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The Magic of Division

November 4, 2016 5:39 am

Division is one of the coolest magic tricks a gardener can pull off. It involves digging up a single plant, breaking it into two or more pieces, and replanting them to multiply all by themselves – until you decide to divide again. So, really, plant division is multiplication. (Mind blown.) Why and what to divide […]

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Buy in Baja: Finding Your Dream Vacation Home

November 3, 2016 6:48 pm

The friendly, inviting culture. The year-round warm weather and water. The expansive, awe-inspiring landscape. In every way, the Baja Peninsula in Mexico embodies the idea of vacation better than almost…

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Mortgage Broker Versus Mortgage Lender: Which One Is Right for You?

November 3, 2016 6:48 pm

When you're ready to get a mortgage, you face a dizzying array of choices: Fixed rate or variable? Points or no points? Mortgage broker or mortgage lender? That last decision…

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Home Insurance 101: The Fundamentals of Home Quality

November 2, 2016 6:45 pm

Buying a home represents one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. As such, the decision should not be taken lightly, and you'll…

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Elon Musk And Tesla Just Killed Your Last Objection To Solar

November 2, 2016 6:45 pm

Not in love the the way solar panels look jutting out from your roof? It's a popular objection, and one that has helped keep people from fully embracing an eco-friendly…

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Cautious, Realistic Approach Needed When Buying A Time-Sharing Unit

November 1, 2016 6:42 pm

Question. Recently, we have received a number of promotional letters indicating that we can win anything from a sizable amount of cash to a color television if we schedule an…

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What Is a Reserve Study In Your HOA?

November 1, 2016 6:42 pm

The Reserve Study analyzes repair and replacement needs like roofing and painting that happen every year and provides a funding plan for accumulating money to perform this work when its…

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Doorman cancels unlimited deliveries, cites “losing money

November 1, 2016 5:39 am

If you live in a building with a doorman, you don’t need Doorman. If you don’t, you do. The company is making it easy to accept deliveries when you’re out and about, but realized it was getting so successful in changing the patterns of how its customers do online shopping, that it was effectively losing […]

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Narrative lifelogging gets a stay of execution as the company considers restarting production

November 1, 2016 5:39 am

This was certainly unexpected. For any number of reasons. A day before the planned shutdown of cloud-based storage service, lifelogging startup Narrative — or, rather, a group of former employees — has snatched itself from the jaws of death. In an email sent to Narrative users, the company announced the launch of “New Narrative,” rising […]

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Houzz TV: Art and Industry Make Magic in a Pittsburgh Loft (16 photos)

November 1, 2016 5:39 am

Artists Atticus Adams and Garry Pyles’ two-story live-work loft in the formerly industrial Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh was once a defunct, boarded-up light-metal manufacturing facility. It’s part of two buildings, one built in 1868 and the other in 1950. When Adams and Pyles bought the buildings,… Houzz Galleries

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