Foreclosure to rental, a new PC virus, and how dogs shaped humans
The burgeoning foreclosures-to-rental business could become a $100 billion industry as increasingly sizable investors infiltrate hard-hit markets from Florida to California to Arizona to the Midwest.
Internet access via a PC will cease for many due to a new Windows virus. Hackers recently discovered a Windows vulnerability, and seized the opportunity to infect over half a million PCs with their new virus. The FBI, in conjunction with a partner, set up a site to check your machine for infection and get a fix.
In these tough times a little bit of business etiquette can go a long way in making you stand out from the rabble. Time shares 5 rules to help refine your sense of propriety and decorum.
Before you pull out the mop and bottles of cleaning solution for your annual Spring cleaning, you might want to check the labels. Time reports that several popular brands contain toxic ingredients.
Man has domesticated and mutated dogs for centuries to suit our needs and whims, but an article in American Scientist reveals some scientists belief that dogs cause humans to evolve too. Humans are the only ape species to have a white part of the eye around the pupil as a default–perhaps a competitive advantage for early dog owning humans by allowing dogs to more quickly follow an owner’s gaze to help hunt prey.
Millennial Bosses, Mother’s Day, and Earning Cents Using Facebook
With a slumping economy, several years of a less-than-stellar stock market, and a desire to be active, Boomers are serving in the workforce longer than previous generations. The result? Greater numbers working for younger bosses. Fortune has an interesting article on how this reversed generational dynamic can work.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual Out of Reach Report for 2011 on the state of the nation’s rental markets. Where is it most expensive to rent overall? And as compared to income? No real surprises that San Francisco comes out on top with 5 Bay Area counties leading the pack.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th. While considering gift options, here’s a list of Mother’s Day gifts to avoid.
The latest scoop on Facebook? Earn cents for viewing ads. And, in case you’re having trouble keeping pace with Facebook’s ever growing list of “enhancements,” we provide a courtesy reminder to check that you’ve updated your security and news feed settings.
If you’re looking to provide relief to the Alabama tornado victims, donations are being accepted through the Alabama Association of REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund.