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12 Easy Steps to Prepare Your Home For Fall

October 6, 2016 5:21 am

The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting cooler. The kids are trudging off to school again with their backpacks and light jackets, and leaves are starting to fall from the trees. Yep, it’s official: Fall is here. Now is the time to finish up any last-minute late-summer maintenance projects, and get your home […]

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Pick a President! Voter Registration Closes Soon

October 6, 2016 5:21 am

Make sure your voice is heard in this election! In some states, voter registration closes in the next few days. Find out the deadline by plugging in your home address at Vote411.org.  You can register to vote there, and see which contests will appear on your ballot. If you want to just get on with registering, check out […]

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Selecting The Proper Condominium Manager

October 5, 2016 5:27 pm

Question: I have owned a condominium for a long time and have served on the Board of Directors for several years. One big problem involves our condominium management firm. What…

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The 2017 Real Estate Forecast: Hot With A Chance Of Scorching!

October 5, 2016 5:27 pm

According to forecasts just released from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the Mortgage Bankers' Association (MBA), and Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, "We can expect a hot year for…

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HOA Meeting Ice Breakers

October 4, 2016 5:09 pm

Ice breakers are a great way to begin a homeowner association meeting. They help to relax participants and that makes them more receptive to listening and contributing. An ice breaker…

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Prepare for a Rural Life: The Things You Don't Expect

October 4, 2016 5:09 pm

Making the move from city life to country living can be one of the best decisions you ever make. The lifestyle changes can be shocking at first but often have…

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Xiaomi’s 4K Android TV box is now on sale in the U.S. for $69

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

Last month, we told you Xiaomi’s Android TV box would go on sale in the U.S. in November, and true to our source it has. The Chinese company is best known for its affordable smartphones, but now it has launched a set-top box priced at $79 that looks like great value. Read More Tech Crunch […]

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The entrepreneurs behind the new drone economy

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

The FAA released some staggering numbers as it welcomed Part 107, otherwise known as the rules governing the commercial drone industry in the U.S.: Within one year, they estimate 600,000 drones will be active in commerce in the U.S. But where are the pilots coming from, and what are they going to do with those […]

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My Houzz: Converted Shipping Container Floats His Boat (25 photos)

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

Not many people would be able to see the potential in a narrow metal shipping container, and even fewer would have the skills to turn one into a warm and cozy home. But Max McMurdo, a host on the British TV show Kirstie’s Fill Your House for Free and judge on Shed of the Year, […]

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A Hardworking Scullery Covered in Stainless Steel (6 photos)

October 4, 2016 5:21 am

After expanding their 100-year-old Annapolis, Maryland, home to include a spacious new kitchen fit for everyday use and entertaining, these homeowners found themselves wondering what to do with their old kitchen. With the pressure of designing the main kitchen off, they thought, why not have a little… Houzz Galleries

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