The tale of the missing toilet and other adventures in home renovation – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
The tale of the missing toilet and other adventures in home renovationThe Times-Picayune – NOLA.comKITCHEN BEFORE THE RENOVATION: Tony Macchia and his wife, Jean Yglesias, bought this 35-year-old home in South Tampa two years ago, and since have remodeled the kitchen and renovated the second bath. Photos courtesy of Jean Yglesias.
Housing prices still going nowhere (Burnsonbusiness)
At $169,000, it's a lot of house for the money, and John Wozniak isn't interested in going a penny lower. As co-owner of J. Lawrence Homes LLC, Wozniak is among the few builders still putting up new construction in once- sizzling Joliet. During the boom times that made Will County a real estate hot spot, the three-bedroom single-family houses for sale in his Silver Leaf community would have commanded an additional $50,000, he said. Those times are gone. And even after three years of steep declines in one of the worst real estate recessions ever, some experts say prices have yet…