Our legislators in Washington, D.C. haven’t exactly seen eye-to-eye on a lot of things in 2013. In addition to contentious and ongoing debates on the debt ceiling and sequestration cuts, it appears as though a number of tax deductions might be left to expire, including several that involve homeownership.
Life is very unpredictable. Part of the unpredictability for many is having to move to a different state for a job or some other reason. I recently went through the entire process of finding and buying a home in a new state, and l learned a lot from it. Here are the things that I learned from this process so hopefully you can be better prepared to take on the challenge of finding a new home in a new state.
A kitchen island is a freestanding counter-height workspace that provides a useful countertop, storage area and seating. Depending on the size, shape and style of your kitchen and surrounding area, an island can add more functionality and personality to a highly trafficked area of your home.
Some people think the U.S. has a long way to go regarding our educational system. If you’ve ever wondered whether or not America was hitting the mark in our school systems, this is your lucky day!
Check out this infographic below. We compared pupil/teacher ratios for the United States and other countries near and far, investigated how many hours some students spend studying every year, and the high school graduation rates abroad.
Across the country, people are being targeted by scammers who advertise rental homes that either do not exist or aren’t available – only to find out when it’s too late. We’ll share some common rental scam tactics, red flags to keep an eye out for and ways you can protect yourself from being a victim.
The other day, while working in my garden, I saw the grossest looking thing I’d seen in a long time. Hiding under a leaf on my Hungarian Wax pepper was a caterpillar, which doesn’t sounds bad, but it was covered in these tiny pods that looked just like white rice. Don’t believe me? Look at this!
If you’re told to think about the future of the world, what comes to mind? Maybe you envision artificial intelligence running a technology-embedded planet with flying contraptions overhead and self-navigating transportation systems below. But that’s just your imagination running away with the ideas planted in your head – realistically that’s not where we’re headed. Or is it?
Credit card perks come in all different shapes and sizes. Chances are you probably don’t know about all the different perks offered to you through your credit card. Read on to find out some of the lesser known perks that come with different cards as well as some of the most popular.
That’s right. Those Earth-loving environmentalists have even reached into the realm of house paint. It’s easy to understand why though when you dig a little bit deeper into the benefits of eco-friendly paint. If you want to learn more about why it’s a smart choice and how to pick it out from the rest, read on!
Natural homemade insect repellents are a great alternative to chemical-based ones. Store bought natural repellents cost a pretty penny, but not to worry. You can easily and inexpensively make your own, and most of the ingredients might already be around your home.