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  • Report: Man’s Hummer Electric Vehicle Takes Five Days to Charge at Home

    01/17/2023 11:57:53 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 111 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-17-2023 | Amy Furr
    A Hummer EV (electric vehicle) reportedly takes days to charge when plugged into a standard wall outlet, a YouTuber claims. TFLEV, a channel dedicated to showcasing electric vehicles, shared video footage on Sunday of the GMC Hummer EV that boasts the largest battery you can buy, the person behind the camera said. “It’s Sunday morning and let’s see how long it takes to charge it just using the truck’s charger and plugging it into a standard wall outlet,” he continued before attaching the charger to the vehicle’s plug.
  • Home prices fell for fourth straight month in October amid Fed rate hikes

    12/27/2022 8:41:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/27/2022 | sylvan lane
    Home prices fell for the fourth straight month as high interest rates and stubborn inflation dampen the housing market, according to data released Tuesday. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, a gauge of home prices across the country, fell 0.3 percent in October from September after seasonal adjustments. It was the fourth consecutive monthly decline for the index after home prices peaked in June, said Craig J. Lazzara, managing director at S&P Dow Jones Indices, in a Tuesday release. “Despite considerable regional differences, all 20 cities in our October report reflect these trends,” Lazzara said. “Prices declined...
  • Zelensky returns home after US visit: ‘We are working toward victory’

    12/23/2022 8:21:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    The hill ^ | 12/23/2022 | Julia Shapero
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky returned home to Ukraine on Friday, following his visit to the United States earlier this week. “I am in my office,” Zelensky said in a video posted to Telegram early Friday. “We are working toward victory.” Zelensky traveled to the U.S. on Wednesday to meet with President Biden and American lawmakers and speak before a join meeting of Congress. It was his first known trip outside of Ukraine since Russia invaded nearly 10 months ago. President Biden reiterated his support for Ukraine following a meeting with Zelensky at the White House on Wednesday, vowing to stand...
  • You can now stay in President Bush's former home at the Houstonian Hotel

    12/12/2022 11:06:53 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    chron ^ | 12/12/2022 | Megha McSwain
    As the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa reaches the final stages of its $70 million refresh—which included major renovations to its accommodations, lobby and Trellis Spa—the luxury property has unveiled a suite paying homage to one of the city's most famous Houstonians. A standout among the newly renovated guest quarters is a two-room haven coined the Bush Suite, honoring the late President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. "41" called the Houstonian Hotel home during his presidency, even listing its address, 111 North Post Oak Lane, on his driver's license as his official Houston address. He and...
  • Pending home sales fall for fifth straight month

    11/30/2022 8:13:40 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/30/2022 | ADAM BARNES
    The number of homes under contract fell again last month as high mortgage rates and home prices weakened buyer demand. Pending home sales, a forward-looking market indicator, declined for the fifth consecutive month in October, falling by 4.6 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index. The number of pending transactions decreased year-over-year by 37 percent. “October was a difficult month for home buyers as they faced 20-year-high mortgage rates,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said in a statement. “The West region, in particular, suffered from the combination of high interest rates and expensive home...
  • How A Wayward HOA Ruined My Second Home’s Community. ( Colorado )

    11/28/2022 7:20:39 AM PST · by george76 · 129 replies
    Blue State Conservative ^ | November 24, 2022 | Steven Sorg
    I own a second home in Pagosa Springs, CO. A couple years ago the HOA for Pagosa Lakes went full dictator and declared war on short term rentals in Pagosa Lakes. We home owners were not able to vote on this; they simply declared it with minimal input from the owners. When I sent a scathing letter that included the “damn” word I was informed of another policy they enacted without input. If they don’t like your correspondence you are subject to a $500 fine for the first offense, $10,000 for the second and $20,000 for the third. Gee, what...
  • New home sales rise in October

    11/23/2022 11:38:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/23/2022 | ADAM BARNES
    New home sales jumped last month despite consistently high mortgage rates that experts say have hampered affordability and pushed potential buyers out of the market. Sales of new single-family homes rose by 7.5 percent in October at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 632,000, according to Census Bureau data released on Wednesday. But the new sales fell behind the October 2021 estimate by 5.8 percent. The median sales price of new single-family homes sold in October was $493,000, while the average sales price was $544,000. New sales numbers follow separate data released last week that shows existing home sales declining...
  • New home construction falls again in October amid soaring interest rates

    11/17/2022 7:47:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/17/2022 | Adam Barnes
    New home construction fell again last month as soaring interest rates continued to weaken demand in the housing market. Housing starts declined by 4.2 percent from September to 1.43 million units, according to Census Bureau data released on Thursday. The number of new building permits issued in October also fell from the previous month, dropping by 2.4 percent to 1.53 million. “Both starts and permits fell behind September levels and behind levels from one year ago,” Zillow senior economist Nicole Bachaud wrote in an analysis. “As the current affordability crisis burns on, builders are feeling demand for new homes slipping...
  • Landmark NJ funeral home featured in ‘The Sopranos’ may be demolished

    10/18/2022 11:19:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/18/2022 | Olivia Land
    The historic New Jersey funeral home where mobsters wound up after getting whacked in “The Sopranos” is facing a hit job itself. The Irvine-Cozzarelli Memorial Home in Belleville — which was discussed and featured in numerous episodes of the HBO Mafia drama — could be demolished as part of a redevelopment plan recently approved by township officials, reported. It’s a controversial move, as the building on Washington Avenue where the storied business is located dates back to 1885 — and the local historical society doesn’t want to see it fitted for cement overshoes. “The place has incredible potential,” Michael...
  • US housing market in ‘free fall’ as builder confidence suffers ‘disastrous’ drop: economist

    10/18/2022 11:15:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 69 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/18/2022 | Thomas Barrabi
    The US housing market remains in “free fall” after a survey showed a “disastrous” decline in homebuilder confidence, a prominent economist warned on Tuesday. Homebuilder confidence plunged for the 10th consecutive month in October, falling to its lowest level since 2012, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ monthly survey. The latest downtick came as mortgage rates spiked to levels not seen since the Great Recession. The survey’s results were “disastrous” and indicated there is “no bottom yet” for the housing market’s current slump, according to Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. “The plunge in the NAHB index...
  • Two decomposed bodies found in ex-Rhode Island mayor’s home: report

    09/20/2022 7:53:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/20/2022 | David Propper
    Two decomposed bodies were found in the home of a former longtime Rhode Island mayor on Monday, according to a report. The shocking discovery was made by police in the city of Woonsocket, according to WJAR, where an elderly man and elderly woman were found in the home of ex-Woonsocket Mayor Susan Menard. Menard served as the city’s leader for more than a decade, beginning her tenure in 1995 before she left office in 2009, according to the city. Her tenure as mayor is apparently the longest in the city’s history. It’s not yet known if Menard is one of...
  • 17-Year-Old Retrieves Shotgun, Shoots Two Masked Home Invaders Dead

    09/19/2022 4:23:51 PM PDT · by montag813 · 51 replies
    24News ^ | Joshua Ford
    by Joshua Ford | 24NewsThree armed men attempted a home invasion of a residence in Texas. However, two of the home invaders never made it off the property because a 17-year-old blasted the alleged burglars with a shotgun.Three armed men wearing masks broke into a home in east Harris County around 10:40 p.m. on Friday, police said. Inside the home were an adult female, a 12-year-old boy, and two 17-year-old males. One of the 17-year-old reacted to the break-in by grabbing a shotgun.Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the 17-year-old fired several times and struck two of the suspects who...
  • Dan Scavino responds with a video that will make you so nostalgic for Trump…

    09/02/2022 10:10:33 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 11 replies
    Revolver News ^ | September 2, 2022 | N/A
    Dan Scavino responds with a video that will make you so nostalgic for Trump… Wow. Watch this one: What a contrast to the Blarney Bolshevik Biden’s totalitarian police state dystopia.
  • Joe Biden Spends Record 150 Days at Home as President in Just 18 Months

    President Joe Biden returned to his home in Delaware on Tuesday, marking his 49th trip to the state as president. The president left for home again on Tuesday afternoon after signing his green energy spending bill. Biden has now spent a record 150 days at home in Delaware in the 18 months since he was elected president, according to former CBS correspondent Mark Knoller, easily beating recent presidential records.
  • Here's Where Most Homeowners in America Are Considered Equity-Rich

    08/07/2022 9:08:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    BizTalk ^ | 08/07/2022 | Tyler Durden
    Nearly half of U.S. mortgage payers own at least 50 percent equity, according to ATTOM’s Q2 2022 Home Equity & Underwater Report. This means that the balance of loans taken out against the home is less than half the estimated market value of the property.As Statista's Anna Fleck notes, the share of equity-rich homeowners has been rising continuously for the past nine quarters. While it hit 34.4 percent in Q2 of 2021, it rose to 44.9 percent in Q1 of 2022, and finally to today’s figure of 48.1 percent for Q2 2022.You will find more infographics at StatistaAccording to ATTOM,...
  • New Home Sales (Jun) 590K vs 655K Expected

    07/26/2022 7:10:54 AM PDT · by millenial4freedom · 18 replies
    Trading Economics ^ | 07/26/2022
    New home sales in the United States shrank 8.1% from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 590,000 in June of 2022, well below market expectations of 660,000. It is the lowest reading since April of 2020, as the housing market is cooling due to a rise in mortgage costs. Sales fell in the West (-36.7%), the Northeast (-5.3%) and the South (-2%) but rose in the Midwest (42.3%)
  • 93-Year-Old Homeowner Shoots and Kills Home Intruder Who Kicked In His Door, Attacked Him

    07/17/2022 8:00:28 PM PDT · by montag813 · 44 replies
    24News ^ | 07-17-2022 | Joshua Ford
    by Joshua Ford | 24News33-year-old suspect Joseph A. Ortega was shot around midnight by a 93-year-old southern California homeowner named Joe Teague.Teague fired his shotgun once, hitting one of the suspects. Ortega was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and later died.Teague is not facing any charges.Speaking to the local news outlet KNBC, Teague said a group of people consisting of “ladies and men” had “kicked the door open.”“The big guy, he came at me,” Teague explained, adding that the rest of the group “started throwing objects that [were] in the house at me.”“When they broke in, they...
  • Report: Mobile Home Prices Increased 50% During Pandemic — Owners Fear Losing Homes

    06/08/2022 6:31:55 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/08/2022 | Penny Starr
    Manufactured homes have long been a way for lower-income people to become homeowners but now this demographic is also feeling the pressure of rising costs and many fear for their future. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the average national price for a manufactured home rose almost 50 percent over the course of the pandemic, from $82,900 to $123,200.
  • How Los Angeles became a hotbed for terrifying ‘follow home’ robberies

    06/04/2022 7:34:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Nypost ^ | 06/04/2022 | Heather Robinson
    For the past seven weeks, Donna Martin has kept vigil at the bedside of her son, Christopher Charles Martin. Some days Christopher, 27, is able to move his limbs and his eyes, and Martin believes he is trying to comfort her when he hears her cry. “Christopher has always been a protector,” said Martin. “He is very protective of me, and all of his family members.” An entrepreneur and musician who performs under the name Donn Sway, Christopher founded a mentoring business to help boys who want to play college football assemble their college application materials. He also helped take...
  • Homeowner kills 2 intruders, holds 2 more at gunpoint for police

    05/17/2022 5:04:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 69 replies ^ | May 16, 2022 | Dirk Rowley
    <p>AUBURN, Ind. (WANE) — An Auburn homeowner shot two suspected armed intruders dead and held two more at gunpoint early Sunday.</p><p>It was just before 6 a.m. when four people reportedly broke into a home at 1650 S.R. 8, near the Walmart Distribution Center on Auburn’s far west side.</p>