Art drove the design of this Lake Superior retreat

Art drove the design of this Lake Superior retreat

The art-savvy owners of a meticulously crafted retreat in Bayfield, Wis., had one goal in mind: “We built the house for our paintings.” And, of course, for the sweeping views of nature’s ultimate work of art — Lake Superior.

Luxury Home Auctions Glance

August 1

Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties

August 1
Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail.
Variety
August 1

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
July 31

Business events scheduled for the coming month

All times are EasternMONDAY, Aug. 3WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing…
July 30

Business Highlights

___Spring rebound for US economy sets stage for Fed rate hikeWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy isn't moving at warp speed, but it looks like…
July 30

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.98 percent

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a second straight week, with the key 30-year rate slipping below 4 percent.
July 30

US home rental prices rise again in June

U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
Variety
July 30

US home rental prices climb again in June

U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
Celebrities
July 29

Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion

Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems.
Variety
July 29

US pending home sales slip in June

The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth.
July 28

Business Highlights

___From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikesWASHINGTON (AP) —An unfamiliar sight for U.S. consumers has emerged in parts of the economy —…
Variety
July 28

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
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