Stories tagged: homes
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Lightning strikes two homes near Post Falls during heavy storm Thursday; area near Colville sees power outage from wind
Lightning struck two houses near Post Falls during a brief but heavy thunderstorm Thursday evening. The houses saw light damage and no one was hurt.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
It was just this spring when Greater Seattle led the nation in home-price increases. Now, prices here are falling faster than anywhere.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
The demolition of the Blair House was not the first time a notable home fronting the Manito golf course was destroyed to make way for a new home, and many …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Residents in communities north of Boston that were rocked by natural gas explosions were given the green light Sunday to return to their homes.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
That’s in part because seniors are working longer, so they don’t feel as pressed to dramatically reduce expenses, and because more seniors are housing their adult children compared with a …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Spokane County’s median home prices rose to $246,250 in June, but the number of sales dropped off slightly.
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Hundreds of Northern California homes and businesses were threatened Monday after wind-driven wildfires broke out over the weekend, forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes throughout rural regions north …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Amazon is working with homebuilders and hoteliers to make its smart speaker and artificial-intelligence system a part of everyday life for new customers. The company has put its engineers to …
UPDATED: Sun., May 6, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
The number of homes destroyed by lava shooting out of openings in the ground created by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano climbed to nine Sunday as some of the more than 1,700 …
Sat., April 28, 2018
Kenneth Sax, president of the Spokane Association of Realtors and designated broker at Keller Williams Realty, said it’s important for first-time home sellers to understand if they are in a …
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
U.S. builders are maintaining an optimistic view on sales as the economy improves and demand for homes remains strong.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
A neighborhood in a northern Idaho town has more than doubled the number of prewar homes in a historic district following an expansion of its boundaries.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
No radioactive contamination has been found at the homes of seven Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers that were surveyed this week.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
A person was missing and about 200 homes were reported damaged by water or wind in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero after Hurricane Max hit land east of Acapulco.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Officials in Florida say a sinkhole that swallowed two homes last month is growing.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, although their overall outlook remains positive.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 4:57 a.m.
Real estate photographer Jack Pemberton, who uses infrared 3-D cameras to create “fly-through” virtual tours of homes, discusses what homes and golf courses have in common, what he recommends homeowners …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their business prospects, reflecting a recent surge in sales of newly built homes and a lingering shortage of previously occupied homes on the …
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Those hoping to get around the area’s low housing stock by building their own residence will have to compete for dwindling land, navigate more in-depth pre-development regulations and be prepared …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable.
Wed., April 12, 2017
The Spokane City Council’s unanimous action Monday to halt demolition permits in the historic Browne’s Addition neighborhood for six months gives residents time to apply for city designation as a …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
The days after the holiday guests have gone home and the decorations have been put away can be clarifying. Suddenly, rooms that have been crowded with people and gifts have …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
A record number of homes in King County have sold for more than $1 million in 2016.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
First-time buyers may be entering the U.S. home market in greater numbers than industry watchers had assumed.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders has surged to the highest level in nearly a year, reflecting a brighter outlook for sales now and into 2017
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 12:42 p.m.
g-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week after rising for three straight weeks, continuing to lure prospective homebuyers.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $993 million for the second quarter, down sharply from the same period of 2015.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged to slightly higher this week after declining the previous week.