ICF vs SIP: a real cost analysis

The use of ICF construction and SIP walls is the subject of a heated debate in the sustainable construction industry. Both wall systems are very energy efficient and create super insulated walls that meet LEED accredited standards developed by the US Green Building Council. Both products will build such a tight space that heat recovery ventilation systems are needed to produce airflow. These...

Car theft solved by private investigators

From time to time, a private investigator may be asked to locate a lost car. A car can be stolen from a public place, a private residence, or a car rental agency.Types of car thefts:In times of economic difficulties, because robberies increase. Some people try to steal cars from rental agencies using fake IDs to rent cars, and then they just never return them. Some steal cars for their own use,...

Investing in stocks versus gold and real estate

Traditionally, investing in stocks has been associated with good times. People tend to invest in gold in times of economic crisis; and real estate investment has been considered relatively safe. When investing in stocks loses its luster, investors often react and turn to the other two investment options to make money and make up for losses in stocks. You should do the same? Anyone who follows the...

What is a wash and fold laundry service?

Laundry washing and folding service it is a very convenient method for professionals to wash their clothes and is available almost everywhere. No special methods are used when using a service like this, such as dry cleaning. The main advantage is that you can save time and hassle by having your clothes washed by a professional.Good service will include a laundry service and laundry delivery...

A First Time Homeowner’s Guide to Building a Duplex Home

A duplex home is a beautiful asset. Many people dream of owning a duplex home, but only a lucky few have the chance to have it. Those looking to build a home for the first time may consider a duplex home. But since they are new to home builders, they have a good chance of running into professionals who are not really scrupulous. These professionals seek the opportunity to work with a first-time...

Doing business in various states

During the incorporation process, you may hear terms such as "foreign corporation," "foreign LLC," or "qualification," depending on the type of entity being formed. However, the term "foreigner" does not refer to another country, but to your home state. This means that if your business is incorporated as a corporation or limited liability company in one state, but is operating in another state,...

Pro Se Primer 101 – No. 2 – Security Tool: Essential in Your Fight Against Foreclosure Fraud

Judge: Mr. Borrower, at Cornell University they have an incredible scientific equipment known as the Tunnel Electron Microscope. Now this microscope is so powerful that by shooting electrons you can see images of the atom, the infinitesimally tiny building blocks of our universe. Mr. Borrower, if you were using that microscope right now, I still wouldn't be able to locate my interest in your...

Think you can’t benefit from a witness courtesy closing? The answer might surprise you

It's no secret that closing a property is a potentially stressful situation, no matter where you are in the transaction process. Buyers and sellers around the world have found that navigating the often complicated property sales process can quickly become challenging. However, buying or selling a property out of state instantly adds another level of complexity (aka inconvenience!) To an already...

Calculation applications in real estate development

Calculus has many real-world uses and applications in the physical sciences, computer science, economics, business, and medicine. I will briefly refer to some of these uses and applications in the real estate industry.Let's start by using some calculation examples in speculative real estate development (i.e. building new homes). Logically, a new home builder wants to make a profit after the...

Rich Dad Poor Dad: Highlights of an Iconic Book We Can All Learn From

Earlier this year I read the book Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki. The book has been a best-seller for over 15 years, so some would say I'm a bit late, but it's better late than never anyway as it was a good read.First of all, I think the book should come with a caveat that "this book will make you hate your job!" I read it. Then I convinced my husband to read it. We both felt like we've...