Home improvement websites

There are some useful websites for all areas of home improvement out there: The Repair Clinic Here you can shop for appliance parts, lawn mower parts, vacuum cleaner parts, and over 115 other brand parts.  They promise fast, guaranteed delivery. TopBulb The most complete database of replacement light bulbs on the Internet.  You can search …

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Best Payback on Remodel

Most homeowners who are considering selling consider making a few home improvements, with the hope that those upgrades will attract both buyers and a better payback.  But what home improvements (such as a kitchen remodel, new front door, or wood floors) offer the best payback on investment when you are trying to sell? It really …

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All that hype won’t sell electric cars

If you thought electric cars were about to take over the world’s highways, a new report by auto analysts at J.D. Power Associates says, “Not so fast.” By 2020, the vast majority of new cars sold around the world will run on gasoline, not electricity, according to the report “Drive Green 2020: More Hope Than …

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GSEs Extend Forbearance to Borrowers with Chinese Drywall Problems

Has toxic drywall left you in a financial bind?  Read this interesting article by DSNews.com: The damage caused by toxic drywall imported from China has left far too many borrowers in a situation of financial hardship, with replacement costs eating away at their funds to the point that some are unable to make their mortgage …

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