Nora Richards

For some people, moving is one of the most stressful events of their lives. This can especially be the case when homeowners must sell their houses quickly. If you need to sell your home quickly, but aren’t sure how to do so, consider hiring a reputable, real estate agent near you. This professional can walk through your home and provide ideas about how you can make it more attractive to potential buyers. For example, your real estate agent might recommend you replace the carpet in your living room with hardwood floors. On this blog, I hope you will discover the numerous ways a real estate agent can assist you during the home selling process. Enjoy!

Relocating Across Town Or Across The Country: Tips For Finding A Quality Moving Company

11 November 2014
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According to the financial magazine, Kiplinger, it can cost the average American family with a three-bedroom home as much as $8000 to move all their belongings cross-country. If you've decided to opt for the convenience of hiring professional movers, you might not be sure what qualities to look for. Don't get stuck with a company that doesn't meet your needs, budgets and expectations. Instead, look for these qualities: Top-Notch Customer Service Read More …

Protecting Your Business Against A Disgruntled Former Employee

4 November 2014
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In September 2013, an ex-employee entered the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. and killed 12 people and injured 8 others. After the workplace rampage ended, investigators learned that the ex-employee had used his old key card to enter the supposedly secure facility. This tragic incident put a spotlight on the importance of terminating a former employee's access to a workplace. While it's likely you'll never hear from a fired worker again, there is always the possibility that a disgruntled ex-employee could seek revenge on your company. Read More …

5 Things You Need To Know About Bee Hives In Your House

4 November 2014
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Bees are helpful creatures: they pollinate flowers and produce delicious honey. That said, most people would prefer that the bees did these helpful tasks somewhere else, and not inside their walls or ceilings. Here's more info on what you need to know about the bee hive inside your house. Bee hives can destroy your house Some people think that bees are only a pest because they can give you a painful sting, and this isn't true. Read More …

Calgreen Regulations & Construction Waste Management: What Californian Home Builders Need To Know

31 October 2014
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From January 1, 2014, new stricter building regulations came into effect in the state of California, which focus on green or environmentally friendly construction practices. The California 2013 Green Building Standards Code (or CALGreen) governs the construction or alteration of low and high-rise residential buildings. The legislation covers many aspects of construction, including waste management. If you're building or extending a home, find out how CALGreen applies to any construction or demolition waste you create and what you need to do to comply with the law. Read More …

What Everyone Should Know About Brown Recluse Spiders

28 October 2014
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Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders. The sight of a creepy, crawly spider can send you into full ninja mode if you have arachnophobia. But, even if you don't fear spiders, imagine what it would be like to live in a home infested with as many as 6,000 poisonous ones! Brian and Susan Trost had to abandon their home because it was overrun by brown recluse spiders. Of course, their situation was extreme, but all it takes is one bite from a brown recluse spider to change your life. Read More …