5 Tips for Researching New Neighborhoods in Chicago
Chicago is a city of neighborhoods—more than 200 of them, along with about 70 different suburbs. With such large numbers, it’s nearly impossible to know the ins-and-outs of each one.…
Atlanta Inman Park home
With housing apparently on the uptick in Atlanta, local homebuyers are making different choices about where and how they live, reports the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Here are five key housing…
Small Cars Only
Would a small car make sense for you? Even if you’re not convinced that good things come in small packages, we’ve compiled our top reasons why a compact or subcompact…
Family vehicle
If you’re in the market for a family-oriented vehicle, you’ve got more choices than ever. Crossovers, with their spacious interiors and SUV-like capabilities, make a lot of sense for a…
Volvo Polestar
The Chicago Auto Show—the largest of its kind in North America—is 106 years old this year. With about 1,000 vehicles on display, six outdoor and three indoor test tracks, and…
Choosing a Safe Car for Your Teen
One of my offspring recently graduated from college, and the other is still in school: I’ve conducted a LOT of research into teen driving safety in the past decade. The Centers…
The Real Cost of Owning a Car in Houston
New car shopping can be equal parts exciting and challenging. Finding a car that meets your expectations while remaining within your budget can be a bit tricky – especially when…
Scary Home Features Explained: Should I Buy a House With a Septic System?
It’s a home feature that can make prospective buyers nervous: a septic tank. Part of a home’s wastewater system, a septic tank is found in households that aren’t served by…
Where to Buy in Houston: City, Suburb, or Exurb?
If you’ve been for a recent drive on the city’s outskirts, you might have been surprised by how much more developed places like Spring and Richmond-Rosenberg seem. During the housing…
sell your car before you move
When planning a move, many questions come up: everything from truck size to moving helpers to your own car transportation issues. If you’ve been wrangling with the idea of selling…