Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a supervillain set up shop in your city? Would a superhero be happy to patrol your city’s skyline? And just how on earth would your neighborhood bounce back after an epic clash of superhuman strength and dastardly deeds? Wonder no more. Using neighborhood amenities data from Yelp, Trulia considered important factors...

How’s that for a statistic? “This large share of pent-up demand, which, I would argue, is huge—and represented by the fact that the number one reason people told us that they were buying a home last year is that they were tired of their current home—it’s only going to get bigger,” explained realtor.com® Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke in RISMedia’s...

By Anita Alvarez Warming temperatures, rainy days, sunny skies – these are just some of the signs that spring is here. While your lawn probably maintains its dingy brown winter look, soon, it will be blossoming with the rest of the flowers, shrubs and trees – but only if you provide the right care for it now. Set aside a few hours to maintain your lawn and you’ll...

About 5 percent of the adult population in the U.S.—or about one in 20 people—are millionaires. Entrepreneur and investor John Rampton is one of them. Rampton, who achieved millionaire status early in life, has made some savvy decisions along the way. As he recently told Inc. Magazine, he credits these eight frugal habits for helping him achieve and maintain his...

Posted on Mar 17 2016 - 4:45pm by John Egan
#6

Homeowners continue to cook up outdoor kitchens that in some cases rival their indoor counterparts. Yet some experts insist the popularity of outdoor kitchens has boiled over. Belgard, a maker of outdoor living products, says souped-up outdoor kitchens include professional-grade appliances (particularly refrigerators and dishwashers), numerous cooking surfaces, bar-style...

By Yuka Kato Spring is not only the best time of year to give your home a good cleaning, it’s also the best time of year to take on several home improvement projects. , so you can easily take care of these issues before they have a chance to lead to bigger problems down the road. Siding Repair Winter weather can really do a number on your siding. Hail stones can...

This St. Patrick’s Day, Zillow took a look at the luckiest time to buy across the country. What they found: the home buyers who bought right at the bottom of the housing bust, allowing them to gain the most equity in their homes as the market bounced back, are the ones rolling in the green. For example, a buyer who purchased a home in the Las Vegas metro in January...

A new report published in Nature Climate Change postulates rising sea levels could displace millions of Americans, projecting figures substantially higher than previous estimates. The report submits that 4.2 million Americans may be affected if seas rise three feet; that number swells to 13.1 million if seas rise six feet. In the last 25 years, sea levels have steadily...

  Looking for a unique space for your corporate relocation? This basket-shaped Ohio building may be the perfect fit. Ideal for picnic and weaving fans alike, this eccentric structure was originally built in 1997 for the Newark, Ohio-based Longaberger Company, a creator of—you guessed it—high quality handcrafted baskets. But now the company is financially...

By Lauren Topor Buying a new home is an exciting time. Although you may be busy planning new projects, picking out paint colors and decorating your new space, there are a few essential maintenance measures you should be doing, too. Seal up Your Windows This simple project can save you heaps of money on your energy bill. If you’ve noticed chilly spots near windows...