July Home Sales up 1% as Prices Reach Unprecedented Levels | Business News

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes rose a modest 1% in July after a string of declines as new home prices soar to record levels. Sales last month reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 708,000, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Sales had fallen in April, May and

The Sims 4 July 20 update adds Notebook, Water tool, Pond Effects, more: patch notes

Maxis are retooling some of the base features in The Sims 4 July 20 patch notes to streamline features like the Notebook, Calendar, new features like the Water Tool, along with plenty of bug fixes. The Summer of Sims is rolling on with a new update that should make numerous quality of life updates to

Kelly Clarkson spends Fourth of July holiday moving furniture as she settles into her new home

Kelly Clarkson spent the holiday weekend taking care of business as she continues to settle into her new $5.44million Los Angeles mansion. The 39-year-old country star-turned-TV host was spotted moving furniture items and boxes in LA on Monday while most Americans recovered from a night of Fourth of July festivities.   The singer was joined by

July real estate housing trends

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The U.S. housing market is still not “buyer friendly” although, after a whirlwind year, it’s finally heading in that direction, according to industry experts.  According to Realtor.com chief economist Danielle Hale, the July housing market is still “demanding quick decisions and top dollar” from buyers.  However, Hale projects that

July Fourth Party Tips for New Homebuyers Who Have Space to Entertain

The COVID-19 pandemic saw many homebuyers prioritizing square footage and outdoor space like never before. Some folks left the tight confines of the city for wide-open floor plans, while others refused to even look at a house that didn’t have an expansive backyard. More space means more room to entertain, and if you’re a new

Decorate Your Front Porch for the Fourth of July with These Must-Have Holiday Essentials

Pottery Barn Americana Pinwheels Courtesy of Pottery Barn Whether you’re planning an elaborate cookout or watching the neighborhood fireworks with your nearest and dearest, the Fourth of July offers a prime opportunity to dress up your porch with thematic red, white, and blue décor. From basic garlands to fun planters and metal stars, there are