I'm intrigued by the peek inside the new kitchen at the residence of Italy'It's hardly the image of an Italian kitchen that first springs to mind--basically the decor of an Olive Garden restaurant.s ambassador to the United States, Giovanni Castellaneta and his wife, Lila Castellaneta.
Distressed home-sales--foreclosures and short sales--magnified the price decline in California since 2006 by about 5.4 percentage points, according to a research paper from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The study attempts to quantify the effect of distressed home sales on home price measures such as FHFA's House Price Index.
Here are several things to know about what a special flood insurance policy will pay for. In particular, you should know there's a 30-day waiting period unless you're required to buy a policy by a mortgage lender.
Got duct tape? Virginia is waiving its 5 percent sales tax on almost anything that households ought to keep in stock in case of a blackout or emergency. The tax holiday runs all this week, through May 31. District and Maryland residents may find it worth crossing the Potomac to take advantage of the break.
On Memorial Day, you're supposed to fly the flag at half-staff until noon. To do that properly, raise the flag swiftly all the way up to the top of the flag pole, then lower it slowly to the halfway point.