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CES explains how it is easy to change propane gas suppliers.
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7 Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling
Here are seven remodeling bathroom strategies from HouseLogic that will help you get the bathroom of your dreams while sticking to a budget.
How 5 siblings pleading to stay together as a family became a ‘great crisis’
Kansas youngsters ages 2 to 11 are looking for a family who will keep them together. Viral response clogs AdoptKSKids website in what organizer calls a “great crisis to have.”
MI Gluten Free Gal: What I learned on a dairy farm
As some of of you have read, I was blessed to have a tour of Hudsonville Creamery . (And if you haven't read it, you should!) They also took us on a tour of Pyle Farm, which supplies their milk and cream. I'll admit that I'm a city girl through and through, and was surprised what I learned about cows, dairy farms, and the farming industry 10 things I learned on the farm 1. A dairy cow must get pregnant once a year to produce milk and cows are born year round. - Yeah, I know, this should be obvious. I've been watching way too many movies and stories of sheep being born in the spring. 2. If a cow has twins, and they are one female and one male, the female cow…
Homeowners pay the most property taxes in these 10 states
After settling the down payment and closing costs, homeowners look to pay their mortgage payment and their property taxes. While these taxes are barely felt in some places, that is not the case for everyone. In fact, in the top state, average homeowners could be looking at an added $600 per month in property taxes.
How the Washington Post got it wrong on cow burps and greenhouse gases
A recent article featured in the Washington Post suggests that cattle burps are the main contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. However, the figures don’t add up. Here are the real statistics on livestock production and the environment to share with friends on Facebook today.
Why Aren’t We Building Middle Income Housing?
Posted by Rick Jacobus on February 21, 2017 In a previous Shelterforce blog post , I argued that we cannot give up hope that the market will build middle-income housing. Granted, over the past decade, most new housing has been built in the luxury segment of the market, yet some argue that this isnât a problem because the luxury housing naturally "filters" down and eventually offers everyone the benefit of lower rents and prices. I agree that refusing to build luxury housing (in the face of rising demand from wealthy households) will only make the housing problem worse for everyone else, but exclusively building luxury housing is no strategy for addressing the housing problems of low-income or even middle-income people For low-income residents in high cost areas, there is no substitute for…
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE