Differences Between Assisted Mature Housing & Living

Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies estimates that by 2030 there will be 70 million elderly citizens ages 65 and older living in the United States. Senior citizens constitute 25 percent of all homeowners, the largest homeownership rate by age category. Even though the majority of senior citizens want Read More

Information on Buying Timeshares

A timeshare is a form of joint or partial ownership to utilize a bit of property, or, even more commonly, the bit of actual property itself. Joint ownership is spread across multiple buyers, called shareholders, that each hold an equivalent, individual stake in the property. Use of this property is Read More

Information on Homeowners' Institutions

If you move into a subdivision or a planned-unit development, there is a good chance you’ll also move into a homeowners association. Associations operate like mini-governments, setting standards for houses, collecting institution dues from residents and fining owners who paint their own house the wrong color or construct also large. Read More

Real Estate Buying Strategies

There are a couple of ways to invest in property. One is a company that invests shareholder money in property development and real estate. Another would be to go it alone. You investigate the current market, make a property purchase, and either develop the property as a longterm investment, or Read More

The Coffee Table Grows Up

The picture that the phrase”coffee table” conjures up for me is of a warm, inviting piece around which family members and friends gather. There’s a mystery in progress. Perhaps there are real mugs of steaming coffee. It’s a beautiful vision. Though as a mommy, my mental image of this quickly Read More

Midcentury Modern Style Transforms a Vineyard Bungalow

Tamara Woolgar was feeling hemmed in by Toronto’s concrete skyline and missed the open prairies and hills of her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. Craving a respite from the bustling town, Woolgar and partner Dave Suydam purchased a straightforward 1960s bungalow nestled between vineyards and cherry orchards in one of Canada’s Read More

12 Design Tips From Guy-Friendly Spaces

Decorating a space with a guy in mind can be tricky. What exactly defines “manly fashion”? The brief answer is that it is different for every single guy, as it is for every woman. Design is personal. It is a response to years’ worth of psychological and environmental complexities, and Read More