The steps to creating a household contents inventory are less daunting with the use of a fairly simple app. As I mentioned in Part 1 of this post, I purchased NestEgg, an inventory app for iOS devices, for $3.99 and am using my iPad to input photographs and descriptions of the items in our home. If your not an Apple products person, there are other apps available that run on Android systems.
I love a great big Persian rug. They look amazing, feel great underfoot, plus they hide spots and general schmutz like champs.
When I made the decision to take office space downtown, the first requirement was a dog friendly location. It's a fact proven by me, a dog under one's desk is the best way to keep blood pressure down and spirits up.
My best-ever boss has passed away.
I haven’t seen Gep since the 1990s, but we stayed in touch for nearly 30 years. I with newsy notes about my growing family and professional aspirations; he with letters and postcards in big friendly brown-ink handwriting offering words of praise, encouragement, and tidbits of his own news. A note or letter to Gep was always rewarded with a response. I’ve saved them all.
I receive a fair number of calls from people who are moving to smaller quarters. Of course, these moves often require letting go of some belongings in order to comfortably fit into a smaller home. Even treasured items may not make the "keep" list, so how does one decide how to distribute or dispose of the rest? That's where a qualified personal property appraiser can help.
There has been a steady decline in the antique furniture market for a decade or more. Hopes that post-recession improvement in the overall economy would be reflected in the antiques & decorative arts market have gone unanswered. Through most of this downturn, the pieces at the top of the market had retained their value, but now even the "best of the best" are showing signs of decline.
In April of this year, Google made mobile-friendliness a ranking signal for websites. That means websites created more than a year and a half ago may not be mobile-friendly, and could fall lower down in Google search...