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3 hrs ago | The Tribune

Suspects in New York violinist's death held

Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thursday after a prosecutor detailed how the 61-year-old musician was shot twice and stabbed after opening her door to let them use her phone.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Home Listing, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | Clyde 2

Annual House Price Growth Hits 11% Says Report

The slowdown in house price growth of recent months could have been short-lived, with home costs accelerating in August.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Worcester News

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August, Nationwide says

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August to reach another new all-time high of A 189,306 on average, Nationwide has reported.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Mortgage, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Kesha Has a New Cali Home, Rihanna's Eyeing NYC Pad

Now that ABC's Rising Star is over, Kesha can settle down to making music full-time, and settle into her new home.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Venice, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Why black is popular again in home design

Dina Morgan, chairwoman of the interior design department at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, advises starting small when using black paint for the home.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Arts, Interior Design, Home Decorating

The Tribune

5 free things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a "bergie" .


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Travel, South Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel, Mandela, Drama Movies, Home Gardening


U.S. bank earnings rise 5.2 percent in 2nd quarter

U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.


Related Topix: Banks, ID, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Illinois hospital opens $1 million garden

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Peoria, IL, Science / Technology


Man turns shipping container into houseboat

"I had seen a container house design that was similar to this one, and then I started thinking about wouldn't it be great to have a house boat or something right on the water, and so the two ideas sort of came that way," White said.


Related Topix: Home Listing

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown

Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sydney Morning Herald

More home loan competition risky: RBA

A new submission from the Reserve Bank has cautioned against policies that could boost competition in home loans.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance


Cypriots protest proposed bank loan legislation

Hundreds of Cypriots have staged a protest outside the presidential palace against proposed legislation aimed at helping the bailed-out country's beleaguered banks collect on bad loans.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance


SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Police training building to be sold

A 402-year-old Grade-I listed building which has been used as a police training college for decades is to be sold and turned into a residential site.


Related Topix: Home Listing

Marin Independent Journal

Day-tripping in Fairfax

Most people drive through Fairfax on their way to Point Reyes or other coastal attractions, but it's high time this small town at the foot of Mount Tamalpais became a destination of its own.


Related Topix: Fairfax, CA, Life, Food, Dining, Breakfast, Home Gardening

Tay FM

Housing Market Pays Dividends At Foxtons

The London-focused estate agents saw its pre-tax profit up by 57% to A 23.1m in the six months to June 30. The special dividend payment is more than half of the group's profit before tax and is the second pay out since it returned to London's stock market almost a year ago.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

The Taney Dragons are getting the champion's treatment as the city of Philadelphia hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World Series.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Home Listing

Business News

RBS to be fined A 15m for giving poor sales advice to mortgage customers

The Financial Conduct Authority will fine Royal Bank of Scotland about A 15m for giving poor sales advice to mortgage customers in the latest blow to the taxpayer-controlled bank's reputation.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Brandon Sun

Bringing the zen of a bubbling fish pond to the patio has gotten easier

When Ann and Glen Gage downsized from their expansive home and garden in Switzerland to a San Francisco town house, one of the things they missed most was the koi pond they'd built and tended for years.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Costa Mesa, CA, Mesa, CA