Chicago, Illinois (NAPSI) - As the U.S. housing market continues its rebound, many buyers and lenders are trying to understand the new landscape and what it means. With tougher credit standards, fewer buyers qualify for mortgage loans.

Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - When it comes to used cars, safety is no accident. But an accident shouldn’t keep you from buying a used car you love. In fact, you may drive away with a bargain.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - The unexpected breakdown of a major appliance or system in summer can leave a homeowner hot under the collar in more ways than one. These types of breakdowns usually mean costly repairs and a less-than-comfortable home until they’re fixed or replaced.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Anyone who thinks there’s an app these days for everything but the kitchen sink is wrong. Now, your smartphone, tablet or computer can help you have a new kitchen sink, bathroom vanity, countertop and a whole lot more. With free online tools, it’s easy to design your dream kitchen or bath.

El Paso, Texas (NAPSI) - Growing comfortable in a new neighborhood can be made simpler, if you heed these moving tips on what to do and what not to do when getting settled.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - When you’ve made a “love connection” and feel it’s time to introduce your two-legged companion to your four-legged friend, here are a few tips from the nation’s leader in pet adoptions, PetSmart Charities, and the world’s largest dating website, Match.

Kansas City, Missouri (NAPSI) - Grilling is one ofAmerica’s favorite pastimes and a popular summer activity in backyards across the country. More than 60 percent of American households will cook kabobs, fresh vegetables, and of course meat on propane grills this summer, according to the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC).