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.

Pending US home sales improved slightly in June

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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.

Replica slave cabin raises questions in Missouri community

July 26
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

Business Highlights

___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…
Housing
July 22

AP National News Calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 24-30. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.The following economic reports…
Variety
July 22

Police: Father, son working on roof likely electrocuted

Authorities say a father and son found dead were likely electrocuted by a power line while doing maintenance work on the roof of a home in Virginia.
Variety
July 22

US home rental price growth pulls even with wages

U.S. renters are seeing their housing costs rise at a much more manageable pace, as new construction has tempered years of runaway increases in rent.
Variety
July 21

Authorities: Plane crash in northern Illinois city kills 1

A small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in a northern Illinois city Thursday morning, killing the pilot and torching the side of a home.
National
July 21

The Latest: NTSB: Plane that crashed headed for Wisconsin

The Latest on the plane crash in northern Illinois (all times local):
July 21

Long-term US mortgage rates edge higher this week

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, while still remaining near historically low levels and serving as a continued enticement to prospective homebuyers.