bee g: I'm buying a house and renting the town house I live in now. Do I keep my name on the utilities? I'm asking for rent + utilities for my townhouse. Do the renters pay me for the utilities and I pay the bills, or do I remove my name from all the utilities and let them pay for it directly. (Cable, Internet, Heating, Electric, … [Read more...] about I’m buying a house and renting the town house I live in now. Do I keep my name on the utilities?
Ronq: Is it possible to build a lake house by myself? I have always wanted to own a house by the lake with beautiful natural views and sunset that is isolated and away from cities and poeple. Where is that best spot to own house surrounded by such environment and natural beauties. I want the lake by the house to be very large. So, it makes a … [Read more...] about Is it possible to build a lake house by myself?
Mad Zombie & Starfish: What kind of house plants are easy to take care of? I just moved into my very first house and I was thinking of getting some house plants for the the rooms in the house. I don't have much of a green thumb and I don't want to get fake plants because I think they are a little tacking. Any suggestions? Answers and … [Read more...] about What kind of house plants are easy to take care of?
bayou_skum: How can I get the old house smell out? My house is a really old house and its got this particular smell to it that just smells old. Before I moved in it was my Paw Paw's house and it needed some work so I painted all the walls and even replaced some flooring but it's still has that old smell to it. How can I get the smell out of my … [Read more...] about How can I get the old house smell out?
claudy_kay: How to close a house for the winter? What can I do about the plumbing (toilet, sinks, tubs) and the water line from the pump house to the house. There are lights under the house every 6 feet for the plumbing, but what kind of light bubs would last for 3 months? And what am I overlooking? Any advice would be … [Read more...] about How to close a house for the winter?
Foggy: Co-owning a house with a friend - possible in Australia? Hi, I'm stuck paying board at the moment and want to move closer to where I work/study. A work friend of mine happens to want to do the same, but she wants to buy a house. We are both young (19/21), and the thought of co-owning a house, and renting out the free rooms crossed my … [Read more...] about Co-owning a house with a friend – possible in Australia?
John B: What house facing allows maximum afternoon sun in the summer? Thinking of buying a house with a pool in the backyard and want afternoon sun in the summer - should the house face east or south? In the northern hemisphere of course and more specifically the s.f. bay area. Maybe it depends how big the house behind is also but assume it's … [Read more...] about What house facing allows maximum afternoon sun in the summer?