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In this Nov. 11, 2014, photo, 2015 Ford F-150s move along the production line at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

U.S. economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in 3rd quarter

- Associated Press

The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world.

US home price gains slow for 10th straight month

- Associated Press

U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of available homes.

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, photo, a home for sale is shown in Miami Lakes, Fla.  Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, that the rate on the 30-year loan increased to 3.39 percent from 3.36 percent. The previous week's rate was the lowest since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

More-confident US households step up borrowing

- Associated Press

Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy.

In this Oct. 27, 2014 photo, a realty sign hangs in front of a home for sale in Los Angeles. The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in October on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

US home sales rise in October

- Associated Press

Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around.

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at the Federal Reserve in Washington. The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its October interest-rate meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Fed sees solid U.S. economy, despite new threats

- Associated Press

Federal Reserve policy-makers discussed a variety of economic threats at their October meeting — from turbulent financial markets to overseas weakness — but decided to move forward with plans to end their landmark bond buying program.

An unidentified customer leaves a Lowe's home improvement store in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Lowe's reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Lowe's rides improving housing market to strong 3Q

Associated Press

Lowe's third-quarter earnings jumped 17 percent as home improvement retailers continue to rebound from a tough start to the year, reaping gains from a nascent recovery in the housing market.

In this Oct. 6, 2014 file photo, construction crews work on a home in the Brunswick Forest neighborhood in Leland, N.C. The Commerce Department releases housing starts for October on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Mike Spencer, File)FILE

US home construction drops 2.8 percent in October

- Associated Press

Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.

Recent Stories in Home & Living

In this photo provided by M. Design Interiors, framed art is displayed both in and on a built-in bookcase. The effect is open and airy, while still providing ample storage space for the homeowner's book collection. The interior and bookcase design is by Molly Luetkemeyer. (AP Photo/M. Design Interiors, Justin Officer)

Declutter, then create style by editing collections

Designers often surprise their clients by sharing a secret: You can dramatically change the look of a room simply by changing or rearranging the items on your bookshelves and tabletops.

Some design solutions may involve moving walls, as was done for this family kitchen. (Photograph courtesy of Case Design/Remodeling)

Bigger not always better in remodeling, DIY

- Deseret News

Smart redesign that stays within the footprint of your house can be less expensive than a large, big box addition and can have a big impact on your lifestyle.

Photo provided by Andersen Windows

A Craftsman-style home typically has special feature windows, such as a picture window.

Cover story: Right details on additions fit existing home style

The Washington area may be home to Democrats, Republicans, independents and Libertarians, but no matter what their political persuasion, local residents more than likely live in a conservative home.