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Housing Market Pays Dividends At Foxtons

The London-focused estate agents saw its pre-tax profit up by 57% to A 23.1m in the six months to June 30. The special dividend payment is more than half of the group's profit before tax and is the second pay out since it returned to London's stock market almost a year ago.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

The Taney Dragons are getting the champion's treatment as the city of Philadelphia hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World Series.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Home Listing

Business News

RBS to be fined A 15m for giving poor sales advice to mortgage customers

The Financial Conduct Authority will fine Royal Bank of Scotland about A 15m for giving poor sales advice to mortgage customers in the latest blow to the taxpayer-controlled bank's reputation.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Brandon Sun

Bringing the zen of a bubbling fish pond to the patio has gotten easier

When Ann and Glen Gage downsized from their expansive home and garden in Switzerland to a San Francisco town house, one of the things they missed most was the koi pond they'd built and tended for years.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Costa Mesa, CA, Mesa, CA

WAPT-TV Jackson

Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for American military families.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Hampshire Chronicle

Families shackled by A 6m in 'problem debt'

FAMILIES in Winchester are shackled by almost A 6 million in 'problem debt' from payday loans and credit card repayments, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bridgwater Mercury

Trinity Liliana Coward died after a fire surround fell on her in her home

Parents have been warned of the dangers of DIY after an inquest heard a toddler was killed when a fireplace fell on her at her home.


Related Topix: Home Listing

Darlington and Stockton Times

Fit for Nothing: These dried up plants are bound for the compost heap

GARDENERS who went on holiday confident that friends and family would water, deadhead and harvest their crops in their absence must be feeling pretty smug.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening

KCRA-TV Sacramento

3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

Even though 90% of the earthquakes that strike the United States are located in California, only about 10% of homeowners there have earthquake insurance.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nelson Mail

Fight over guitar led to killing Day angry, says Innes

A man was stabbed to death after an argument over a lit cigarette and a broken guitar sparked an enraged attack, a court has heard.


Related Topix: Home Listing

County 10 News

Stunning 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home available in Riverton

Beautiful 4 bed, 3 bath home with a 40 X 40 attached garage, barn and corrals that sits on 2.81 irrigated acres.


Related Topix: Home Listing

Nassau man pleads guilty to animal cruelty after fire killed 13 dogs

A Freeport man will be the first person subject to registration on Nassau County 's animal abuser registry after pleading guilty Monday to charges relating to an animal fighting ring that was discovered when 13 of his dogs died in a massive blaze at a home he rented.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Nuns' garden yields food for northwest Ohio pantry

Somewhere in a Sylvania garden carrots grow in winter, tomatoes plants stand four feet high, and giant cabbage heads spring up from the earth at the start of Ohio's growing season.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Sylvania, OH, Agriculture, Science, Toledo, OH

Swindon Advertiser

Gardener turning the grey to green

Steve Thompson, 66, is a trustee of the Hreod Burna Urban Forest, and recently appealed successfully in the Swindon Advertiser for equipment needed to tackle tough undergrowth.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Home Gardening


State of emergency declared after Calif. quake

The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck Northern California early Sunday, injuring more than 120 people, damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa and turning fireplaces into rubble.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, UC Davis, Home Listing

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Fire destroys family home in Whitehouse

According to the fire chief, when crews arrived on the scene the detached garage was fully engulfed.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Violent Crime

The New Zealand Herald

Election 2014: Nats in push to woo first-home buyers

Prime Minister John Key and wife Bronagh at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau before the launch of National election campaign on Sunday.


Related Topix: Home Listing

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

This combination of photos shows a house on a hillside near Cle Elum, Wash., surrounded by wildfire flames on Aug. 14, 2012, top, and afterwards on Aug. 15, 2012, bottom.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Cle Elum, WA, Pateros, WA, Okanogan, WA, Home Gardening

WFAA-TV Dallas

Californians tear out lawns to cope with drought

Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Long Beach, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Home Gardening

Breckenridge American

Coffee shop on honor system works in North Dakota

The owner of a North Dakota coffee shop is flattered his decision to operate the business on the honor system garnered international attention earlier this summer, but those who equate it to the goodness of all humanity might want to help themselves to a decaf K-Cup.


Related Topix: Valley City, ND, Fargo, ND, Drink, Coffee, Home Listing, Wahpeton, ND