Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes

Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes

Last weekend, we explored nearly two dozen homes on this year's Fall Parade of Homes to check out design features and decor trends. Here's what caught our eye.

Indiana nursing home company sues former executives

September 18
A nursing home management firm in Indiana has sued several former executives who are already criminally charged with embezzling more than $16 million from the company.

US housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a 2nd straight monthly drop

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Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by 0.8 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline. A steep drop in multifamily construction more than offset a slight gain in single-family-home building.
National
September 18

GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric — the mortgage interest deduction that millions of homeowners prize and the deduction for state and local taxes popular in Democratic strongholds.
Housing
September 18

This Week: Housing starts, Fed meeting, CarMax earnings

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:BREAKING GROUNDNew government data on residential construction should provide insight into…
Home & Garden
September 16

Home listings: What $229,900 buys in the Twin Cities

Golden Valley Built in 1955, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 1,737 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, two fireplaces, formal dining room,…
Home & Garden
September 14

JPMorgan Chase investing $40M in Chicago neighborhoods

JPMorgan Chase & Co. says it plans to invest $40 million over three years in neighborhoods on Chicago's South and West Sides to create economic opportunity.
Housing
September 14

Long-term US mortgage rates remain at lowest level this year

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged this week, leaving the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate at the lowest level this year.
Home & Garden
September 13

Grave humor: House next to cemetery has 'quiet neighbors'

How's this for curb appeal: A Michigan real estate agent selling a house next to a cemetery is promoting it with a sign that says "quiet neighbors."
Home & Garden
September 12

Smuggled Bengal tiger cub gets new playmate at San Diego Zoo

The Bengal tiger cub that a California man bought on the streets of Tijuana and was seized when he tried to bring it home has a new playmate at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
National
September 11

Ethics Committee extends review of Guam delegate

The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will continue a review of Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo, a Democrat who potentially profited from a foreign government through the rental of a home.
Housing
September 11

Liz Weston: Predict 'surprise' bills, no crystal ball needed

It doesn't take much to upend many Americans' finances. A car that won't start, a furnace that dies or a trip to the hospital can…
National
September 9

What you need to know about the Equifax data breach

Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, said this week that a major data breach exposed Social Security numbers and other important information of millions of people.