The real estate market: small changes are happening, but don’t stare too long at them

The subject of buying and selling homes is not a pretty one right now unless...

Offering late autumn love to your yard will help it emerge with a smile next spring

The beginning of the holiday season is when temperatures start dropping fast, turtlenecks, boots, and jackets that have remained dormant for months begin appearing everywhere, and perhaps you breathe a sigh of relief thinking your yard work is over for a while...

American homes seem just as odd to foreigners as theirs do to us

The ponds between the U.S. and other countries go both ways. So while Americans visit other lands and think their habits, homes, and lifestyles are “foreign” to them, well, guess what? The opposite is true as well...

Elephants are finally flying as rental rates soften

When was the last time you heard about a trend for landlords to lower rents? Never? Okay. It’s probably more realistic to talk about how increases are abating instead

Taking title; when only one name appears on the dotted line

Married, single, or filing separately? When doing our taxes, questions like that sometimes make us check off boxes we haven’t fully understood. But when both you and your spouse are buying a house together, what about...