5 Beaten-Down Home Improvement Stocks to Scoop Up Now

Jerome Powell

Home improvement companies benefited significantly from surging consumer interest in renovation and remodeling activities amid the pandemic-led remote lifestyles. However, sowing home sales this year with soaring mortgage rates amid the multi-decade high inflation is hurting the industry’s growth. Many home improvement companies have witnessed sales declines lately. However, since […]

Castlelake Reaches Purchase Agreement for Home Improvement Installment Contract Receivables Originated by Credibly’s ProApprove Program

Jerome Powell

Transaction continues Castlelake’s strong momentum in specialty finance MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Castlelake, L.P. (“Castlelake”), a global alternative investment manager with 17 years of experience investing in asset-rich opportunities, today announced an agreement with ProApprove to acquire up to $350 million of new home improvement installment contract receivables. ProApprove […]

How To Maintain Your Commercial Lawn and Landscape

Jerome Powell

Just next door to lawn and garden care is something most homeowners have dreamed of – commercial property and landscape maintenance. Close on the heels of electrification is the new trend in landscaping technology, robotic landscaping equipment. The power of automated machinery to change the face of your commercial lawn […]

7 essential gardening jobs to do in September

Jerome Powell

Jacky Parker PhotographyGetty Images September is the perfect month to tackle some important gardening jobs that will protect your lawn, trees, and plants during the harsher winter months, and prepare your spring-flowering bulbs for next year. Make the most of the remaining warmth, and cross off a few of these […]

Real estate: Is house-flipping losing steam?

Jerome Powell

House flipping is popular only when there’s profit to be made. For the model to work, the market needs to support it. And today’s overall housing market doesn’t. Don’t believe it? One indicator is the amount of materials being sold to renovate homes. Just ask Home Depot (NYSE: HD) whether […]

Ranch family keeps gardening tradition alive

Jerome Powell

CASCADE COUNTY — In Montana’s early years, settlers planted gardens to sustain themselves for an entire year. While this trend has decreased over the decades, the tradition is still alive for Ken and Phyllis McKamey. In the middle of a sea of brown, dried-out grass and forages, a vibrant, green […]