Nicole Maynard

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Understand Why There’s Not Enough Affordable Housing, With This Real Estate Game

Spoiler: There’s only one way to win the game–you need public subsidies to help cover costs.<p>If you’re working at a minimum wage job in the U.S., there’s a very good chance you won’t be able to find an apartment you can afford, no matter where you live. For every 100 extremely low-income households, …

Housing

Housing bubble or not? Signs here not clear — yet

The rapidly climbing price of Seattle homes could be the symptom of a real-estate bubble, or proof of its strong economy. The arguments, pro and con.

Real Estate

Floating Tiny Houses : floating tiny house

'The River Den' is the name of a floating tiny house that sits on the Gatineau River in Quebec that was hand-built to provide mobile and affordable …

Mortgage Rates Take a Dive - Should You Jump In?

In the aftermath of Brexit, the exit from the European Union of Britain, some mortgage rates have dropped to near historic low points. In looking around as I write this, the 30-year rate is down to around 3.50%. Of course, then you begin to read and hear about the decision to buy a home and how …

These Surprising Foods Could Make You Happier, Study Says

You might reach for pizza or ice cream when you feel sad, but these foods may work better at boosting immediate happiness.<p>We all know that eating …

Pair of engineers design pet-friendly off-grid tiny house

The Basecamp tiny house is located on a rural spot near Beaverton, Oregon, sits on a three-axle trailer, and has a total floorspace of 204 sq ft (19 …

Off-grid

Wikkelhouse - Modular Microhome Made of Cardboard - Quiet Corner

At first glance, cardboard doesn’t seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

Off-grid
Real Estate

What millennial millionaires are getting wrong about personal finance

Young, rich people are reportedly keeping a third of their wealth in cash – but it’s not a strategy peers with decades of potential compound interest should mimic<p>It seems that young millionaires these days are being ultra-conservative with their investment portfolios.<p>Or at least that’s what the …

25 Phenomenal Industrial Style Living Room Designs With Brick Walls

Industrial living room design typically comprise of high roofs, uncovered walls and flooring. To accomplish industrial look in your living room you …

Interior Design