Making Your Home’s ‘Most Dangerous Room’ a Little Safer

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By John Voket In the next two segments, I will be returning to a handy interactive checklist and guide from the Home Instead Senior Care® network, which took a comprehensive look at the most unsafe areas of the home for seniors. And we'll pass on some key findings so you can better protect yourself or your "aging in place" loved one in the most dangerous room of the house. According to Home Instead, an overwhelming …

Applications for Home Purchases Show 4 Percent Dip

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 4 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. "Mortgage applications to home builder subsidiaries for new homes declined at a rate in line with the slowdown observed in the overall purchase mortgage market," said Lynn Fisher, MBA’s Vice President of Research and Economics. …