Gone to the Ducks!

Now I’ve had animals roam my backyard wall for many years but today’s entry was a real surprise. We’ve seen possums, skunks, raccoons and more out there but yesterday a beautiful teal headed mallard flew in. We watched him walk up and down the wall for quite a while from inside the house.  After a…

House Hunters Renovation on HGTV

San Pedro’s own Keller Williams LA Harbor Realtor, Catherine Bennison was recently featured on the popular HGTV series House Hunters Renovation, as she deftly leads a young couple through the purchase and remodel of their first home in the South Shores area of San Pedro, CA.   From HGTV.com   “In the episode entitled ‘A Shabby…

Affordable Boat Act

AtHomeSense.com Guest Contributor – The U.S. government has just passed a new law called: “The affordable boat act” declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat, by April 2014. The online Affordable Boat Exchange (ABE) website has been set up for all to register for a boat at their convenience. We have hired the…

How the Mower Saved Detroit

Forget complex business plans, a political overhaul or massive infrastructure projects. Maybe what will help save the crumbling city of Detroit is a rotating set of mower blades. Detroit has been on the decline, financially and population-wise, for many years for lots of reasons, not the least of which is the troubled auto industry. With…

Home Values Likely to Decline When QE3 Ends

Sales of previously occupied homes have hit their second-highest peak of the last three years, reports Reuters. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, certain that the economy is improving, has now proposed bringing the current round of quantitative easing, or QE3, to a close. Every month since last September, the Fed has purchased $85 billion in mortgage-backed…