Day: August 16, 2021

Home Inspectors

State oversight of nursing homes called ‘befuddling,’ ‘broken’

Lea este artículo en español.   A CalMatters investigation reveals an opaque licensing process for California nursing homes, rife with indecision and contradictions. Officials have let the state’s largest nursing home owner and his companies operate 18 homes for years while failing to decide whether to grant the required licenses. The virus swept through Country Villa Sheraton […]

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Living Rooms

10 College Dorm Room Ideas and Inspiration 2021

Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Dorm rooms are essentially blank slates, which can make it intimidating at first to decide how to tackle all that free space you’ve […]

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Roofs and Gutters

How Much Does Gutter Cleaning Cost? A Budgeting Guide

Photo: istockphoto.com Typical Range: $118 to $224 National Average: $159 It’s easy to take gutters for granted and forget they need regular maintenance. When they work correctly, you don’t have to worry that they’re channeling excess water away from the house. But gutters are prone to collecting debris. Twigs, leaves, shingles, and even lost toys […]

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Investment Property

What Is a VA Purchase Loan?

VA purchase loans are mortgages issued by private lenders and backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). With a VA home purchase loan, eligible U.S. veterans, active-duty service members and surviving spouses can buy a home for their personal occupancy. Like other types of VA loans, VA purchase loans feature exclusive advantages for […]

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