Woman behind 'wallpaper house' was a designer who loved bold look

Woman behind 'wallpaper house' was a designer who loved bold look

A Golden Valley designer loved bright color, bold prints and florals from floor to ceiling. The result was a wallpaper-covered home that you can have for $674,900.

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July 28

Spa trends: Sound vibrations, warm seashells, digital detox

July 28
Sound vibrations, warm seashells and a "digital detox" that involves surrendering your cellphone were among the healing and de-stressing techniques on display at this year's International Spa Association expo, held Wednesday in New York.
July 28

Long-term US mortgage rates edge higher this week

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels.
July 28

Average US 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 3.48 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels to encourage potential homebuyers.
National
July 28

US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year low

The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years — evidence that rising property prices, high rents and stagnant pay have made it hard for many to buy.
National
July 28

AP FACT CHECK: Many claims, some warped

It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
Variety
July 27

Pending US home sales improved slightly in June

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes crept up in June, a possible indication that the recent growth in real estate sales is still on track.
Stage & Arts
July 26

Replica slave cabin raises questions in Missouri community

An 85-year-old white widow's opening of a replica slave cabin to attract people to her Missouri black history library is drawing the ire of an activist who considers the site an "in-your-face reminder" about slavery.
Variety
July 26

US new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year high

Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the U.S. housing market.
Variety
July 26

US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses.
TV & Media
July 24

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings — or face steep fines.
National
July 22

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___Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix readyDETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer…