Are Real Estate Taxes Depending on Area or Cost?

Property taxes are levied at the municipal or county level by the local authorities of the taxing jurisdiction in which the property is located. In most states, real estate taxes are also imposed by school districts. Rates vary based on the school district and municipality or county in which a taxpayer resides. When arriving in […]

Rent-to-Own Laws

The rent-to-own industry is a multi-billion dollar company with millions of customers, yet it isn’t legislated at the national level. Rent-to-own is a purchase method which allows clients to lease furniture, appliances and electronics with an choice to purchase at the end of the lease period. It attracts tenants and homeowners who want to furnish […]

What's Covered Under Homeowners Insurance?

Protecting your home with homeowners insurance is not only necessary to get a mortgage, but it makes sound financial sense to cover your most valuable asset. You will know what to expect from your insurance provider, should disaster strike, when you understand the details of your policy. To ensure that you have sufficient protection, make […]

Pros & Cons of Interior Decorating

You might have found your dream house, but it is just really your home once you have put your own touches on it, decorating it in a way that reflects your preferences and personality. Americans spent $13 billion on their home interiors in 2007, based on Harvard Business Review, and appear intuitively drawn to individualizing […]

5 Remodeling Monkey Wrenches and How to Prevent Them

There is a lot to consider, select and organize on a remodeling job, while it’s just one space or a whole-house remodel. Small projects frequently have exactly the identical collection of tasks as big projects, and the same potential for material delivery and selection to throw your schedule for a loop. Obviously, anything can fail […]

Kenny Rogers' Wisdom, for Declutterers

In the event that you were alive at the late ’70s, you probably have at least one tune from Kenny Rogers’ record The Gambler tattooed on your brain. I had been and that I have two: “Lucille” and “The Gambler” — at the choruses, that’s. I adored to twang along to “Lucille,” but it had […]

Switch 'Obsolete' Tech Into Fun Home Assist

Among the first Apple-1 computers ever made sold for $671,400 in May at a auction in Germany. That is a good deal of cash, especially for a computer with much less processing power than a cheap digital wristwatch and that doesn’t even have a keyboard or monitor. The computer was initially bought in 1976 for […]

Why Men Need a Cave

Calm down, ladies. When a guy wants his own space in the house — make it a cave, garage, bar, media room, billiards hall, woodshop or bowling alley — it’s not a red flag indicating that he’s rebelling on your relationship, attempting to avoid you or shirking social responsibilities. In fact, having one’s own personalized […]

3 Home Features to Boost Accessibility

While your family members might not call for any changes to your home right now, think about those seeing your property. Perhaps you have friends, parents, grandparents or other people with mobility devices. Including the following three accessibility features will make your home easier for them to visit. A minumum of one zero-step entrance on […]