Use An Automatic Stirrer To Keep Foods From Burning And Pots From Scorching

January 31, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

It doesn’t take much effort to stand over a pot and “stir continuously”, as called for in some recipes. It can be tedious, though, and once a chef stops stirring or leaves a pot unattended, the recipe is sure to ruin. Enter the automatic stirrer.

New Home Sales Reach 8-Month High

January 28, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

The 2010 housing market finished on a tear, and that momentum is carrying forward into 2011. Expect the spring season to show strongly, and for home prices to be on the rise.

A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (January 26, 2011 Edition)

January 26, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Today, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 10-to-0 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged within in its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. Mortgage rates are reacting.

The Home Price Index Shows Flat For November

January 26, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home values were reported unchanged in November 2010, on average, according to the Federal Home Finance Agency’s Home Price Index.

The Fed Meets Today. What It Means To Mortgage Rates.

January 25, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

The Federal Open Market Committee begins a 2-day meeting today in Washington D.C. It’s the group’s first meeting of 2011 — one of 8 scheduled for the year.

How To Keep Your Granite Countertops From Getting “Cloudy”

January 24, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

If your home features granite in its kitchen, its bathrooms, or other living spaces, you’ll want to make sure the counter-tops are cared for to prevent staining and/or clouding over time.

Home Supplies Plummet, Putting Pressure On Prices To Rise

January 21, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the National Association of REALTORS®, seasonally-adjusted, annualized Existing Home Sales figures climbed by more than a half-million units in December as compared to November. It’s the 3rd straight month of home resale improvement nationwide.

Building Permits Surge In December; Signals A Strong Spring Housing Market

January 20, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the Census Bureau’s report, Housing Starts of single-family homes fell to 417,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annual basis. The figure marks a 9 percent drop-off from November, and is the lowest reading since May 2009.

Home Builders Slowed By Economy, But Seeing More Foot Traffic

January 19, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Homebuilder confidence held firm for the second straight month this month, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Is This Home Renovation Going To Be Worth It?

January 18, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home remodeling projects can add function to a home, but don’t always add value. Consider the latest report from Remodeling Magazine.

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