On a recent Saturday afternoon, real estate agent Bonnie Heatzig was escorting her clients, visiting from Washington, D.C., on a tour of luxury properties in Boca Raton.
But instead of stepping into her car for the start ...Read more
TALLAHASSEE — As rents skyrocket, startup companies are touting what they consider to be a helpful solution to hefty security deposits pricing Floridians out of apartments.
Instead of forking over an upfront security ...Read more
Depressed housing inventory curbed U.S. sales of previously owned homes at the end of the strongest year since 2006, and a recent spike in mortgage rates risks a further tempering of purchases.
Contract closings decreased...Read more
All the big unknowns surrounding the rapid jump in inflation — including how high consumer prices will go and how quickly the Fed will raise interest rates — have put the mortgage market on high alert in early 2022.
Buying a condo in an older South Florida high-rise? For people who want to finance their deal, it’ll be getting tougher to take out a loan backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored enterprises that ...Read more
Simple Maintenance and Clothes Washer Repair Tips
Dear James: My clothes washer leaks a little when in the drain and spin cycles. What things should I check to locate and repair the water leak? What are some maintenance ...Read more
Explore the flavors of Portugal in this quick pasta dinner. It's made with chorizo shrimp and orange juice. It’s sure to please the whole family.
Chorizo is a cured smoked pork sausage. I like to keep frozen shrimp on ...Read more
Friday, Jan. 14, a news flash came across my phone, saying: "A major food shortage is coming again in the United States." That headline coupled with what we are seeing in the places we shop is enough to cause a level of ...Read more
Q: My 2017 Honda Pilot with the Touring package has 56,000 miles and is a wonderful vehicle except for the air conditioning. At various times while on long trips, the A/C blows warm air. Changing temperatures or switching ...Read more
You hear it all the time, but do you know what it means to live below your means? Have you figured out how to do that?
To live below your means is to choose a lifestyle you can pay for with the money you have and still ...Read more
In October 2017, my husband and I adopted a female Bichon Frise named Miami Sky from a rescue in Virginia Beach. Miami was five years old when we adopted her, and she is a great dog. One of her favorite things...Read more
Ford Motor Co. and ADT security are taking action to make criminals think twice about trying to steal your car, truck or van or anything in it.
The companies — through a new joint venture called Canopy — are bringing ...Read more
The after-sales parts division of Jeep SUVs and Chrysler minivans now is offering a Level 2 vehicle charger that it says can fuel plug-in hybrids in just over two hours.
The 240-volt at-home wall charger unit from ...Read more
Last week we looked at the flowers that won the 2022 All-America Selections awards, and this week we look at the eight new vegetable winners.
The AAS is an independent, nonprofit organization that tests new plants. They ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Jeremy Dickson knows well the sound of a phone not ringing.
The owner of Canoe Canada Outfitters in Atikokan, Ontario, Dickson until two years ago oversaw a business that flew 1,500 anglers into outpost ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Attention waterfowl hunters who dream about moving closer to marshlands north and west. The goose capital of Minnesota will award you seven-tenths of an acre inside its city limits if you move there and ...Read more
BOISE, Idaho — Chronic wasting disease, a fatal neurological condition that affects members of the deer family, has been confirmed in two more Idaho animals, Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials confirmed last ...Read more
(Table for Jan. 23-Feb. 6)
This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.
(UPI) A New York woman whose dog went missing five years ago was reunited with the canine when the pet turned up at a shelter 1,000 miles away in Tennessee.
Jen Costa said her olde English bulldogge, Azzurra, went missing...Read more
Fundraisers and requests from charities used to bother me. So did the collection plate at church. I felt guilty because no matter how much money we made, there was never enough to give any of it away. And with all the debt...Read more
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