It didn’t look like a house anyone would pay $400,000 extra for.
Several walls inside the gray townhouse with blue trim were streaked with water stains. The first floor was noticeably uneven. And termites had dined in front.
The big pluses: It was 2,850 square feet, had off-street parking, and was in walking distance of Union Station and the bars and restaurants along H Street NE. Then there was the list price: [...]
By Kevin Marder, Marketwatch
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — What began as a sell-off featuring a slowing economy, and stoked by the debt-ceiling debate and the S&P downgrade of Treasury debt, shifted focus to simmering nervousness related to the European debt situation.
Concerns surfaced Wednesday about French banks, which reportedly have substantial holdings of derivatives. The potential contagion effect whereby an undercapitalized European banking system impacts the U.S. [...]
One way to improve resiliency as well as quality of life is to grow your own vegetables locally.Â However, gardeners in northern climates are especially challenged by limited growing seasons.Â In this brief article I will show examples of how to easily extend and preserve the harvest and have fun doing it.
Why Extend Your Harvest?
Presently we can drive to the supermarket to get nearly anything we [...]