This is a great do-it-yourself project. If we were doing the job, we'd tackle it like this: Take out the existing shelves and supports, leaving just a bare box. You'll get rid of the mismatched shelving, and you'll eliminate a good deal of scraping and sanding. Also, you'll be using new materials, which will make the final product a whole lot nicer.
Some homeowners have been waiting for years for a better housing market and a good time to sell. Is it better to wait a few more years and see if you can realize a higher sale price, or sell now and move on with your life?
Trulia, a prominent online real estate search and marketing company, has announced the release of a new free search feature that aims to give users a better feel for a locale they'd like to live in. Read more »
Mortgage rates plunged to new all-time lows this week as investors in bonds that fund most home loans reacted to news that the economy grew more slowly than expected during the last three months of 2011. Read more »
I recently read and reviewed Carl Richards' "The Behavior Gap," which presents a series of Sharpie-on-napkin sketches and corresponding commentary intended to correct the most common behavior gaps in the realm of financial planning and investing. Richards coined the phrase "behavior gap" to refer to "situations where our behavior leads us to subpar results." Read more »
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