Homes Under The Hammer presenters 2019: Who hosts Homes Under The Hammer?

Homes Under the Hammer 2019 is back for its 16th year on BBC  One. The show first aired in 2003 and there have been more than 1,200 episodes of the property show. Homes Under The Hammer follows members of the public who purchase properties at an auction, many of which often require refurbishment. At the […]

Israel advances plans for nearly 2,200 settler homes in West Bank – NGO

Israeli authorities have advanced plans for nearly 2,200 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the Peace Now NGO said on Wednesday. The plans would be the first such approvals since snap polls were called earlier this week. A Defense Ministry committee with responsibility for such projects on Tuesday and Wednesday approved the plans, which […]

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s northeastern region of Queensland is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires.  For the first time in history, fire danger in Queensland has been rated “catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. “We have never, ever, in this state, been in this situation before,” Queensland Fire and Emergency […]

Meet the startup that’s on a mission to help 100,000 people buy homes in the next 5 years, and recently raised $30 million to do so

_ Divvy Divvy provides alternative financing options for potential home buyers who don’t qualify for traditional mortgages.  Divvy buys homes outright and allows customers to pay it back in a series of monthly payments — 25% of which goes toward building equity and 75% goes toward paying “rent.”  The company’s COO, Adena Hefets, told us: […]

Raging California wildfires force LA Rams to cancel training as players, coaches evacuate homes

The Los Angeles Rams canceled practice on Friday as the wildfires sweeping California forced around 20 players and coaches from the NFL team to evacuate their homes amid apocalyptic scenes in the state. Two wildfires raging in Ventura and Los Angeles counties caused the Rams to change their plans as about 45 employees in total […]

At least 9 people dead, thousands of homes destroyed in 3 dangerous wildfires burning across California

David McNew/Getty Images California is dealing with several dangerous wildfires. The Woolsey and Hill fires are burning on the outskirts of LA, and the Camp Fire in northern California destroyed an entire town in less than a day. The flames are being fueled by dry, hot conditions as well as strong winds. People in San […]

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here’s why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New York Times reports will be split between New York and Crystal City, Virginia — will create roughly 25,000 new jobs in the area.  HQ2 sounds like a great […]

These founders left Google to chase a vision of healthier screen time for their kids — and their flagship product has become a hit in classrooms and homes (GOOGL, GOOG)

Osmo Pramod Sharma worked at Google in Sunnyvale, California and noticed when he dropped off his daughter at the company’s daycare facility, there were no tech products allowed.  Sharma and his co-founder Jerome Scholler created Osmo in 2013 to create a positive and educational screen time experience for kids.  Osmo’s magic lies in its proprietary […]

Sex offenders’ homes to be marked by ‘No Trick or Treat’ signs, to keep kids away on Halloween

The Sheriff’s office in Butt’s County, Georgia, will place “no trick or treat” signs on the front lawns of sex offenders this Halloween, in a bid to prevent children from coming into contact with registered sex offenders. “This Halloween, my office has placed signs in front of every registered sex offender’s house to notify the […]

These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

New Story Printable 3D homes represent the latest wave in construction, but they’re not always cheap to build. Earlier this year, architectural startup Branch Technology developed a prototype of a 1,000-square-foot 3D home that would cost around $ 300,000 — a price that’s too high to be considered a solution to the global housing crisis. That’s […]