Articles in the Our House Category

Interracial Couple Outraged Over Whites-Only Deed To House!
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Posted in MXO Business Report, Our House on 29 September 2017
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TheGrio.com Posted September 29th 2017   MAGGIE RIOS AND FIDEL SIMMONS An interracial couple in Texas were surprised when they saw that the deed to the home they were buying included a clause that mandated that only white people would be allowed to live in the house. Maggie Rios and her fiance, Fidel Simmons, who [...]

How the Cleveland Clinic Grows Healthier While Its Neighbors Stay Sick!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 21 August 2017
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Politico.com By Dan Diamond Posted August 21st 2017 (PHOTO: TOBY COSGROVE, CEO CLEVELAND CLINIC)   The Clinic is a global success story, but its host community remains mired in poverty. On the Cleveland Clinic’s sprawling campus one day last year, the hospital’s brain trust sat in all-white rooms and under soaring ceilings, looking down on [...]

5 Inexpensive Items That Make For Gorgeous Kitchen Backsplashes
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 20 July 2017
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Popsugar.com By Sarah Latta Posted July 20th 2017 (PHOTO: BOTTLECAP BACKSPLASH)   WINE CORK BACKSPLASH The backsplash is by far the most fun design decision during a kitchen remodel — so why settle for standard tile or stone? Instead, turn an everyday collection into an unexpected backsplash display. The design secret here is the multiples: [...]

Beyoncé, Jay-z, Blue Ivy, And The Twins Have A New Home!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Our House on 28 June 2017
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Yahoo.com By Melissa Minton, Architectural Digest Posted June 28th 2017   The Carter family just grew by two, and now Beyoncé, JAY Z, and Blue Ivy have finally taken their new twins home from the hospital. But where, exactly, is Beyoncé’s home? Despite owning properties in New York City and New Orleans, it seems that [...]

What To Do When You Pay Your Mortgage Off!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 9 May 2017
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Ryan Velez Posted May 9th 2017   A new article from The Network Journal has provided some information regarding one of the most important milestones you will have as a homeowner – paying off your mortgage. However, after hitting this important step, there may still be issues ahead, one of which is your [...]

$5 Million In Budget To Tear Down Abandoned Cleveland homes!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 21 April 2017
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WKYC.com By Hilary Golston, WKYC Posted April 21st 2017 (PHOTO: COUNCILMAN JEFF JOHNSON)   Tearing down abandoned buildings has become more of a priority since the death of Alianna DeFreeze. The 14-year-old was found dead inside an abandoned home on the city’s east side. Cleveland’s more than $600 million general fund budget is likely to [...]

Huntington Bank Invests In Safe, Affordable Housing In Cleveland’s MidTown!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 20 April 2017
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Fox8.com By Roosevelt Leftwich Posted April 20th 2017 (PHOTO: STEPHEN D. STEINOUR, CEO HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES)   It’s nice when the grandchildren come to visit. Linda Griffin said little ones are always welcome at the Church Square Commons, where she and 48 other seniors live. Built in 2010, it provided something that some folks on fixed [...]

Samsung Releases A Smart Refrigerator That Allows Users To Order Grocery From Fridge Door!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, MXO High Tech, Our House on 23 February 2017
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Victor Ochieng Posted February 23rd 2017   Samsung announced a smart refrigerator earlier in the week that has many buyers excited about the new and improved features. The company held a press conference in which it demonstrated how the refrigerator, named Family Hub, works. The fridge sports a 21.5-inch digital display on its door, [...]

Ohio Lawmakers Ban Use Of Plywood To Board Up Vacant Buildings!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 20 February 2017
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NPR.org Ester Honig, Morning Edition Posted February 20th 2017   Ohio is the first state to ban the use of plywood for boarding up abandoned houses. Proponents say clear boarding prevents neighborhood blight. But safety officials say it poses potential hazards. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Abandoned houses boarded up with plywood on the windows are synonymous [...]

Ohio EPA Orders Closure Of East Cleveland Dump!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, Our House on 30 January 2017
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted January 30th 2017 (PHOTO: FORMER EAST CLEVELAND MAYOR ERIC BREWER)   The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is ordering the closure of a dump near homes in East Cleveland, while a former mayor says independently conducted tests of dust and air around the site detected toxic gas. In 2014, East Cleveland [...]