowners are planning at least one home improvement project in the next three months. No real surprise there — the number has fluctuated slightly in the past three years, but not to a degree considered statistically significant. But there has been some statistically significant movement on the list of first-quarter projects planned, when compared with the previous year’s list.
Court: Homeowner should get new trial in unarmed man's death
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A white homeowner who fatally shot an unarmed black man after reporting "hoodlums" in his neighborhood should get a new trial because the prosecutor gratuitously injected race in his closing argument, North Carolina's second-highest court ruled Tuesday In the split 2-1 decision, the panel of the state Court of Appeals ruled that Raleigh resident Chad Copley, 42, deserves another trial in the…
Homeowners in training learn money management
Since May, Christina McMillion has spent many Saturday mornings hammering nails as her home on Privette Street is under construction. She’s also been hitting the books for the last six months as …
Houzz Stat: How Homeowners Are Updating Their Front Yards
What people care about most. When it comes to investing in their outdoor spaces, the majority of homeowners (69%) with outdoor projects are tackling their backyards. But a sizable percentage — 44% — are focusing on their front yards. (Some are doing multiple projects.)
Homeowners at risk of tax foreclosure should attend one of these
The Wayne County Treasurer will hold sessions this week to help taxpayers at risk of foreclosure.
Colorado ranked among 10 best states for homeowners
Colorado is among the top 10 states in which to own a home, for the second straight year, according to a new report. Colorado tied with Michigan as the
Why Homeowners Insurance Rates Are Going Up
Thursday was a step in the right direction and today and much of Saturday will be fairly nice with 70s and sunshine much of the time. A shower or T-shower is possible late Saturday, likely Sunday and Memorial Day. No all-day washouts, but have a Plan B, especially for Monday. Pretty typical for a holiday, all things considered.
Lessons homeowners can learn from 2008 crisis
Extreme borrowing was one of the biggest culprits in the last housing crisis. To avoid those dangers, here are seven tips on borrowing through a home equity line of credit.
HOA nightmares: The top homeowners association complaints
Homeowners associations are great at getting a neighbor to mow his lawn. But they can also be a costly source of frustration.
EPD: Man critical after being shot by homeowner
Enid Police Department officers were called to a shooting Friday morning in the 4800 block of West Ritchie in which one man was sent to a local hospital in critical
Homeowners to feel effects of improved fire department rating
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services’ improved Insurance Service Office rating will take effect on Saturday, and some homeowners could see a lowering of insurance rates, the department announced on
Homeowners, seen this letter? Here’s what it means
Since mid-October, homeowners throughout Killeen have received a blue, two-page letter, introducing an optional warranty that covers exterior water line and exterior sewer/septic line repairs.
How bright ideas save Rochester homeowners energy
The solar panels on Ivan and Mary Idso’s Rochester home are the biggest outward sign of the home’s energy efficiency.
Wallner must now be voice for over-taxed homeowners
While driving around Bozeman the other day, I found that the High-Rise Cancer has metastasized throughout town.
Cleaning Vinyl Siding an Easy DIY for Homeowners
Weather, age, and other factors impact the appearance of vinyl siding, which is present on many homes in Illinois. While vinyl siding is generally a low-maintenance product, it needs occasional deep cleaning to continue to look its best. It's important to utilize the following cleaning techniques to avoid damaging the vinyl siding on your home.
Montgomery County law enforcement roundup: Cypress man allegedly pistol whips homeowner before...
A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly broke into a Willis home, pistol-whipped the owner and fled with electronics Dillon Scott Vienneau, 21, of Cypress, is facing an aggravated robbery charge, a first-degree felony, for the incident. Vienneau was identified by the homeowner and a neighbor. He is also facing four misdemeanor charges. At the time of the alleged robbery, he had three warrants for…
Why can't this blind homeowner get property tax relief?
Mark Scheel knows his house intimately, like the proverbial back of his hand.
How a Few Wealthy Homeowners Are Making Secret Deals to Halt Development in L.A.
Anti-development activists in Los Angeles — including the backers of the recently defeated Measure S — complain that developers donate to the campaigns of elected officials in exchange for lucrative exemptions to planning laws, which constitutes corruption. But developers say that homeowner groups, most of whom oppose growth, also engage in backroom deals.
Lakeside homeowners donate $100 for books at Long Neck Elementary
Lakeside Community Homeowners donated $100 to Long Neck Elementary School toward the purchase of
Stamford homeowner leaves racist graffiti on garage door against attorney’s advice
STAMFORD — Despite assurances that authorities are investigating a racist graffiti case that has shaken a quiet city neighborhood, the homeowner continues to refuse to conceal or remove the N-word from her garage door. During a news conference outside the home on Monday, the couple’s attorney and representatives of the local and state NAACP chapters denounced the city’s decision to fine the couple and called on…