When a beautiful piece of pottery breaks, it is not destroyed. It’s made all more beautiful with kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold instead of glue. When a beloved glass object or frame shatters, all you see are the sharp shards of the object’s prior beauty and what’s left to clean up without injuring yourself. However, all is not lost. Glass glue, grout and a little ingenuity can mean new life and reuse for broken glass.
Needless to say, broken glass cuts skin easily. You must handle the sharp edges gently. When cleaning up glass, always remember to block the area off from children and pets until the task is done. Rubber-coated gloves are [...]
Imagine how easy it will be to shop for homes with virtual reality. At your leisure, you’ll be able to “walk through” homes and immerse yourself in the dimensions, perspectives and flow of each room. Without leaving your home you will be able to visit a half dozen of homes in an hour. House hunting may be the perfect application for the emerging visual technology of tomorrow.
In fact, the wait may be over.
On January 20, Matterport, a company that creates 3-D home tours viewable on desktop and smartphone screens, launched a VR app at a New York real estate conference January 20 that makes VR available to agents and home sellers who want to offer [...]
We all hear the various infomercials, commercials, and programs to sell you on real estate investing, but what does it mean to invest in real estate? A real estate investment can be a simple rental property, a renovation (“flip”) or something more complex such as a 401k real estate Investment. Just like any typical investment, real estate investments fluctuate with the market. The market can be influenced by such factors as housing trends, politics, and the economy. While it may always sound like a good idea to invest in real estate, it is imperative that you educate yourself on the current market conditions as well as the risk involved. One of the more common investment [...]