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Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski React to Melissa Rivers Joining Fashion Police as New Host Read more:

  The gang’s all here! News broke on Wednesday, June 17, that Melissa Rivers would be joining Fashion Police as an official co-host after years of serving as an executive producer on the show. The sole daughter of the late Joan Rivers was quickly welcomed with open arms by her co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski. PHOTOS: Joan Rivers’ legacy ... Read More »

Don’t Bet the House on Home-Improvement Stocks

A Coke-versus-Pepsi debate seems irrelevant when you’re an investor and soda sales are booming. Likewise, shareholders in Lowe’s Cos. have had less cause to obsess over larger competitor Home Depot Inc. recently. Both home-improvement retailers’ stock prices have been red hot: Lowe’s has risen by 61% over the past year, Home Depot’s by 48%. The fact that Lowe’s was the ... Read More »

Local Home Improvement Company and its sunroom product to be featured on Designing Spaces® airing on Lifetime Television®

COLLINSVILLE – Sunspace of Greater St. Louis, located in Collinsville, Ill., and its sunroom products will be featured next week on the award winning home improvement show Designing Spaces airing on Lifetime Television® June 18, 2015 at 6 a.m. (CST). In the segment, Designing Spaces has a solution for how to experience an outdoor lifestyle no matter where you live?for at least 9 months of ... Read More »

Six Home Improvement Projects You Should Do this Summer

If you’re a weekend warrior who’s waited all winter to spruce up your home, now is the time to get those improvements underway. Whether you’ve got an indoor project on your agenda, or an outdoor undertaking in mind that you know will improve your curb appeal and property value, there’s no time like the present. But with so many options ... Read More »

Masters’ future under a cloud under new CEO

The future of Woolworths’ $3 billion home improvement business is under a cloud after its chief architect and biggest supporter Grant O’Brien announced plans to retire as chief executive, leaving the door open for his successor to convince the board to pull the plug. Mr O’Brien reaffirmed Woolworths’ commitment to the Masters and Home Timber and Hardware chains a month ... Read More »

House Value Jumping? Save Your Home Improvement Receipts

A tax time bomb is ticking for an increasing number of people who have been lucky enough to see big gains in the values of their homes. This is especially true in and around cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and San Diego, where home prices have increased smartly over the last decade or two. There, single ... Read More »

What’s The Best 4K Computer Monitor?

You don’t have to have a high-powered PC to make the most of a high-resolution 4K monitor, but it certainly helps. If you’ve picked up a 4K display, either for some seriously beautiful gaming or just for the real estate, we want to hear about the one you chose, and why. What Is 4K and Should I Buy a 4K ... Read More »

Some Homeowners Go Solo to Sell Their Real Estate

  Verley Platt, a 72-year-old Philadelphian, decided to go solo. In April, she listed her stone Colonial home—sans real-estate agent—for $1.1 million. A quick sale at asking price, she figured, could save her $66,000 in agent commissions—worth all the hard work. “That’s a lot to spend for someone else to sell your house,” says Ms. Platt, who runs an online ... Read More »

Commercial Real Estate Forecast After The Fed Tightens

Investment real estate has been generally appreciating in this environment of expanding economic activity and low interest rates, but what will happen when the Fed tightens?  Commercial investors should be fine for the first and second year of Fed tightening. After that, look for sluggish returns. Real estate investment trust prices have dipped the last few months, probably on expectations ... Read More »