Not too long ago, self-sustaining homes or appliances that can communicate with each other and let you know if you’re out of milk, for example, were things you could only see in sci-fi movies.
So you’ve done it, you’ve gone through the nail-biting buying process and bought a house that suits your needs and budget. Now, that you have the keys to your new home in your hands, you’re about to burst. Continue reading
Buying a new home is one of the biggest and most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. You can’t just change your mind and “return” it within 30 days from purchasing because you don’t like it anymore or you discovered that it requires more fixes than the broker said. Keep in mind that you’ll live here for at least a few years and maybe even the rest of your life. So, you need to ensure that you have all the relevant information before making a decision.
Here are the pitfalls you need to avoid at all costs.
The future doesn’t look too bright.
At the rate at which we burn fossil fuels, we’ll run out of them in just a few decades. Not to mention, the world’s increasing energy needs produce a corresponding amount of green gas emissions that hurt the environment. The planet has become a ticking bomb that will explode if we don’t take action.
In the hard-hitting documentary, “Before the Flood,” Leonardo DiCaprio makes a staggering statement: the last time the planet dealt with such a high level of greenhouse gasses was in the Pliocene era, about 5.3 million years ago. Now, due to the rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions, we are approaching this point at a rapid pace.