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Cheap Home Security: Know Your Neighbors

Cheap Home Security: Know Your Neighbors

Want to know an insider’s secret to one of the best, cheapest, and simplest forms of home security? Get to know your neighbors. Sounds too simple to be true, right? However, in today’s increasingly individualized social lifestyle, neighbors have become less of the friendly faces next door and more of […]

Not Feelin’ the Purple House on the Corner?

Not Feelin’ the Purple House on the Corner?

Notice the purple house on the corner? Neighbors might like the creativity but really hate it because it brings down the value of the neighborhood. There’s a battle brewing across American neighborhoods. Homeowners who “toe the line” and maintain a consistent home color amongst themselves vs. those who prefer a […]

Suburban Slums

Suburban Slums

Interesting article from the Atlantic Monthly which speculates that the issues (mainly crime) that caused families to flee cities and urban areas in the 60’s and 70’s (also known as white flight) is now afflicting the suburbs which are no longer immune to vandalism, drug use, and theft.