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MALIBU, Calif. | More Southern California fire evacuees return home

MALIBU, Calif.  — More residents were allowed Friday to return to homes they fled during the rapid spread of Southern California’s huge wildfire. Authorities reopened more areas in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, but kept some locations within the Woolsey Fire zone off-limits due to hazards ranging from burned power poles to compromised gas lines … Continue reading MALIBU, Calif. | More Southern California fire evacuees return home

NEW YORK | World Series 4th-least-watched, averaging 14.1M viewers

NEW YORK — Boston‘s five-game World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14,125,000 viewers on Fox, down 25 percent from last year and the fourth-lowest ever. The Series featuring a pair of large-market teams averaged an 8.3 rating and 17 share, Nielsen said Tuesday. That was down from a 10.7 rating, 20 share … Continue reading NEW YORK | World Series 4th-least-watched, averaging 14.1M viewers

St. Louis News: Brand New McBride Community in O’Fallon: Brookside Forest

O’FALLON, MO – Right off Guthrie Road/Lake Saint Louis Boulevard in O’Fallon, you’ll find McBride Homes’ brand new community, Brookside Forest. This single family home community recently held their grand opening, and are off to a great start.  This McBride Homes community includes 7 different floorplans from the Bayside Series including several ranch and two … Continue reading St. Louis News: Brand New McBride Community in O’Fallon: Brookside Forest

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. | California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — The animal rights group PETA alleges dogs at one of the nation’s largest canine blood banks are mistreated, but the non-profit that runs the Southern California facility says the retired racing greyhounds are well-cared for and save other dogs’ lives. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent complaints this week … Continue reading GARDEN GROVE, Calif. | California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

WASHINGTON | US new-home sales fell 1.7 percent in July

WASHINGTON  — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 1.7 percent in July, the second straight monthly decline as the broader housing market appears to have lost some of its momentum despite an otherwise solid economy. The Commerce Department said Thursday that newly built homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 last month, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US new-home sales fell 1.7 percent in July

Missouri Still Has No Legislation to Protect Its Citizens From Radon Gas Poisoning

SPRINGFIELD, MO./JUNE 25, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The Missouri Department for Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) has stated that “31% of homes in Missouri are testing above EPA recommended levels for radon.” Still, Missouri has yet to enact any statutes addressing this dangerous, hidden threat. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Radon is the leading … Continue reading Missouri Still Has No Legislation to Protect Its Citizens From Radon Gas Poisoning

Growth of Online Home Shopping Puts Premium on Listings That Grab Attention of Buyers with Alluring Photos, RE/MAX Brokers Report

CHICAGO/ June 8, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Online home shopping is no longer a growing trend, it’s an undeniable reality. By some estimates, over 90 percent of homebuyers shop that way. One result of this change in buyer habits, contends Jeff LaGrange, Vice President of the RE/MAX Northern Illinois Region, is that home listings, which once … Continue reading Growth of Online Home Shopping Puts Premium on Listings That Grab Attention of Buyers with Alluring Photos, RE/MAX Brokers Report

NCBAC Announces New Enhancements for CRTS(tm) Course Aimed at Helping Seniors Downsize Their Homes

CHICAGO/ May 25, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — With over 10,000 people a day turning 65, Americans throughout the country are facing the need to change their living situations. Children have grown and gone and family homes are often too large and expensive to maintain. In other situations, a serious illness or even death of a spouse … Continue reading NCBAC Announces New Enhancements for CRTS(tm) Course Aimed at Helping Seniors Downsize Their Homes